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

Third Quarter Moon
Sunny
38580
06h59
Sunrise
20h14
Sunset
Sex
18 - 31
Sáb
17 - 26
Dom
17 - 24
Seg
17 - 26
Ter
17 - 28
30
ºC
Air Temperature
W
13
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
33
%
Relative Humidity
1013
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
38%
Flood Tide
03h59
to High Tide
38
15:18
Low Tide
21:42
High Tide
21.6
ºC
Water Temperature
SE
Wave Direction
0.5
m
Wave Medium Height
4.3
s
Wave Medium Period

45%
1,36 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

43%
2,61 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

40%
1,43 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

37%
2,59 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

35%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

29%
1,37 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

24%
1,31 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

21%
2,81 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

19%
1,18 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

17%
2,82 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

15%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

10%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

9%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

7%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,33 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

4%
0,64 m
2.1 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Batata Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
7257600
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 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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