Praia do Barril Beach

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Train, Praia do Barril Beach

1/7 Train of Praia do Barril Beach.

Access bridge to Praia do Barril Beach

2/7 Access bridge to Praia do Barril Beach, over the Tavira Canal.

Banners at Praia do Barril Beach

3/7 Banners at Praia do Barril Beach.

Entrance of Praia do Barril Beach

4/7 Entrance to the sand of Praia do Barril Beach.

East at Praia do Barril Beach

5/7 Praia do Barril Beach, east perspective.

West at Praia do Barril Beach

6/7 West perspective at Praia do Barril Beach.

Marshland of the Formosa River

7/7 Salt marshland of the Formosa River, in the vicinity of Praia do Barril Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Sunny
33120
07h49
Sunrise
21h15
Sunset
Sáb
19 - 31
Dom
17 - 31
Seg
18 - 31
Ter
18 - 31
Qua
19 - 32
31
ºC
Air Temperature
WSW
15
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
33
%
Relative Humidity
1008
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
97%
Flood Tide
00h11
to High Tide
97
10:57
Low Tide
17:13
High Tide
19.4
ºC
Water Temperature
SW
Wave Direction
0.4
m
Wave Medium Height
4.1
s
Wave Medium Period

94%
3,07 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

93%
0,87 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

91%
3,27 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

90%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

88%
3,03 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

87%
0,92 m
3 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,20 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

83%
0,91 m
3 ft
Low Tide

81%
2,97 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

79%
1,01 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

77%
3,10 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

75%
1,01 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

73%
2,88 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

71%
1,13 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

68%
2,96 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

66%
1,12 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

64%
2,78 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

61%
1,26 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

59%
2,81 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Barril Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
6739200
days for the end of bathing season

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 Tavira.

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

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Barril Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.086702º
Lon. -7.662327º
N 37º 5.20212'
W 7º 39.73962'
N 37º 5' 12.13"
W 7º 39' 44.38"
Parish Santa Luzia
County Tavira
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Tavira
Protected Area Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
Bathing Water Barril
Coastal Unit Cabo Santa Maria - Manta Rota
Coastal Region Costa Algarvia

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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