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
Partly Cloudy
29580
20h50
Sunset
06h12
Sunrise
Seg
20 - 30
Ter
20 - 28
Qua
20 - 28
Qui
19 - 28
Sex
17 - 23
23
ºC
Air Temperature
W
10
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
69
%
Relative Humidity
1013
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
89%
Ebb Tide
05h05
to Low Tide
89
10:09
Low Tide
04:25
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

97%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

96%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

94%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

88%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

86%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

84%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

81%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

79%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

77%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

74%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

72%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

69%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

66%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

64%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

61%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

58%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

55%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

52%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

49%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

46%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

43%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

40%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

37%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

34%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

28%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

26%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

23%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

18%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

14%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

10%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

7%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

4%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Culatra (Mar) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
21859200
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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