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- Algarve advice from real travellers
The Beauty of Algarve Beaches
Algarve, the southernmost region of mainland Portugal, is really famous as the tourism destination. Actually, there are many kind of attraction in Algarve, but most people come to Algarve for its beaches. Do you believe that there are more than thirty beautiful beaches in Algarve? Let's take a look some of them.
Praia Da Arifana
This beach is ideal for family vacation. Your children can happily swim in this beach, off course with fully safety. It’s really safe to swim in Praia Da Arifana beach because it has calm and warm weather. This beach also offers other kind activities for family like snorkeling, diving, banana boats, and many more.
Praia do Tonel
Situated in close to Sagres at the most western point of the Algarve, this beach is really perfect for wind-surfing lovers. Wind surfing at Praia do Tonel is really safety because all of the activities are controlled by professional beach guardians.
Praia Da Rocha
When you come to Praia Da Rocha beach, you can see acres of wide open sand as far as eyes can see. It’s really cool! This beach is really good for sun bathing. Get the beautiful tan skin in Praia Da Rocha!
Praia de Barril
What makes this beach attractive is because Praia de Barril is like the beautiful girl. You need extra effort to reach the beach location. You have to walk across a narrow pontoon bridge, or take a ride on the miniature train, or you can walk alongside the track (it's paved) before you come to Praia de Barril. It’s quite tiring, but as soon as you reach the beach you will admit that your tiring journey to Praia de Barril is worth it!
Praia da Ilha de Faro
This is the most crowded beach at Algarve. The location near the airport makes Praia da Ilha de Faro easy to reach. This beach is for the party lovers! Well, if you need private and calm atmosphere, Praia da Ilha de Faro is really not recommended for you!
Set in a small bay to the west of the town of Carvoeiro lays Paraiso Beach. This is the perfect place for summer holiday with your friends. This beach offers many exciting activities like scuba diving, wind surfing, and many more. Besides sport activities, the nightlife in Paraiso Beach is also the great attraction for tourism.
Praia do Castelo
Located only approx. 8 km to the west of the tourist resort of Albufeira, the Praia do Castelo is really the favorite place for holidaymakers. This beach is really crowded in peak holiday season. Many people come to the Praia do Castelo’s for the clean and white sand. It’s really paradise on earth!
Olhos de Agua
This is the calmest beach in the Algarve. Located at below red rocky cliffs, pine trees and alongside a former fishing village, east of Albufeira, the Olhos de Agua is really the perfect place for you who want to have meditation at calm village atmosphere.
Talking about Algarve beaches is a never ending story. There are not enough words to describe the beauty of all beaches in Algarve. Just take yourself to Algarve beaches and feel the wonderful experience!