Praia do Farol Beach

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The Archangel of Aureliano de Aguiar

1/8 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

2/8 Bar of Praia do Farol Beach.

Access to Praia do Farol Beach

3/8 Access walkway to Praia do Farol Beach.

Praia do Farol Beach

4/8 Praia do Farol Beach and the Mira River waters.

The Rio Mira mouth

5/8 Sand at Praia do Farol Beach, near the Arade River mouth.

West, Praia do Farol Beach

6/8 West perspective at Praia do Farol Beach.

East at Praia do Farol Beach

7/8 East part of Praia do Farol Beach.

Praia do Farol Beach on the north margin

8/8 Praia do Farol Beach, perspective from the south margin of the Mira River.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Crescent Moon
Clear
14880
06h13
Sunrise
20h55
Sunset
Seg
12 - 27
Ter
13 - 26
Qua
13 - 24
Qui
13 - 22
Sex
14 - 21
20
ºC
Air Temperature
WNW
11
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
60
%
Relative Humidity
1009
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
95%
Ebb Tide
06h04
to Low Tide
95
16:26
Low Tide
10:00
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

33%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

28%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

23%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

21%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

18%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

14%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

10%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

7%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

4%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

3%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

2%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

2%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

2%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

4%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

6%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

10%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

14%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

18%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

23%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

28%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

30%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

33%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Farol Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
6483600
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 Odemira.

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

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Farol Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.718645º
Lon. -8.790589º
N 37º 43.1187'
W 8º 47.43534'
N 37º 43' 7.12"
W 8º 47' 26.12"
Parish Vila Nova de Milfontes
County Odemira
District Beja
Region Baixo Alentejo
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Sines
Protected Area Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina
Bathing Water Farol
Coastal Unit Pedra da Foz (Vila Nova de Milfontes) - Cabo Sardão
Coastal Region Costa Vicentina

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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