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

Waxing Crescent Moon
Partly Cloudy
15540
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
17%
Flood Tide
05h16
to High Tide
17
00:09
Low Tide
06:29
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

22%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

24%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

27%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

29%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

34%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

39%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

44%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

50%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

55%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

61%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

66%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

72%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

77%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

80%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

82%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

84%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

87%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

94%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

97%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

98%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia Grande Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2851200
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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