Beaches from Portimão to Lagos

Image gallery of the beaches in the rocky Algarve between Portimão and Lagos awarded by the FEE in 2016 with a Blue Flag


Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha

View to the famous beach of Praia da Rocha. In the foreground on the right you can see the Santa Catarina fortress above the new marina on the mouth of the Arade River.

 

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Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha

The large popular beach Praia da Rocha on the estuary mouth of rge Arade River is the main beach of Portimão. On this sunny winter day it is almost abandoned. On the right side you can see the quite uniform beach restaurants, connected by a boardwalk.


Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha

The broad sandy beach is set against the backdrop of cliffs, hotels and blocks of holiday apartments.


Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha is the famous beach of the city of Portimão. The wide and pretty beach stretches from the mouth of the River Arade beneath the Fortress of Santa Catarina for several miles to the west.


Praia dos Três Castelos

Praia dos Três Castelos

The beach is situated near Portimão between Praia da Rocha and Praia do Vau.

 

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Praia dos Três Castelos

Praia dos Três Castelos

View from the top of the cliffs to eastern direction. In the background you can see the mole, marking the estuary mouth of the Arade river.


Praia dos Três Castelos

Praia dos Três Castelos

View to the western part of the beach near Praia da Rocha.


Praia dos Três Castelos

Praia dos Três Castelos

Steep stairways are leading down from the cliffs to the beach.


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Alvor-kueste-01



Praia do Alvor Nascente

Praia do Alvor Nascente

 

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Praia do Alvor Poente

Praia do Alvor Poente

Alvor has evolved to on of the most popular holiday destinations of the Algarve. The western part of the beach of Alvor stretches along the bay "Ria de Alvor" until the beach Meia Praia near Lagos. At the right side you can see the rock formations of the beach "Tres Irmãos".

 

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Lagos Meia Praia

Lagos Meia Praia

View over the city of Lagos and the marina to the bay of Lagos and the long sandy beach of Meia Praia

 

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Costa d'Oiro and Meia Praia

Costa d'Oiro and Meia Praia

View from the coast near Lagos towards the bay and the beach of Meia Praia

 

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Praia da Batata

Praia da Batata


Praia da Batata

Praia da Batata


Praia da Dona Ana

Praia da Dona Ana

The Dona Ana beach, located on the famous Costa d'Oiro (Golden Coast) of Lagos, is one of the most popular places.


Praia da Dona Ana, Lagos

Praia da Dona Ana, Lagos

One of the mighty rocks opposite Praia da Dona Ana, protects the beach from the Atlantic ocean waves. On the cliff top a cormorant searches for prey, while below, several seagulls have found shelter.


Dona Ana Beach

Dona Ana Beach

The beautiful beach is very popular and extremely busy during the summer season. On the horizon you can see the long and flat Meia Praia beach east of Lagos.


Dona Ana

Dona Ana

View towards a small bay west of the main beach, from where you can escape the hustle and bustle.


Praia do Camilo

Praia do Camilo

The spectacular rock formations of Costa d’Oiro west of Lagos. In the background you can see Meia Praia beach between Lagos and Alvor.


Praia Camilo 02

Praia Camilo 02


Praia Camilo 03

Praia Camilo 03


Praia Camilo 08

Praia Camilo 08


Porto do Mós

Porto do Mós


Porto do Mós

Porto do Mós


Lagos: Praia do Porto de Mós

Lagos: Praia do Porto de Mós


Luz: Praia da Luz

Luz: Praia da Luz

 

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Praia da Luz

Praia da Luz


Praia da Luz

Praia da Luz


Praia da Luz

Praia da Luz

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