Known by tourists both local and international as one of the best beach resorts in the Algarve, Praia de Falesia is the perfect place to visit for sun, sea and sandy toes. The long stretch of beach is characterised by its surrounding steep red cliffs - often likened to a sandy Grand Canyon. Praia de Falesia translates as Beach of Cliffs and is even a hit with people who aren’t mad for beaches.
Cheap holidays to Praia de Falesia are available from most major airports in the UK and since the route is so popular with travellers from this country, there is bound to be the ideal flight waiting for you. Faro is the closest airport, being located around a 40-minute drive from the resort. Make sure you check the CheekyTrip comparison site for more bargains to sunshine destinations all over Europe. Direct flights to this part of the world usually take around 3 hours.
The best time to visit Praia de Falesia is throughout the summer period. This is when tourism is at its peak, the beach is buzzing with activity and the most tourist facilities are open to the public. Temperatures hit the low to mid 30s throughout the summer and then drop off into the teens as winter approaches. Because this resort is mainly comprised of its beach, we recommend a visit when its warm.
Unsurprisingly, the beach is the main attraction of this resort and it is made up of 6km of beautifully soft sands. The sea is clean, the water crystal clear and the all-round conditions make it perfect for a swim. It enjoys the status as the number one beach in Portugal and the twelfth best beach in the whole world due to its immaculate conditions, spectacular surrounding cliffs and luscious greenery. For the best views of the beach, you can take hiking trails along the tops of the cliffs which provide a complete panorama of the picture-perfect region.
Praia de Falesia has a number of excellent accommodation options to choose from including cheap B&Bs, apartments and hotels. There are plenty of top-of-the-range choices to pick from too, including the 5-star Epic Sana Algarve. In terms of restaurants, you can find many of the best near the beach and next to the traditional and peaceful town of Olhos de Agua. In terms of nightlife near the beach resort, you should definitely head to Albufeira, Portugal’s number one party hotspot.
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