windmills and Apúlia beach

Esposende
Description

The old windmills and the "collections" in shale, nowadays vacation homes , announces Apulia beach as having "soft sand, calm sea, the caress waves, the plain covered with “milharaes” (...)", as José Augusto Vieira refers in his “ Minho Pitoresco”. Apúlia beach is known today as a summer zone. However, the bay, because of its good natural conditions, has been used since the Roman presence on the peninsula as a place of loading goods. Several references appear in medieval documents, proving the importance of this agricultural region. When getting in to the sea, to the beaches, and became a daily habit, Apulia beach has gained fame for high levels of iodine recorded. In all locations nearby Barcelos, Braga, Porto and Famalicão, vacationers began looking Apulia as a holiday destination. Currently, for this reason and for the excellence of the bay, Apulia beach still invites to a holiday season facing the Atlantic

Features: wide sandy beach where some rocky outcrops north arise. Ends at the South Jetty wooden walkways allow easy access to the beach. Windmill transformed into housing crowning an ancient dune.
Services:Parking Area concession Restaurant, Bar / coffee shop, Showers Showers Rentals awnings Beach lifeguard First Aid Area umbrellas access for wheelchairs

Access: Easy, with parking nearby and free. Wooden walkways to the concession area :
Sports / Leisure Activities: Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, Football and Beach Volleyball, Sports Fishing (**).
Awards : Blue Flag has average
Water temperature: 19 ° C
Water Quality: Excellent (*)
Location : Village of Apulia, Esposende. 41 ° 28'55 .48 "N 8 ° 46'40 .36" O

Location: Esposende
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