"Accessible beach, beach for All" 2014 list.

Versão Portuguesa

The National Rehabilitation Institute have disclosure the accessible beaches list for 2014.All the beaches present on this annual list were awarded within “Accessible Beach, Beach for All”, that make known the beaches that unite several terms to be considered accessible.
To be considered accessible beach to people with special needs is necessary that respect strictly:
·         Pedestrian easy access.
·         Ordered Parking cars service to people with disabilities.
·         Access to the bathin area level, ramp mechanical means use
·         Walkways in the sand.
·         Accessible Toilets and accessible first aid.
·         Lifeguard Presence at the beach
 This initiative started in 2004, and is a partnership between several institutions: National Rehabilitation Institute, Water Institute, Tourism of Portugal and the Instituteof Employmentand Vocational Training.

Norte hidrographic region

Caminha

V. Praia de Âncora – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Caminha – Coastal beach

Moledo – Coastal beach

Viana do Castelo

Carreço – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Amorosa – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Esposende

Apúlia – Coastal beach

Marinhas-Cepães – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Póvoa de Varzim

Zona Urbana-Norte – Coastal beach

Zona Urbana-Sul I – Coastal beach

Zona Urbana-Sul II – Coastal beach

Lagoa – Coastal beach

Paimó – Coastal beach

Quião – Coastal beach

Fragosa – Coastal beach

Vila do Conde

Mindelo – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Vila Chã (Moreiró) – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Frente Urbana-Sul (Turismo) – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Labruge – costeira – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Matosinhos

Pedras do Corgo – Coastal beach

Matosinhos – Coastal beach

Quebrada – Coastal beach

Aterro – Coastal beach

Angeiras-Norte – Coastal beach

Angeiras-Sul – Coastal beach

Agudela – Coastal beach

Porto

Homem do Leme – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Vila Nova de Gaia

Aguda – Coastal beach

Miramar – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Canide-Norte – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Senhor da Pedra – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Valadares-Sul – Coastal beach

Espinho

Espinho-Baía – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Espinho-Rua 37 – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Braga

Adaúfe – River beach

Merelim – S. Paio – River beach

Freixo-de-Espada-à-Cinta

Congida – River beach – Coastal beach – amphibibous chair available

Macedo de Cavaleiros

Fraga da Pegada – Albufeira do Azibo – River beach amphibibous chair available

Ribeira – Albufeira do Azibo – River beach

Ponte da Barca

Ponte da Barca (Rio Lima) – River beach

Marco de Canaveses

Bitetos – River beack

Fafe

Albufeira Queimada – River beach

Póvoa de Lanhoso

Verim – River beach – amphibibous chair available

Centro hidrographic region

Ovar

Furadouro – Coastal

Esmoriz – Coastal

Murtosa

Torreira – Coastal

Monte Branco – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Aveiro

São Jacinto – Coastal –amphibibous chair available

Ílhavo

Barra –Coastal amphibibous chair available

Costa Nova – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Vagos

Vagueira – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Areão – Coastal –  amphibibous chair available

Mira

Mira – Coastal –  amphibibous chair available

Cantanhede

Tocha – Coastal –  amphibibous chair available

Figueira da Foz

Quiaios – Coastal

Buarcos – Coastal –  amphibibous chair available

Torre do Relógio – Coastal

Pombal

Osso da Baleia – Coastal –  amphibibous chair available

Leiria

Pedrógão – Coastal –  amphibibous chair available

Marinha Grande

Vieira – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Guarda

Aldeia Viçosa – River beach –  amphibibous chair available

( please see also  Tejo e Oeste Hidrographic Region)

Arganil

Pomares – River beach

Sever do Vouga

Quinta do Barco – River beach –  amphibibous chair available

Lousã

Bogueira – River beach –  amphibibous chair available

Graça – River beach

Piedade – River beach

Penela

Louçaínha – River beach

Penacova

Reconquinho – River beach

Góis

Canaveias – River beach

Peneda/ Pêgo Escuro – River beach

Coimbra

Palheiros e ZorroRiver beach –  amphibibous chair available

Oliveira Hospital

Avô (Ilha do Picoto) – River beach

Alvoço das Varzeas – River beach

Seia

Lapa dos Dinheiros – River beach

Vila Nova à Coelheira – River beach

Vale de Cambra

Rio Caima – Burgães – River beach

TEJO E OESTE HIDROGRAPHIC REGION

Caldas da Rainha

Praia do Mar – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Foz do Arelho-Lagoa – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Nazaré

Nazaré – Coastal

Peniche

Medão-Supertubos – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Baleal-Sul – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Lourinhã

Areia Branca – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Valmitão – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Areal-Sul – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Peralta – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Alcobaça

São Martinho do Porto – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Paredes de Vitória – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Torres Vedras

Santa Rita-Norte – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Centro (Santa Cruz) – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Santa Helena – Coastal

Navio – Coastal

Santa Rita-Sul – Coastal

Foz do Sizandro – Coastal

Mafra

Foz do Lizandro-Mar – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

São Lourenço – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Porto da Calada – Coastal

Algodio – Coastal

Ribeira de Ilhas – Coastal – amphibibous chair available(New)

Sintra

Adraga – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Maçãs – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Cascais

Poça – Coastal

Tamariz – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Conceição – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Carcavelos – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Almada

Tarquínio-Paraíso – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Sesimbra

Moinho de Baixo (Meco) – Coastal

(please see also  Alentejo Hidrographic Region)

Castanheira de Pêra

Poço Corga – River beach

Oleiros

Açude do Pinto – River beach

Guarda

Valhelhas – River beach

(please see also Centro Hidrographic Region)

Mação

Carvoeiro (Mação) – River beach – amphibious chair available

Gavião

Quinta do Alamal – River beach – amphibious chair available

Sertã

Ribeira Grande – River beach

Pampilhosa da Serra

Janeiro de Baixo – River beach

Pampilhosa de Serra – River beach

 ALENTEJO  HIDROGRAPHIC REGION

Sesimbra

Ouro – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

(please see also  Tejo e Oeste Hidrographic region)

Setúbal

Figueirinha – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Grândola

Comporta – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Tróia-Mar – Coastal

 Pêgo – Coastal

Carvalhal – Coastal

Melides – Coastal

Santiago do Cacém

Costa de Santo André – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

 Sines

Vasco da Gama – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

São Torpes – Coastal

Odemira

Praia das Furnas – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Carvalhal – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Zambujeira do Mar – Coastal

Mértola

Albufeira da Tapada Grande – River beach – amphibibous chair available

ALGARVE HIDROGRAPHIC REGION

Aljezur

Monte Clérigo – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Vila do Bispo

Salema – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Lagos

Meia Praia – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Luz – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Porto de Mós – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Batata – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Portimão

Vau – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Rocha – Coastal

Alvor-Nascente (Três Irmãos) – Coastal

Alvor-Poente – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Lagoa

Carvoeiro – Coastal

Senhora da Rocha – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Silves

Barcos/Armação de Pêra-Nascente – Coastal

Praia Grande-Nascente – Coastal

Albufeira

Rocha Baixinha-Nascente – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Rocha Baixinha-Poente – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Barranco das Belharucas – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Salgados – costeira – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Manuel Lourenço – Coastal

Maria Luísa – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Galé-Leste – Coastal

Galé-Oeste – Coastal

Olhos d’ Água – Coastal

Oura – Coastal

Peneco – Coastal

Pescadores – Coastal

Santa Eulália – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Loulé

Vilamoura – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Quarteira – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Vale de Lobo – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Garrão-Poente – Coastal

Loulé Velho – Coastal

Forte Novo – Coastal

Faro

Faro-Mar – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Olhão

Fuzeta-Ria – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Tavira

Barril – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Castro Marim

Praia Verde – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Alagoa/Altura – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Cabeço (Retur) – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Vila Real Santo António

Manta Rota – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Lota – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Monte Gordo – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Santo António – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Alcoutim

Pego Fundo – River beach   amphibibous chair available

 AZORES AUTONOMIC REGION

SÃO MIGUEL:

Ponta Delgada

Milícias – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Poços de São Vicente Ferreira – Coastal

Vila Franca Campo

Vinha da Areia – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Prainha de Água D’Alto –  Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Ribeira Grande

Areal de Santa Bárbara – Coastl

Praia dos Moinhos – Coastal

Zona Balnear das Poças da Ribeira Grande – Coastal– mechanical device forpool access available

Povoação

Praia do Fogo (Ribeira Quente) – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Lagoa

Zona Balnear da Lagoa – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

SANTA MARIA:

Vila do Porto

Anjos – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Praia da Vitória

Zona Balnear dos Biscoitos – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Porto Martins – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Grande – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

GRACIOSA:

Santa Cruz da Graciosa

Praia (São Mateus) – Coastal

MADEIRA AUTONOMIC REGION

MADEIRA:

Machico

Banda d’Além – Coastal * amphibibous chair available

Santana

Ribeira do Faial – Coastal

Santa Cruz

Palmeiras – Coastal

Garajau – Coastal

Calheta

Calheta –  Coastal – amphibibous chair available

Funchal

Clube Naval do Funchal – Coastal –  mechacnical device for pool access available

Complexo Balnear de Ponta Gorda-Poças do Governador – Goastal– mechacnical device for pool access available

Formosa – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

PORTO SANTO:

Porto Santo

Fontinha – Coastal – amphibibous chair available

(*) Beach waiting for confirmation.

For further information about the beaches localization please access www.getportugal.com/en or www.maps.google.com

Source: www.inr.pt

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