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Praia de Benagil in Lagoa, Algarve.

Benagil is a small Portuguese village on the Atlantic coast in the municipality of Lagoa, Algarve, in Portugal.

Up to the late 20th century, the village's economy was based on ocean fishing. Now it is a tourist area with a widely used beach: Praia de Benagil.

This village and beach are located in close proximity to the world famous Marinha Beach. Benagil caves are the most popular ones of all maritime caves in Portugal.[1]

Grotto pano at Algar de Benagil (caves of Benagil). A large hole in the roof of the cave lets light in.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Benagil". Seabookings. Retrieved 30 July 2019.

Coordinates: 37°05′15″N 8°25′33″W / 37.08750°N 8.42583°W / 37.08750; -8.42583