Algarve Beaches & Water Sports

The best beaches and spots for surfing and other water sports activities in the Algarve: images, actual information, weather forecast and maps for more than 120 beaches and the marinas and boat harbours on the Algarve coast, Portugal's southermost holiday destination

With 210 km shoreline and more than 300 days of sunshine per year the Algarve has become one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. Extremely clear water, spectacular cliffs with hidden creeks, endless sand beaches, protected by dunes and a mild Atlantic breeze make this place so special. . Actually the FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education) has awarded more than 350 facilities (beaches and marinas) in Portugal, more than 90 of them in the Algarve, the “Blue Flag” for quality of water, sanitary installation, parking place, lifeguard and other available services.