• Train, Praia do Barril Beach
    Train of Praia do Barril Beach.
  • Access bridge to Praia do Barril Beach
    Access bridge to Praia do Barril Beach, over the Tavira Canal.
  • Banners at Praia do Barril Beach
    Banners at Praia do Barril Beach.
  • Entrance of Praia do Barril Beach
    Entrance to the sand of Praia do Barril Beach.
  • East at Praia do Barril Beach
    Praia do Barril Beach, east perspective.
  • West at Praia do Barril Beach
    West perspective at Praia do Barril Beach.
  • Marshland of the Formosa River
    Salt marshland of the Formosa River, in the vicinity of Praia do Barril Beach.

Praia do Barril Beach

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Weather, Wave Climate and Tide Times

Partly Cloudy

16560


to Sunrise

7ºC
17ºC
8ºC
18ºC
7ºC
21ºC
9ºC
22ºC
8ºC
21ºC
12

Air Temperature12 ºC

9

Wind Speed9 km/h South-Southeast

80

Humidity80 %

1019

Pressure1019 mbar

Full Moon
16th day , 97% visible

39%

Flood Tide

16ºday
98%
17ºday
93%
18ºday
86%
19ºday
77%
21ºday
67%
15.8

Water Temperature15.8 ºC

4.5

Wave Period4.5 s North

0.58

Mean Wave Height0.58 m

Tide Times

DateHourHeightState
3,65 mHigh tide
0,25 mLow tide
3,47 mHigh tide
0,35 mLow tide
3,71 mHigh tide
0,24 mLow tide
3,47 mHigh tide
0,35 mLow tide
3,65 mHigh tide
0,32 mLow tide
3,36 mHigh tide
0,43 mLow tide
3,49 mHigh tide
0,48 mLow tide
3,19 mHigh tide
0,59 mLow tide
3,23 mHigh tide
0,70 mLow tide
2,97 mHigh tide
0,79 mLow tide
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Description

Lifeguarded beach
from to .

12355200

101 days for the start of bathing season.

Our rating 9/10

2017 Awards

Blue Flag

Gold Flag

Accessible Beach

Oficial Naturism Beach

Praia do Barril Beach is located at 1, in the . It has been awarded with the Blue Flag since 1987, the same year it was implemented on the European continent.
The long sand of about 2,4 Km is placed in a dune system protected by wooden walkways.
At this beach, the vast marshland that holds several species of animals and plants, precedes an anchors cemetery placed on the dunes.
Access can be done through a pedestrian bridge over the Canal de Tavira 3 or by the 4, close to Pedras d'el Rei urbanization.

References

  1. Tavira Island
  2. Formosa Estuary
  3. Tavira Canal
  4. Train from Praia do Barril Beach

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Documents

  1. Plan of Praia do Barril Beach

Ratings History

Award 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Accessible Beach
Zero Pollution

Map and Location

Coordinates

N 37º 5.20212'
W 7º 39.73962'

Maritime Authority

Capitania do Porto de Tavira

Parish

Santa Luzia

Municipality

Tavira

District

Faro

Region

Algarve

Country

Portugal

Bathing Water

Barril

Coastal Unit

Cabo Santa Maria - Manta Rota

Coastal Region

Costa Algarvia

Accommodation near Praia do Barril Beach

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