Ecovia Litoral 2


Ecovia Litoral do Algarve 2

Ecovia Litoral do Algarve 2

Quinta do Lago - Portimão


San Lorenzo Golf Course

San Lorenzo Golf Course

View over the fairway to the Ria Formosa lagoon and the island of Faro


Quarteira: Lagoon of Almargem

Quarteira: Lagoon of Almargem

The lagoon is seperated from the Atlantic Ocean only by a belt of sand - the beaches of Amargem and Lagoa. On the right side you can see the popular beach bar and restaurant BJ's Oceanside.


Quarteira: Beach

Quarteira: Beach

Quarteira’s beach (Praia de Quarteira) stretches several miles along the promenade, from where there is easy access. The infrastructures and water quality meet the Blue Flag’s high standards.

 

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Vilamoura: Praia da Rocha Baixinha

Vilamoura: Praia da Rocha Baixinha

View from the cliffs of the neighbouring beach Praia da Rocha Baixinha-Poente to eastern direction over the beach towards Vilamoura.


Albufeira: Aerial view

Albufeira: Aerial view

Albufeira, the best known tourist hot spot of the region, marks the beginning of the Western Algarve, that stretches from here until Lagos. The coast is dominated by impressive rock formations, picturesque limestone caves and grottoes, interrupted by many sandy bays and several estuaries.

 

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Albufeira: Marina

Albufeira: Marina

The marina was built in the west of the city at great technical effort. To create access from the sea, one of the natural rocky barriers had to be blown up. The marina is easily reached by car via the Av. dos Descobrimentos.

 

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Ria de Armação: Salgados

Ria de Armação: Salgados

The bay "Ria de Armação" is situated between Galé and the tourist centre Armação de Pêra. The salt marshes provide a refuge for many bird species, and the flat sandy beach, protected by dunes, stretches over several miles. In the background you can see the Salgados golf couse with its unique design.

 

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Armação de Pêra

Armação de Pêra


Lagoa: Aerial view

Lagoa: Aerial view

From the plane you can see that the town of Lagoa is located in the hinterlands, embedded in the fertile landscape of the so called "barrocal".

 

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Ferragudo: View

Ferragudo: View

The arduous path uphill is well worth the effort. There is a great view from the square in front of the church towards the river Arade. In the background you can see the hills of the Serra de Monchique.


Portimao: Aerial view

Portimao: Aerial view

View to the city of Portimão, situated on the estuary mouth of the river Arade. in the foreground left you can see the marina, and the bay of Alvor in the background.

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