Faro Beach


Faro beach is part of a sandy peninsula stretching from Quinta do Lago to the south area of the Faro county.
It is separated from Faro by the Ria Formosa lagoon, being the access made through a bridge open to traffic, or also by boat.
The access to the accessible beach is made on the east side, next to the camping.

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Accessibility 7/10
Location Praia de Faro - Faro



The acess to beach for handicapped and disabled users is advisable to be by car. Near the beach there are reserved parking spaces where you can park by the beach entrance. Although there is the possibilty to acess the beach by boat that option it is not advisable beacuse the boats are not equiped to support wheelchairs. But in case you chose this option it will be a excelent way to know and enjoy Ria Formosa.



Along the beach area there are several parking lots with reserved parking spaces for handicapped and disabled users  (see GPS data). Near the accesible beach (acess ramp) there ae 3 parking spaces for handicapped and disabled users.


On the path between the parking lot and the accesible beach you will find tarmac and concrete flooring. Only after the acess rampo to the beach there's a boardwalk and to the bathing area a plastic carpet. The acess to the adapted public toilets is made through tarmac and concrete flooring. The existing plastic carpet is located between the beach wheelchair for handicapped and disabled users and the ocean.


The adapter public toilets are located on the Centro Náutico, property of the Faro Municipality. To get there you must go all the way throuh the concrete sidewalk for around 210 metres (see locations on the map bellow). The toilets are wide and allow the movement of a whellchair.

Beach Chair

There is one beach wheelchair for handicapped and disabled users available and it use must be requested to the lifeguards, whom can help you to get to the water.