Praia da Vigia Beach

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Access to Praia da Vigia Beach

1/5 Praia da Vigia Beach, access to the sand through a ravine in the cliff.

Viwe over Praia da Vigia Beach

2/5 View over Praia da Vigia Beach, from the cliff top.

Between cliffs, Praia da Vigia Beach

3/5 Quiet between the cliffs, lies Praia da Vigia Beach.

Praia da Vigia Beach

4/5 Praia da Vigia Beach

Cliff at Praia da Vigia Beach

5/5 Cliff surrounding Praia da Vigia Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Mostly Cloudy
32400
19h28
Sunset
07h22
Sunrise
Dom
16 - 24
Seg
17 - 26
Ter
17 - 25
Qua
16 - 26
Qui
16 - 28
16
ºC
Air Temperature
N
16
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
81
%
Relative Humidity
1015
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
17%
Flood Tide
05h28
to High Tide
17
03:22
Low Tide
09:57
High Tide
19.4
ºC
Water Temperature
W
Wave Direction
0.6
m
Wave Medium Height
5.2
s
Wave Medium Period

39%
1,45 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

34%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

28%
1,36 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

25%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

23%
1,14 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

18%
1,15 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

15%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

13%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

9%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,38 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

6%
0,57 m
1.9 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,35 m
11 ft
High Tide

3%
0,63 m
2.1 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Vigia 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 Vigia Beach, inserted in Praia dos Arrifes Beach, has a small sized sand that splits into two during high tide. It's located in a small cove facing east. It is also known as Praia da Sardinha Beach.
Access goes via a trail through a ravine on the cliff but the beach can also be visited coming from the surrounding beaches sands during low tide.

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Vigia Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.075119º
Lon. -8.278558º
N 37º 4.50714'
W 8º 16.71348'
N 37º 4' 30.43"
W 8º 16' 42.81"
Parish Albufeira
County Albufeira
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Portimão
Protected Area
Bathing Water
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
Zero Polution

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