About Figueira Da Foz, Silver Coast Portugal
Ideal Self-Catering Accommodation for Families, Friends & Surfers.
Villa Paradise is just a 10 minute drive from Figueira known as the 'hidden gem of the Silver Coast' with miles of sandy blue flag beaches to enjoy and an array of water sports on offer.
Figueira da Foz has a wide selection of restaurants offering local fish, seafood and Portuguese delights as well as International cuisine. Its cobbled streets come alive after dark with outside bars, Casino and Clubs.
For the children there is 'Teimoso Aqua Park' (open June - September), Horse Riding at Quiaios, Adventure Park in the Serra do Boa Viagem, and just 2 miles from the villa is the Bowling Alley and Danceteria at '3 Chamines'. We can arrange surf lessons for all ages and levels, as well as wetsuit, bodyboard and surf board rentals. Why not explore the beautiful scenery that Figueira da Foz has to offer with a picnic and ice cream from the gelateria along the way!!
Famous for its uncrowded surf spots to suit all abilities Figueira hosted the WQS Men's 6* Championships in 2010 at Cabedelo beach. Meanwhile back on dry land you can enjoy the European Beach Rugby Tournament every Summer, along with Enduro and Triathlon competitions through the beautiful pine trees of the unspoilt Serra da Boa Viagem National Park.
Within easy reach and worthy of a day trip are:
- Coimbra (old capital of Portugal, university town and great for shopping)
- Montemor-o-Velho (castle, zoo and fortnightly market)
- Aveiro (little Venice of Portugal)
- Nazare (quaint fishing town & biggest wave ever surfed 100ft!)