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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Average Water Temp

Benagil Beach tide times & sea state

Fri 23/08 »

Surf report for Fri 23/08
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 6mph
13:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 10mph
19:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 10mph
Tide times
Low 1:32am (1.30m)
High 7:57am (2.70m)
Low 1:58pm (1.38m)
High 8:25pm (2.68m)
Daylight
First light06:29
Sunrise06:56
Sunset20:15
Dark20:43

Sat 24/08 »

Surf report for Sat 24/08
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 8mph
13:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 5mph
19:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Low 2:33am (1.40m)
High 9:04am (2.65m)
Low 3:13pm (1.44m)
High 9:41pm (2.62m)
Daylight
First light06:30
Sunrise06:57
Sunset20:14
Dark20:41

Sun 25/08 »

Surf report for Sun 25/08
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 12mph
13:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 15mph
19:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 19mph
Tide times
Low 3:53am (1.43m)
High 10:24am (2.68m)
Low 4:41pm (1.39m)
High 11:05pm (2.68m)
Daylight
First light06:31
Sunrise06:58
Sunset20:13
Dark20:40

Mon 26/08 »

Surf report for Mon 26/08
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 13mph
13:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 15mph
19:00 5ft 6s  °  ° 22mph
Tide times
Low 5:15am (1.34m)
High 11:39am (2.84m)
Low 5:58pm (1.21m)
Daylight
First light06:32
Sunrise06:59
Sunset20:11
Dark20:38

Tue 27/08 »

Surf report for Tue 27/08
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 9s  °  ° 12mph
13:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 12mph
19:00 5ft 8s  °  ° 20mph
Tide times
High 12:16am (2.85m)
Low 6:22am (1.16m)
High 12:42pm (3.07m)
Low 6:59pm (0.97m)
Daylight
First light06:33
Sunrise07:00
Sunset20:10
Dark20:37

Wed 28/08 »

Surf report for Wed 28/08
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
4:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 15mph
16:00 5ft 11s  °  ° 21mph
Tide times
High 1:14am (3.06m)
Low 7:17am (0.94m)
High 1:35pm (3.32m)
Low 7:50pm (0.72m)
Daylight
First light06:34
Sunrise07:00
Sunset20:09
Dark20:35

Today's weather

Clear sky

23 °C
(73 °F)

Light breeze, 6.5 km/h from ENE

Sea temperature

17.6°C / 63.6°F

Rating

Average: 5 (2 votes)

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