Praia da Culatra (Mar) Beach

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Wharf, Culatra Island

1/6 Wharf of Culatra Island.

Access to Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach

2/6 Long access walkway to Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach.

Entrance of Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach

3/6 Entrance to the sand of Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach, near the Blue Flag banner.

Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach

4/6 Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach, view from the dunes.

East at Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach

5/6 East perspective at Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach.

Path on the dunes of Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach

6/6 Sandy path on the dunes of Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Sunny
6720
06h28
Sunrise
20h48
Sunset
Sex
22 - 31
Sáb
21 - 28
Dom
22 - 26
Seg
22 - 27
Ter
22 - 27
23
ºC
Air Temperature
NNE
9
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
51
%
Relative Humidity
1008
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
50%
Ebb Tide
02h53
to Low Tide
50
11:14
Low Tide
05:30
High Tide
19
ºC
Water Temperature
WSW
Wave Direction
0.51
m
Wave Medium Height
4.4
s
Wave Medium Period

90%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

89%
0,93 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,14 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

85%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

84%
2,88 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

82%
1,01 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

80%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

78%
0,99 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

76%
2,81 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

74%
1,11 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

72%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

69%
1,09 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

67%
2,72 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

65%
1,22 m
4 ft
Low Tide

62%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

60%
1,20 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

57%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

55%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Culatra (Mar) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3024000
days for the end 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 Faro.

Praia da Culatra (Sea) Beach presents a very long sand of about 5,4 Km, located in 1, at the center/east side of 2 (a valley eroded by rivers and with sandy islands which is flooded by the sea, turning the water into brackish).
In the east, the beach is bounded by the Canal de Olhão3.
North from the bathing area, the dune system mixes with the marshal Ria scenery.
This side of the island also holds a fishermen village similar to the one at the west neighboring beach.
Access is via boat coming from .

References

  1. Culatra Island
  2. Formosa River
  3. Olhão Canal

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Culatra (Mar) Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 36.985909º
Lon. -7.839531º
N 36º 59.15454'
W 7º 50.37186'
N 36º 59' 9.27"
W 7º 50' 22.31"
Parish
County Faro
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Olhão
Protected Area Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
Bathing Water Culatra - Mar
Coastal Unit Cabo Santa Maria - Manta Rota
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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