Prainha Beach

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Access to Prainha Beach

1/5 Prainha Beach, near the access stairway on the cliff.

Sand of Prainha Beach

2/5 Sand and bathing area of Prainha Beach.

West at Prainha Beach

3/5 West perspective over Prainha Beach.

Prainha Beach

4/5 Prainha Beach, view from the cliff top.

Rocks at Prainha Beach

5/5 Rocks in the bathing area of Prainha Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Mostly Cloudy
30120
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
92
%
Relative Humidity
1019
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
7%
Flood Tide
06h05
to High Tide
7
03:22
Low Tide
09:57
High Tide
19.4
ºC
Water Temperature
W
Wave Direction
0.6
m
Wave Medium Height
5.2
s
Wave Medium Period

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

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

About the Beach

What is Prainha Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
9849600
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.

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.

Where is it?

Map of Prainha Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.118242º
Lon. -8.578220º
N 37º 7.09452'
W 8º 34.6932'
N 37º 7' 5.67"
W 8º 34' 41.59"
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 Prainha
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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