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

Full Moon
Fair
15540
17h36
Sunset
06h55
Sunrise
Sex
15 - 23
Sáb
13 - 23
Dom
15 - 24
Seg
15 - 23
Ter
16 - 19
17
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
12
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
71
%
Relative Humidity
1018
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
33%
Flood Tide
04h12
to High Tide
33
19:49
Low Tide
02:08
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

84%
1,20 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

85%
2,97 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

87%
0,99 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,90 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

90%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

93%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

95%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,16 m
10.4 ft
High Tide

97%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,12 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

98%
0,82 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,21 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

99%
0,73 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,19 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

100%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,22 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Ancão Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2595600
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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