Praia das Fontainhas Beach

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Access to Praia das Fontainhas Beach

1/6 Access trail to Praia das Fontainhas Beach.

Bathing area at Praia das Fontainhas Beach

2/6 View over the bathing area at Praia das Fontainhas Beach, from the cliff top.

Seaside at Praia das Fontainhas Beach

3/6 Praia das Fontainhas Beach, by the seaside.

Limpid waters at Praia das Fontainhas Beach

4/6 Limpid waters at Praia das Fontainhas Beach. To the right, side of the west cliff.

Praia das Fontainhas Beach

5/6 Praia das Fontainhas Beach.

Cliff at Praia das Fontainhas Beach

6/6 Rocky cliff at Praia das Fontainhas Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Blustery
46440
06h27
Sunrise
20h53
Sunset
Seg
18 - 25
Ter
17 - 23
Qua
16 - 28
Qui
18 - 31
Sex
19 - 31
22
ºC
Air Temperature
NW
25
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
62
%
Relative Humidity
1011
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
31%
Ebb Tide
01h56
to Low Tide
31
21:18
Low Tide
15:07
High Tide
19
ºC
Water Temperature
WSW
Wave Direction
0.51
m
Wave Medium Height
4.4
s
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

100%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,30 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

100%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,33 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

99%
0,77 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

98%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,33 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

96%
0,78 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

94%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

92%
0,82 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

90%
2,99 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

89%
0,94 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,22 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia das Fontainhas Beach?

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 Lagoa.

Praia das Fontainhas Beach presents a small sand with the shape of a seashell.
It's located in a narrow cove flanked by the two cliff's opposite ends which seem to have been sawn by human hands because of their geometrical appearance.
Sea waters are calm and limpid.
The way down to the beach is guaranteed by a dirt trail through the cliff.

Where is it?

Map of Praia das Fontainhas Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.092139º
Lon. -8.395754º
N 37º 5.52834'
W 8º 23.74524'
N 37º 5' 31.7"
W 8º 23' 44.71"
Parish Porches
County Lagoa
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Portimão
Protected Area
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit Praia dos Três Irmãos - Armação de Pêra (W)
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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  1. 1
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    a lot of stealing happens here, they broke into my camping car and i heard that things get stolen even at the beach.
    joschi breitfeld 2019-06-14 18:34