Albufeira Best Beaches | Beach Guide

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  • Praia do Evaristo

    Praia do Evaristo is far enough outside of the resort madness of Albufeira to retain an air of charm and remain civilised even in the summer! Backed by low, sloping ochre cliffs this pleasant sandy beach is dotted...

    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia dos Salgados

    Set around a kilometre east of the resort of Armação de Pêra is the Praia dos Salgados. It is really just one section of a massive crescent of beach that stretches from the resort, halfway to Albufeira.


    Armação de Pêra
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia da Falésia - Algarve

    Boasting more than six kilometres of golden sand, stretching from Vilamoura in the west to Olhos do Agua in the east, Praia da Falesia is home to one of the longest...

    Albufeira Vilamoura
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  • Praia da Gale

    For those of you who are staying in the somewhat hectic resort of Albufeira, Praia da Gale offers a welcome respite. Located to the west of Albufeira, the beach runs around...

    Armação de Pêra
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia da Senhora da Rocha

    This sheltered little cove is located just to the west of Armação de Pêra. The beach here is very different to those in the resort itself, instead of endless low sand dunes ...

    Armação de Pêra
    Accessible beach
  • Praia Nova

    Praia Nova is one of the lesser known beaches in the Armação de Pera area. Neighbouring the popular Praia da Senhora da Rocha these two beaches are in fact joined by a tunnel which has been cut through the headland...

    Armação de Pêra
  • Vilamoura beach

    Vilamoura beach is a decent sized strip of golden sand set between the Marina to the west and Quarteira harbour to the east. It is relatively developed although nothing like the scale of Quarteira...

    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia de Albandeira - Pirata

    The beach of Praia de Albandeira lies roughly midway between the resorts of Carvoeiro and Armação de Pêra. It is set in a part of the Algarve coast that is home to many little coves and bays etched into the yellow...

    Armação de Pêra
  • Quarteira - Algarve

    Given the long stretch of golden sand that lies in front of Quarteira it is little surprise that the resort was one of the earliest to be developed on the Algarve coast.

    The beach is backed by Quarteira's long...

    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia da Marinha

    Praia da Marinha is the archetypal Algarve cove. Clear turquoise waters lap up against the orange limestone that forms the cliffs and iconic rock formations that have graced the covers of a hundred holiday brochures...




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Central on the Algarve coast and only 40 minutes away from the Faro airport, Albufeira has been the most popular holiday destination in the south of Portugal since the 1970s. Originally a...