The best Algarve Beaches!



The Algarve is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and is regularly voted as the best beach destination in Europe.

What makes Algarve beaches so special is the huge variety on offer, from cove beaches only accessible from the sea to stretches that go on for miles, to white sands on the Algarve islands, the dramatic rock formations and cliffs among others.




There are more than 133 beaches to discover!

To narrow down your options we present some of the best Algarve beaches:


Odeceixe Beach – Aljezur


Starting this list of Algarve beaches, we present to you Odeceixe Beach. It's a huge stretch of sand that allows great walks, mainly at low tide. The Odeceixe river reaches the sea flowing by the right side of the beach, setting the boundaries between the Alentejo and the Algarve regions. It gives you the option to choose between the beach on the ocean side with its great waves, much appreciated by the surfers and the beach on the Riverside, peaceful, perfect for families. The beach has good infrastructures, with toilets, showers, parking lots and a bar.


Tonel Beach – Sagres


Next to Sagres fortress, Tonel beach is protected from the strong winds present in the área by the cliffs surrounding it. It’s a beach with great conditions for those who want to scuba dive, to surf and to admire the Cape St. Vincent, the most south-westerly point in mainland Europe.
You will find a restaurant and restrooms on the beach. To reach Tonel beach you should use the stairs located at the top of the cliff.


Rocha Beach – Portimão


Rocha beach is one of the most touristy Algarve beaches, with a 1 km stretch of sand it welcomes thousands of tourists every summer. You will find every structure needed to spend a great day at the beach. At night you can go to bars, discos and the casino to have fun!


Marinha Beach – Lagoa


Marinha beach is of great natural beauty, considered one of the best beaches in Portugal, it is also considered one of the top 100 most beautiful beaches in the world. Before going to the beach to enjoy the beauty of the rocks and natural tunnels, amaze yourself with the views at the top of the cliff.


Quarteira Beach - Loulé


Quarteira Beach is located in an old fishing village that has become a cosmopolitan touristy town, frequented mainly by Portuguese tourists.
There is the excellent infrastructure needed for a good day at the beach – you will find various restaurants, bars and stores. At night, the street close to the beach is very pleasant because of its varied stands and street performers.


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