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

First Quarter Moon
Partly Cloudy
6840
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
65%
Ebb Tide
03h59
to Low Tide
65
02:45
Low Tide
20:37
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

39%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

44%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

50%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

55%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

61%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

66%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

69%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

72%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

77%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

80%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

82%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

84%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

87%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

94%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

97%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

100%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

100%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

98%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

96%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

93%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

91%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

90%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

88%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

86%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Ancão Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3024000
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 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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