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
Blustery
46740
06h25
Sunrise
20h51
Sunset
Seg
20 - 26
Ter
18 - 26
Qua
17 - 28
Qui
21 - 28
Sex
21 - 31
25
ºC
Air Temperature
W
25
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
57
%
Relative Humidity
1006
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
34%
Ebb Tide
02h03
to Low Tide
34
21:28
Low Tide
15:22
High Tide
19
ºC
Water Temperature
WSW
Wave Direction
0.51
m
Wave Medium Height
4.4
s
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

100%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,22 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

100%
0,81 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

100%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,25 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

99%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,01 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

98%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,24 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

96%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

95%
2,99 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

94%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,21 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

92%
0,84 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

90%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

89%
0,93 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,14 m
10.3 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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