Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Mar) Beach

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Sítio da Fábrica village

1/6 Sítio da Fábrica village, perspective from the sand.

Boats in the Formosa River

2/6 Vessels stranded in the Formosa River, during low tide.

Sand, Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Sea) Beach

3/6 Sand at Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Sea) Beach.

West at Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Sea) Beach

4/6 Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Sea) Beach, west perspective.

Seaside of Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Sea) Beach

5/6 Bathing area at Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Sea) Beach.

Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Sea) Beach

6/6 Sandbank at Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Sea) Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

New Moon
Fair
21420
20h49
Sunset
06h10
Sunrise
Seg
18 - 32
Ter
19 - 30
Qua
20 - 29
Qui
18 - 30
Sex
17 - 23
27
ºC
Air Temperature
SW
14
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
46
%
Relative Humidity
1012
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
86%
Ebb Tide
05h23
to Low Tide
86
08:10
Low Tide
01:54
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

0%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

0%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

0%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

0%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

1%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

2%
0,5 m
1.6 ft
Low Tide

2%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

4%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

5%
3,6 m
11.8 ft
High Tide

6%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

8%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

10%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,5 m
11.5 ft
High Tide

14%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

16%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

18%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

20%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

23%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

25%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

28%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

30%
3,2 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

33%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

36%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

38%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

41%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

44%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

47%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

49%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

52%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

55%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

60%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

63%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

65%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

68%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

70%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

72%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

75%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

77%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

79%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

81%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

83%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

85%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Mar) 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 (West).

Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Sea) Beach, holds a really long sand of about 1,1 Km, located at the end of a peninsula in the 1 east zone, showing a thin dune string.
From here, one can see the mouth of the Ribeira do Junco2 and the small fishing village of from across the canal, where it's possible to rent a boat trip to access the beach or wait for the low tide.

References

  1. Ria Formosa Natural Park
  2. Junco Stream

Where is it?

Map of Praia do Sítio da Fábrica (Mar) Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 37.150009º
Lon. -7.552109º
N 37º 9.00054'
W 7º 33.12654'
N 37º 9' 0.03"
W 7º 33' 7.59"
Parish Vila Nova de Cacela
County Vila Real de Santo António (West)
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
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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