Praia do Palheirão Beach

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Path to Praia do Palheirão Beach

1/8 Path through the Forest Perimeter of Cantanhede's Dunes.

Entrance of Praia do Palheirão Beach

2/8 Car parking at the entrance of Praia do Palheirão Beach.

Access to Praia do Palheirão Beach

3/8 Praia do Palheirão Beach, access to the sand.

Sea at Praia do Palheirão Beach

4/8 Seafront at Praia do Palheirão Beach.

Praia do Palheirão Beach

5/8 Praia do Palheirão Beach.

Dunes at Praia do Palheirão Beach

6/8 Dune system at Praia do Palheirão Beach.

Dune system of Praia do Palheirão Beach

7/8 Dunes of Praia do Palheirão Beach and Forest Perimeter of Cantanhede's Dunes.

Parking at Praia do Palheirão Beach

8/8 On the way out to the car parking of Praia do Palheirão Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Showers
28200
18h45
Sunset
07h54
Sunrise
Ter
13 - 17
Qua
12 - 17
Qui
12 - 16
Sex
11 - 17
Dom
13 - 16
15
ºC
Air Temperature
SSW
32
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
98
%
Relative Humidity
999
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
35%
Flood Tide
04h07
to High Tide
35
00:23
Low Tide
06:43
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

26%
3,33 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

28%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

31%
3,07 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

34%
1,01 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

36%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

39%
1,03 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

45%
1,28 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

48%
2,86 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

50%
1,24 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,57 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

56%
1,45 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,75 m
9 ft
High Tide

61%
1,29 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,55 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

67%
1,44 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Palheirão Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
4320000
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 Cantanhede.

Praia do Palheirão Beach displays a very expansive sand - about 5,4 Km - distributed by the counties of and .
The vegetation of the Perímetro Florestal das Dunas de Cantanhede1 helps protecting the vast dune system that accompanies the whole beach.
This place is perfect for naturism practice or to have a picnic at the forest, near sea.

References

  1. Forest Perimeter of Cantanhede's Dunes

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Palheirão Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 40.387777º
Lon. -8.824369º
N 40º 23.26662'
W 8º 49.46214'
N 40º 23' 16"
W 8º 49' 27.73"
Parish Tocha
County Cantanhede
District Coimbra
Region Beira Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto da Figueira da Foz
Protected Area
Bathing Water Palheirão
Coastal Unit Praia de Mira - Cabo Mondego
Coastal Region Costa de Prata

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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