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
Mostly Cloudy
1860
07h40
Sunrise
17h54
Sunset
Ter
12 - 16
Qua
9 - 15
Qui
11 - 16
Sex
13 - 16
Sáb
12 - 16
13
ºC
Air Temperature
W
7
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
94
%
Relative Humidity
1024
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
37%
Ebb Tide
02h14
to Low Tide
37
10:26
Low Tide
04:18
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

10%
3,32 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

11%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

13%
3,03 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

15%
0,91 m
3 ft
Low Tide

17%
3,22 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

18%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,93 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

22%
1,02 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

24%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

26%
1,03 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,81 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

31%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

33%
2,93 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

35%
1,17 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

38%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

40%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

45%
1,31 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia Grande Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
10371600
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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