Going to the beach

Praia de Vale de Lobo
Place: Algarve
Photo: Vale de Lobo
Photo: Vale de Lobo

After a the colder months it feels good to spend a few days on the beach enjoying the outdoors and feeling the sea breeze.

The Portuguese Atlantic coast with a wide variety of mostly white and fine sandy beaches, a long summer, and many hours of sunshine spread throughout the year make Portugal an excellent beach destination and a good option for your next vacation.

The quality and beauty of Portuguese beaches are well known, and we know that choosing one is not easy. We have 398 beaches awarded with the European Blue Flag and 242 considered Accessible Beach!

So you can visit them with full peace of mind, we share some tips that will help you enjoy our beaches better.  


Ir à praia - como prevenir calor

For further information we suggest you to visit the website of Autoridade Marítima Nacional (National Maritime Authority) at:

Bathing Season 

Info Praia - “Info Praia” app (available for iOS and Android) and on the  Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente (Portuguese Environment Agency’s) 

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