Lagoa de Albufeira

A long lagoon with about 1.3 km2, formed by two main areas linked by a narrow channel. Surround by vast sandy areas, this place has tranquil waters and is a refugee for several bird species. It may have once beeen a passage from the Tejo river to the sea, which is located about 150 m away. It has protected dunes.


Lagoa de Albufeira


  • Water resources
  • Tourist/boating facilities
  • car access

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