Praia do Trafal Beach

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Parking of Praia do Trafal Beach

1/6 Open wide area used for car parking at Praia do Trafal Beach.

Access to Praia do Trafal Beach

2/6 Path between the vegetation until Praia do Trafal Beach.

Trail at Praia do Trafal Beach

3/6 Praia do Trafal Beach, trail on the dunes towards the sand.

West at Praia do Trafal Beach

4/6 West perspective at Praia do Trafal Beach.

Sea at Praia do Trafal Beach

5/6 Praia do Trafal Beach, by the seaside.

East at Praia do Trafal Beach

6/6 East view at Praia do Trafal Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

New Moon
Partly Cloudy
19260
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%
Ebb Tide
05h45
to Low Tide
97
07:58
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 Trafal Beach?

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 Trafal Beach, also known as Praia do Cavalo Preto Beach, as a very extensive sand and quiet seawaters.
In its cliff was found a grave dated from the roman period.
At east, the beach is bounded by the Ribeira do Carcavai1.
The dune complex is delimited by two completely different sceneries: in the northwest by the swampy farmland fields and in the northeast by the that belongs to Vale do Lobo locality.

References

  1. Carcavai Stream

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Trafal Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.053386º
Lon. -8.073356º
N 37º 3.20316'
W 8º 4.40136'
N 37º 3' 12.19"
W 8º 4' 24.08"
Parish Quarteira
County Loulé
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Faro
Protected Area
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit Olhos de Água - Ancão
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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