The Beaches

"Algarve beaches"If you are looking to have a vacation that is filled with fun in the sun and some of the most beautiful beaches you have ever seen, then you simply must make arrangements to travel to the Algarve. Being that the Algarve region covers the entire southern tip of Portugal and just out into the sea, you can imagine that there are plenty of beaches to enjoy; and I am not just talking about ordinary, run of the mill beaches – I am talking about beaches that flanked by towering, colorful cliffs, that boast soft, golden sand and that hug some of the warmest, bluest and most fantastic water you will ever lay your eyes on. Yes, if you are planning a trip to the Algarve, then the beaches simply must be on your list of things to do.

There are so many beaches in the Algarve region of Portugal, and all are certainly a sight to behold; however, while all of the beaches here are stunning, there are some that are simply more breathtaking than others and that you simply must check out.

One of the most beautiful beaches that you will find along the coast of the Algarve is Falesia Beach. Located in Albufeira, this beach not only features a beautiful sea and a lovely stretch of sand, but it also boasts some simply magnificent rock formations. These rock formations just up out of the earth and the wind has carved them into absolute works of art. The formations of these rocks, coupled with their brilliant colors makes this beach absolutely breathtaking. Enjoy a dip here, or simply stroll along and take in the beauty of the nature that surrounds you.

Another fantastic beach to enjoy in the Algarve is Alvor. This beach, which is situated in Portimao, features sandy dunes, as well as golden sand and brilliant blue waters. You can enjoy splashing around in the beautiful, warm waters, or you can enjoy a long, leisurely stroll along the famous Alvor Boardwalk. No matter what you choose to do here, you are sure to have a splendid time.

If you want to see simply breathtaking scenery, then head over to Ponta da Piedade in Lagos. This beach offers some of the most stunning rock formations that you will ever lay eyes on. The cliffs, which have been worn away by erosion over time, are like works of art that have been created by skilled sculptors. They are surrounded by crystal clear blue water, which only adds to the beauty of the beach. Of all of the beaches in the Algarve, Ponta da Piedade simply must be on your list of things to do.

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