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Praia dos Pescadores, Albufeira

4.3
#6 of 23 in Parks in Albufeira
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Soak up some local color at Praia dos Pescadores, a curving stretch of golden sands lapped by the gentle waters of the Atlantic. This fisherman's beach, as its name roughly translates, blends its scenic location with easy access to Albufeira's Old Town. Just a short walk from the water, you can find busy streets packed with tourists and flanked by hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops selling local souvenirs. For unobstructed views of the sea and the coastline, take the escalator to the top of the cliffs, which provide a natural backdrop to this popular beach. End your visit with a meal at one of many seaside food kiosks selling local dishes and cold drinks. Plan to visit Praia dos Pescadores and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Albufeira attractions using our Albufeira online trip builder.
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  • Quite possibly the most beautiful beach in the Algarve. Not overcrowded at all. The escalator is nice but there is also an elevator and a winding stairway off the cliffside. Lovely warm soft...  more »
  • Great beach by the ocean. One of the best beach in Portugal . Full of life and often very busy. Lots of space, umbrellas and sunbeds. Also nice for evening walks and watching the sunset. Excellent.  more »
  • Fantastic beach. Large sweeping beach with plenty of sunbeds and plenty of open space if you prefer that. My only gripe is the beach isn't sand, its broken up shells and they stick to you like glue...  more »
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  • This is the best place in Portugal 🇵🇹 to enjoy the holidays. People are lovely, nice bars, great food and very nice atmosphere. This is my second time here and I am sure next summer I will back.
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