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#1 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Scebic place, amazig nature, We did the hiking trail aong the coast from Canavial beach down o Ponta de Piedade, breathtaking views, recommended to everyone.
Just a great sight, and a must-visit for everyone who goes to or through Lagos! (If you go relatively early, you can park your car more closely)
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#2 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
You can be in touch with nature, in a peaceful trail with places to rest and huge spots to get your best selfies or photos of the landscape.
Park at Marinha beach and walk as much as you can!
Praia da Cordoama Vila do Bispo
#3 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Winding access road from Vila da Bispo leads to car park, surf shack and beach cafe.
Everyone parks everywhere and vehicles of all sizes, which seemingly have no spacial awareness so you can get blocked in.
#4 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Park at the restaurant and walk to the river for a very relaxed day on the beach and the inlet.
Large sandy surfing beach with a river into the National Park.
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#5 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
We found a great place to park which was in a resort and walked down to the beach, you need parasols, the waves are fantastic as well, very clean beach although by midday because of the number of people the sea go...
From the car park walk towards the cliff and you will find an opening.
Bordeira Beach Carrapateira
#6 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Just amazing, wonderful and excellent peace of nature.
It is one of the 'deepest'/largest beaches I've ever been to, halfway from the car park to the water we felt like we were in the desert!! Drive past the main car park and up the hill for amazing views of the beach...
#7 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
He is amazing snd so passionate about nature.
Algar Seco Carvoeiro
#8 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
it is located along the boardwalk and it is one of the amazing artwork of the nature.
You can park at the rocks or walk along the broad walk from Carverio.
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Odeceixe Beach Aljezur
#9 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
We walk at the beach and admire how beautiful nature could be!
Great location within the National Park.
Falesia Beach Olhos de Agua
#10 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Easily reachable by car, you can park nearby, under pinetrees located over the surronding limestone cliffs where you can find lovely trails with a breathtaking view.
He told us about the islands just off Faro and Olhao (around the national park area) and where to get a ferry for a day trip (we had hired a car for a couple of days so were able to get to the ferry port easily).
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Praia Cacela Velha Vila Real de Santo Antonio
#11 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Crabs, fishes, small ponds of sea water, there is a world of adventures to live for the small ones in the middle of the wonderful nature in display in this beach.
When you arrive at Cacela Velha, you can easily park your car.
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#12 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
One of the best beaches in the Algarve, just 10 minutes away from Fuseta by ferry, a pictoresque little trip that allows you to contemplate nature.
A travellers tip. Park your car near one of the train stations at Fuseta and then do the walk on the Island to Armona...catch the Ferry to Olhao, enjoy the promenade when you get there and then walk into town and...
#13 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
I like that you don't have to walk far from the car park to the actual beach which is good for people with mobility problems.
Praia Gale Gale
#14 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
We loved the Praia de Gale as our favourite beach - you can drive (and park all day for free) right up to the beach which is the most divine soft and clean unspoilt sand stretch of miles upon miles - my wife and I...
Wonderful beach for walking with many attractions in the high season plus lots of bars and restaurants but very nice - you can walk from Gale beach to Armacao de Pera alongside sand dunes and past the nature reserve
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#15 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
After a lovelly swim we went on the boardwalk through the nature reserve at the back of the beach Saw variety of birds, dragonflies ad turtles A great day out once past the parking challenges of Algarve beaches.
Park up, walk along the beautiful Boardwalk taking in views of the bird sanctuary and sand dunes, then exit on the stunning tranquil beach and watch the sun set.
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Praia do Carvalho Carvoeiro
#16 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Reaching this delightful beach is a challenge, the roads are dirt tracks but it can be reached by foot from local car parks.
Accessed from lots of steps from a car park, you go through a tunnel carved into the rock.
Amado Beach Carrapateira
#17 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Go and enjoy the peace, the beauty and be at one with nature.
There were lots of mobile homes in the car park but still plenty of space.
Praia Sao Rafael Albufeira
#18 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Recently stayed at the 5 Star Sao Rafael Atlantico Hotel which had access to this Fantastic beach There is also a car park above the beach with Lots of steps down to the beach.
All this area is plenty o nature , rare birds and beautiful view from the top of the hills.
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#19 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
#20 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
beautiful nature
Wonder of nature
Praia da Marinha Carvoeiro
#21 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
A brilliantly relaxing quite traditional place one of the best places I've visited due to the nature and friendliness of everyone we met and dealt with great beach good selection of restaurants and the views along...
Fabulous views from the car park above the beach, well worth walking west along the cliff top for more views.
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#22 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
The beach is awesome, secluded with awesome rock formations and nature.
It offers great views as you walk down the steps from the car park.
#23 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
A must see beautiful beach and island on the edge of the Ria Formosa nature park! Clean beach with turquoise water.
We did a day tour here on a catamaran with a tour guide who was very informative explaining about the different species of birds and nature.
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Praia da Coelha Albufeira
#24 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
It's a little walk from the car park with a narrow path but worth it :) I visit every year
Amazing nature
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#25 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
We visited early September and the weather was perfect 26-33 and the beach was deserted!! Walk through the nature reserve or catch the little train!! Restaurants and beach bars, loungers and sun shades a plenty.
Safe new car park Take the little train or walk a delight Free toilets and shower A choice of little cafe at realistic prices In season lifeguards at hand Then the beach !! Walk for miles or relax what a way to sp...
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Arrifana Beach Aljezur
#26 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
If you have children or have trouble walking , drive down and drop off everyone along with wind breaks, picnics, etc then let the fit driver drive back up to park at the top.
Beautifull nature
Meia Praia Lagos
#27 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Fantastic beach, easy access many free car parks along the stretch of beach.
For a coastal trail or a day at the beach it is a great option for nature lovers.
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#28 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
Bit of a walk down the hill from the car park but definitely worth it!
#29 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
It has excellent access via a boardwalk,from the car park which is outside two good restaurants A Rede which is good for light lunches wraps coffee and delicious cakes and O Ze which is better for more substantial...
Our visit today was perfect for us as a couple we walked along the beach which was deserted late morning, afterwards we enjoyed a coffee and a cake at A Rede cafe near to the car park.
#30 of 152 Nature & Parks in Algarve
We love this beach because you can park (payment required) at the top if the steps leading down to the beach.