Salir do Porto was originally a civil parish within the municipality of Caldas da Rainha. In 2013 a new parish Tornada e Salir do Porto was established and the original Salir do Porto was united with Tornada.
The beach area is located next to the Tornada River that flows into the bay at Sao Martinho do Porto.
Salir do Porto, today is a growing community, made up of local Portuguese and people from around the globe who have made this area their home, either on a permanent basis or for holidays.
The village has become a desired location for many with it’s easy access to the beaches on the edge of the village as well as it’s access to Sao Martinho do Porto. This was made easier when raised walkways were installed which lead directly from Salir do Porto to Sao Martinho, allowing villagers to walk into the bay along the beaches or dunes.