Praia do Torrado Beach

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The Gaivota Islet, Praia do Torrado Beach

1/6 The Gaivota Islet, perspective from the cliff at Praia do Torrado Beach.

Sand, Praia do Torrado Beach

2/6 Sand at Praia do Torrado Beach.

Rock at Praia do Torrado Beach

3/6 Praia do Torrado Beach, rock in the bathing area. On the promontory top, the Ponta do Altar Lighthouse.

East at Praia do Torrado Beach

4/6 Praia do Torrado Beach, between the sea and the cliff.

Praia do Torrado Beach

5/6 View to Praia do Torrado Beach, from the Ponta do Altar Promontory.

The Gaivota Islet at Praia do Torrado Beach

6/6 Praia do Torrado Beach, rock by the seaside and, in the rear, the Gaivota Islet.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Cloudy
4440
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
80%
Ebb Tide
04h51
to Low Tide
80
13:27
Low Tide
07:20
High Tide
20.2
ºC
Water Temperature
W
Wave Direction
0.7
m
Wave Medium Height
4.7
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 Torrado 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 Torrado Beach, also known as Praia do Vale da Azinhaga Beach, owns a reasonably sized sand, surrounded by the cliff and the sea waters.
The landscape is dominated by two tiny rock islands that emerge from the ocean: the smaller one is near the beach and the biggest, named Leixão da Gaivota1, is about 170 meters away from the shore.
At west there's the 2 on top of the promontory sharing the same name.
Access is via the east neighboring beach.

References

  1. Gaivota Islet
  2. Ponta do Altar Lighthouse

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Torrado Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.105913º
Lon. -8.515698º
N 37º 6.35478'
W 8º 30.94188'
N 37º 6' 21.29"
W 8º 30' 56.51"
Parish Ferragudo
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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