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  • Access to Prainha Beach
    Prainha Beach, near the access stairway on the cliff.
  • Sand of Prainha Beach
    Sand and bathing area of Prainha Beach.
  • West at Prainha Beach
    West perspective over Prainha Beach.
  • Prainha Beach
    Prainha Beach, view from the cliff top.
  • Rocks at Prainha Beach
    Rocks in the bathing area of Prainha Beach.

Prainha Beach

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Weather, Wave Climate and Tide Times

Mostly Cloudy

420


to Sunrise

14ºC
21ºC
13ºC
21ºC
15ºC
23ºC
13ºC
25ºC
13ºC
26ºC
18

Air Temperature18 ºC

18

Wind Speed18 km/h West-Northwest

77

Humidity77 %

1013

Pressure1013 mbar

Full Moon
16th day , 99% visible

15ºday
100%
16ºday
99%
17ºday
96%
18ºday
90%
19ºday
84%
16.5

Water Temperature16.5 ºC

3.8

Wave Period3.8 s North

0.83

Mean Wave Height0.83 m

Tide Times

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Description

Lifeguarded beach
from to .

19958400

13 days for the start of bathing season.

Our rating 7/10

2017 Awards

Gold Flag

Tolerated Naturism Beach

Prainha Beach, also known as Praia do Caniço Beach, has a medium sized sand that gets fully immersed and divided into three areas during high tide. At the middle area there are three large rocks.
Offshore, about 3,7 Km, is the artificial reef structure .
The cliff's faces surrounding the beach are nearly vertical. On top of it is the Aldeamento Turístico da Prainha.
The access goes by the nearby beach at west, through a stairway, or by the elevator of the restaurant.

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Ratings History

Award 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Accessible Beach
Zero Pollution

Map and Location

Coordinates

N 37º 7.09452'
W 8º 34.6932'

Maritime Authority

Capitania do Porto de Portimão

Parish

Alvor

Municipality

Portimão

District

Faro

Region

Algarve

Country

Portugal

Bathing Water

Prainha

Coastal Unit

Praia dos Três Irmãos - Armação de Pêra (W)

Coastal Region

Costa Algarvia

Accommodation at Prainha Beach

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