Praia do Inatel – General information
Praia do Inatel is situated slightly east of the old town of Albufeira. One the east the beach is bordered by Praia dos Alemães and on the west it is bordered by Praia dos Pescadores. The beach is about 800 meter long an almost half a kilometre wide during low tide.
The name Inatel refers to the first building, which was built directly on the beach. The building belongs to Inatel, which is a Portuguese hotel chain of social tourism. It still dominates the beach and the hotel is quite popular. A second hotel of this chain has been built a few hundred meters upwards. Inatel beach can be a crowded beach, especially during summer months. The most crowded part is near the Inatel hotel. The beach is also popular with (Portuguese) families with children.
From Praia do Inatel you can continue walking to the next beach, which is Praia dos Pescadores. Also the old town of Albufeira is a walking distance away from the beach (10 minutes walk). At the end of the afternoon is the best time of the day for a nice walk along the beach.
To get you even more excited about this beach, it is possible to view a 360 degree picture of this beach.
How to get there
The address of the Inatel hotel is Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Albufeira. The beach is located right behind the Inatel hotel.
Praia do Inatel – Facilities
Facilities in Praia do Inatel:
• Restaurant: yes
• Bar/club: yes
• Toilet: yes
• Shower: yes
• Water sports: yes
• Sunbeds: yes
• Parking: yes, near Avenida Infante Dom Henrique
• Lifeguards: yes
• Blue flag beach: yes