Praia dos Pescadores
Praia dos Pescadores
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  • SMB
    Andover, United Kingdom93 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely beach but needs a clean up
    Lovely place to visit. The old town is full of restaurants and shops with plenty foe everyone. The beach was lovely but it does need a bit of a clean up. I wish it was smoke free as the amount of cigarette butts in the sand was crazy. My 4 year old just keep scoping them up while she was playing. I know it's not everyone's fault but there were alot of bottles and even broken glass. Those running the sun loungers should be doing a thorough clean up but I did see them ignore it as well as the people leaving it behind. Despite that its a lovely beach to stay on.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 27 July 2023
  • Steve_of_N21
    London, United Kingdom3,054 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fisherman’s beach, the main beach of the old town
    Decent area of fine sand located at the bottom of the escalators from the elevated view point. It combines with the beach next to it, Praia de Peneco to form the main beach area for the Old Town. Several sun bed rental areas along its length and if walk to the far end you can always take the Elevator do Peneco back up to the Old Town itself.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 September 2023
  • Aball2011
    Ossett, United Kingdom232 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Love this beach
    Lovely, large clean beach close to Albufeira old town where you will find plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. There were no sun lounges out or any life guards on duty which would have been good has due to it being breezy the waves at times were a bit high. I usually love swimming in the sea here but only went swimming once during our 11 night stay and I thought I was a good swimmer but I struggled getting out as the waves were knocking me off my feet and going over my head and the previous wave was dragging me back under all at the same time which was very scary and by the time I managed to get out it took me a while to get my breath back, despite that it is still my favourite beach on the Algarve and will be back hopefully soon.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 March 2024
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David S
Middlesbrough, UK2,363 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Immediately parallel to the Old Town. Very gritty sand so not particularly nice to walk on. Still very pleasant experience paddling the shore line and basking in the sun.
Written 1 July 2024
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Aball2011
Ossett, UK232 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Lovely, large clean beach close to Albufeira old town where you will find plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. There were no sun lounges out or any life guards on duty which would have been good has due to it being breezy the waves at times were a bit high. I usually love swimming in the sea here but only went swimming once during our 11 night stay and I thought I was a good swimmer but I struggled getting out as the waves were knocking me off my feet and going over my head and the previous wave was dragging me back under all at the same time which was very scary and by the time I managed to get out it took me a while to get my breath back, despite that it is still my favourite beach on the Algarve and will be back hopefully soon.
Written 29 March 2024
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Bal
London, UK15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Lovely beach with plenty of sun beds but do get taken by midday.

Lots of local restaurants and bars!
Written 3 October 2023
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Steve_of_N21
London, UK3,054 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Decent area of fine sand located at the bottom of the escalators from the elevated view point. It combines with the beach next to it, Praia de Peneco to form the main beach area for the Old Town. Several sun bed rental areas along its length and if walk to the far end you can always take the Elevator do Peneco back up to the Old Town itself.
Written 28 September 2023
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Binta
Cork, Ireland231 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
We prefer this beach than Praia da Oura beach because we found it to be more calmer with plenty of space and a lot more family friendly. Lots of restaurants to choose from with fresh seafood
Written 26 August 2023
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SMB
Andover, UK93 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Lovely place to visit. The old town is full of restaurants and shops with plenty foe everyone. The beach was lovely but it does need a bit of a clean up. I wish it was smoke free as the amount of cigarette butts in the sand was crazy. My 4 year old just keep scoping them up while she was playing. I know it's not everyone's fault but there were alot of bottles and even broken glass. Those running the sun loungers should be doing a thorough clean up but I did see them ignore it as well as the people leaving it behind. Despite that its a lovely beach to stay on.
Written 27 July 2023
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Denise E
Weston super Mare, UK55 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
Great stretch of beach lots of sun beds and parasols. £25 for 3 sunbeds and a parasol for the full day. There's cafes and bars scattered along the top of the beach.
Sand does get scorching hot under foot so wet shoes advised especially for kids
Written 7 June 2023
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Sam
15 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
This has all the makings of a lovely beach, clear water, showers, next to a nice little town, lifeguards etc, but it was just so dirty. Thousands of those little polystyrene balls from packing materials, plasters, ice cream wrappers. It was a bit gross. I appreciate on the shoreline it gets washed up and it's not necessarily the people who've used the beach who are responsible but it needs clearing up regardless and people need to take better care of the seas.
Written 3 June 2023
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Cian M
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
A dog took a poo and the sea wasn’t heated enough and my ice cream was very warm I don’t not like this
Written 28 April 2023
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Sidcup, UK1,288 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Friends
We spent a few days at this beach in various places over the 2 days. The beach is lovely with warm golden sand. There are plenty of sun beds to rent. The sea was a bit chilly, but it usually is in Portugal
Written 28 October 2022
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