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  • Praia da Batata Beach
    Praia da Batata Beach and the Solária Wharf, in the rear.
  • Access to Praia da Batata Beach
    Access descent to Praia da Batata Beach.
  • Sand of Praia da Batata Beach
    Sunbeds and straw umbrellas rental. To the right, the lifeguard station and the Green Flag banner.
  • Seaside, Praia da Batata Beach
    Bathing area at Praia da Batata Beach.
  • Panoramic of Praia da Batata Beach
    Panoramic view over Praia da Batata Beach.
  • Cliffs at Praia da Batata Beach
    Rocky cliffs south of Praia da Batata Beach.

Praia da Batata Beach

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Weather, Wave Climate and Tide Times

Blustery

16260


to Sunrise

13ºC
22ºC
12ºC
22ºC
13ºC
21ºC
16ºC
22ºC
15ºC
22ºC
14

Air Temperature14 ºC

24

Wind Speed24 km/h North-Northwest

75

Humidity75 %

1015

Pressure1015 mbar

Full Moon
13th day , 98% visible

98%

Ebb Tide

13ºday
97%
14ºday
100%
15ºday
100%
16ºday
98%
17ºday
94%
16.4

Water Temperature16.4 ºC

3.6

Wave Period3.6 s North

0.44

Mean Wave Height0.44 m

Tide Times

DateHourHeightState
3,22 mHigh tide
0,75 mLow tide
3,37 mHigh tide
0,71 mLow tide
3,21 mHigh tide
0,75 mLow tide
3,40 mHigh tide
0,69 mLow tide
3,17 mHigh tide
0,78 mLow tide
3,38 mHigh tide
0,72 mLow tide
3,11 mHigh tide
0,84 mLow tide
3,33 mHigh tide
0,79 mLow tide
3,02 mHigh tide
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Description

Lifeguarded beach
from to .

1296000

106 days for the end of bathing season.

Our rating 8/10

2017 Awards

Blue Flag

Gold Flag

Accessible Beach

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

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Ratings History

Award 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Accessible Beach
Zero Pollution

Map and Location

Coordinates

N 37º 5.86986'
W 8º 40.08888'

Maritime Authority

Capitania do Porto de Lagos

Parish

Santa Maria

Municipality

Lagos

District

Faro

Region

Algarve

Country

Portugal

Bathing Water

Batata

Coastal Unit

Ponta Piedade - Foz da Ribeira de Bensafrim (Lagos)

Coastal Region

Costa Algarvia

Accommodation at Praia da Batata Beach

  1. at 303 meters

    Apartamentos Marvela

    Apartamentos Marvela

  2. at 309 meters

    Aparthotel Pinhão

    Aparthotel Pinhão

  3. at 390 meters

    JJs Yard

    JJs Yard

  4. at 405 meters

    Casa Zefiro

    Casa Zefiro

  5. at 406 meters

    Rising Cock Hostel

    Rising Cock Hostel

  6. at 412 meters

    Porta da Vila

    Porta da Vila

  7. at 431 meters

    Residencial Sol a Sol

    Residencial Sol a Sol

  8. at 461 meters

    Merry's House

    Merry's House

  9. at 463 meters

    Cloud 9 Hostel

    Cloud 9 Hostel

  10. at 470 meters

    Dina's Guesthouse

    Dina's Guesthouse

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