Sunset in Comporta

We all know how much Comporta and its region are gaining notoriety from year to year. And it is not for less. Comporta is a place with splendid nature and beaches for all tastes.  Now that the warmer months are starting to arrive, everyone wants to enjoy the summer days when the sunsets go late. In Portugal, in the hottest months of the year, the sun can set at 8:45 pm, and at 9 pm it is still daylight. The day is long and if you plan well, you can fill it with everything the region has to offer. Nothing better, after a hot day and many dives, to close the day with a magnificent sunset. Here are some suggestions for this gem of nature:


Cais palafítico da carrasqueira

Without a doubt the #1 of a different sunset.The Cais Palafítico in Comporta stands as a testament to the area’s maritime history, with its charming stilted structures extending over the water. As an iconic landmark, it offers visitors a glimpse into the traditional fishing culture of the region while providing a picturesque backdrop for memorable experiences and photography enthusiasts alike.This pier, known for its irregular timbers, was built in the 50’s and 60’s by fishermen and is now known as an architectural masterpiece. Where simplicity has an enormous beauty. In this space to watch the sunset is indeed a unique moment and hard to forget, making this view one of the 10 top things to do in comporta.


Beaches and beach clubs

When talking about Comporta, we also talk about beaches. Many. For all tastes! The summer days are hot and the days are long. Many take advantage and close their day at the beach clubs to watch the sunset. With a cocktail in hand we advise: Comporta Beach: The peninsula of Troia has an extensive sandy beach and in the extreme south we find one of the most famous beaches in the region: The Comporta beach. With its dune vegetation and surrounded by forestation this beach with sometimes undulating waters is the destination of many tourists and surfers or kite surfers. The “comporta café”, a beach club with food and drink options will complement the magnificent sunset that nature offers.



Carvalhal Beach: This beach surrounded by dunes and forests is known for the quality of the sea water and thanks to its characteristics, the practice of activities such as swimming, surfing, bodyboarding, kite surfing and fishing makes this beach one of the most visited. With good access and parking, carvalhal beach has a sublime beach club, where the end of the afternoon can be enlivened by the restaurant events, especially at sunset time. Not to be missed! Pego Beach: With fine sand and a serene sea, this beach is located south of Praia do carvalhal. Also known for surfing, its sea is generally calm and is perfect for families and children. It has infrastructures such as parasol rentals, park, showers and the famous sal restaurant where you can enjoy an excellent gastronomic and drinks menu and overlook one of the most beautiful sunsets in the region. Awards such as the Blue Flag, Accessible Beach and Gold Quality have been given.


Magnificent Sunset

Regardless of which place you choose to enjoy the sunset in the region, don’t forget to bring your camera so that the moment can be recorded for many years to come. Get to know also the luxury vacation accommodations that Comporta offers to make your days even more memorable and comfortable! Staying in Comporta is a retreat into tranquility, where azure skies meet golden sands. Luxurious villas blend seamlessly with nature, offering privacy and serenity. Indulge in fresh seafood, explore the quaint village, or simply unwind on pristine beaches. Comporta beckons with its laid-back charm, a haven for relaxation and rejuvenation.