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

Waning Crescent Moon
Blustery
24180
06h51
Sunrise
20h33
Sunset
Qua
15 - 21
Qui
16 - 20
Sex
16 - 21
Sáb
15 - 21
Dom
17 - 22
20
ºC
Air Temperature
N
25
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
69
%
Relative Humidity
1011
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
55%
Ebb Tide
03h31
to Low Tide
55
17:06
Low Tide
10:44
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

36%
1,43 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

34%
2,57 m
8.4 ft
High Tide

31%
1,49 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

29%
2,52 m
8.3 ft
High Tide

27%
1,41 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

24%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

22%
1,38 m
4.5 ft
Low Tide

20%
2,61 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

18%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

16%
2,81 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

14%
1,20 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

12%
2,77 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

10%
1,14 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,01 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

7%
0,98 m
3.2 ft
Low Tide

5%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

4%
0,96 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

3%
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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