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

Third Quarter Moon
Sunny
37260
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
32%
Flood Tide
04h21
to High Tide
32
15:18
Low Tide
21:42
High Tide
21.6
ºC
Water Temperature
SE
Wave Direction
0.6
m
Wave Medium Height
4.2
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 Luz 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 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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