Praia do Barranquinho Beach

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Access to Praia do Barranquinho Beach

1/8 Access trail to Praia do Barranquinho Beach, between the pines.

Entrance of Praia do Barranquinho Beach

2/8 Praia do Barranquinho Beach, entrance to the sand.

Islet at Praia do Barranquinho Beach

3/8 Islet near to Praia do Barranquinho Beach.

View over Praia do Barranquinho Beach

4/8 View over Praia do Barranquinho Beach, from the top of the west cliff.

Sea at Praia do Barranquinho Beach

5/8 Cliff at Praia do Barranquinho Beach, view over the sand and sea.

Cliffs of Praia do Barranquinho Beach

6/8 Praia do Barranquinho Beach, between cliffs. In the sea, a huge islet.

Sand of Praia do Barranquinho Beach

7/8 Sand and bathing area at Praia do Barranquinho Beach.

Pinewood at Praia do Barranquinho Beach

8/8 Pinewood on the way out of Praia do Barranquinho Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Cloudy
11760
07h16
Sunrise
17h22
Sunset
Ter
6 - 13
Qua
11 - 16
Qui
12 - 16
Sex
14 - 17
Sáb
12 - 16
10
ºC
Air Temperature
NNE
5
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
74
%
Relative Humidity
1018
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
44%
Ebb Tide
02h48
to Low Tide
44
13:21
Low Tide
06:56
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

60%
1,27 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

57%
2,90 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

54%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

51%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

48%
1,34 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

45%
2,87 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

42%
1,14 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

39%
2,74 m
9 ft
High Tide

36%
1,29 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

33%
2,96 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

30%
1,01 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

27%
2,90 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

25%
1,14 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

22%
3,11 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

20%
0,84 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

17%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

15%
0,93 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

13%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Barranquinho 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 do Barranquinho Beach presents a rare typology, because the extension of sand between the beach access and the sea is almost twice the length of its whole shoreline. A few dozens of meters away from the sea, a massive islet stands as the sea waters keeper.
The pine trees on the cliff top, bring natural joy to the eyes of those who have ventured here. Nearby at east, there's a cave complex.
The beach is attended by naturists and by those who prefer a quiet day.
Access is achieved via a dirt trail.

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Barranquinho Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.090431º
Lon. -8.405597º
N 37º 5.42586'
W 8º 24.33582'
N 37º 5' 25.55"
W 8º 24' 20.15"
Parish Lagoa
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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