• 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

Clear

28860


to Sunrise

11ºC
20ºC
11ºC
20ºC
13ºC
21ºC
14ºC
19ºC
13ºC
18ºC
15

Air Temperature15 ºC

18

Wind Speed18 km/h East

58

Humidity58 %

1017

Pressure1017 mbar

Waning Gibbous Moon
18th day , 88% visible

19ºday
82%
20ºday
73%
21ºday
63%
22ºday
54%
23ºday
44%
15.9

Water Temperature15.9 ºC

5.8

Wave Period5.8 s North

2.12

Mean Wave Height2.12 m

Tide Times

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Description

Lifeguarded beach
from to .

15120000

69 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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