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Algar Seco

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"Algar Seco is characterized by beautiful rock features. This is a great area to walk around and explore. You can walk here from Carvoeiro beach walking along the boardwalk. Legend says the rock formations in this area were formed by the tears of Princess Alfanzaina. The princess fell in love with a poor coaler and they were meeting at Algar Seco hiding from her father. When the King discovered them together he killed the coaler. The princess mourned his loss and her tears fell on the ground holes formed in the rocks. "
"Algar Seco is located a few hundred meters before Carvoeiro, it is a set of rocks and limestone caves of all shapes and sizes from where you can admire the ocean, it can be visited either on foot via the marked path or by boat."
"Walk on, between and through (and maybe even jump off?) the cliffs of Carvoeiro. "

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