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

Third Quarter Moon
Mostly Cloudy
44220
18h46
Sunset
07h47
Sunrise
Seg
11 - 20
Ter
11 - 19
Qua
11 - 20
Qui
12 - 22
Sex
15 - 22
12
ºC
Air Temperature
NNE
11
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
83
%
Relative Humidity
1006
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
59%
Flood Tide
02h47
to High Tide
59
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 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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