Barlavento And Sotavento
From the Costa Vicentina to the right bank of the Guadiana, on the border with Spain, the Algarve
offers us about 200 km of beautiful beaches. This meeting of the blue or green sea, sun and nature created beaches shaped in a scenery
of great beauty: golden sand, ocher cliffs or reddish complete this wonderful landscape.
Vicentina Coast © Images of Portugal
Some of Algarve's beaches are ranked among Portugal's top beaches. Check out here: Algarve's Best Beaches
It constitutes the western part of the Algarve; It extends from Aljezur to Albufeira
The Sotavento, for its part, extends from Loulé to Vila Real de Santo Antonio
, already on the border with Spain.
1. Rocha Beach
Postcard from Portugal and the Algarve, the world-famous Praia da Rocha in Portimão, is considered one of the most beautiful.
Marinha Beach, Lagoa © RTA / Images of Portugal
2. Marinha Beach
The beautiful Praia da Marinha, in the municipality of Lagoa, is also among the favorites of the students.
3. Albufeira Beach
Albufeira and its great beaches and facilities also attract thousands of visitors year-round.
All Algarve Beaches
Other beautiful beaches to discover in Algarve's dream coastline:
São Brás de Alportel
Vila do Bispo
V. R. de Santo Antonio