Western Algarve Coastline

Image gallery of the rocky coast of the Algarve Barlavento from the sandstone cliffs near Albufeira in the east to the rock formations of the Gold Coast (Costa d'OIro) of the bay of Lagos


Praia da Falésia-Pine Cliffs

Praia da Falésia-Pine Cliffs

The finest part of the Falésia beach is located below the name-giving cliffs of the Pine Cliffs Resort, the most complete holiday & golf resort in Portugal.


Praia dos Arrifes: Restaurant A Sardinha

Praia dos Arrifes: Restaurant A Sardinha

Algarve coast west of Albufeira


Western Algarve: Praia do Castelo

Western Algarve: Praia do Castelo

The surrounding area with grottos and carves of yellow and brown limestone is a popular target for boat tours from Vilamoura and other neighbouring destinations.


Ria de Armação

Ria de Armação

In the background you can see the silhouette of the tourist hot spot Armação de Pêra.


Carvoeiro: Rock formation

Carvoeiro: Rock formation

This pectacular rock formation on the Algarvian coast between Carvoeiro and Ferragudo is one of the most popular photo scenes.


Rio Arade and Ferragudo

Rio Arade and Ferragudo

The estuary mouth of the river Arade near Ferragudo. In the background you can see Portimão and the hills of the Serra de Monchique.


Ria do Alvor

Ria do Alvor

The bay of Alvor between Portimão and Lagos at low tide.


Praia dos Três Castelos

Praia dos Três Castelos

View to the western part of the beach near Praia da Rocha.


Ponta de Piedade

Ponta de Piedade

Spectacular rock formation at the Ponta de Piedade on the so called "Golden Coast" in the bay of Lagos.


Ponta da Piedade, Grottoes

Ponta da Piedade, Grottoes

The grottoes below Ponta da Piedade are a popular tourist attraction, especially during the summer season.

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