Praia da Arrifana Beach

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North at  Praia da Arrifana Beach

1/2 North part of Praia da Arrifana Beach.

South at  Praia da Arrifana Beach

2/2 South view at Praia da Arrifana Beach. Far, the Agulha Stone.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Partly Cloudy
10020
20h46
Sunset
06h19
Sunrise
Sáb
16 - 24
Dom
17 - 23
Seg
16 - 27
Ter
17 - 28
Qua
17 - 27
18
ºC
Air Temperature
N
9
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
84
%
Relative Humidity
1010
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
15%
Flood Tide
05h16
to High Tide
15
22:39
Low Tide
04:50
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

2%
3,11 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

3%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

4%
3,24 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

5%
0,82 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

6%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

7%
0,91 m
3 ft
Low Tide

9%
3,21 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

10%
0,87 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

12%
2,99 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

14%
0,99 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,14 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

18%
0,94 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,89 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

22%
1,11 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

27%
1,03 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

30%
2,78 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

32%
1,22 m
4 ft
Low Tide

35%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

38%
1,11 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Arrifana Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
20476800
days for the start of bathing season

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 Aljezur.

Praia da Arrifana Beach as a very extensive sand followed by a string of pebbles. It's located in a pronounced bay that is surrounded by cliffs.
On top of the north cliff lies the well known Ponta da Atalaia, place where one finds ruins of the 1 and the 2.
At south may and a few distance from the scarp, can be sighted an islet known as Pedra da Agulha.
This is one of the beaches that offers the best conditions for surfing, during the entire year.

References

  1. Arrifana Ribat
  2. Arirfana Fort

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Arrifana Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.294409º
Lon. -8.866074º
N 37º 17.66454'
W 8º 51.96444'
N 37º 17' 39.87"
W 8º 51' 57.87"
Parish Aljezur
County Aljezur
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Lagos
Protected Area Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina
Bathing Water Arrifana
Coastal Unit Ponta da Atalaia - Pontal
Coastal Region Costa Vicentina

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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