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Faro Best Beaches | Beach Guide

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  • Praia do Faro

    Faro's main beach is a long, narrow sandy bar reached by a road that crosses the lagoon just south of Faro airport. A typical 'ilha' beach, Praia de Faro is a long sweep of sand...

    Faro
  • Ilha Deserta beach - Faro

    Situated within the Ria Formosa National Park, just off the coast of Faro the Ilha Deserta (Deserted island) lives up to its name. There are no permanent inhabitants here and the only significant structure on the...

    Faro Olhão
    Naturist / Nudist beach
  • Farol - Ilha da Cultura

    The Ilha da Cultura is a small, but very sandy island located just beyond the Ria Formosa nature reserve off...

    Faro Olhão
    Blue Flag beach
  • Praia do Ancão beach

    The seemingly endless stretch of golden sands that form the Praia do Ancão sits roughly halfway between Faro and Quarteira. It is also lies within the so-called "Golden Triangle" which is an area containing the...

    Faro Quarteira
    Blue Flag beach
  • Praia do Garrão Poente

    Praia de Garrao is one of the principal beaches that serve a collection of high-end resorts known as the 'Golden Triangle'. Originally consisting of little more than sandy beach and pine...

    Vilamoura
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Vale do Lobo beach and golf courses

    The Vale do Lobo is one of the Algarve's premier and exclusive resorts. Located within the so-called 'Golden Triangle' it is known for its upmarket hotels, high end golf courses and pristine beaches.

    Directly...

    Quarteira
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Ilha da Armona

    The Ilha da Armona, on which the Praia is situated, is one of three islands off the coast around Faro that form part of the extensive Ria Formosa National Park, a small...

    Faro
    Blue Flag beach Naturist / Nudist beach Accessible beach
  • Praia do Almargem - Quarteira

    Despite being located within an easy walk of the resort of Quarteira the beach at Praia do Almargem is surprisingly unspoiled. Here, instead of high-rise seafront apartments you will find a backdrop of sand dunes and...

    Quarteira
    Blue Flag beach
  • 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...

    Quarteira
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • 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...

    Vilamoura
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
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Surrounded by fertile fields of trees bearing fruit, olives and the almonds for which the Algarve is famous, Faro is a large town of over 50,000 inhabitants, the administrative capital of the province, lies at the heart of the...

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