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Vau Beach (Portimao) has a nice sandy area, surrounded by smooth cliffs.

This is a beach preferred by families for its tranquillity and for the healthy waters and the mud from the red cliffs.

How to get here
In the Avenida V3, exit in direction to Vau.

Facilities
Car parking, Restaurants; Toilets; Health Centre during summer time; Blue Flag Beach

Portimão has a rich history, based mainly to and in the ocean, land of fish and fishermen, with several occupancies since pre-historical times.
This region has a cosmopolitan atmosphere of an international tourism destination: this is the Algarve of beach holidays in the sun. However, Portimão and its municipality have much more to offer: a rich heritage of historical monuments; the eternal natural beauty of the Ria de Alvor; the charm of cultivated fields, of slopes covered with pine trees and wild flowers; the allure of walking up into the hills and looking down on the Algarve from a new perspective.
In the last three decades tourism has been the motor driving Portimão's economy and the city can now claim to be the second most populous in the Algarve.

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