• 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

Clear

3480


to Sunrise

9ºC
21ºC
11ºC
25ºC
11ºC
26ºC
12ºC
26ºC
13ºC
25ºC
13

Air Temperature13 ºC

13

Wind Speed13 km/h Northwest

66

Humidity66 %

1018

Pressure1018 mbar

Third Quarter Moon
21st day , 60% visible

46%

Ebb Tide

20ºday
70%
21ºday
61%
22ºday
51%
23ºday
42%
24ºday
32%
15.6

Water Temperature15.6 ºC

4.9

Wave Period4.9 s North

1.07

Mean Wave Height1.07 m

Tide Times

DateHourHeightState
1,11 mLow tide
2,65 mHigh tide
1,32 mLow tide
2,74 mHigh tide
1,30 mLow tide
2,46 mHigh tide
1,51 mLow tide
2,60 mHigh tide
1,41 mLow tide
2,38 mHigh tide
1,59 mLow tide
2,56 mHigh tide
1,39 mLow tide
2,44 mHigh tide
1,53 mLow tide
2,63 mHigh tide
1,29 mLow tide
2,59 mHigh tide
1,40 mLow tide
2,76 mHigh tide
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Description

Lifeguarded beach
from to .

17884800

37 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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