Praia da Balaia (Leste) Beach

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Access to Praia da Balaia (East) Beach

1/5 Beginning of the descent to Praia da Balaia (East) Beach.

Praia da Balaia (East) Beach

2/5 View over Praia da Balaia (East) Beach, from the access.

East at Praia da Balaia (East) Beach

3/5 East perspective at Praia da Balaia (East) Beach.

Seaside, Praia da Balaia (East) Beach

4/5 Praia da Balaia (East) Beach, by the seaside.

Stairway, Praia da Balaia (East) Beach

5/5 Stairway at Praia da Balaia (East) Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Crescent Moon
Sunny
18720
07h16
Sunrise
18h18
Sunset
Qui
10 - 19
Sex
11 - 19
Sáb
10 - 20
Dom
12 - 20
Seg
11 - 19
17
ºC
Air Temperature
E
18
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
56
%
Relative Humidity
1019
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
95%
Flood Tide
00h19
to High Tide
95
06:40
Low Tide
12:48
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

12%
2,98 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

11%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

9%
2,87 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

8%
1,09 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

6%
3,13 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

5%
0,91 m
3 ft
Low Tide

4%
2,98 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

3%
0,96 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

2%
3,26 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

2%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

1%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,36 m
11 ft
High Tide

0%
0,72 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,16 m
10.4 ft
High Tide

0%
0,77 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,41 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

0%
0,67 m
2.2 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Balaia (Leste) Beach?

It's an Oceanic Beach in the northern hemisphere bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, located on the coast of Portugal - Iberian Peninsula - in the municipality of Albufeira.

Praia da Balaia (East) Beach discloses a sand that changes considerably its size during tidal periods. It is also known as Praia do Bico das Silvas Beach.
Next to the beach access, in the high tide, the sand is constraint to a medium width area. However, during low tide, the fallback of sea water unveils several passages through the rocks to other six areas of sand that exist along the cliff, heading east.
Access is via a wooden stairway in poor conditions due the effects of natural elements.

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Balaia (Leste) Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.088220º
Lon. -8.211470º
N 37º 5.2932'
W 8º 12.6882'
N 37º 5' 17.59"
W 8º 12' 41.29"
Parish Olhos de Água
County Albufeira
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Portimão
Protected Area
Bathing Water Santa Eulália
Coastal Unit Ponta do Castelo - Olhos de Água
Coastal Region Costa Algarvia

Awards

Award 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Handicapped-Accessible Beach
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