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

Third Quarter Moon
Cloudy
3120
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
85%
Ebb Tide
05h13
to Low Tide
85
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 Grande Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
9676800
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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