A region rich of waves
The city of Peniche is located about 15km in the north of Praia da Areia Branca and is known for its beautiful natural surroundings. Beautiful beaches and natural landscapes such as the Berlengas archipelago, one of the most extraordinary places to dive, is a nature reserve and UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
The most important architectural monument of Peniche is the Praça Forte de Peniche, this fortress dating from the 16th century, is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable monuments of 20th Century Portugal History because it was used as a political prison during the Salazar regime.
The biggest charm of Peniche lies in its diverse landscapes and unusual beauty. Take a stroll along the beautiful cliffs and discover enchanting enclaves with unique and charming landscapes, or look for one of the immense sandy beaches to relax or to surf some of the best waves in Europe. The beach of Supertubos, best known for being part of one of the world surfing circuit or the various beaches of Baleal with great conditions for beginner surfers.