"A Failure of Urban Planning" Armação de Pêra by nicolaitan
Armação de Pêra Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 60 photos
The village of Armacao de Pera is just a collection of package - tour hotels, tall condomiums with restaurants on the ground floor, and seemingly no redeeming features as a destination other than the beach, the pools, and the sun. The buildings are crammed one on top of the other without any attempt at good architectural taste - just a bunch of ugly boxes. The one restaurant we ate in was occupied by a busload of German tourists and us - it was unspeakably bad. Even the bank teller wasn't nice.
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A grassy area for sunbathing overlooks the Atlantic from atop the cliff with great panoramas. At a distance from the... more travel advice
One reaches the beach by descending this long flight of stairs cut into the rocks. At the time of our visit, the beach... more travel advice
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