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Praia dos Ingleses

Praia dos Ingleses
Foz do Douro

Foz do Douro beach

Praia dos Ingleses is a largely sandy beach with rocky outcrops around the shore line. Located in the upmarket Foz do Douro district of Porto this is cafe and promenading central. The cafes here stay open until late and Praia dos Ingleses is often still buzzing long after dark.

The beach itself isn't the greatest, but then you have to head out of Porto to find really nice beaches. I'm also a little skeptical of the Blue Flag status of this and some of the other beaches along this stretch of coast. The River Douro empties into the sea right next to this beach and that always used to be source of pollution. Add to that the oil refinery and terminal a few Km up the coast at Leça da Palmeira and I'm not entirely convinced...

Regardless of the water quality this is still a good spot to just hang out and observe Porto society and top up the tan whilst you're at it!

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Praia dos Ingleses tide times

  • Thu 21st February

    High 03:19am (3.16m)
    Low 09:40am (0.92m)
    High 04:01pm (2.80m)
    Low 10:01pm (1.11m)
  • Fri 22nd February

    High 04:34am (2.99m)
    Low 11:00am (1.07m)
    High 05:24pm (2.71m)
    Low 11:27pm (1.21m)
  • Sat 23rd February

    High 05:58am (2.93m)
    Low 12:28pm (1.08m)
    High 06:47pm (2.77m)
  • Sun 24th February

    Low 12:56am (1.15m)
    High 07:17am (2.99m)
    Low 01:42pm (0.98m)
    High 07:57pm (2.93m)

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