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

Full Moon
Fair
30780
06h55
Sunrise
17h35
Sunset
Sáb
15 - 22
Dom
15 - 23
Seg
15 - 23
Ter
16 - 19
Qua
14 - 18
21
ºC
Air Temperature
SSW
8
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
74
%
Relative Humidity
1020
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
No Data
No Data
No Data
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

84%
1,20 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

85%
2,97 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

87%
0,99 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,90 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

90%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

93%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

95%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,16 m
10.4 ft
High Tide

97%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,12 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

98%
0,82 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,21 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

99%
0,73 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,19 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

100%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,22 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Culatra (Mar) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3978000
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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