Praia do Camilo is made up of two small beaches that are connected through a hand-dug, cave-hole tunnel, found on the left-hand side of the beach. Access to the beach is via 200 wooden steps, which wind their way down the orange-coloured cliffs. These cliffs provide shelter from ocean winds, making the beach a real suntrap. The sea is a lovely azure blue colour, very clear and calm and is ideal for swimming and snorkelling. However, the waters can be a little chilly, as its waters come from the Atlantic Ocean, not the warmer Mediterranean.
Praia do Camilo is extremely popular and as it is only small, it can get very crowded, so it is best to arrive early to ensure a space. One restaurant sits on the top of the cliffs, but there are few other facilities near the beach. Not to worry, simply bring your own sunbeds, parasols, food and drinks along when heading over here. For those with limited mobility, this beach is best avoided as there is no access for disabled people.