Albufeira's bathing season will last from May to October

The bathing season, in Albufeira, will run from May 15th to October 15th, announced the municipality of Albufeira. THE […]

ALBUFEIRA_Fishermen's BeachesThe bathing season, in Albufeira, will run from May 15th to October 15th, announced the municipality of Albufeira. The decision to return to an extended season was taken last Friday, at a meeting that brought together members of the municipal executive, the municipality's beach concessionaires and representatives of the APA, the Maritime Authority and the GNR.

This Algarve municipality, predominantly touristic, has been choosing since 2009 to schedule bathing seasons that are much longer than usual, despite this implying a greater investment, in terms of surveillance and control of water quality.

“Last season went very well, thanks to the commitment and cooperation of all the entities present here. Once again, we were leaders at an environmental level: we are the municipality in the country with the highest number of Blue Flags and beaches with Gold Quality and we have been increasing the number of bathing areas with the Accessible Beach and Healthy Beach awards, which fills us up. of pride, but at the same time it gives us a huge responsibility», illustrated the mayor of Albufeira Carlos Silva e Sousa.

The mayor also stressed that «the goal is to always do more and better», so that «Albufeira continues to be an environmental leader and deserves the preference of residents and thousands of visitors who every year choose the county as a holiday destination'.

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