Ilha do Pessegueiro Information

Travel and vacation information about the Alentejo in Portugal … how about a visit to the beach of Ilha do Pessegueiro in Porto Covo?

The Ilha do Pessegueiro is located on the Alentejo coast, near the village of Porto Covo, in the municipality of Sines, Setúbal District, Portugal. The island and the adjacent coast, is part of the Natural Park of Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina and a perfect place for your holiday.

Scholars believe that the occupation of this coast dates back to Carthaginian navigators in the time preceding the second Punic War (218-202 BC). At the time of the Roman conquest of the Iberian Peninsula, the island hosted a small fishing center, as evidenced by traces, recently discovered, salting tanks.

Holiday in Portugal, vacation in the Alentejo.