Falesia Beach, Algarve

Falesia Beach is a very long (more than 6 km) sandy beach located Vilamoura and Albufeira in Algarve region of Portugal.

It is a popular destination for the beach lovers. The Falesia beach also has some premium golf courses for golfers and offers a variety of facilities and activities to the tourists.

How to Get There

By taxi or bus
To reach Algarve, visitors can take a taxi transfer from the Faro airport. Also, bigger groups can hire a bus.

By train
Tourists can take a train to the town of Albufeira from the Faro airport and then proceed towards the Falesia beach.

By car
The beach can be reached by car. The distance from the Faro airport is about 30 km. Hence, a trip will take a half and an hour drive from the airport.

On the Beach

  • The beach is safely guarded and monitored by lifeguards in Falesia. Any mishap at the sea can be immediately reported for prompt rescue.
  • Tourists can enjoy a wide range of water sports at Falesia like scuba diving, water-skiing, and windsurfing. Boat rides are available for tourists from the towns of Vilamoura and Albufeira (the ends of the Falesia beach). Any gear and equipment is also can be hired there.
  • Some parts of the beach have an uneven terrain with cliffs and hills. However, the beach is accessible for the disabled people, as there is lift along with boardwalks making it easy for people on wheelchairs.
  • Changing rooms are available near the beach vicinity.
  • Public toilets are there near the town and beach vicinity.
  • There are umbrellas and sunbeds on hire.
  • Tourists with cars can have them parked at the parking area located on the top of the hilly cliff at the beach.

Lodging and Dining

A tourist can find many resorts, cafes, bars, souvenir shops in the vicinity of the beach.
Some of the popular restaurants where tourists can enjoy good food and drinks near Falesia beach are:

  • Yakuza by Olivier: Offering Asian and authentic Japanese cuisine.
  • – Adega DeCosta: Just a 5 min walk from Falesia beach, this restaurant offers delicious & authentic Portuguese food.

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Hotels near the beach

Some popular lodging options in Albufeira are:

  • Luna Alpinus
    4-star hotel
  • Pine Cliffs Hotel
    4 stars
  • Epic Sana Algarve Hotel
    5 stars
  • Falesia Hotel
    4 stars
  • Vale Do Lobo Resort
    5 stars
  • Porto Bay Falésia Hotel
    4 stars


  • Lifeguard
  • Toilets
  • Car Parking
  • Watersports
  • Changing Rooms
  • Showers
  • Sunbeds
  • Umbrellas
This beach also may be known as:
  • Praia da Falesia

Beach on the map

Aldeia da Falésia, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-593, Portugal