Odeceixe beach is located 20 Km North from Arrifana beach. It is
more open to a Northerly wind, and I only saw 3 body boarders,
when I visited the beach mid April 2011.
The guide book may describe it as a hippie town, but I got the
clear impression that they are long gone. I bought 2 post
cards and stamps and was treated as if i had bought the whole
It was warm enough to sun
bathe on the beach. the water temp was 17 Deg C.