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

Full Moon
Clear
21060
17h32
Sunset
07h04
Sunrise
Sex
11 - 21
Sáb
11 - 19
Dom
15 - 18
Seg
12 - 18
Ter
9 - 16
14
ºC
Air Temperature
ESE
5
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
84
%
Relative Humidity
1016
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
50%
Flood Tide
03h07
to High Tide
50
20:19
Low Tide
02:31
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

82%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

84%
1,17 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

87%
0,96 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

90%
1,02 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,13 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

93%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

95%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,22 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

97%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,19 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

98%
0,80 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,28 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

99%
0,70 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,26 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

100%
0,74 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,30 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Luz Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
3891600
days for the start 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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