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

Waning Crescent Moon
Blustery
14940
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
94%
Ebb Tide
06h03
to Low Tide
94
16:26
Low Tide
10:00
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

33%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

31%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

28%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

23%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

21%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

18%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

14%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

10%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

7%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

4%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

3%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

2%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

2%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

2%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

4%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

6%
0,4 m
1.3 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

10%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

14%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

18%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

23%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

28%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

30%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

33%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High 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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