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
Clear
30300
17h22
Sunset
07h11
Sunrise
Sáb
6 - 16
Dom
10 - 18
Seg
11 - 16
Ter
10 - 15
Qua
12 - 16
8
ºC
Air Temperature
NW
16
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
65
%
Relative Humidity
1009
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
57%
Flood Tide
02h42
to High Tide
57
22:10
Low Tide
04:30
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

86%
3,20 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

85%
0,78 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

82%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

80%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

78%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

76%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

73%
2,86 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

71%
1,07 m
3.5 ft
Low Tide

68%
2,97 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

65%
1,06 m
3.5 ft
Low Tide

62%
2,72 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

60%
1,24 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

57%
2,87 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

54%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

51%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

48%
1,34 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Culatra (Mar) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
5360400
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 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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