Praia da Galé – General information
Praia da Galé is a beach near the town of Albufeira. The beach actualy consists of an eastern (leste) and western (oeste) part. The western part of the beach is wide and open, while the eastern side of the beach is more narrow and is characterized by rock formations. The beach is 4 kilometres west of Albufeira, and is located between Albufeira and Armação de Pêra. Praia da Galé has been rated as the #4 thing to do in Albufeira by TripAdvisor. Just reading the reviews will make you want to go visit this beach as soon as possible.
The beach has soft sand and is surrounded by a beautiful scenery, consisting of rock formations and nature. The beach is also very clean. On the east side of the beach, the sea is quite shallow and there are natural pools in the water, in between the rocks. This makes this part of the beach especially suitable for families with young children. On the eastern side of the beach one can also visit caves. The west side of the beach is great for water sports, like surfing or jet skiing. The beach is also great for long walks along the beach. There are several beach bars on the beach, so you could have a little stop on the way.
It is possible to experience this beach right now, with a 360 degree picture.
How to get there
To get to Praia da Galé, you can enter the following address in your GPS: Estrada da Galé, Albufeira.
Praia da Galé – Facilities
The area around the beach is relatively peaceful, compared to Albufeira. However, many people visit the beach during the day, while in the evening they enjoy themselves in a restaurant in nearby Albufeira.
Facilities in Praia da Galé:
• Restaurant: yes
• Bar/club: yes
• Toilet: yes
• Shower: yes
• Water sports: yes
• Sunbeds: yes
• Parking: yes
• Lifeguards: yes
• Blue flag beach: yes