Praia da Balança Beach

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Access to Praia da Balança Beach

1/4 Access to Praia da Balança Beach by the ravine on the cliff.

South at Praia da Balança Beach

2/4 South part of Praia da Balança Beach and two islets, far away.

Seaside at Praia da Balança Beach

3/4 Praia da Balança Beach, by the seaside.

North at Praia da Balança Beach

4/4 Praia da Balança Beach, the north part.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Blustery
33660
06h15
Sunrise
20h54
Sunset
Seg
15 - 29
Ter
17 - 28
Qua
16 - 27
Qui
15 - 23
Sex
15 - 22
21
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
26
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
54
%
Relative Humidity
1014
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
89%
Ebb Tide
05h19
to Low Tide
89
20:56
Low Tide
14:56
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

1%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

2%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

2%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

3%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,7 m
12.1 ft
High Tide

6%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

9%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

13%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

18%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

23%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

28%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

30%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

33%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

38%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

41%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

44%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

49%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

52%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

55%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

60%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

63%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

65%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

68%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

70%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

72%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

75%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

77%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

79%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

81%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

83%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

85%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

86%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

88%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

90%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Balança Beach?

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 Lagos.

Praia da Balança Beach, also known as Praia Grande Beach, has a small dimensions sand with the shape of a seashell. It's located right before the 2 and orientated to southeast. It acquired this name due to the existence of an islet similar to a scale1.
This beach is surrounded by vertical cliffs.
The access goes through a difficult narrow trail on the cliff.

References

  1. "Balança" means scale, in Portuguese
  2. Ponta da Piedade Lighthouse

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Balança Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.082617º
Lon. -8.668386º
N 37º 4.95702'
W 8º 40.10316'
N 37º 4' 57.42"
W 8º 40' 6.19"
Parish Santa Maria
County Lagos
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Lagos
Protected Area
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit Ponta Piedade - Foz da Ribeira de Bensafrim (Lagos)
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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