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Carvoeiro beach

Carvoeiro beach
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Praia de Carvoeiro
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Carvoeiro coast

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.

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Carvoeiro beach tide times

  • Sat 21st April

    Low 12:32am (0.89m)
    High 06:55am (2.98m)
    Low 12:54pm (1.08m)
    High 07:20pm (3.02m)
  • Sun 22nd April

    Low 01:37am (1.06m)
    High 08:02am (2.79m)
    Low 02:03pm (1.27m)
    High 08:32pm (2.88m)
  • Mon 23rd April

    Low 03:00am (1.18m)
    High 09:26am (2.69m)
    Low 03:33pm (1.36m)
    High 09:56pm (2.85m)
  • Tue 24th April

    Low 04:32am (1.16m)
    High 10:52am (2.74m)
    Low 05:02pm (1.30m)
    High 11:17pm (2.95m)

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