Albufeira has a total of 25 beaches, with the biggest number of blue flags in all of Portugal. Want to explore them? Here we present you the top ones: PENECO Located inside Albufeira, the beach is accessed by a tunnel dug in the arriba. From the top it’s also possible to go down to the sand a few stairs or using the lift. It’s about 1,000 meters long, and it is connected to the Praia dos Pescadores. PESCADORES You can access this beach through Albufeira’s downtown on Avenue April 25th. Its name originates from the many small-scale fishing boats that used to pass through here. ROCHA BAIXINHA Located just […]
Falésia Beach in the Algarve is situated about 30kms from Faro between Albufeira and Quarteira. Set on a quiet cliff top, surrounded by way of stunning countryside, Falésia Beach provides quiet and comfortable vacations for the entire family. The golden sandy seashore right here has a backdrop of low cliffs and pine forests and is likely one of the longest within the Algarve, stretching for 6kms. With Albufeira to the west and Vilamoura […]
Did you know that Portugal also offers many stunning river beaches (praias fluviais), that are a great idea to visit, especially in the heat of the Summer?
Located in Portugal’s southernmost region Algarve, Praia da Marinha (translated Navy Beach), is not only one of the most iconic beaches in the country, but it is also ranked as one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in Europe. Photos of this beach are widely used in advertisements for the Algarve, but you can only […]