Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach

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Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach

1/4 Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach.

East part, Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach

2/4 East part of Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach.

Pier at Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach

3/4 East pier at Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach: to the left, the Altlantic Ocean and the Guadiana River, to the right.

West at Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach

4/4 Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach, west perspective.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Clear
31320
17h35
Sunset
06h52
Sunrise
Qui
13 - 25
Sex
12 - 24
Sáb
11 - 23
Dom
14 - 25
Seg
13 - 25
16
ºC
Air Temperature
N
14
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
96
%
Relative Humidity
1021
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
80%
Ebb Tide
04h47
to Low Tide
80
07:05
Low Tide
01:06
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

84%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,10 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

87%
1,12 m
3.7 ft
Low Tide

89%
3,05 m
10 ft
High Tide

90%
1,18 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,21 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

93%
1,02 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,17 m
10.4 ft
High Tide

95%
1,06 m
3.5 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,29 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

97%
0,94 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,26 m
10.7 ft
High Tide

98%
0,96 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,33 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

99%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,32 m
10.9 ft
High Tide

100%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

100%
3,35 m
11 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia da Ponta da Areia 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 Vila Real de Santo António (East).

Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach is located at the most eastern side of and integrates the west side of 1 mouth, next to the border with .
The sand is very long, with about 1.7 km.
It is bounded at its ends by two piers with different sizes. The eastern is the longest one, entering 600 meters into the sea.
In the north, stands the vast Mata Nacional das Dunas Litorais de Vila Real de Santo António3.
Access is done by the road along the east pier.

References

  1. Guadiana River, also known as Odiana River
  2. National Road number 125
  3. National Forest Dune Coastal of Vila Real de santo António

Where is it?

Map of Praia da Ponta da Areia Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.169922º
Lon. -7.405352º
N 37º 10.19532'
W 7º 24.32112'
N 37º 10' 11.72"
W 7º 24' 19.27"
Parish Vila Real de Santo António
County Vila Real de Santo António (East)
District Faro
Region Algarve
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Vila Real de Santo António
Protected Area
Bathing Water
Coastal Unit Manta Rota - Foz do Guadiana
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
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