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

Waning Crescent Moon
Sunny
20040
06h49
Sunrise
20h25
Sunset
Qua
17 - 26
Qui
18 - 28
Sex
17 - 26
Sáb
17 - 26
Dom
18 - 26
25
ºC
Air Temperature
SW
8
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
59
%
Relative Humidity
1010
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
71%
Ebb Tide
04h22
to Low Tide
71
16:46
Low Tide
10:38
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

36%
1,46 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

34%
2,55 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

31%
1,49 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,52 m
8.3 ft
High Tide

27%
1,43 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

24%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

22%
1,37 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

18%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

16%
2,81 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

14%
1,19 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

12%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

10%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

7%
0,97 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

6%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

4%
0,93 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

3%
3,20 m
10.5 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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