Praia Verde is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Algarve. The name actually translates to Green Beach, which is most likely chosen because of the abundance of green trees and bushes that surrounds the beach. Praia Verde beach is situated in Eastern Algarve, close to the Spanish border in between the popular towns of Monte Gordo and Tavira. The beach is highly rated on TripAdvisor. According to the TripAdvisor community, Praia Verde Beach is the #1 thing to do near Castro Marim.
Praia Verde beach is accessed via a long wooden stairway.
The beach is beloved because of its rock-free soft sand that is almost white.
To access Praia Verde beach you drive uphill and find a car park where you can park for free. From there on you continue walking and pass a square with a number of excellent restaurants, a club called Clube Praia Verde and shops.
For the beach view restaurants, you can choose between the elegant Pezinhos na Areia or sushi restaurant Well.
For the best hotel accommodation stay in the Praia Verde Boutique Hotel. This four star hotel resort sits in perfect harmony with its preserved natural environment.
Praia Verde has many beautiful venues and has become a popular wedding location. The green nature in combination with the beach makes it the perfect choice for many couples who like to have an outdoor wedding.
Praia Verde is more than a beautiful paradise beach. The area is popular for biking and hiking. We recommend to explore the castle and fort in Castro Marim and visit Vila Real de San Antonio, the town that sits aside the river that separates Portugal from Spain.
Facilities in Praia Verde:
• Restaurants: yes
• Bars: yes
• Club: yes
• Toilet: yes
• Shower: yes
• Water sports: yes
• Sunbeds: yes
• Free parking: yes
• Lifeguards: yes
• Blue flag beach: no