Benagil Beach

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Benagil beach cave
Photo: © Sven Grüne
Praia de Benagil
Photo: © Patrice78500 / CC BY

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Like many others on the Algarve, Benagil was a small fishing village. Unlike many others Benagil has managed to retain some of its charm and a little of its industry. Along with the sandstone cliffs, clear waters and golden sand of this archetypal Algarvian cove you will find fishing boats, baskets and nets and a few of the fishermen who still work from here. Despite its appeals the beach at Benagil is rarely busy, this is largely on account of it being a little of the main tourist map and, more importantly, a lack of parking.
Pleasant as this little beach is it is the sea cave at Benagil that really sets it apart. Falling squarely into the weird and wonderful category Benagil sea cave was actually voted one of the 10 Coolest Caves in the World by Huffington Post readers. Only accessible by a quick boat trip, the cave is actually a self contained sandy beach within a circular grotto complete with triple arched entrance.

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Benagil Beach Weather Info

5 Day Benagil Beach UV Index

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Benagil Beach tide times & sea state

Thu 21/02 »

Surf report for Thu 21/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 7ft 12s  °  ° 19mph
12:00 7ft 12s  °  ° 21mph
18:00 7ft 19s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Low 01:38am (0.32m)
High 07:47am (5.98m)
Low 02:03pm (0.25m)
High 08:10pm (5.68m)
Daylight
First light06:48
Sunrise07:14
Sunset18:19
Dark18:46

Fri 22/02 »

Surf report for Fri 22/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 12ft 17s  °  ° 20mph
12:00 12ft 16s  °  ° 20mph
18:00 10ft 15s  °  ° 13mph
Tide times
Low 02:20am (0.45m)
High 08:27am (5.83m)
Low 02:43pm (0.48m)
High 08:47pm (5.49m)
Daylight
First light06:47
Sunrise07:13
Sunset18:20
Dark18:47

Sat 23/02 »

Surf report for Sat 23/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 9ft 14s  °  ° 11mph
12:00 9ft 14s  °  ° 10mph
18:00 11ft 14s  °  ° 3mph
Tide times
Low 02:59am (0.73m)
High 09:02am (5.56m)
Low 03:22pm (0.85m)
High 09:21pm (5.22m)
Daylight
First light06:45
Sunrise07:12
Sunset18:21
Dark18:48

Sun 24/02 »

Surf report for Sun 24/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 10ft 16s  °  ° 9mph
12:00 9ft 15s  °  ° 7mph
18:00 7ft 14s  °  ° 5mph
Tide times
Low 03:37am (1.11m)
High 09:36am (5.21m)
Low 03:59pm (1.29m)
High 09:54pm (4.91m)
Daylight
First light06:44
Sunrise07:10
Sunset18:22
Dark18:49

Mon 25/02 »

Surf report for Mon 25/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 8ft 17s  °  ° 12mph
12:00 10ft 16s  °  ° 14mph
18:00 9ft 15s  °  ° 7mph
Tide times
Low 04:15am (1.54m)
High 10:11am (4.85m)
Low 04:38pm (1.73m)
High 10:33pm (4.62m)
Daylight
First light06:43
Sunrise07:09
Sunset18:23
Dark18:49

Tue 26/02 »

Surf report for Tue 26/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 7ft 14s  °  ° 4mph
12:00 6ft 13s  °  ° 12mph
18:00 7ft 13s  °  ° 12mph
Tide times
Low 04:59am (1.95m)
High 10:58am (4.51m)
Low 05:27pm (2.13m)
High 11:33pm (4.38m)
Daylight
First light06:42
Sunrise07:08
Sunset18:24
Dark18:50

Today's weather

Partly cloudy

16 °C
(60 °F)

Fresh breeze, 34.9 km/h from ESE

Sea temperature

15.6°C / 60°F

Rating

Average: 5 (2 votes)

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