This wide, sandy beach is located just to the south of Sines, although if you came here out of season it might feel a long way from anywhere.
Praia do Morgavel has something of a wild feel to it; a generous strip of golden sand situated between the Atlantic rollers and wind-blown sand dunes. Despite this the beach is very popular in the summer with both locals from Sines and those holidaying in the campsite behind the beach. Despite this the beach never feels crowded as there is plenty of room.
There is plenty to do for families at Praia do Morgavel. The clear, clean waters are watched over by lifeguards in the summer and there are a couple of restaurants and bars overlooking the beach.
At low tide little pools of warm water are often left behind in the sand which make for excellent paddling. For the more adventurous this is a good spot for surfing and bodyboarding.
To the southern end of the beach the Morgavel river somewhat peters out on the sand.
Other beaches near Praia do Morgavel
Praia do Morgavel tide times
- Thu 30th MarchLow 4:40am (1.58m)
High 10:57am (2.30m)
Low 5:04pm (1.68m)
High 11:26pm (2.51m)
- Fri 31st MarchLow 6:11am (1.47m)
High 12:23pm (2.43m)
Low 6:23pm (1.54m)
- Sat 1st AprilHigh 12:36am (2.67m)
Low 7:03am (1.30m)
High 1:14pm (2.61m)
Low 7:11pm (1.35m)
- Sun 2nd AprilHigh 1:23am (2.85m)
Low 7:41am (1.12m)
High 1:51pm (2.79m)
Low 7:47pm (1.16m)