Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

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Entrance of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

1/7 Entrance to Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach, near the banners and flanked by bars.

Bar at Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

2/7 Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach, bar on the sand.

Marés pools at Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

3/7 Marés swimming pool on the north part of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach.

Infrastructure of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

4/7 Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach, stone infrastructure on the sand.

South of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

5/7 South view of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach, from Praia da Meia Laranja Beach.

Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

6/7 Nivea Ball and material storage on the sand. In the rear, the Leixões Port.

Panoramic of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

7/7 Panoramic view to Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach and Leixões Port.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Clear
22320
18h44
Sunset
07h54
Sunrise
Dom
7 - 16
Seg
8 - 18
Ter
7 - 16
Qua
9 - 16
Qui
10 - 18
11
ºC
Air Temperature
NE
8
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
96
%
Relative Humidity
1013
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
20%
Ebb Tide
01h15
to Low Tide
20
02:12
Low Tide
19:52
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

55%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

52%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

49%
1,28 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

46%
2,60 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

43%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

40%
2,75 m
9 ft
High Tide

37%
1,25 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

34%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

32%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,89 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

26%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

23%
2,86 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

21%
1,12 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

18%
3,12 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

16%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

14%
3,11 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3110400
days for the start of bathing season

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 Matosinhos.

Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach is located in the urban sea front of the city sharing the same name. It is part of the 1 mouth by the north margin and located beside 2.
This beach has a very long and really wide sand, bathed by an agitated sea very much appreciated by surfers.
To the north lies the Piscina das Marés3, an artificial salty water pool. Nearby, the area with a bar and between rocks is known as Praia da Meia Laranja Beach.
Further south, there's a pier belonging to 4 facilities with an astonishing length of about 2 Km.
Access is granted by Avenida da Liberdade5.

References

  1. Leça River
  2. Porto Atlântico Marina
  3. Marés Swimming Pool
  4. Leixões Port
  5. Liberdade Avenue

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Leça da Palmeira Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.189604º
Lon. -8.705529º
N 41º 11.37624'
W 8º 42.33174'
N 41º 11' 22.57"
W 8º 42' 19.9"
Parish Leça da Palmeira
County Matosinhos
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Leixões
Protected Area
Bathing Water Leça da Palmeira
Coastal Unit Cabo de Santo André - Foz do Douro (N)
Coastal Region Costa Verde

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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