Armacao de Pera Beach (Praia Armacao de Pera) Tours
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With its golden sands and sandstone-carved coves, Armacao de Pera Beach (Praia Armacao de Pera) epitomizes the coastal beauty of Portugal’s Algarve. Backed by a fishing village of the same name, the beach is an ideal choice for both families and sun-worshippers: umbrella-shaded sunbeds offer respite from the midday sun while the rocky coves on either side of the beach make for a fun day of exploration.
Departing from Armacao de Pera Beach (Praia Armacao de Pera), tours of The Algarve’s coastline will allow you to discover caves, beaches, and fishing villages by boat, bike, or foot. Families can opt for a pirate ship cruise; mountain bike tours, meanwhile, allow active travelers to go off-road and tackle steep downhill slopes. To enjoy the fishing villages and coves that surround Armacao de Pera Beach at a leisurely pace, opt for a walking tour that focuses on the history of the area.
Things to Know Before You Go
- Bring plenty of sunscreen and a hat—shade is limited.
- You can either bring your own picnic or enjoy fresh seafood at one of the restaurants along the promenade.
- A must-do for families with kids and beach lovers.
How to Get There
Armacao de Pera is located just a short drive west of Albufeira, making it and its beach an ideal day trip. From Albufeira bus station, public buses depart regularly throughout the day and run until evening.
When to Get There
During July and August, when schools throughout Europe are on summer vacation, the beach can become crowded—arrive early to secure your spot on the sand. Visiting the beach at sunset brings fantastic photo opportunities and cool, comfortable temperatures.
Exploring Armacao de Pera on Foot
During the peak hours of sunshine, take a break from the beach and follow the shaded path along the coast to the headland of Nossa Senhora da Rocha. Here, the towering cliffs harbor a medieval fortress and chapel, and provide panoramic views of The Algarve coastline.
Address: Armacao de Pera, Albufeira, Portugal
2 Tours and Activities to Experience Armacao de Pera Beach (Praia Armacao de Pera)
Experience topnotch cycling along the Albufeira coast and countryside on this 4-hour guided mountain bike tour. This tour begins with a ride from old town through the old olive and cork tree filled countryside. You will explore an ancient Roman bridge and then coast down to the nature reserve near Salgados, passing heaps of vineyards along the way. With breathtaking views throughout, this ride is sure to satisfy a country coast craving.
Visit in a comfortable minivan the beautiful beaches of the Algarve like its caves, get to know one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and marvel at the spectacular Benagil Cave, on this tour, we will visit the village of Alcantarilha and its regional beauty together with yours. Church and chapel of Ossos, Marinha beach, Benagil beach, Nossa Senhora da Rocha beach together with Nossa Senhora da Rocha Chapel. This chapel is located inside a fort that dates back to a Roman settlement, close to the current village, a fishing village along the beautiful Algarve coast. The visit also has a traditional fish and fruit market in Armação de Perâ. Places to visit: -Benagil Cave -Benagil Beach - Navy Beach -Capela Nossa Senhora da Rocha -Vila de Alcantarilha -Armação de Pera Market - Traditional Algarve village
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Frequently Asked Questions
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