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Largo 25 de Abril
Located in the centre of Albufeira, this beach can be crowded in the summer. There is a small port for fishing boats and departures for visiting the shoreline's caves. There are restaurants that serve typical dishes and nearby quite a lot of liveliness at night.
Praia da Quarteira
Big areal divided by Spurs, very crowded in the summer, especially for national tourists. The urban area is unorganized and little appealing presentation. The beach is divided into several concessions, divided by breakwaters. There are several restaurants along the marginal with high prices.
Praia de São Rafael
A smallish beach between two cliffs. It is attended by both national and foreign tourists. One may rent parasols and chairs.
Praia Maria Luísa
A rather lovely rocky beach that ends by a cliff. It is, nonetheless, hard to find a parking space.
Praia de Santa Eulália
A sandy shell between cliffs with cal, good quality waters, where one can swim at ease. It has a high-priced restaurant that serves typical dishes and one of the most famous discos in the Algarve, the Locomia.
Praia da Galé
A beach with two different areas, with a blue flag on the eastern side. Located in between woods and cliffs, it is quite pleasant, with straw parasols for rental and a wider area. The sea is usually calm and the water is of good quality. There are small restaurants/bars.
Praia dos Olhos de Água
Located by the typical village of Olhos de Água, in the Algarve, this is a sandy shell taken mostly by the fishermen's boats and by many tourists. It has nice quality waters and curious submarine springs.
Praia da Oura
A beach with a wide sandy area by a lovely cliff, near hotels and tourism villages, quite attended by foreigners. It has restaurants with pleasant terraces that serve mostly fish dishes.
Várzea da Orada - Apartado 2422
A tourism and leisure compound, with 475 places, two luxury hotels, 900 apartments, 133 villas, offices, shops, a supermarket, restaurants, bars and a cultural area in a total area of 33000 m2. It also has a nautical club, a Family Entertainment Centre (FEC) and an underground parking lot for 1100 vehicles.