Is Algarve Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Last Update12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.49 in USD (1.5-liter)

User Submitted Ratings for Algarve Tap Water

  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 63% High
  • Water Pollution 25% Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 38% Low
  • Water Quality 75% High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Algarve, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

Can You Drink Tap Water in Algarve?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

According to WHO data, 99% of Portugal cities/towns and rural areas have access to improved water sources, that are available when needed.

Reminder

Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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