Prainha Beach

Kids friendly
 / 10 Very good
#30 out of 62
in Praia



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+24 oC +21 oC
Air temperature
7.4 M/S
+23 oC
Water temperature
1.9 M
Wave height

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Key features

Beach overall scores

"The beach is a small, but perfect spot. It is known for being calm and secure."
Suzara Mendes
"This beach is a small but stunning stretch of sand, offering a breathtaking view."
Tara M
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"The beach is a small, but perfect spot. It is known for being calm and secure."
Suzara Mendes
"This beach is a small but stunning stretch of sand, offering a breathtaking view."
Tara M
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A good place to stay! Lots of accommodation options nearby.

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Beach surroundings


  • Syd's Guesthouse and... 3 min walk
  • O Poeta Lounge & Foo... 6 min walk
  • Anabel 7 min walk
  • Plaza Park 7 min walk


  • Cycling CV Tourism 4 min walk
  • Lighthouse Dona Mari... 7 min walk
  • Estatura Homem de Pe... 15 min walk
  • Núcleo Museológico d... 16 min walk


  • RAI 5.1km


  • Praia 1.4km
  • Praia 1.4km

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Questions and answers

What is the water and sand quality of the Prainha Beach?

The coastline of Prainha Beach is covered with golden sand. It's very clean, the surface has a mixed fraction. Turquoise and clear water sparkles in the sun. The entrance to the water is sandy, which makes it very comfortable.

What are the key activities at Prainha Beach?

For sunbathing and relaxing, Prainha Beach has comfortable sun loungers, and there is no natural shade, so be careful on a hot day.

Is the Prainha Beach good for swimming?

The entrance to the water is very smooth, the bottom is comfortable. In the season the beach is attended by lifeguard.

Prainha Beach is partially protected from waves.

So the overall recommendation of the Prainha Beach for swimming is very positive.

Is the Prainha Beach good for families?

Yes, the Prainha Beach is good place for families with children. The beach is completely occupied by a resort area with a paid entrance, which has all the infrastructure. It's covered with sand and the entrance to the water is very smooth.

Is the Prainha Beach secluded and good for relaxing?

There are several buildings near the beach. During the high season, the beach can get very crowded, making it an unsuitable place for those looking for a relaxing holiday.

What are the key audiences of Prainha Beach?

Prainha Beach can be a good place for the following groups of travelers:

  • Families with children
  • Senior people

Is there any food or beverages in the area of Prainha Beach?

The bar is located right on the Prainha Beach.

There are 4 restaurants nearby.Syd's Guesthouse and Café is the closest place located 300 meters from the beach.

What is the closest accommodation to the Prainha Beach?

There are 231 places to stay in the Prainha Beach area.

Some of the best hotels in the area of Prainha Beach include:

The most popular other types of accommodations nearby:

How far is the Prainha Beach from parking?

The Prainha Beach has a parking spot. It is not very large, so in high season it can be busy. The approximate distance from parking is less than 100 metres.

Are there any attractions nearby Prainha Beach?

There are 4 attractions near Prainha Beach that are popular with travelers. The nearest are Cycling CV Tourism located in 0.2 km. See the attractions section for details.

What is the best time of the year to visit Prainha Beach?

The month with the highest temperature in Prainha Beach is September. Its average value reaches 27°C. The warmest sea is in September, the average value is 28°C. The coldest month is March with air temperature 23°C and water 23°C. See more details in weather section.

Is the beach good for sunbathing?

Prainha Beach (Cape Verde) is suitable for all lovers of sunbathing on the beach, because here there are basic facilities - sun loungers with umbrellas. And this fits perfectly into the concept of a comfortable holiday. There is only one possible problem, if for some reason you do not get a sunbed, then you will not have more opportunity to hide in the shade during the sunniest day time, since there is no natural shade on the beach. But can this be a stop for sunbathers? If you want to get to know more about the beach, we advise you to study the photos above.

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