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Algarve Beaches

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Blue Flag The Blue Flag
A high number of the Algarve's beaches have been rewarded with the Blue Flag which ensures high quality and safety.
The criteria for a beach to obtain the Blue Flag are: Environmental Education and Information, Water Quality, Environmental Management, Safety and Services.
Extended information about the Blue Flag criteria:

All Algarve beaches with a blue flag

Green Flag
Allowed to swim
Yellow Flag
Swimming is prohibited
Red Flag
Prohibited to enter the water
Blue White Flag
Beach temporarily unsupervised - © since 1999