Praia de Faro (Mar) Beach

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Entrance of Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach

1/5 Entrance and banners at Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach.

Lifeguard station at Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach

2/5 Lifeguard station at Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach.

Seaside of Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach

3/5 Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach, by the water line.

Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach

4/5 Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach, perspective from the dunes.

Houses on the dunes of Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach

5/5 Dune system at Praia de Faro (Sea) Beach, topped by dwellings.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Clear
30780
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
59%
Flood Tide
02h34
to High Tide
59
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 de Faro (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 de Faro (Sea) Beach is in a long and narrow peninsula - Ancão Peninsula - known as Ilha de Faro1, at the heart of 2 (a valley eroded by rivers and with sandy islands which is flooded by the sea, turning the water into brackish).
he sand is very extensive, measuring about 2,9 Km.
At west, the beach is enclosed by the boundary between and counties.
Car parking is large.
Access is via boat or through a bridge beside 3.

References

  1. Faro Island
  2. Formosa River
  3. Internacional Faro Airport

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Faro (Mar) Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.002548º
Lon. -7.986889º
N 37º 0.15288'
W 7º 59.21334'
N 37º 0' 9.17"
W 7º 59' 12.8"
Parish Montenegro
County Faro
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Faro
Protected Area Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
Bathing Water Faro - Mar
Coastal Unit Ancão - Cabo Santa Maria
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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