Praia do Carvoeiro
Once, just a typical Algarve fishing village nestled in a valley and flanked by high limestone cliffs, Carvoeiro is now a popular, ever expanding resort town. That said the beach is still the focus of the town and this area retains much of its charm.
Whitewashed, terracotta-tiled villas and cottages cling to the cliff sides forming a kind of amphitheatre with all eyes on Carvoeiro's prime asset - the beach.
The Praia do Carvoeiro is a smallish sweep of fine golden sand sheltered by high, ochre cliffs to either side. Having the bustling resort spilling onto the beach means there is no shortage of facilities here. You will have no problem finding a restaurant or cafe and public showers / toilets are also available.
As a Blue Flag beach Carvoeiro has a seasonal lifeguard service and also has good accessibility features.
Other beaches near Carvoeiro beach
Carvoeiro beach tide times
Thu 21st JanuaryLow 1:40am (1.41m)
High 8:04am (2.59m)
Low 2:24pm (1.39m)
High 8:45pm (2.48m)
Fri 22nd JanuaryLow 2:53am (1.48m)
High 9:12am (2.51m)
Low 3:33pm (1.42m)
High 9:54pm (2.51m)
Sat 23rd JanuaryLow 4:11am (1.45m)
High 10:24am (2.51m)
Low 4:39pm (1.38m)
High 10:59pm (2.60m)
Sun 24th JanuaryLow 5:17am (1.35m)
High 11:27am (2.58m)
Low 5:35pm (1.29m)
High 11:53pm (2.74m)