6 Magnificent beaches you will want to visit!

6 Magníficas praias que vai querer conhecer!

Olhos de Água is a small fishermen village and was named due to the fresh-water springs to be found among the rocks and at low tide and are known locally as “olhos d’água” or “olheiros”, meaning “eyes of water” creating a rare and beautiful phenomenon in the sand. It is the ideal place for a couple or for a family holiday.

Enjoy the wonderful beaches that surround Olhos de Água. Here are our 6 suggestions:

Olhos de Água Beach is small and charming. It has the peculiarity of having a boat ramp for the traditional fishing boats and where you will be able to observe the famous fresh-water springs that gave the name to the town and to the beach.

 

Barranco das Belharucas Beach is a quiet and reserved beach. Its location on the cliff and the fact that it is sought by sea birds called Belharucas, a species of birds that nest here, were the reasons for this curious name.

 

Falésia Beach is a charming and unforgettable place. It was considered by Trip Advisor as one of the best beaches in the world e como as the best Portuguese beach. It stands out for its extensive sand and crystalline sea water.

 

Maria Luísa Beach is surrounded by golden cliffs that contrast with the beautiful blue of the sea.

 

Santa Eulália Beach is an equally lovely beach surrounded by reddish cliffs covered by a beautiful pine forest.

 

A few kilometres from Olhos de Água is Oura Beach where you can enjoy a calm sea and enjoy to relax or if you are looking for some adrenaline here you can also practice water sports such as windsurfing or diving.

 

After a day at the beach, take a stroll around the village which is full of restaurants, small shops and cafes.

Become enchanted, Algarve is waiting for you!