Gjipe Beach

Gjipe Beach - Albania
Photo: © Ross Helen
Gjipe beach
Photo: © Leeturtle / CC BY
Gjipe beach
Photo: © Pudelek / CC BY

Gjipe beach is set along the same stretch of the Albanian coast as some of the other most popular, highly rated beaches on the Riviera. Located between the resort beaches of Drymades and Himara the beach at Gjipe has barely been touched by development.

Obscured by the mountainous terrain, the beach here sits at the end of the Gjipe Canyon, an impressive natural feature with the rock formations reaching up to 70 metres high in some places. If you fancy it you can hike for a couple of kilometres up the canyon, but it is relatively hard going. To get to the beach is a bit of a hike and this helps keep the beach relatively quiet even in the depths of summer. 

Like with other beaches on the Albanian Riviera, Gjipe has warm crystal clear azure water with the beach itself consisting of fine white pebbles. Despite its seclusion and the 20 minute walk down to the beach there are a few basic facilities including sun loungers and parasols. There is also a small wagon selling snacks and drinks.

At present the Albanian Riviera is only just coming to the attention of the wider world and Gjipe beach is still off the tourist radar. However, given its natural beauty it seems unlikely it will stay this way forever...

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Gjipe Beach Weather Info

5 Day Gjipe Beach UV Index

UV Index scale

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Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Gjipe Beach tide times & sea state

Mon 23/09 »

Tide times
High 1:56am (0.45m)
Low 8:24am (0.29m)
High 2:46pm (0.45m)
Low 8:57pm (0.29m)
Daylight
First light06:02
Sunrise06:29
Sunset18:38
Dark19:05

Tue 24/09 »

Tide times
High 3:16am (0.48m)
Low 9:32am (0.23m)
High 3:54pm (0.49m)
Low 9:58pm (0.22m)
Daylight
First light06:03
Sunrise06:30
Sunset18:36
Dark19:03

Wed 25/09 »

Tide times
High 4:20am (0.52m)
Low 10:25am (0.17m)
High 4:50pm (0.54m)
Low 10:48pm (0.15m)
Daylight
First light06:04
Sunrise06:31
Sunset18:34
Dark19:01

Thu 26/09 »

Tide times
High 5:14am (0.56m)
Low 11:10am (0.12m)
High 5:39pm (0.58m)
Low 11:33pm (0.10m)
Daylight
First light06:05
Sunrise06:32
Sunset18:33
Dark19:00

Fri 27/09 »

Tide times
High 6:02am (0.59m)
Low 11:53am (0.08m)
High 6:24pm (0.61m)
Daylight
First light06:06
Sunrise06:33
Sunset18:31
Dark18:58

Sat 28/09 »

Tide times
Low 12:16am (0.06m)
High 6:47am (0.61m)
Low 12:34pm (0.06m)
High 7:07pm (0.62m)
Daylight
First light06:07
Sunrise06:34
Sunset18:29
Dark18:56

Today's weather

Heavy rain

22 °C
(71 °F)

Light breeze, 7.2 km/h from NE

Sea temperature

24.3°C / 75.7°F

Rating

Average: 5 (1 vote)

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