Praia do Alvor (Poente) Beach

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Path to Praia do Alvor (West) Beach

1/5 Dirt road in direction of Praia do Alvor (West) Beach.

Walkway to Praia do Alvor (West) Beach

2/5 Long access walkway to Praia do Alvor (West) Beach.

Access to Praia do Alvor (West) Beach

3/5 Praia do Alvor (West) Beach, elevated access walkway to the sand.

West at Praia do Alvor (West) Beach

4/5 West perspective at Praia do Alvor (West) Beach.

Sand of Praia do Alvor (West) Beach

5/5 Sand of Praia do Alvor (West) Beach, view from the dunes.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Cloudy
1920
07h22
Sunrise
19h32
Sunset
Sex
20 - 23
Sáb
17 - 23
Dom
15 - 25
Seg
17 - 26
Ter
16 - 24
20
ºC
Air Temperature
SSW
14
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
95
%
Relative Humidity
1011
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
91%
Ebb Tide
05h32
to Low Tide
91
13:27
Low Tide
07:20
High Tide
20.1
ºC
Water Temperature
W
Wave Direction
0.8
m
Wave Medium Height
5.5
s
Wave Medium Period

59%
2,75 m
9 ft
High Tide

56%
1,31 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

51%
1,37 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

48%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

45%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,56 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

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

About the Beach

What is Praia do Alvor (Poente) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
9676800
days for the end 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 Portimão.

Praia do Alvor (West) Beach has a very long sand of about 2,2 Km.
It lies in a peninsula with a wide and well conserved dune system.
At west, there's the pier of the 1 bar. The Ria landscape and the river mouth of the watercourse sharing the same name, are rich in fauna and flora.
The access is via a dirt road next to a football field.
This beach holds a since 1987, the same year it was implemented across Europe.

References

  1. Alvor River

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Alvor (Poente) Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.122434º
Lon. -8.596085º
N 37º 7.34604'
W 8º 35.7651'
N 37º 7' 20.76"
W 8º 35' 45.91"
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 Alvor - Poente
Coastal Unit Foz da Ribeira de Bensafrim (Lagos) - Praia dos Três Irmãos
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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