Olhao Best Beaches | Beach Guide

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  • 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
  • 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...

    Blue Flag beach Naturist / Nudist beach Accessible beach
  • 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
  • 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...

  • Praia do Barril anchors

    Huge, quiet sandy beach located just west of Tavira. It's a bit of a walk to Praia do Barril from the town but fortunately there is a small train running from Pedras d’El Rei. Barril is a Blue Flag beach so there are plenty of facilities, including seasonal lifeguards. At the far end of the there is an official nudist beach.

    Blue Flag beach Naturist / Nudist beach Accessible 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...

    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach