Western Algarve: Beaches with Blue Flag 2016

Images of the Algarve beaches in the municipalities of Portimão and Lagos, awarded by the FEE with a Blue Flag
Saturday, 07 May 2016 | Beaches


In 2016 the FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education) has awarded 88 beaches in the Algarve with its quality label, the “Blue Flag”, among them eleven in the municipalities of Portimão und Lagos. Here you will find images of all these awarded beaches from Praia da Rocha on the estuary of the river Arade in the east to Praia da Luz in the west.

  • Praia da Rocha
  • Praia dos Três Castelos
  • Praia do Vau
  • Praia do Alvor Nascente (“Três Irmãos”)
  • Praia do Alvor Poente
  • Meia Praia
  • Praia da Batata
  • Praia da Dona Ana
  • Praia do Camilo
  • Praia do Porto de Mós
  • Praia da Luz

The Blue Flag is an exclusive ecological quality label, internationally recognized for high environmental standards as well as the quality of sanitary installations and security in the area of beaches and marinas. The Blue Flag is only awarded for the period of the actual season.