Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

Praia Barranco das Belharucas

The Praia Barranco das Belharucas beach, located approximately 5 kilometers east of Albufeira in Portugal, boasts a sandy terrain and is staffed with a trained lifeguard, making it an ideal destination for families with children. This beach derives its name from the little European bee-eater birds that nest in the cliff side, creating a unique wilderness experience. During low tide, visitors can witness spectacular rock formations that resemble pools, which often capture fish, providing an interesting spectacle. This natural wonder can also be admired from the local bars and restaurants. Visitors can also enjoy other amenities such as loungers, restrooms, showers, and parking.

What to do at Praia Barranco das Belharucas?


Praia Barranco das Belharucas amenities include parking, toilet, shower and loungers.


Best bars near Praia Barranco das Belharucas include Maré at Pine Cliffs, Mirador Champagne Bar, Snack-bar Falésia, Cafe Del Sol Snack/Cocktail Bar, Bluum Bar, Gallean Bar, Black Cat's Bar and Oasis Sports Bar & Cocktail.


Best restaurants near Praia Barranco das Belharucas include Restaurante Il Basilico Algarve, Corda Café, O Pescador, Zest - Mind, Body & Soul, Maré at Pine Cliffs, Rustico, Restaurant O'Cantil and Hugo Tapas.

Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight that the beach is perfect for families with kids as the waters are shallow, clean, and clear. Visitors liked that the beach is free and didn't feel crowded, but complained about the queues at the two restaurants. The spectacular cliff view from the beach is also a highlight, and visitors loved the easy access to the top of the cliff.

Where is Praia Barranco das Belharucas?

Latitude: 37.09027832 / Longitude: -8.17989528

Praia Barranco das Belharucas is located in Albufeira. The following map of Praia Barranco das Belharucas shows the exact location.

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