Praia da Granja Beach

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Entrance to Praia da Granja Beach

1/4 Entrance to the sand of Praia da Granja Beach.

North of Praia da Granja Beach

2/4 Praia da Granja Beach, north perspective.

Praia da Granja Beach

3/4 Praia da Granja Beach. To the left, the banners.

South of Praia da Granja Beach

4/4 South view of Praia da Granja Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Third Quarter Moon
Partly Cloudy
34800
06h54
Sunrise
20h19
Sunset
Sex
15 - 22
Sáb
13 - 22
Dom
16 - 24
Seg
16 - 22
Ter
15 - 22
22
ºC
Air Temperature
NW
19
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
73
%
Relative Humidity
1014
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
10%
Flood Tide
05h40
to High Tide
10
15:56
Low Tide
22:15
High Tide
17
ºC
Water Temperature
NW
Wave Direction
1.0
m
Wave Medium Height
5.8
s
Wave Medium Period

45%
1,30 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,65 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

40%
1,40 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

37%
2,62 m
8.6 ft
High Tide

34%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

32%
2,68 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

29%
1,35 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

26%
2,66 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

24%
1,28 m
4.2 ft
Low Tide

21%
2,82 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

19%
1,17 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

16%
2,82 m
9.3 ft
High Tide

14%
1,10 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

12%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

10%
0,91 m
3 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

7%
0,87 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,32 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

4%
0,63 m
2.1 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Granja Beach?

Lifeguarded Beach from to
6048000
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 Vila Nova de Gaia.

Praia da Granja Beach, also known as Praia da Meia Laranja Beach, has a thin and very extensive strip of sand.
The north - where empties the Ribeira da Granja1 - and center are less frequented due to the denser rock presence in the water.
To the south there's a gazebo nearby the bicycle lane.
Right beside the beach lies the complex of Piscinas Municipais da Granja2 which possesses an inner pool an another one outside, both having salty water.

References

  1. Granja Stream
  2. Granja Municipal Swimming Pool

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Granja Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.040292º
Lon. -8.650227º
N 41º 2.41752'
W 8º 39.01362'
N 41º 2' 25.05"
W 8º 39' 0.82"
Parish São Félix da Marinha
County Vila Nova de Gaia
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto do Douro
Protected Area Reserva Natural Local do Estuário do Douro
Bathing Water Granja
Coastal Unit Foz do Douro (N) - Espinho (N)
Coastal Region Costa Verde

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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