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

Full Moon
Mostly Cloudy
10560
06h39
Sunrise
20h33
Sunset
Seg
20 - 30
Ter
22 - 31
Qua
22 - 30
Qui
22 - 28
Sex
21 - 30
20
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
17
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
72
%
Relative Humidity
1008
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
4%
Ebb Tide
00h15
to Low Tide
4
09:51
Low Tide
03:54
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

100%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

99%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

99%
3,36 m
11 ft
High Tide

98%
0,71 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,09 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

97%
0,79 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,35 m
11 ft
High Tide

95%
0,74 m
2.4 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

92%
0,83 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

91%
3,30 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

89%
0,81 m
2.7 ft
Low Tide

88%
3,00 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

86%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

84%
3,20 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

83%
0,89 m
2.9 ft
Low Tide

81%
2,91 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

79%
1,00 m
3.3 ft
Low 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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