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

Full Moon
Clear
16620
17h36
Sunset
06h55
Sunrise
Sex
15 - 23
Sáb
13 - 23
Dom
15 - 24
Seg
15 - 23
Ter
16 - 19
18
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
13
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
62
%
Relative Humidity
1018
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
38%
Flood Tide
03h54
to High Tide
38
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 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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