Beach capacity unveiled
Authorities have unveiled the respective capacities of beaches with the official bathing season set to begin next weekend (May 30).
In the Algarve, the maximum number of beachgoers varies from 8,800 at Praia da Rocha, to just 15 at Lagoa’s Praia da Marinha. The number of people permitted on beaches is based on allowing 8.5 square metres per person.
Beaches without lifeguards were not included on the list published last night (May 28) by the Portuguese Environment Agency.
Brendan de Beer