Praia do Carvalho Beach

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Parking of Praia do Carvalho Beach

1/8 Car parking near to Praia do Carvalho Beach.

Access to Praia do Carvalho Beach

2/8 Praia do Carvalho Beach, access stairway to the interior of the cliff.

Window at Praia do Carvalho Beach

3/8 Window carved on the rocky cliff of Praia do Carvalho Beach.

Praia do Carvalho Beach

4/8 Praia do Carvalho Beach.

Cliff at Praia do Carvalho Beach

5/8 East cliff at Praia do Carvalho Beach. In the upper left corner, an open area for parking.

Rock at Praia do Carvalho Beach

6/8 Praia do Carvalho Beach, rock in the water.

Sand at Praia do Carvalho Beach

7/8 Perspective over Praia do Carvalho Beach, from the east cliff.

Panoramic of Praia do Carvalho Beach

8/8 Panoramic view to Praia do Carvalho Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Mostly Cloudy
29700
19h28
Sunset
07h23
Sunrise
Dom
15 - 25
Seg
16 - 25
Ter
16 - 25
Qua
15 - 27
Qui
16 - 28
15
ºC
Air Temperature
N
11
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
92
%
Relative Humidity
1018
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
5%
Flood Tide
06h13
to High Tide
5
03:22
Low Tide
09:57
High Tide
19.5
ºC
Water Temperature
W
Wave Direction
0.6
m
Wave Medium Height
5.2
s
Wave Medium Period

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

13%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

9%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,38 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

6%
0,57 m
1.9 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,35 m
11 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Carvalho 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 Carvalho Beach acquired its name for having been a captain's private property whose name was Carvalho, according to the locals. It has a reasonable sized sand with the shape of a seashell, completely surrounded by cliffs.
West there's a cave and 50 meters off shore, an islet breaks waters.
The access is via a stairway built into two tunnels inside the cliff making this one of the most exotic beaches of .

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Carvalho Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.086856º
Lon. -8.431559º
N 37º 5.21136'
W 8º 25.89354'
N 37º 5' 12.68"
W 8º 25' 53.61"
Parish Carvoeiro
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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