Marina de Albufeira
The marina of Albufeira, built in 2003, is located on the rocky coast near the beaches of Arrifes and S. Rafael
The Marina of Albufeira is located at the western exit of the city in an artificial bay, built in 2003. It disposes of berths for 475 vessels with a size up to 32 m. The Yacht Harbour Assosiation awarded Albufeira Marina as the 2nd Best Internacional Marina 2015
Marina de Lagos
The marina is linked to the great past of Lagos as Portugal's window to the world
The history of this historical city, considered the most beautiful in the western Algarve, is closely linked to the sea. The marina is located on the estuary of the Ribeira de Bensafrim, watering into the bay of Lagos. It disposes of a capacity for 462 boats with a lentgh up to 30 m.
Marina de Portimāo
The marina of Portimao is located well protected on the ample estuary mouth of the Arade river
With 620 moorings available for rental for short and long stays, the Marina de Portimão can receive boats up to 50m long, drawing a maximum of 5 meters. It is situated below the fortress of Santa Catarina on the western banks of the estuary mouth of the Rio Arade, erected in the 16th century together with the fortress of São João on the opposite site of the river to protect the harbor of Portimao against corsairs. The great beaches of Praia da Rocha, the popular promenade with its bars, shops, restaurants and hotels and the holiday apartments along the road to Alvor are only a stroll away.
Long, flat and braod sandy beach between the Lagos bay and the Ria do Alvor
Meia Praia beach stretches over 4 ½ km from the exit of Lagos’ harbour in the west to the bay of Alvor in the east. Meia Praia is a large flat beach with calm waters. The single track railway (“Linha do Algarve”) connecting Lagos with Vila Real de St. António on the Spanish border runs parallel to the dunes behind the beach. The train runs several times a day. Even during the summer months, the beach has enough parking spaces and several restaurants and beach bars offer drinks and snacks. The western section of Meia Praia was awarded the Blue Flag by the FEE for quality, cleanliness and safety. Most of the time a moderate westerly wind blows, pleasantly cooling the hot summer temperatures, day and night.
Praia da Altura-Alagoa
Family freindly long sandy beach in the eastern Algarve nera the Spanish border
Praia da Amoreira
Large beach and dunes on the western coast, beautifully located close to the town of Aljezur.
Praia da Arrifana
Beach on the western coast near Aljezur popular with surfers and body boarders.
Praia da Barreta
Endless sandy beach on the eastern end of the island Ilha da Barreta (Ilha Deserta) opposite Faro.
The beach Praia da Barreta at the eastern corner of the Ilha da Barreta opposite Ilha da Culatra, disposes of an infrastructure (restaurant, toilets, sunshades) and is supervised during the summer season. The ferry from Faro leaving from the quay Porta do Sol during the summer season and on special request docks nearby.
Praia da Batata
Near the historic centre of Lagos
Popular beach in Lagos on the estuary mouth of the Ribeira de Bensafrim near the fortress Ponta da Bandeira.
Praia da Coelha
Sandy beach, beautifully located in a small rocky bay west of Albufeira.