Falésia Beach voted the best in the world in the Tripadvisor ranking

Last year this beach was in sixth place in the ranking

Falésia Beach, located in Olhos de Água, was voted by Tripadvisor users as the best beach in the world. 

After occupying sixth place in the ranking last year, Praia da Falésia, which stretches along more than six kilometers of coastline, has once again won the preferences of travelers from all over the world on this platform that has 850 million reviews and opinions about 8,6 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, air travel and cruises.

The distinction is given annually by Tripadisor to tourist destinations that receive the highest number of exceptional reviews and opinions from platform users over a period of 12 months.

For José Carlos Rolo, mayor of Albufeira, this achievement reveals «that the Municipality of Albufeira is committed to taking care of our beaches, investing heavily in basic sanitation, cleaning the beach, access, surveillance and security, which combined with the excellent temperature of the region and the natural beauty of our coastal area, makes them one of the most sought after, contributing to the promotion of the destination nationally and internationally».

The person responsible for Environment and Maritime Affairs and vice-president Cristiano Cabrita, states that «this international recognition is a testimony to the municipality's continuous effort to preserve and promote the beauty and quality of Albufeira's beaches. This is, without a doubt, further proof of our investment in sustainability and environmental preservation that boost Tourism and attract new national and international travelers to our municipality».

For the first time, the world podium was filled exclusively by European beaches, with the second
place was given to Spiaggia dei Conigli, in Italy, followed by La Concha, in Spain.