Praia de Boião Beach

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East sand at Praia de Boião Beach

1/13 East sand at Praia de Boião Beach, near to Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach.

Praia de Boião Beach

2/13 Praia de Boião Beach, by the entrance to the East sand.

Cliff at Praia de Boião Beach

3/13 Sandy cliff at Praia de Boião Beach.

Islets at Praia de Boião Beach

4/13 Islets in front of Praia de Boião Beach.

Seaside at Praia de Boião Beach

5/13 Water line at Praia de Boião Beach.

Central sand, Praia de Boião Beach

6/13 Central sand at Praia de Boião Beach.

Sea at Praia de Boião Beach

7/13 Praia de Boião Beach, view to the seafront.

Cave at Praia de Boião Beach

8/13 Cave near the water at Praia de Boião Beach.

Between cliffs, Praia de Boião Beach

9/13 Praia de Boião Beach, between the cliffs on the west sand.

Sea, Praia de Boião Beach

10/13 Bathing area at Praia de Boião Beach.

Islets in the water

11/13 Islets in the bathing area.

Hole in the cliff

12/13 Hole in the cliff. To the right, an islet in the water.

West cliff, Praia de Boião Beach

13/13 Cliff in the far west part of the beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Crescent Moon
Fair
27240
19h32
Sunset
07h22
Sunrise
Sáb
18 - 25
Dom
18 - 26
Seg
17 - 25
Ter
20 - 23
Qua
18 - 22
18
ºC
Air Temperature
W
5
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
100
%
Relative Humidity
1019
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
71%
Flood Tide
01h50
to High Tide
71
22:37
Low Tide
04:57
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

11%
3,61 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

13%
0,39 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

15%
3,67 m
12 ft
High Tide

17%
0,45 m
1.5 ft
Low Tide

19%
3,47 m
11.4 ft
High Tide

22%
0,56 m
1.8 ft
Low Tide

24%
3,43 m
11.3 ft
High Tide

27%
0,70 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

30%
3,27 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

32%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

35%
3,13 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

38%
0,99 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

41%
3,03 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

44%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

50%
1,26 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de Boião 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 Portimão.

Praia de Boião Beach is located less than 300 meters south from the Boião urbanization and west from Praia do Barranco das Canas Beach.
This beach less known is comprised by three small sandy areas arranged along Ponta de João de Arens which may be reached during low tide or resorting to a vessel. Due to accessibility factors, it is common to find some naturists looking for a more secluded location, when comparing with the east neighbor beaches.
The seafront is a must see beauty, filled by an armada of rocks emerging from the sea. The shallow waters, populated by rock masses that abound with marine life, are very frequently the preferred target of snorkeling enthusiasts.

Where is it?

Map of Praia de Boião Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.119130º
Lon. -8.565471º
N 37º 7.1478'
W 8º 33.92826'
N 37º 7' 8.87"
W 8º 33' 55.7"
Parish Alvor
County Portimão
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Portimão
Protected Area
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit Praia dos Três Irmãos - Armação de Pêra (W)
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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