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  1. Praia da Comporta
Place: Grândola
Photo: Turismo do Alentejo - CM Grândola
    Beaches
    Praia da Comporta
    Located on the southern tip of the Tróia Peninsula, the huge sandy extent of Comporta Beach is a regular summer favourite, given good means of access and plenty of parking space. Forming part of the Sado Estuary Nature Reserve, Comporta Beach has (...)

  2. Praia do Carvoeiro
Place: Lagoa
Photo: Shutterstock_AG_Marcin Krzyzak
    Beaches
    Praia do Carvoeiro
    Next to a cliff on which harmoniously stand small white fishermen's houses, Carvoeiro Beach is an attractive and picturesque landmark of the Algarve. Its limited extent of sand is highly popular with bathers who take up positions next to fishing (...)

  3. Praia de Santa Cruz
    Beaches
    Praia de Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz covers an extended stretch of sand that is divided up into various beaches named after the respective cafes with the Beaches of Navio, Mirante, Pisão, Física, Centro, Santa Helena, Formosa and Azul. The purity of both the waters and (...)

  4. Praia de Mira
    Beaches
    Praia de Mira
    Known as the Palheiros (Huts) of Mira due to the wooden constructions used by the fishermen, throughout the first half of the 20th century Mira Beach was a fishing village with its daily life well depicted in the Ethnographic Museum exhibition to be (...)

  5. Praia da Ilha da Barreta / Ilha Deserta
Photo: Turismo do Algarve
    Beaches
    Praia da Ilha da Barreta / Ilha Deserta
    The mostly southerly point of the Portuguese mainland, the Ilha da Barreta or Deserta is one of the island-barriers of the Ria Formosa Natural Park forming a divide between the marshes and the sea. Accessible only via ferry service (available (...)

  6. Praia dos Salgados
Photo: Helio Ramos - Turismo do Algarve
    Beaches
    Praia dos Salgados
    Covering a large area, Salgados Beach contrasts with the other beaches of Albufeira due its diversity of landscape. Here, the backdrop of ochre cliffs gives way to a cordon of golden dunes. Beyond the dunes is the Salgados Lagoon, an important (...)

  7. Praia de Melides
Place: Grandola
    Beaches
    Praia de Melides
    Melides Beach is composed of the long stretch of sand that separates the sea and Melides Lagoon. Both access by road and the car parking are of good standard and this beach can be enjoyed with the back up of a full range of support infrastructures, (...)

  8. Praia da Costa Nova
Place: Ílhavo
Photo: Shutterstock_CN_Lukasz Janyst
    Beaches
    Praia da Costa Nova
    The most picturesque aspect of Costa Nova is its coast road along which a line of wooden huts is painted in brightly coloured stripes alternating with white. Built by fishermen as shelters and equipment stores, the huts have now been converted into (...)

  9. Praia da Ilha de Tavira-Mar
    Beaches
    Praia da Ilha de Tavira-Mar
    The Ilha de Tavira island forms part of the cordon of sandy islands separating the Ria Formosa estuary from the Atlantic Ocean and lies within the boundaries of the Natural Park and is, indeed, unique among these islands as it contains trees. (...)

  10. Praia do Barril
Place: Tavira
Photo: Shutterstock_AG_Sergio Stakhnyk
    Beaches
    Praia do Barril
    Magnificent in its boundless sandy expanse and for the calm and excellent temperatures of its waters, Barril Beach forms part of the Ria Formosa Natural Park. In order to reach this paradise, you have to cross the little bridge over the Estuary (...)

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