Description

Located on the Ilha de Faro, towards the south-west side of Faro is Praia de Faro or Faro Beach; the city’s main beach. An island, Praia de Faro has a lagoon on one side and the sea on the other. The beach is popular amongst locals and tourists...more

Faro, Portugal

Profile-image
Loader

Description

Located on the Ilha de Faro, towards the south-west side of Faro is Praia de Faro or Faro Beach; the city’s main beach. An island, Praia de Faro has a lagoon on one side and the sea on the other. The beach is popular amongst locals and tourists for its soft white sand and crystal-clear water. While the beach on the seaward side is quite beautiful and offers a wide variety of activates like windsurfing, kite surfing, jet skiing and sailing, the lagoon side is even more attractive. The lagoon water is great for swimming and is ideal for other water activities, like canoeing and kayaking, too. Visitors to the beach will also be able to find a variety of good cafés and bars, as well as gift shops in the area surrounding the beach.  

Ticket Price

Free

Opening Hour

Throughout the day

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 1 hour or more

Suitable For

Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children

Must See

The lagoon

Prayer Facilities

Muslim visitors to the Praia de Faro will not be able to find prayer facilities. They will therefore have to visit the only known mosque in the city of Faro; the Mesquita de Faro. Muslims visiting the attraction may also be able to find a secluded area on the beach to offer their prayers.  

Halal Food

As mentioned above, locating a restaurant or café near Praia de Faro will not prove to be a problem. Visitors will be able to find a good selection of food outlets in close proximity to the beach. Muslim tourists will also be able to find a few Halal restaurants in the city of Faro. Two restaurants in the city known to serve Halal food include Garrett Snack Bar and Horus Snack Bar.  

  • No Halal dish found.
  • A Guide to London Central Mosque

    London is considered one of the top destinations in the world but to the constant surprise of visitng tourists and inhabitants, it also has an array of beautiful mosques. The first of its kind in London,...

  • Beautiful Mosques of the UAE

    The United Arab Emirates is famous for its towering skyscrapers and amazing architecture. Known for their grand vision, ‘think big’ attitude and pushing the limits, the UAE applies this approach not...

  • Andalusia: An Insight Into Moorish Spain

    Spain, today, is country with a majority population of Christians. But a lesser known fact is that Muslims conquered and ruled a region of the country called Andalusia or Al-Andalus, at the time, for several...

  • Dubai's Most Beautiful Mosques

    As the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), one of the richest and most well-developed Muslim countries in the world, Dubai is an amazing place to visit. As such, it draws...

  • Traveling to Chicago? Here's a Muslim-Friendly Guide

    If you're a Muslim traveler planning visit Chicago, HalalTrip has compiled a Halal-friendly guide to help you out. Here's where you can find Halal food and mosques in Chicago to help ensure that you...



Score from 0 user