Vila-Real-De-Santo-António Best Beaches | Beach Guide

There are a number of great beaches near Vila Real de Santo António.The beaches at this end of the Algarve are known for their soft white sand and you may also notice the water is a little warmer than much of the rest of the Algarve - up to a couple of degrees in fact.

The beaches close to Vila Real de Santo António tend to attract a mix of locals and visitors from both sides of the Portuguese / Spanish border.

The list below has all the best beaches in order of distance from the town itself.

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  • Praia de Santo António - Algarve

    Named after the border town behind, the Praia de Santo António is the most easterly beach on the Algarve, or all of Portugal for that matter. To get to the beach you can take the pleasant 10 minute stroll along the...

    Vila Real de Santo António
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia de Monte Gordo

    Monte Gordo is the Algarve's closest resort to the Spanish border. As such it attracts a mix of Portuguese, Spanish and international visitors drawn by the expansive golden sand beaches and the casino.


    Vila Real de Santo António
    Blue Flag beach Accessible beach
  • Praia Verde - Algarve

    This lovely stretch of fine golden sand is located on a slightly quieter section of the Algarve coast between Tavira and the Spanish border (less than 2km away). That is not to say the beach isn't popular and has...

    Castro Marim
  • Praia de Manta Rota - Algarve

    Manta Rota is part of a long sweep of fine sand that arches from the frontier town of Vila Real de Santo António, on the Spanish border, to Praia de Cabanas in Tavira. The beach at Manta Rota sits on the edge of the...

    Vila Real de Santo António
  • Cacela Velha view across Ria Formosa

    The beach of Cacela Velha is located at the eastern end of the Ria Formosa Natural Park and could be considered an extension of neighbouring...

    Naturist / Nudist beach
Vila Real de Santo António

Vila Real de Santo António travel guide »

The border town of Vila Real de Santo António sits just across the Guadiana river from the Spanish town of Ayamonte. In years gone by this was on the main route from the Algarve to Spain with the only the 20 minute ferry ride shuttling visitors...