Praia do Cavalo Beach

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Access to Praia do Cavalo Beach

1/5 Access to Praia do Cavalo Beach through Praia da Adraga Beach.

Rocks at Praia do Cavalo Beach

2/5 Praia do Cavalo Beach, rock on the sand.

Praia do Cavalo Beach

3/5 Bathing area at Praia do Cavalo Beach.

Scarps at Praia do Cavalo Beach

4/5 Rocky scarps surrounding the sand at Praia do Cavalo Beach.

Hole at Praia do Cavalo Beach

5/5 Praia do Cavalo Beach, hollow in the cliff.

Weather and Tide Table

Full Moon
Blustery
26700
21h01
Sunset
06h27
Sunrise
Ter
16 - 20
Qua
15 - 21
Qui
16 - 22
Sex
16 - 21
Sáb
15 - 20
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
33
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
94
%
Relative Humidity
1007
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
91%
Ebb Tide
05h23
to Low Tide
91
09:50
Low Tide
03:53
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
NNW
Wave Direction
1.94
m
Wave Medium Height
5.9
s
Wave Medium Period

99%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

100%
0,87 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,31 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

100%
0,78 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,07 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

100%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

99%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

98%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

97%
3,34 m
11 ft
High Tide

96%
0,77 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

95%
3,04 m
10 ft
High Tide

94%
0,88 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,30 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

92%
0,81 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

90%
2,99 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

89%
0,94 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,23 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Cavalo 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 Sintra.

Praia do Cavalo Beach presents a sand of small dimensions embedded in a cliff recess. It benefits of protection in windy days provided by high side scarps, except from northwest direction.
The acess is done through the sand of the north neighbor beach. To get here, one will have to come from village and follow towards by Estrada Municipal 5991.
It's advisable attention to the tidal periods if one wishes to frequent this beach.

References

  1. 599th Municipal Road

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Cavalo Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 38.801809º
Lon. -9.486703º
N 38º 48.10854'
W 9º 29.20218'
N 38º 48' 6.51"
W 9º 29' 12.13"
Parish Colares
County Sintra
District Lisboa
Region Estremadura
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Cascais
Protected Area Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit Foz do Lizandro - Cabo da Roca
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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