West coast beaches in the Algarve
The beaches on the west coast of the Algarve are part of the Costa Vicentina natural park. They are more wild and rugged than beaches on the south coast. Also, they usually have fewer tourists and have more space. If you like nature, then it is highly recommended to explore the beaches on the west coast of the Algarve. Check out any of the following beaches.
Praia da Arrifana
Praia da Arrifana is a long and narrow beach near Aljezur. The beach lies in a small bay and is surrounded by stunning scenery. It attracts many surfers, due to the great surf conditions on this beach.
Praia da Bordeira
Praia da Bordeira is one of the most beautiful beaches on the west coast. It is very big, both in length and width. The beach is actually the longest beach in the municipality of Aljezur. The combination of a stunning beach, a remote location and wild nature make this beach a true gem.