Great Portugal beaches
The great Portugal beaches are just one of the many reasons why so many people from all around Europe flock to the Iberian country for their holiday. We’d have a lot to talk about when it comes to what makes Portugal so attractive, however today we’ll focus on just a few of its best beaches, and in a country where there are a lot of great beaches, choosing just a few can be left to the individual preferences of each, however we’ll give you a general idea of what and where.
Vila Praia da Ancora, Costa Verde
The country’s ‘green coast’ stretches from the Spanish border all the way to Porto. The waters of Costa Verde can be quite wild, especially in the off-season which makes it a great place for both windsurfers and surfers. During the high summer season however, the Vila Praia da Ancora is one of the top beaches for sunbathers.
Cascais, Costa de Lisboa
The resort of Cascais is where the capital dwellers go off for their weekend. The main nearby town is called Estoril, and if you’re hanging around Lisbon and you’re looking for a potential day-trip destination, well this is definitely it.
Praia da Rocha, Algarve
The Algarve is by far the most popular region of Portugal with holidaymakers looking for fun in the sea and sand. The Algarve coast has beach after long beach of great fine and sandy fun, and one of the best amongst these is the Praia da Rocha. The thing that sets this one apart from other great Algarve beaches is that it won’t be as crowded as many of the other Algarve beaches, that’s why this is a great choice.
Porto Santo, near Madeira
Porto Santo has a great secluded beach which can only be reached by either cargo boat or a plane, and more-so you will only find a couple of shops and restaurants around the island, it’s a great place for a bit of adventure.