Faro District, Portugal

Fisherman's Beach

Fisherman's Beach, Armação de Pêra is a well-known beach resort in the Algarve region of Portugal. Once a small fishing village, it has evolved into a bustling tourist hotspot while maintaining the allure of its traditional fisherman's houses in the old part of town. The beach in front of these houses is a preferred location for sunbathing. The eastern part of the beach, referred to as Pescadores (Fisherman's) Beach, continues to be a hub for fishing activities such as net repairs and fish sales. The beach is known for its calm sea, making it an excellent spot for swimming. It is particularly busy during the summer season, attracting a large number of visitors. Despite its popularity, it provides ample space, marking it as a family-friendly destination. The natural beauty of the beach and its surroundings is a significant attraction, although littering, particularly cigarette butts, has been a concern affecting the overall cleanliness of the beach. Fisherman's Beach offers a range of amenities to its visitors. These include sunshade rental, small craft hire, and outdoor parking. There are also a number of eateries, particularly those specializing in fish dishes, and a bar. The beach is also equipped with facilities such as the Red Cross for first aid services if needed. The beach is easily accessible, with the town being just a short walk away. Additionally, most of the cafés in the vicinity allow free use of their toilets. Besides being a place for relaxation and recreation, Fisherman's Beach is also a working beach, with fishermen often seen engaging in their trade, adding to the unique charm of the location.

What to do at Fisherman's Beach?


Fisherman's Beach amenities include parking and toilet.


You can enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the bars situated on the beach.


Best restaurants near Fisherman's Beach include Davi Snack Bar, NANA on the Beach, The Tasty pizza & kebab Armação de Pêra, A Pipa Restaurant, Jony's, Papa & Companhia and Arte Náutica Beach Restaurant.

Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight the calmness and family-friendly nature of the beach, with many appreciating the ample space and serene sea, perfect for swimming. The beach's location in Armação de Pêra is also praised, with its beautiful surroundings and the nearby town within a short walking distance. However, complaints were made about the beach being crowded during the summer season and the presence of litter, particularly cigarette butts.

Where is Fisherman's Beach?

Latitude: 37.100431 / Longitude: -8.3571788

Fisherman's Beach is located in Faro District. The following map of Fisherman's Beach shows the exact location.

Where to Stay near Fisherman's Beach?

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