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 tide times

Sun 23rd April

High 12:37am (3.04m)
Low 06:52am (0.93m)
High 01:07pm (3.06m)
Low 07:10pm (0.92m)

Mon 24th April

High 01:24am (3.26m)
Low 07:35am (0.71m)
High 01:50pm (3.29m)
Low 07:53pm (0.70m)

Tue 25th April

High 02:07am (3.46m)
Low 08:16am (0.53m)
High 02:31pm (3.47m)
Low 08:35pm (0.53m)

Wed 26th April

High 02:50am (3.59m)
Low 08:57am (0.42m)
High 03:13pm (3.60m)
Low 09:17pm (0.42m)

Today's weather

Partly cloudy

17 °C
(62 °F)

Light air, 1.4 km/h from NW

Sea temperature

16.7°C / 62°F

Rating

Average: 5 (1 vote)

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