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  • 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
  • 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 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 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 da Gale

    For those of you who are staying in the somewhat hectic resort of Albufeira, Praia da Gale offers a welcome respite. Located to the west of Albufeira, the beach runs around...

    Armação de Pêra
    Blue Flag beach 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 dos Salgados

    Set around a kilometre east of the resort of Armação de Pêra is the Praia dos Salgados. It is really just one section of a massive crescent of beach that stretches from the resort, halfway to Albufeira.

    Unlike...

    Armação de Pêra
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • 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 do Evaristo

    Praia do Evaristo is far enough outside of the resort madness of Albufeira to retain an air of charm and remain civilised even in the summer! Backed by low, sloping ochre cliffs this pleasant sandy beach is dotted...

    Albufeira
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia do Castelo

    The small beach of Praia do Castelo is located on the wonderful stretch of coast between Albufeira and Armação de Pêra (about 6km from the former). There are a number of small bays along the several kilometres of...

    Albufeira
    Blue Flag beach

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