Algarve Beaches

Barlavento And Sotavento

From the Costa Vicentina Algarve 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.

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Vicentina Coast © Images of Portugal


Barlavento

It constitutes the western part of the Algarve; It extends from Aljezur to Albufeira.

Sotavento

The Sotavento, for its part, extends from Loulé to Vila Real de Santo Antônio, already on the border with Spain.

Highlights

1. Rocha Beach

Postcard from Portugal and the Algarve, the world-famous Praia da Rocha in Portimão, is considered one of the most beautiful.

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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:

Albufeira

Alcoutim

Aljezur

Castro Marim

Faro, capital

Lagoa

Lagos

Loulé

Olhão

Portimão

São Brás de Alportel

Silves

Tavira

Vila do Bispo

V. R. de Santo Antonio