Praia do Ancão Beach

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Access to Praia do Ancão Beach

1/6 Access walkway to Praia do Ancão Beach.

Bar of Praia do Ancão Beach

2/6 East bar of Praia do Ancão Beach, near the banners.

Banners of Praia do Ancão Beach

3/6 Banners at the entrance to the sand of Praia do Ancão Beach.

West at Praia do Ancão Beach

4/6 Lifeguarded area at Praia do Ancão Beach, west perspective.

Sea at Praia do Ancão Beach

5/6 Praia do Ancão Beach, the bathing area.

East at Praia do Ancão Beach

6/6 East perspective at Praia do Ancão Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

New Moon
Partly Cloudy
17940
20h51
Sunset
06h12
Sunrise
Seg
19 - 31
Ter
20 - 30
Qua
20 - 30
Qui
18 - 28
Sex
17 - 24
25
ºC
Air Temperature
WNW
8
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
67
%
Relative Humidity
1011
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
97%
Flood Tide
00h09
to High Tide
97
19:40
Low Tide
02:00
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

0%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

2%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

2%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

3%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

6%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

10%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

13%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

18%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

23%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

28%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

31%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

33%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

38%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

41%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

44%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

49%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

52%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

55%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

60%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

63%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

65%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

68%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

70%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

72%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

75%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

77%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

79%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

81%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

83%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

85%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Ancão Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
5619600
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 Loulé.

Praia do Ancão Beach as a very extensive sand of about 1,4 Km. It has a large dune string along its width which is preceded by pine forest.
The open lands that serve to help car parking are next to the western side of (a valley eroded by rivers and with sandy islands which is flooded by the sea, turning the water into brackish). This place enjoys a high level of biodiversity.
Access is through Quinta das Salinas development.

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Ancão Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.033868º
Lon. -8.040896º
N 37º 2.03208'
W 8º 2.45376'
N 37º 2' 1.92"
W 8º 2' 27.23"
Parish Almancil
County Loulé
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Faro
Protected Area Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
Bathing Water Ancão
Coastal Unit Ancão - Cabo Santa Maria
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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