Beaches for lovers
The Algarve’s vast array of beaches includes some which will leave lovers with unforgettable moments, whatever their tastes and interests.
On the south coast in the middle of the Sagres region, Mareta with calm sea and lots of sun is a popular summer destination, and as a result it is very busy.
Praia da Luz or Luz Beach is surrounded by a built-up area. Among its many amenities is promenades with benches along the beach, inviting visitors to go for enjoyable strolls even in winter.
A romantic day cannot be complete without a delicious meal in a restaurant with a view of the sea, taking in the reflection of the sun on the water, the cliffs, or the spectacular shades of the sunset. The Baleeira in Sagres; Porto de Mós and Meia Praia in Lagos; Salgados, São Rafael and Santa Eulália in Albufeira; and Barril and Praia Verde in Tavira are incomparable choices.
Lovers who prefer quiet surroundings have a wide choice of excellent beaches: Esteveira and Vale Figueira in Aljezur; Bordeira (Carrapateira) in Carrapateira; Barranco das Canas (Alemão) in Vila do Bispo; Salgados and Castelo in Albufeira; and Cacela Velha in Tavira.