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

Third Quarter Moon
Mostly Cloudy
43680
18h46
Sunset
07h47
Sunrise
Seg
11 - 20
Ter
11 - 19
Qua
11 - 20
Qui
12 - 22
Sex
15 - 22
12
ºC
Air Temperature
N
13
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
83
%
Relative Humidity
1006
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
57%
Flood Tide
02h56
to High Tide
57
03:03
Low Tide
09:51
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

44%
1,43 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

41%
2,72 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

38%
1,27 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

35%
2,63 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

32%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,85 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

26%
1,07 m
3.5 ft
Low Tide

24%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

21%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

19%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

16%
0,81 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

14%
3,07 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

12%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

10%
3,32 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

8%
0,57 m
1.9 ft
Low Tide

7%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

5%
0,61 m
2 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Ancão Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
1900800
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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