Map of Faro beaches

The coastline of Faro has 6 oceanic beaches — 4 beaches supported with lifeguard during its bathing season and 2 wild beaches.

The Federação Portuguesa de Naturismo ranked Praia da Barreta (Mar) Beach as Official Naturist Beach. However, bathers also go to Praia da Culatra (Mar) Beach to practice naturism.

Along the shoreline of this county is the parish of Montenegro and Sé.

If you want to visit special protected areas you can go to Parque Natural da Ria Formosa.

Usually, bathing season begins on June 15 and ends on September 15.