Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


Portugal is the eighth best country in the EU when it comes to bathing waters, with 91.1% of the 608 areas surveyed in 2018 registering as "excellent".

According to data published by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency, 554 (91.1%) of the 608 Portuguese bathing areas monitored last year were "excellent", more than 529 (87.7%) of 603 registered in 2017.

Also in 2018, 29 (4.8%) of Portuguese bathing areas presented a "good" quality, while nine (1.5%) had "sufficient" and two (0.3%) "mediocre".