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

Waning Gibbous Moon
Fair
7380
06h30
Sunrise
20h51
Sunset
Sex
19 - 30
Sáb
18 - 30
Dom
21 - 25
Seg
21 - 26
Ter
20 - 27
19
ºC
Air Temperature
N
16
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
77
%
Relative Humidity
1012
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
44%
Ebb Tide
02h35
to Low Tide
44
11:09
Low Tide
05:19
High Tide
19
ºC
Water Temperature
WSW
Wave Direction
0.51
m
Wave Medium Height
4.4
s
Wave Medium Period

90%
2,99 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

89%
0,94 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,22 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

85%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

84%
2,92 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

82%
1,03 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

80%
3,12 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

78%
0,98 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

76%
2,83 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

74%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

72%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

69%
1,09 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

67%
2,73 m
9 ft
High Tide

65%
1,25 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

62%
2,88 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

60%
1,20 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

57%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

55%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Alvor (Poente) Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
4233600
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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