Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach

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Trail of Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach

1/7 Trail to the beach alongside Galé Camping Park.

South Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach

2/7 South View of Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach.

Sightseeing Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach

3/7 Sightseeng near the public access to Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach.

Stairs of Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach

4/7 Stairs to the beach.

Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach

5/7 End of pedestrian access to the beach.

Uphill Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach

6/7 Uphill of Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach.

Uphill mesh Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach

7/7 Uphill mesh.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Cloudy
5700
06h22
Sunrise
20h56
Sunset
Seg
16 - 30
Ter
15 - 28
Qua
13 - 33
Qui
15 - 35
Sex
15 - 34
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NW
13
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
93
%
Relative Humidity
985
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
17%
Ebb Tide
01h01
to Low Tide
17
08:59
Low Tide
03:00
High Tide
17.7
ºC
Water Temperature
WNW
Wave Direction
0.61
m
Wave Medium Height
6.2
s
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,25 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

100%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

100%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,83 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,01 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

98%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,28 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

96%
0,84 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

95%
2,99 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

94%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,25 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

92%
0,87 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

90%
2,94 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2678400
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 Grândola.

Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach has a very long sand of about 2,2 Km, located within walking distance of Parque de Campismo Praia da Galé1.
The orange cliff stands strong on the landscape. Erosion has created authentic sculptures on its scarps. The view from the top is fantastic!
The access to bathing area is via a steep stairway on the cliff slope.

References

  1. Praia da Galé Camping Park

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Galé-Fontainhas Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 38.204126º
Lon. -8.777028º
N 38º 12.24756'
W 8º 46.62168'
N 38º 12' 14.85"
W 8º 46' 37.3"
Parish Melides
County Grândola
District Setúbal
Region Baixo Alentejo
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Setúbal
Protected Area
Bathing Water Galé-Fontainhas
Coastal Unit Praia da Raposa (Pinheiro da Cruz) - Ribeira das Fontainhas
Coastal Region Costa Azul

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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