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

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Partly Cloudy
6240
20h53
Sunset
06h14
Sunrise
Seg
16 - 30
Ter
18 - 30
Qua
17 - 29
Qui
16 - 26
Sex
16 - 23
24
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
16
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
44
%
Relative Humidity
1016
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
60%
Flood Tide
02h27
to High Tide
60
18:55
Low Tide
01:05
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

About the Beach

What is Praia do Alvor (Poente) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
1468800
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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