Accessible Beaches in 2016



Portugal is extremely known to have a full coast of magnificent beaches as in the islands than on the mainland, and within the country. Take a look at the accessible beaches list, from North to South, the Azores and Madeira in 2015, choose the one you want and enjoy !!
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“Accessible Beach, Beach for All” Flag.

The National Institute of Rehabilitation has made available a list of accessible beaches to the year 2015. All beaches present this annual list were awarded under the project “Accessible Beach, Beach for All,” which makes known the beaches that bring together the various conditions to be considered accessible.
For a beach to be considered accessible to people with special needs, it is necessary to strictly observe the following requirements:
• Easy Pedestrian access;
• Ordered Parking with places for cars in the service of people with disabilities;
• Access level bathing area, ramp or using mechanical means;
• Walkways on the sand;
• Accessible toillets,
• First aid accessible Post.
•Lifeguard existence at the beach
The program “Accessible Beach, Beach for All” initiative this year celebrates 10 years. It is the result of several partner institutions being National Rehabilitation Institute, the Water Institute, Turismo de Portugal and the Institute of Employment and Vocational Training.
Beach Season 2015
Portuguese bathing areas classified as accessible under the Program
“Accessible Beach, Beach for All!”
 NORTH Hidrographic Region
Caminha
Vila Praia de Âncora – Coast with beach trotter
Caminha – Coast with beach trotter
Moledo – Coast beach
Viana do Castelo
Carreço – Coast with beach trotter
Amorosa – Coast with beach trotter
Esposende
Apúlia – Coast with beach trotter
 Marinhas-Cepães – Coast with beach trotter
Póvoa de Varzim
Zona Urbana Norte – Coast with beach trotter
Zona Urbana Sul I – Coast beach
Zona Urbana Sul II – Coast beach
Lagoa – Coast with beach trotter
Paimó – Coast beach
Quião – Coast beach
Fragosa – Coast beach
Vila do Conde
Mindelo – Coast with beach trotter
Vila Chã (São Paio) – Coast with beach trotter
Frente Urbana Sul (Turismo) – Coast with beach trotter
Frente Urbana Sul (N.ª Sr.ª da Guia) – Coast with beach trotter
Labruge – Coast with beach trotter
Matosinhos
Pedras do Corgo – Coast with beach trotter
Memória – Coast with beach trotter
Marreco – Coast with beach trotter
Matosinhos – Coast with beach trotter
Quebrada – Coast with beach trotter
Aterro – Coast with beach trotter
Angeiras Norte – Coast with beach trotter
Angeiras Sul – Coast with beach trotter
Agudela – Coast with beach trotter
Funtão – Coast with beach trotter
Leça da Palmeira – Coast with beach trotter
Porto
Homem do Leme – Coast with beach trotter
Vila Nova de Gaia
Aguda – Coast with beach trotter
Miramar – Coast with beach trotter
Canide Norte – Coast with beach trotter
Senhor da Pedra – Coast with beach trotter
Valadares Sul – Coast beach
Espinho
Espinho – Baía – Coast with beach trotter
Espinho – Rua 37 – Coast with beach trotter
Braga
Adaúfe – River beach with wheelchair
Merelim – S. Paio – River beach with wheelchair
Freixo-de-Espada-à-Cinta
Congida – River beach with wheelchair
Macedo de Cavaleiros
Fraga da Pegada (Albufeira do Azibo) – River beach with wheelchair
Ribeira (Albufeira do Azibo) – River beach with wheelchair
 Ponte da Barca
Ponte da Barca – River beach with wheelchair
 Marco de Canaveses
Bitetos – River beach with wheelchair
Póvoa de Lanhoso
Verim – River beach with wheelchair
 CENTRE HIDROGRAPHIC REGION
Ovar
Furadouro – Coast beach
Esmoriz – Coast with beach trotter
Cortegaça – Coast beach
Murtosa
Torreira – Coast with beach trotter
Monte Branco – Coast with beach trotter
Aveiro
São Jacinto – Coast with beach trotter
Ílhavo
Barra – Coast with beach trotter
Costa Nova – Coast with beach trotter
Vagos
Vagueira – Coast with beach trotter
Areão – Coast with beach trotter
Mira
Mira – Coast with beach trotter
Cantanhede
Tocha – Coast with beach trotter
Figueira da Foz
Quiaios – Coast beach
Buarcos – Coast with beach trotter
Torre do Relógio – Coast beach
Pombal
Osso da Baleia – Coast with beach trotter
Leiria
Pedrógão – Coast with beach trotter
Marinha Grande
Vieira – Coast with beach trotter
Guarda
Aldeia Viçosa – River beach with wheelchair –
(consultar este Concelho também na Região Hidrográfica do Tejo e Oeste)
Arganil
Pomares – River beach with wheelchair
Sever do Vouga
Quinta do Barco – River beach with wheelchair Lousã
Bogueira – River beach with wheelchair
Graça – River beach with wheelchair
Piedade – River beach with wheelchair
Penela
Louçaínha – River beach with wheelchair
Penacova
Reconquinho – River beach with wheelchair
Góis
Canaveias – River beach with wheelchair
Peneda/Pêgo Escuro – River beach with wheelchair
Coimbra
Palheiros e Zorro – River beach with wheelchair
Oliveira Hospital
Avô – River beach with wheelchair
Alvoco das Várzeas – River beach with wheelchair
Seia
Lapa dos Dinheiros – River beach with wheelchair
Vila Nova à Coelheira – River beach with wheelchair
TEJO E OESTE HIDROGRAPHIC REGION
Caldas da Rainha
Praia do Mar – Coast with beach trotter
Foz do Arelho – Lagoa – Coast with beach trotter
Nazaré
Nazaré – Coast beach
Peniche
Medão – Supertubos – Coast with beach trotter
Baleal – Sul – Coast with beach trotter
Lourinhã
Areia Branca – Coast with beach trotter
Valmitão – Coast with beach trotter
Areal Sul – Coast with beach trotter
Peralta – Coast with beach trotter
Alcobaça
São Martinho do Porto – Coast with beach trotter
Paredes de Vitória – Coast with beach trotter
Marinha Grande
São Pedro de Moel – Coast beach
 Torres Vedras
Santa Rita-Norte – Coast with beach trotter
Santa Rita-Sul – Coast beach
Centro – Santa Cruz – Coast with beach trotter
Física – Santa Cruz – Coast beach
Santa Helena – Coast beach
Navio – Coast beach
Foz do Sizandro – Coast beach
Mafra
Foz do Lizandro-Mar – Coast with beach trotter
São Lourenço – Coast with beach trotter
Porto da Calada – Coast with beach trotter
Algodio/ do Norte – Coast beach
Ribeira de Ilhas – Coast with beach trotter
Sintra
Adraga – Coast with beach trotter
Praia das Maças – Coast with beach trotter
Cascais
Poça – Coast beach
Tamariz – Coast with beach trotter
Conceição – Coast with beach trotter
Carcavelos – Coast with beach trotter
Moitas – Coast beach
Sesimbra
Moinho de Baixo (Meco) – Coast beach
(See this Municipality in Alentejo Hidrographic Region)
Castanheira de Pera
Poço Corga – River beach with wheelchair
Oleiros
Açude do Pinto – River beach with wheelchair
Guarda
Valhelhas – River beach with wheelchair
(consultar este Concelho também na Região Hidrográfica do Centro)
Mação
Carvoeiro (Mação) – River beach with wheelchair
 Gavião
Quinta do Alamal – River beach with wheelchair
 Abrantes
Aldeia do Mato – River beach with wheelchair
Sertã
Ribeira Grande – River beach with wheelchair
Pampilhosa da Serra
Janeiro de Baixo – River beach with wheelchair
Pessegueiro – River beach with wheelchair
Pampilhosa de Serra – River beach with wheelchair
Alentejo Hidrographic Region
Sesimbra
Ouro – Coast with beach trotter
(consultar este Concelho também Região Hidrográfica do Tejo e Oeste)
Setúbal
Figueirinha – Coast with beach trotter
Grândola
Comporta – Coast with beach trotter with anphibius crutches
Tróia-Mar – Coast beach
 Pego – Coast beach
Carvalhal – Coast beach
Melides – Coast beach
 Sines
Vasco da Gama – Coast with beach trotter
 São Torpes – Coast beach
Odemira
Praia das Furnas – Coast with beach trotter
Carvalhal – Coast with beach trotter
Zambujeira do Mar – Coast beach
Franquia – Coast with beach trotter
Mértola
Albufeira da Tapada Grande – River beach with wheelchair
Algarve Hidrographic Region
Aljezur
Monte Clérigo – Coast with beach trotter
Vila do Bispo
Salema – Coast with beach trotter
Lagos
Meia Praia – Coast with beach trotter
Luz – Coast with beach trotter
Porto de Mós– Coast with beach trotter
Batata – Coast beach
Portimão
Vau – Coast with beach trotter
Rocha – Coast beach
Alvor-Nascente (Três Irmãos) – Coast beach
Alvor-Poente – Coast with beach trotter
Lagoa
Carvoeiro – Coast beach
Senhora da Rocha – Coast with beach trotter
Silves
Barcos/Armação de Pera-Nascente – Coast beach
Praia Grande-Nascente – Coast beach
Albufeira
Rocha Baixinha-Nascente – Coast with beach trotter
Rocha Baixinha-Poente – Coast with beach trotter
Barranco das Belharucas – Coast with beach trotter
Salgados – Coast with beach trotter
Manuel Lourenço – Coast beach
Maria Luísa – Coast with beach trotter
Galé-Leste – Coast beach
Galé-Oeste – Coast beach
Olhos d’ Água – Coast beach
Oura – Coast beach
Peneco – Coast beach
Pescadores – Coast beach
Santa Eulália – Coast with beach trotter
Loulé
Vilamoura – Coast with beach trotter
Quarteira – Coast with beach trotter
Vale de Lobo – Coast with beach trotter
Garrão-Poente – Coast beach
Loulé Velho – Coast beach
Forte Novo – Coast beach
Faro
Faro-Mar – Coast with beach trotter
Olhão
Fuzeta-Ria – Coast with beach trotter
Tavira
Barril – Coast with beach trotter
Castro Marim
Praia Verde – Coast with beach trotter
Alagoa/Altura – Coast with beach trotter
Cabeço (Retur) – Coast with beach trotter
Vila Real Santo António
Manta Rota – Coast with beach trotter
Lota – Coast with beach trotter
Monte Gordo – Coast with beach trotter
Santo António – Coast with beach trotter
Alcoutim
Pego Fundo – River beach with wheelchair
Azores Autonomic Region
São Miguel island
Ponta Delgada
Milícias – Coast with beach trotter
Poços de São Vicente Ferreira – Coast beach
Vila Franca do Campo
Vinha da Areia – Coast with beach trotter
Prainha de Água D’Alto – Coast with beach trotter
Ribeira Grande
Areal de Santa Bárbara – Coast with beach trotter
Praia dos Moinhos – Coast beach
Zona Balnear das Poças da Ribeira Grande – Coast beach –with mechanical device to pool access
Povoação
Praia do Fogo (Ribeira Quente) – Coast with beach trotter
Lagoa
Zona Balnear da Lagoa – Coast with beach trotter
Terceira Island
Angra do Heroísmo
Prainha – Coast with beach trotter
Praia da Vitória
Zona Balnear dos Biscoitos – Coast with beach trotter
Porto Martins – Coast with beach trotter
Grande – Coast with beach trotter
Santa Maria Island
Vila do Porto
Anjos – Coast with beach trotter
Madeira Autonomic Region
Madeira Island
Ribeira Brava
Ribeira Brava – Coast beach
Machico
Banda d’Além – Coast with beach trotter
Santana
Ribeira do Faial – Coast beach
Santa Cruz
Palmeiras – Coast beach
Garajau – Coast beach
Calheta
Calheta – Coast with beach trotter
Funchal
Clube Naval do Funchal – Coast beach –  with mechanical device to pool
Complexo Balnear de Ponta Gorda-Poças do Governador – Coast beach –
Formosa – Coast with beach trotter with mechanical device to pool
São Vicente
Ponta Delgada – Coast with beach trotter
Porto Santo Island
Porto Santo
Fontinha – Coast with beach trotter

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