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Alvor Best Beaches | Beach Guide

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  • Praia de Alvor

    Just 8km west of Portimao, one of the largest towns in the Algarve, and within walking distance of Praia da Rocha's pumping...

    Lagos
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia Tres Irmaos

    The beach of Três Irmãos is located at the eastern end of a huge stretch of sand which makes up Alvor beach. This end of the beach is home to some fantastical rock formations and it is from some of these that the...

    Portimão
    Blue Flag beach
  • Praia do Alemão - Vau

    Separated from neighbouring Praia da Vau by a small headland at all but low tide the sheltered cove of the Praia do Alemão is an Algarvian delight. Also known...

    Portimão
  • Praia do Vau beach

    Tucked around the corner, but only around a kilometre, form Praia da Rocha and Portimão is yet another fantastic Algarve beach, Praia da Vau. Like its neighbours, the beach here is a swathe of golden sand backed by...

    Portimão
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Meia Praia surf

    Literally translating to 'half beach', this vast expanse of sand near the interesting old town of Lagos wraps itself around one of the biggest bays in Europe. The wide bay offers protection from...

    Lagos
    Blue Flag beach Naturist / Nudist beach Accessible beach
  • Praia da Rocha

    Consisting of nearly two kilometres of sand punctuated by jagged rock formations rising from the sea and backed by steep limestone cliffs, Praia da Rocha was one of the first places in the...

    Portimão
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia da Angrinha

    Praia da Angrinha is Ferragudo's other beach, after Praia Grande. Located just beyond the headland that is home to the fort of São João de Arade the beach here sits on the bank of the river Arade looking across to...

    Ferragudo
  • Praia Grande - Ferragudo

    Situated on the eastern shores of the mouth of the River Arade - just across the water from Praia da Rocha and Portimão - is the wide sandy stretch of Praia Grande. Literally translated as "big beach" this is the...

    Portimão
    Accessible beach
  • Praia do Pintadinho

    Praia Pintadinho sits just beyond the mouth of the River Arada and is largely outside of the shelter from the breakwaters that protect Portimão. Whilst the sea may be slightly more lively than Ferragudo's other...

    Ferragudo
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia da Batata - Lagos

    Along with the neighbouring Praia do Cais da Solária, Praia da Batata is the closest beach to Lagos' town centre. Just a few minutes walk from all of the town's amenities this is the easiest option around. On the...

    Lagos
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach

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Situated roughly halfway between Portimão and Lagos is the pretty harbour village of Alvor. Given its position on the Algarve the village is remarkably unspoiled with the old village...

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