Praia Grande Beach

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Entrance, Praia Grande Beach

1/8 Entrance to Praia Grande Beach.

Access to Praia Grande Beach

2/8 Access to the sand at Praia Grande Beach.

Praia Grande Beach

3/8 Praia Grande Beach.

South at Praia Grande Beach

4/8 Praia Grande Beach, south perspective.

Lifeguarded area, Praia Grande Beach

5/8 Rental of sunbeds and straw umbrellas at Praia Grande Beach.

The São João de Arade Castle

6/8 The São João de Arade Castle, on the north part of Praia Grande Beach.

Panoramic of Praia Grande Beach

7/8 Panoramic view over Praia Grande Beach, from the top of the south cliff.

Praia Grande Beach, viewed from Portimão

8/8 Praia Grande Beach, view from Portimão Marina.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Partly Cloudy
2160
20h53
Sunset
06h13
Sunrise
Seg
17 - 31
Ter
18 - 31
Qua
17 - 30
Qui
16 - 27
Sex
16 - 24
25
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
14
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
42
%
Relative Humidity
1016
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
27%
Ebb Tide
01h37
to Low Tide
27
23:07
Low Tide
17:11
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

89%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

88%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

86%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

84%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

82%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

81%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

79%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

77%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

74%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

72%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

70%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

68%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

65%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

63%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

61%
2,5 m
8.2 ft
High Tide

58%
1,5 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

56%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

53%
1,5 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

50%
2,4 m
7.9 ft
High Tide

48%
1,6 m
5.2 ft
Low Tide

45%
2,5 m
8.2 ft
High Tide

42%
1,5 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

40%
2,4 m
7.9 ft
High Tide

37%
1,6 m
5.2 ft
Low Tide

35%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

32%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

30%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

27%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

25%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

22%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

18%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

14%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

10%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

7%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

4%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

3%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

2%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia Grande Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2073600
days for the start of bathing season

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 Grande Beach, also known as Praia de Ferragudo Beach, hosts the 1 waters near to its mouth. The sand is wide and very long.
Sea waters are calm due to the protection provided by the piers from the river bar.
The cliff surrounding the beach has its top covered by greenish pines.
At north, the 2 brings memories of distant times and beautifies the landscape.
From here, 3 can be sighted on the opposite side of the river.

References

  1. Arade River
  2. São João de Arade Castle, also known as São João de Arade Fort
  3. Portimão Marina

Where is it?

Map of Praia Grande Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.116002º
Lon. -8.519603º
N 37º 6.96012'
W 8º 31.17618'
N 37º 6' 57.61"
W 8º 31' 10.57"
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 Ferragudo
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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