• The Archangel of Aureliano de Aguiar
    Statue of the "Archangel" winner of the "Utopia Prize of Fantastic Art" and authorship of the sculptor Aureliano de Aguiar.
  • Bar, Praia do Farol Beach
    Bar of Praia do Farol Beach.
  • Access to Praia do Farol Beach
    Access walkway to Praia do Farol Beach.
  • Praia do Farol Beach
    Praia do Farol Beach and the Mira River waters.
  • The Rio Mira mouth
    Sand at Praia do Farol Beach, near the Arade River mouth.
  • West, Praia do Farol Beach
    West perspective at Praia do Farol Beach.
  • East at Praia do Farol Beach
    East part of Praia do Farol Beach.
  • Praia do Farol Beach on the north margin
    Praia do Farol Beach, perspective from the south margin of the Mira River.

Praia do Farol Beach

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Weather, Wave Climate and Tide Times

Clear

31380


to Sunrise

9ºC
21ºC
9ºC
25ºC
10ºC
26ºC
12ºC
25ºC
11ºC
21ºC
11

Air Temperature11 ºC

9

Wind Speed9 km/h East

80

Humidity80 %

1011

Pressure1011 mbar

Waning Gibbous Moon
18th day , 87% visible

-INF%

Flood Tide

19ºday
82%
20ºday
73%
21ºday
63%
22ºday
54%
23ºday
44%
14.6

Water Temperature14.6 ºC

6.3

Wave Period6.3 s North

0.59

Mean Wave Height0.59 m

Tide Times

DateHourHeightState
3,55 mHigh tide
0,58 mLow tide
3,36 mHigh tide
0,68 mLow tide
3,29 mHigh tide
0,84 mLow tide
3,13 mHigh tide
0,93 mLow tide
2,99 mHigh tide
1,12 mLow tide
2,90 mHigh tide
1,18 mLow tide
2,70 mHigh tide
1,37 mLow tide
2,69 mHigh tide
1,40 mLow tide
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Description

Lifeguarded beach
from to .

16416000

83 days for the start of bathing season.

Our rating 7/10

2017 Awards

Blue Flag

Gold Flag

Praia do Farol Beach belongs to the 1 mouth by its north margin. It discloses an extensive sand that circumvents all the land tip from the north of the river bar.
Bathers can choose bathing in the river or in the .
Precaution is advisable due to the strong currents, specially when the tide is emptying.
On top of the cliff stands the Miradouro do Farol de Vila Nova de Milfontes2.

References

  1. Vila Nova de Milfontes Lighthouse Viewpoint

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Documents

  1. Plan of Praia do Farol Beach

Ratings History

Award 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Accessible Beach
Zero Pollution

Map and Location

Coordinates

N 37º 43.1187'
W 8º 47.43534'

Maritime Authority

Capitania do Porto de Sines

Parish

Vila Nova de Milfontes

Municipality

Odemira

District

Beja

Region

Baixo Alentejo

Country

Portugal

Bathing Water

Farol

Coastal Unit

Pedra da Foz (Vila Nova de Milfontes) - Cabo Sardão

Coastal Region

Costa Vicentina

Accommodation at Praia do Farol Beach

  1. at 577 meters

    Apartamentos Dunamar

    Apartamentos Dunamar

  2. at 695 meters

    Hotel Eira da Pedra

    Hotel Eira da Pedra

  3. at 732 meters

    Casa da Eira

    Casa da Eira

  4. at 788 meters

    Duna Parque

    Duna Parque

  5. at 791 meters

    Apartamentos Atlântico

    Apartamentos Atlântico

  6. at 825 meters

    Pátios da Vila

    Pátios da Vila

  7. at 887 meters

    Casa do Adro

    Casa do Adro

  8. at 921 meters

    Areias de Milfontes Apartamentos

    Areias de Milfontes Apartamentos

  9. at 984 meters

    Mil Réis

    Mil Réis

  10. at 1022 meters

    Casa da Vila

    Casa da Vila

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