Portugal boasts a warm and pleasant climate, as well as 900 km of coast and a diverse landscape making it the perfect all year round destination. With the long beaches in the North and centre of Portugal, perfect for practising a range of watersports, as well as the magnificent Alentejo coast and the vibrant beaches in the Algarve, the most difficult thing to do is decide where to go... If you're a nature lover, you'll also love the beautiful Azores and Madeira Islands, home to some authentic natural gems.
Discover the best beaches in Portugal with eDreams.
The best beach for families:
This lovely beach, located on a beautiful bay, boasts calm and transparent waters. It also features numerous shops and restuarants making it the perfect beach for a day out with the family. It is ideal for younger children who can enjoy a dip whilst their parents relax on the warm sands or enjoy a refreshing drink on a terrace looking pleasantly out to sea.
The best beach for nature lovers:
A natural pool, located in the crater of a volcano boasting transparent waters, allows visitors to discover the mysterious underwater world of this beautiful nature reserve. Welcome to the Islet of Vila Franca, a paradise for those who love to take a dip amidst wild nature.
The best beach for party animals:
Praia da Falésia is perfect for watching the sunset before enjoying a long night of partying. Albufeira is one of the most vibrant destinations in the beautiful Algarve region, with its wide selection of bars, restaurants and clubs thus guaranteeing an entertaining night out right until the early hours of the morning.
The best beaches for water sports enthusiasts:
It's not by coincidence that Guincho beach hosts some of the biggest international surf, windsurf and kitesurf competitions. This is owed to the strong North winds and impressive waves, heaven for water sports enthusiasts allured there from across the world.
The best beaches for swimming:
At the Lido swimming pool complex there is a little something for everyone. You can bathe in the calm waters of the seawater pools or opt for a swim in the waters of the Atlantic ocean. Lido also features a diving centre for those who would like to discover the region's magnificent marine life.
*Terms and conditions
Purchase until the 31st of December, 2015. Changes: Permitted from £45 onwards. Cancellations and refunds: Not permitted.