Praia de Monte Clérigo

Monte Clérigo Beach is a beach in the municipality of Aljezur, in the Algarve, in Portugal. It is part of the Natural Park of Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina. It is about 9 km from the county seat, being one of the best known and most visited in the region. It is long with clean, fresh water. Large rocks with crabs. With a very large stretch of sand to the north side and with an extensive rocky part to the south, where you can observe diverse marine life at low tide from starfish, crabs, shrimp, limpets and octopuses in the cracks in the rocks , several juvenile schools of fish is also possible to see mainly of sea bream. There is a part where a small pond is formed where you can find spider fish, you have to be very careful.

This beach is good for children as well as adults, because with very low tide many pools are formed. Although this beach is somewhat open to the winds coming from the north and west, its tops are already very sheltered. Between the road and the sea there is a vast dune field. Next to the south side beach, there is a small village that serves mainly the bathing season.