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
2700
07h21
Sunrise
19h31
Sunset
Sex
20 - 22
Sáb
17 - 23
Dom
15 - 24
Seg
16 - 26
Ter
16 - 25
21
ºC
Air Temperature
SW
13
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
94
%
Relative Humidity
1010
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
87%
Ebb Tide
05h20
to Low Tide
87
13:27
Low Tide
07:20
High Tide
20.1
ºC
Water Temperature
W
Wave Direction
0.8
m
Wave Medium Height
5.4
s
Wave Medium Period

59%
2,75 m
9 ft
High Tide

56%
1,31 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

51%
1,37 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

48%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

45%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,56 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

39%
1,45 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

34%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

28%
1,36 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

25%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

23%
1,14 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

18%
1,15 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

15%
3,09 m
10.1 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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