A vacation in Portugal has to include spending some time by the water. One of the most popular areas in Portugal is the Algarve region in the southern part of the country. Famous for its turquoise waters, and secluded coves, your Portugal summer vacation 2023 is sure to be memorable here. Luckily there are tons of beautiful Portugal beaches all along the coastline. The best way to see it all and be surrounded by its natural beauty is by luxury camping in Portugal.
Better yet, if you’re wanting to try a Portugal road trip, campervan rentals are abundant. Discover the best beaches in Portugal and cool accommodations for your summer vacation 2023! A special European beach getaway awaits.
Check out the best beaches near Porto! Portugal beaches in the North
Along the western coast of Portugal, you’ll find some beautiful places to explore. It may be a bit cooler in this region than the Algarve. However, you’ll find even more great opportunities for kite surfing in Portugal. There are beautiful beaches to visit near Porto! You can pay a visit to São Jacinto Beach, Matosinhos, or even Senhor da Pedra Beach. It has become one of the most romantic beaches in the north and is famous for its yearly festival in June celebrating the ‘lord of the rock’.
As these Portugal beaches tend to be more quiet and secluded, you can easily find some scenic spots to post up your caravan rental. Just you, the open sea, and the sun setting as your backdrop. What could be more special?
Find the best beaches near Lisbon! Holidays by the sea
Located in the central part of the country, the Alentejo beaches have a lot to offer. For some of the best surfing in Portugal, you have to visit the Nazare waves, around an hour and a half drive away from Lisbon. Another easy day trip from Lisbon is Cascais Beach. And when you need a little break from sunbathing on the beach, kayaking, and enjoying the water, you can head south of the city to the cove of Portinho, within the Serra da Arrabida National Park.
Uncover the best beaches near Lagos! Summer 2023
Lagos beaches might be some of the most famous for us glampers and also happens to have easy access to some great nightlife. Just before Lagos, you can visit Sagres. Beaches in Portugal here give the feeling you’re at the end of the world as it’s the southerly point of the country and continental Europe, making it an excellent stop on a Portugal road trip! Make sure to snap a picture of the famous lighthouse. Just near Lagos, you can find the Praia da Luz, Portugal – a popular destination for family holidays. As you head east towards Lagos you’ll find the amazing rocky beaches and coves we know of so well like Carvoeiro Beach, followed by Carvalho Beach, then a little further down is Marinha Beach and the stunning Benegil Beach, home to the Benegil sea cave. Where you can only access it by boat nearby or kayaking into it.
If you’re looking for something a little easier to access from the airport, you can find some great beaches near Faro. Like the wild and secluded Barreta Beach, which you can access by ferry or private water taxi. Heading even further East just before the border of Spain, you’ll run into Albufeira beach which was home to many local fishermen so it’s a wonderful place to indulge in local seafood when you take a break from beach time. With so many beautiful Portugal beaches to explore, of course, it’s no wonder you’ll want to stay in just as beautiful accommodation. So book your beach camping in Portugal today with Glamping Hub!
Curious to find more stunning places to visit in Portugal? Holidays in the sun are calling!