Praia da Luz Beach

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Praia da Luz Beach

1/5 Praia da Luz Beach, view from Pescadores Avenue.

LIfeguard station, Praia da Luz Beach

2/5 Lifeguard station and straw umbrellas rental.

Awnings rental, Praia da Luz Beach

3/5 Awnings and sunbeds rental at Praia da Luz Beach.

East at Praia da Luz Beach

4/5 East perspective at Praia da Luz Beach.

West end of Praia da Luz Beach

5/5 Rocky slabs on the east side of Praia da Luz Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Blustery
15900
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
66%
Flood Tide
02h05
to High Tide
66
06:32
Low Tide
12:46
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

About the Beach

What is Praia da Luz Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
1468800
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 Luz Beach is located in the front sea of town. It holds a very long sand of about 1 Km. The Ribeira da Luz1 empties in here.
At the western end of the beach a 300 meters long slab that covers the entire foot of the cliff. On its top, lies the 3 and the Capela-mor da Igreja da Luz3. Still in this area, may be seen the 4.

References

  1. Luz Stream
  2. Roman Archaeological Station of Praia da Luz
  3. Luz Main Church
  4. Senhora da Luz Castle

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Luz Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.086850º
Lon. -8.726398º
N 37º 5.211'
W 8º 43.58388'
N 37º 5' 12.66"
W 8º 43' 35.03"
Parish Luz
County Lagos
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Lagos
Protected Area
Bathing Water Luz
Coastal Unit Ponta de Sagres - Ponta Piedade
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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