A trail from the Salgados Lagoon to Armação de Pêra
The Salgados Lagoon walking route or Passadiços do Salgado is a wonderful trail to explore yet another lake setting in the western Algarve, very close to Armação de Pêra beach.
by Filipe PereiraPortuguese Local Guide
Since an early age, Algarve has been a mandatory stop for me at least twice per year. Get to know this region through insider tips, and discover it like a local!
HOW TO GET TO THE LAKE OF SALGADOSTo reach Lagoa dos Salgados, the ideal is to take the car to the car park of the Carlos restaurant. Leave the car there and start the Passadiços dos Salgados, on Salgados beach, between Praia Grande de Pêra and Armação de Pêra beach.
ROUTE BY THE SALGATED PASSADIÇOS TRILEYou can make the complete Passadiços dos Salgados trail, between Praia Grande de Armação de Pêra and Lagoa dos Salgados, a total of 10 km or just make Lagoa dos Salgados, a circular route of about 3 km. The Passadiços dos Salgados trail is actually two, the source and the bridge, which can be joined on the Passadiços dos Salgados trail. Whether you make the entire route or just one part of the trail, it will be really worth it. Wonderful! With lots of birds, a dune atmosphere, and wonderful light. But, nevertheless, if you are in Armação de Pêra, the ideal is to make the complete Passadiços dos Salgados route, 10 km, as it is more beautiful and is an excellent walk to a day at the beach.
WHERE TO SLEEP NEARBYIn Armação de Pêra , you can stay in some excellent places for doing the Lagoa dos Salgados route
- cheaper accommodation in Armação de Pêra, such as the Armação De Pêra Camping Park, the Rosamar Apartamentos – AL, or the Marsuites;
- more comfortable accommodation in Armação de Pêra, Vilalara Thalassa Resort, or Vila Vita Parc Resort & amp; Spa, or the Holiday Inn Algarve;
- accommodation for families or groups in Armação de Pêra, Casa da Praia, Apartamento Beira Mar, Apartamento My Dream, Feels Like Home Armação de Pêra Spacious Flat, the T3 Fortaleza, and the Apartamento Caravela.