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
5520
20h49
Sunset
06h27
Sunrise
Qui
21 - 30
Sex
21 - 32
Sáb
21 - 27
Dom
22 - 26
Seg
22 - 27
23
ºC
Air Temperature
NW
16
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
71
%
Relative Humidity
1006
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
14%
Ebb Tide
00h49
to Low Tide
14
23:11
Low Tide
17:14
High Tide
19
ºC
Water Temperature
WSW
Wave Direction
0.51
m
Wave Medium Height
4.4
s
Wave Medium Period

95%
2,99 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

94%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,21 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

92%
0,84 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

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

About the Beach

What is Praia de Faro (Mar) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2937600
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 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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