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

Fri 13/12 »

Surf report for Fri 13/12
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 10ft 14s  °  ° 17mph
12:00 11ft 15s  °  ° 15mph
18:00 11ft 16s  °  ° 13mph
Tide times
High 2:37am (3.33m)
Low 8:44am (0.66m)
High 2:58pm (3.17m)
Low 8:55pm (0.72m)
Daylight
First light07:08
Sunrise07:37
Sunset17:17
Dark17:45

Sat 14/12 »

Surf report for Sat 14/12
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 10ft 15s  °  ° 6mph
12:00 10ft 15s  °  ° 4mph
18:00 9ft 14s  °  ° 7mph
Tide times
High 3:15am (3.34m)
Low 9:24am (0.66m)
High 3:40pm (3.13m)
Low 9:35pm (0.77m)
Daylight
First light07:09
Sunrise07:38
Sunset17:17
Dark17:46

Sun 15/12 »

Surf report for Sun 15/12
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 9ft 14s  °  ° 7mph
12:00 9ft 14s  °  ° 13mph
18:00 10ft 15s  °  ° 19mph
Tide times
High 3:57am (3.30m)
Low 10:08am (0.70m)
High 4:25pm (3.06m)
Low 10:20pm (0.85m)
Daylight
First light07:10
Sunrise07:38
Sunset17:17
Dark17:46

Mon 16/12 »

Surf report for Mon 16/12
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 14ft 18s  °  ° 17mph
12:00 14ft 18s  °  ° 10mph
18:00 13ft 17s  °  ° 9mph
Tide times
High 4:43am (3.23m)
Low 10:56am (0.78m)
High 5:15pm (2.95m)
Low 11:09pm (0.97m)
Daylight
First light07:10
Sunrise07:39
Sunset17:17
Dark17:46

Tue 17/12 »

Surf report for Tue 17/12
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 16ft 16s  °  ° 34mph
12:00 14ft 15s  °  ° 29mph
18:00 11ft 14s  °  ° 24mph
Tide times
High 5:35am (3.13m)
Low 11:52am (0.89m)
High 6:13pm (2.84m)
Daylight
First light07:11
Sunrise07:40
Sunset17:18
Dark17:46

Wed 18/12 »

Surf report for Wed 18/12
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 7ft 13s  °  ° 10mph
12:00 6ft 12s  °  ° 5mph
18:00 5ft 12s  °  ° 12mph
Tide times
Low 12:08am (1.10m)
High 6:35am (3.02m)
Low 12:57pm (0.98m)
High 7:20pm (2.75m)
Daylight
First light07:12
Sunrise07:40
Sunset17:18
Dark17:47

Today's weather

Cloudy

15 °C
(59 °F)

Moderate breeze, 23 km/h from WNW

Sea temperature

16.4°C / 61.5°F

Rating

Average: 5 (2 votes)

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