Armação de Pêra Beaches

Image gallery of the beaches in and around the holiday destination Armação de Pêra west of Albufeira - Praia Grande, Armação, Pescadores, Olival, Vila Vita Parc, Sra. da Rocha


Praia de Armação de Pêra

Praia de Armação de Pêra

Aerial view to the endless sandy beach of Armação de Pêra and the cluster of hotels and large apartment complexes. In the background you can see the bay Ria de Armação and the salt marshes of Salgados.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Praia de Armação de Pêra

Praia de Armação de Pêra

View from the western exit to the beach and hotels of Armação de Pêra


Armação de Pêra: Holiday Inn Algarve

Armação de Pêra: Holiday Inn Algarve


Armação de Pêra: Praia Grande

Armação de Pêra: Praia Grande

View from the beach Praia Grande in western direction towards the tourist centre Armação de Pêra.


Praia Grande

Praia Grande

The endless sandy beach stretches over several miles between the salt marshes of Salgaos and the tourist centre Armação de Pêra, seperated by dunes from the wasteland of the Ria de Armação.


Armação de Pêra: Praia dos Pescadores

Armação de Pêra: Praia dos Pescadores


Armação de Pêra: Praia dos Pescadores

Armação de Pêra: Praia dos Pescadores

Praia dos Pescadores means beach of the fishermen - this eastern part of the beach was used by the fishermen from Pêra to store their equipment. ("armação" is the Portuguese word for their cottages). Some of these can still be found here.


Praia do Vale Olival

Praia do Vale Olival

This popular beach is loated in a well protected rocka bay west of Armação de Pêra.


Praia do Vale de Olival

Praia do Vale de Olival

The beach is situated west of the main beach of Armacao de Pêra.


Praia do Vale de Olival

Praia do Vale de Olival

In the foreground you can see the cottages of the local fishermen.


Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa

Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa


Vila Vita Parc: Praia dos Tremoços

Vila Vita Parc: Praia dos Tremoços

View from the cliffs above the beach towards eastern direction to Praia Grande, Salgados and Galé.


Vila Vita Parc: Praia dos Tremoços

Vila Vita Parc: Praia dos Tremoços

The beach is well protected by steep cliffs. In the background you can see Armação de Pêra.


Vila Vita Parc: Praia dos Tremoços

Vila Vita Parc: Praia dos Tremoços

The beach is situated in a small rocky bay below the resort. Like in many other places of the rocky Algarve coast there is a certain rock fall hazard. The infrastructure provided by the hotel, for free, includes a lifeguard on duty, as well as sunshades and towels.


Sra. da Rocha

Sra. da Rocha

This little chapel, situated on a small rocky outcrop some miles west of Armação de Pêra, is one of the landmarks of the Algarve coastline.


Praia da Sra. da Rocha

Praia da Sra. da Rocha

Due to its excellent infrastructure the beach on the opposite side of the chapel is much more frequented.

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