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
Fair
32460
20h56
Sunset
06h22
Sunrise
Ter
17 - 26
Qua
17 - 27
Qui
20 - 29
Sex
21 - 26
Sáb
19 - 26
19
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
15
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
66
%
Relative Humidity
1010
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
89%
Ebb Tide
05h12
to Low Tide
89
11:10
Low Tide
05:21
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

90%
3,07 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

89%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,33 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

85%
0,81 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

83%
2,96 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

81%
1,00 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

79%
3,20 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

77%
0,94 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,84 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

73%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

71%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

68%
1,08 m
3.5 ft
Low Tide

66%
2,72 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

64%
1,26 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

61%
2,89 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

59%
1,20 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

56%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia Grande Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3196800
days for the end 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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