Praia da Batata Beach

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Praia da Batata Beach

1/6 Praia da Batata Beach and the Solária Wharf, in the rear.

Access to Praia da Batata Beach

2/6 Access descent to Praia da Batata Beach.

Sand of Praia da Batata Beach

3/6 Sunbeds and straw umbrellas rental. To the right, the lifeguard station and the Green Flag banner.

Seaside, Praia da Batata Beach

4/6 Bathing area at Praia da Batata Beach.

Panoramic of Praia da Batata Beach

5/6 Panoramic view over Praia da Batata Beach.

Cliffs at Praia da Batata Beach

6/6 Rocky cliffs south of Praia da Batata Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Partly Cloudy
12480
20h45
Sunset
06h19
Sunrise
Dom
17 - 27
Seg
17 - 27
Ter
17 - 26
Qua
18 - 25
Qui
17 - 26
20
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
11
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
69
%
Relative Humidity
1019
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
29%
Flood Tide
04h28
to High Tide
29
22:22
Low Tide
04:42
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

6%
3,10 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

7%
0,87 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

9%
3,23 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

10%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,01 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

14%
0,97 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,15 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

18%
0,93 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,91 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

22%
1,08 m
3.5 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

27%
1,02 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

30%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

32%
1,20 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

35%
2,97 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

38%
1,10 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Batata Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
20563200
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 Lagos.

Praia da Batata Beach, also known as Praia Formosa Beach, is located in the urban sea front of city. It presents a medium sized sand.
The cliff starts to decrease its height along north direction. Here lies a pier that bounds the beach from the Ribeira de Bensafrim1 mouth, where sea vessels enter 2.
The access is via a stone stairway on the cliff face.

References

  1. Bensafrim Stream
  2. Lagos Marina

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Batata Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.097831º
Lon. -8.668148º
N 37º 5.86986'
W 8º 40.08888'
N 37º 5' 52.19"
W 8º 40' 5.33"
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 Batata
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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