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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 da Luz beach

    The little holiday resort of Praia da Luz is located about 6 kilometres to the west of Lagos. Once a sleepy fishing village, Luz has largely hung up its nets with the beach being the biggest earner these days. Since...

    Lagos
    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
  • Praia do Burgau is a lovely little sandy beach located in the small (and relatively unspoiled) fishing village of Burgau. The beach is backed by high, sloping cliffs and all but disappears when the tide comes in....

    Burgau
    Blue Flag 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

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One of the most popular tourist destinations on the Algarve and certainly one of my favourites, Lagos is a bustling town full of activity, nightlife and modern attractions. However, it is also a town full of history and the monuments...

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