Best accessible beaches in the Algarve

Best accessible beaches in the Algarve

September is an excellent month to enjoy the coast of southern Portugal. The weather is still pleasant and the sights are not as crowded as in July and August.

The Algarve also stands out as a tourist destination that can be enjoyed by people with reduced mobility. Therefore, in this week’s post we invite you to know its best accessible beaches.

Praia da Rocha

Bordered by warm-colored cliffs, Rocha beach in Portimão is one of the best known beaches in the region. It is located next to an avenue with hotels and restaurants. Despite attracting numerous visitors every year, its natural beauty remains untouched.
The beach has a large wooden walkway and access suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Praia do Carvoeiro

Located in the west of the Algarve, Carvoeiro is a charming fishing village in the municipality of Lagoa. Framed by small white houses, its beach has reserved parking spaces nearby, as well as access for wheelchair and amphibious chair users.

Praia da Luz

Praia da Luz is located in a municipality near the city of Lagos. Along the cobblestone promenade there are usually lively terraces in summer, where tourists enjoy the excellent local cuisine.
With fine sand and calm waters, this Blue Flag beach is ideal for a relaxing swim.

Praia de Vilamoura

The Vilamoura resort has one of the most outstanding accessible beaches. It has an accessible bathing area, adapted toilets, walkways to the umbrella area and parking spaces reserved for people with reduced mobility, among other services.

Praia do Monte Clérigo

Praia do Monte Clérigo is located northwest of Aljezur. When the tide is low, it is easy to spot many marine organisms, such as crabs, sea urchins, starfish and octopuses.
Like the other beaches in this post, it has access ramps, walkways, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces.

Tell us, what are your favorite accessible beaches in the Algarve?

Sources: Visit Algarve Portugal and Visit Portugal

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