Praia Da Falesia

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  • Address: Aldeia da Falesia, 8200-593 Albufeira, Portugal
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +351-213138370
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Bar, Beach, Golf Course, Walking Area, Food And Drinks, Play, Family And Kids, Adventure Sport, Water Sport, Sand Dunes, Scuba

Praia Da Falesia - Review

The Praia da Falesia, a magnificent 8-kilometre-long beach, boasts of golden sands, transparent waters and a rolling sky marking the horizon, in uncanny resemblance of the generic escapist postcard. A relaxing getaway, this beach is fringed with spectacular orange-red cliffs (from which it gets its name, ‘falesia’ meaning cliffs) and comes with poignant sunset.

Clean and impressively spacious, rest assured that the expensive sunbed you will be tempted to rent will enjoy its own luxurious space and won’t be packed in to the next one. We suggest that you park outside in the public parking lot at the entrance of the street that leads to the Praia da Falesia. From here, descend from the cliff and over the wooden bridge to reward yourself with the views this beach offers.

Lifeguards are scattered along the length of the beach and it doesn’t generally get too crowded. For the adventurous, boat excursions and facilities for watersports are available from Vilamoura and Albufeira at either end of the beach that include scuba diving, windsurfing and water skiing. Vilamoura also has some of the best championship golf courses.

There's plenty of little snack bars dotted along the length of the beach, where you can get some rest and enjoy a beer overlooking the North Atlantic Ocean.

Praia Da Falesia Information

  • Carry sunblock and bottled water as there are bound to be a lot of long walks and frolicking in the sea.
  • The washrooms at the snack bars are pretty clean.
  • Wear comfortable footwear so you can explore the rock-pools and charming little coves along the beach.
  • This is a great beach for running, sunbathing, swimming and spending some time with the family, but not too well-suited to snorkelling because of the fine, golden sand and lack of significant sea life.
  • You can catch a bus to the beach by booking tickets at any local bus ticket shop at a flat fare of EUR 1.40, while a tourist day ticket is EUR 4.

Restaurants Near Praia Da Falesia

  • Snack-Bar/Pastelaria Pingo de Mel
  • Douro Tapas
  • Bar Neptuno

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TripHobo Highlights for Praia Da Falesia

  • Praia Da Falesia Address: Aldeia da Falesia, 8200-593 Albufeira, Portugal
  • Praia Da Falesia Contact Number: +351-213138370
  • Praia Da Falesia Timing: 24-hrs
  • Praia Da Falesia Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Praia Da Falesia(preferred time): 11:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Praia Da Falesia: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Praia Da Falesia

  • 95% of people who visit Albufeira include Praia Da Falesia in their plan

  • 56.23% of people start their Praia Da Falesia visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Praia Da Falesia

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

94.82% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Praia Da Falesia

People normally club together Cathedral Of Faro and Olhos De Agua Beach while planning their visit to Praia Da Falesia.

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Praia Da Falesia, Albufeira Reviews

  • Beautiful picturesque beach that stretches on for a couple of miles. Very popular with locals and tourists. The cliffs are so colourful and uniquely etched with the changing climates. Certainly worth a visit. Walking to the left you will eventually arrive at the Vilamoura Marina where there are a few restaurants to grab lunch or a quick snack. Lovely!

  • Beautiful and amazing beach! Even during the high season you can find your peaceful space. There is also a curious legend about it, that is about a beautiful mermaid that decide to transform herself in the beautiful sand of the beach because she was undecided between the man of the mountain and the man of the sea. The sand of this beach is one of the most impressive as the cliff that are stunning at the sunset time.

  • One of the most amazing beaches / zone in Algarve! Always very crowded during the High Season however in the Low Season it's truly peaceful and uncrowded. One of my favorite places to relax and chill. Please notice that Falésia Beach it's only one section of 'Falésia' because 'Falésia' it's a 5,5km sand and cliff extension.

  • Blue flag beach in Vilamoura. Golden sand and clear water. Loads of space. Lots of life guards. Parking nearby. Kiosks for drinks and food. Safe for kids.

  • It is a special beach. Very narrow, clear fine blue water, on the northside it's a red soil cliff. Definitely worth visiting.

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