Beaches Albufeira

Image gallery of the beaches in the municipality of Albufeira with a Blue Flag in 2016


Praia da Falesia-Alfamar

Praia da Falesia-Alfamar

Aerial view to the beach and the name-giving Alfamar Beach & Sport Resort between Albufeira and Vilamoura.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Praia da Falesia-Alfamar

Praia da Falesia-Alfamar

The beach is part of the long sandy strip stretching between Vilamoura and Olhos d'Agua against the backdrop of the red sandstone cliffs.


Praia da Falesia-Acoteias

Praia da Falesia-Acoteias


Praia da Falesia-Pine Cliffs

Praia da Falesia-Pine Cliffs

The beach is located below the name-giving cliffs of the Pine Cliffs Resort, the most complete holiday & golf resort in Portugal.


Praia das Belharucas

Praia das Belharucas

The beach is situated at the western end of the long sandy strip stretching between Vilamoura and Olhos d'Agua against the backdrop of the red sandstone cliffs.


Praia das Belharucas

Praia das Belharucas

At low tide you can walk from the beach around the cliffs in a westerly direction towards Olhos d'Agua.


Olhos d'Agua

Olhos d'Agua

Aerial view to the Algarve coast at Olhos d'Agua east of Albufeira. The multicolored sandstone cliffs stretch for many miles towards Pine Cliffs and Vilamoura.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Praia de Olhos d'Agua

Praia de Olhos d'Agua

Views to the eastern sector of the beach, still used by local fishermen. From here you can walk around the cliffs to the neighboring beach Praia das Belharucas at low tide.


Praia da Maria Luisa

Praia da Maria Luisa

The beach is situated east of Albufeira between Sta. Eulalia and Olhos d'Agua.


Praia da Sta Eulalia

Praia da Sta Eulalia


Praia da Sta Eulalia 16

Praia da Sta Eulalia 16


Praia da Oura

Praia da Oura

Aerial view to the beaches of Oura: Praia da Oura in the foreground and Praia da Oura-Leste in the background.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Praia da Oura-Leste

Praia da Oura-Leste


Albufeira: Praia da Oura-Oeste

Albufeira: Praia da Oura-Oeste

Aerial view to the waterfront and the beach of Oura, the eastern district of the town of Albufeira.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Praia dos Aveiros

Praia dos Aveiros

Aerial view to the beach located on the coast east of Albufeira.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Praia dos Aveiros

Praia dos Aveiros

View to the beach from a catamaran during a cruise from Vilamoura to the grottos west of Albufeira.


Praia dos Alemães

Praia dos Alemães

The beach is located on the eastern part of the long sandy strip stretching along the coast of Albufeira. At the right side you can see the sandy bay of the beach Praia dos Aveiros.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Praia dos Alemães

Praia dos Alemães

View from a boat towards the long sandy beach.


Inatel Hotel Albufeira

Inatel Hotel Albufeira

3Star Hotel on the beach Praia do Inatel


Albufeira: Praia do Inatel

Albufeira: Praia do Inatel

View to the eastern beaches on the bay of Albufeira. Even during the high season the sandy beaches, extending in front of the former fishing village for several miles, offer plenty of space and perfect conditions for the sunseekers.


Albufeira: Aerial view

Albufeira: Aerial view

Albufeira, the best known tourist hot spot of the region, marks the beginning of the Western Algarve, that stretches from here until Lagos. The coast is dominated by impressive rock formations, picturesque limestone caves and grottoes, interrupted by many sandy bays and several estuaries.

 

© CRD


Albufeira: Praia dos  Pescadores

Albufeira: Praia dos Pescadores

This is the most popular part of the long beach in front of Albufeira with plenty of spave even in the high season.


Albufeira: Praia dos Pescadores

Albufeira: Praia dos Pescadores

The main beach of Albufeira is located on the border of the old town. The eastern part, the fishermen’s beach (Praia dosPescadores) is still partly used by fishing boats. On the right hand side you can see the well known fish & seafood restaurant La Ruina.


Albufeira:  Praia do Tunel

Albufeira: Praia do Tunel

The western part of the long sandy beach in front of Albufeira can be accessed from the old town by a tunnel.


Albufeira: Praia do Tunel

Albufeira: Praia do Tunel

From the uper part of the old town of Albufeira a modern elevator goes down to the beach



Praia das Arrifes

Praia das Arrifes


Praia dos Arrifes: Restaurant A Sardinha

Praia dos Arrifes: Restaurant A Sardinha

Algarve coast west of Albufeira


Praia dos Arrifes 01

Praia dos Arrifes 01


Praia do São Rafael

Praia do São Rafael


Praia do Castelo

Praia do Castelo

View to the beach Praia do Castelo from board of a yacht during a sunset cruise.


Praia do Castelo

Praia do Castelo


Praia do Evaristo 12

Praia do Evaristo 12


Praia do Evaristo

Praia do Evaristo

The beautiful, well maintained sandy beach is situated in a small bay surrounded by rocks.


Praia do Evaristo

Praia do Evaristo

The western part of the small bay of Evaristo beach is also well protected by rocks, covered with bushes and shrubs.


Praia do Evaristo: Blue Flag

Praia do Evaristo: Blue Flag

Evaristo beach has been awarded the “Blue Flag”, the FEE’s seal of quality, for a number of years.


Praia do Manuel Lourenço

Praia do Manuel Lourenço


Praia do Manuel Lourenço Galé

Praia do Manuel Lourenço Galé

Another beautiful beach in the Galé area


Praia do Galé

Praia do Galé

Aerial view to the coastline of Galé with the long sandy beach Praia da Galé and the hotel and holiday apartments of this popular holiday destination near Albufeira.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Praia do Galé

Praia do Galé

Galé beach has three different beach restaurants. The photo depicts the most western facility and part of the parking area. It is very busy during the high season.


Praia do Galé Leste

Praia do Galé Leste

Here the water is flat and well suited for kids.


Praia do Galé Oeste

Praia do Galé Oeste


Ria de Armação: Salgados

Ria de Armação: Salgados

The bay "Ria de Armação" is situated between Galé and the tourist centre Armação de Pêra. The salt marshes provide a refuge for many bird species, and the flat sandy beach, protected by dunes, stretches over several miles. In the background you can see the Salgados golf couse with its unique design.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Salgados Dunes 2

Salgados Dunes 2

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