Praia de João de Arens Beach

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Access to Praia de João de Arens Beach

1/8 Access trail to Praia de João de Arens Beach, between the pines.

Seafront at Praia de João de Arens Beach

2/8 Seafront at Praia de João de Arens Beach, view from the cliff top.

Waters of Praia de João de Arens Beach

3/8 Praia de João de Arens Beach, the bathing area.

East at Praia de João de Arens Beach

4/8 Perspective over the east side of Praia de João de Arens Beach.

Praia de João de Arens Beach, the cliff foot

5/8 Sand at Praia de João de Arens Beach, located on the cliff foot.

West at Praia de João de Arens Beach

6/8 Praia de João de Arens Beach, perspectiver over the west part.

Natural arc at Praia de João de Arens Beach

7/8 Natural arc carven on the rock, near the João de Arens Tip.

Seaside of Praia de João de Arens Beach

8/8 Praia de João de Arens Beach, by the seaside.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Mostly Cloudy
30900
19h29
Sunset
07h23
Sunrise
Dom
15 - 25
Seg
16 - 25
Ter
16 - 24
Qua
16 - 27
Qui
16 - 28
16
ºC
Air Temperature
N
9
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
86
%
Relative Humidity
1018
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
11%
Flood Tide
05h52
to High Tide
11
03:22
Low Tide
09:57
High Tide
19.4
ºC
Water Temperature
W
Wave Direction
0.6
m
Wave Medium Height
5.6
s
Wave Medium Period

39%
1,45 m
4.8 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

34%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

28%
1,36 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

25%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

23%
1,14 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

18%
1,15 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

15%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

13%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

9%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,38 m
11.1 ft
High Tide

6%
0,57 m
1.9 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,35 m
11 ft
High Tide

3%
0,63 m
2.1 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia de João de Arens 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 João de Arens Beach is located on the bottom of a cliff end with the same name, at the west side. According to locals, the name came from a shepherd called João de Arens that used to live nearby.
The small sized sand is divided into two by a cliff end, reconnecting again during low tide.
At west, in the northern sand, lies a cave that provides entrance for a grotto. In the east it's possible to access the eastern face of the Ponta de João de Arens through an arc on the cliff.

Where is it?

Map of Praia de João de Arens Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.116119º
Lon. -8.567904º
N 37º 6.96714'
W 8º 34.07424'
N 37º 6' 58.03"
W 8º 34' 4.45"
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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