Praia da Luz Beach

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South of Praia da Luz Beach

1/3 Pedestrian seaside road near Praia da Luz Beach.

Praia da Luz Beach

2/3 Praia da Luz Beach, sand and bar.

North of Praia da Luz Beach

3/3 North view of Praia da Luz Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Partly Cloudy
7080
21h03
Sunset
06h19
Sunrise
Qui
14 - 22
Sex
16 - 23
Sáb
14 - 25
Dom
15 - 26
Seg
16 - 23
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
18
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
99
%
Relative Humidity
1006
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
11%
Ebb Tide
00h41
to Low Tide
11
23:43
Low Tide
17:31
High Tide
14.3
ºC
Water Temperature
WNW
Wave Direction
1.02
m
Wave Medium Height
4.6
s
Wave Medium Period

95%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

94%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,30 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

91%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

90%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

89%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,23 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

85%
0,86 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

84%
2,93 m
9.6 ft
High Tide

82%
1,00 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

80%
3,14 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

78%
0,95 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

76%
2,85 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

74%
1,10 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

71%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

69%
1,05 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

67%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

65%
1,21 m
4 ft
Low Tide

62%
2,90 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

60%
1,15 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Luz Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
2937600
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 Porto.

Praia da Luz Beach, integrated in Praia da Foz Beach, displays a reduced dimensions sand which exhibits rock formations along nearly its whole seaside.
In the middle of the rocks to the north, empties piped the Ribeira da Ervilheira1.
The most suitable part for bathing lies to the south.
This beach is known due to the terrace supporting bathers with about 60 meters long.
Access is achieved via Avenida do Brasil2, Rua Coronel Raúl Peres3 or Rua Monte da Luz4.

References

  1. Ervilheira Stream
  2. Brasil Avenue
  3. Coronel Raúl Peres Street
  4. Monte da Luz Street

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Luz Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.153453º
Lon. -8.679470º
N 41º 9.20718'
W 8º 40.7682'
N 41º 9' 12.43"
W 8º 40' 46.09"
Parish Foz do Douro
County Porto
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto do Douro
Protected Area
Bathing Water Foz
Coastal Unit Cabo de Santo André - Foz do Douro (N)
Coastal Region Costa Verde

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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