Praia do Banho Beach

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Praia do Banho Beach landmark

1/3 Landmark of Praia do Banho Beach:

For taking the bath at August 29 which according to tradition is worth nine.

Sand Praia do Banho Beach

2/3 Access and sand of Praia do Banho Beach.

Praia do Banho Beach cliffs

3/3 Cliffs of Praia do Banho Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Blustery
2880
06h13
Sunrise
20h57
Sunset
Seg
13 - 22
Ter
15 - 20
Qua
15 - 19
Qui
14 - 18
Sex
15 - 17
21
ºC
Air Temperature
N
29
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
52
%
Relative Humidity
1017
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
51%
Ebb Tide
03h02
to Low Tide
51
10:04
Low Tide
04:05
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

98%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

96%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

93%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

90%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

88%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

86%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

84%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

81%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

79%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

77%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

74%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

71%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

69%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

66%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

63%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

60%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

57%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

54%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

51%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

48%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

45%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

42%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

39%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

36%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

33%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

31%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

28%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

25%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

23%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

20%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

18%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

16%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

14%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

12%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

10%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

8%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

7%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

5%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Banho Beach?

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 Sines.

Praia do Banho Beach acquired its name for being the place where the annual tradition of bathing at 29th of August occurs. It's believed that this baths have a regenerative purpose brought by the blessing of São João Baptista to these waters.
The small dimensions sand is surrounded by cliffs. During low tide its area practically doubles size.
The access is done by a stairway on the south side of the cliff.

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Banho Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.852518º
Lon. -8.795586º
N 37º 51.15108'
W 8º 47.73516'
N 37º 51' 9.06"
W 8º 47' 44.11"
Parish Porto Covo
County Sines
District Setúbal
Region Baixo Alentejo
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Sines
Protected Area Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit São Torpes (N) - Pedra da Foz (Vila Nova de Milfontes)
Coastal Region Costa Azul

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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