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Praia Fluvial de Alqueva | EB 2021

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Alqueva,
Amieira e Alqueva, Portel (Évora)
Portugal

Created by
Técnico AP - IB
13/09/2021

Last modification by
Técnico AP - IB
14/09/2021

Support staff for PRM Step-free access Support products for the bathroom Assistance dogs allowed Visual signposting Facilities for bicycles
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| Automatic Translation | Located in the heart of the Grande Lago, the River Beach of Alqueva offers excellent conditions to enjoy this territory on hot summer days. This is the second beach in the municipality of Portel on the largest artificial lake in Europe, which offers a sand and grass area with awnings and thatched roofs that extend over a vast leisure area of ​​more than 15 thousand square metres. It has a delimited bathing area for children's safety, equipment for people with reduced mobility and various leisure equipment for rent. | The technical visit was carried out in the 2021 Bathing Season (EB2021)
Users questionnaire Technical questionnaire

Customer service and other key information

Customer service and other key information

General information

You can enter with an assistance dog: yes

Evaluation index (from 1 to 10, requiring at least 5 points to be considered accessible) according to the WCAG 2.0 standard: 6.7

There are all-terrain wheelchairs for activities in the countryside: yes

There is a bicycle parking area or a space where they can be kept: yes

Cognitive accessibility

There are no benches to sit on or rest on the beach.

It is easy to find the way to the lifeguard post.

There is easy-to-understand information on the rules of use and behaviour and services for bathers.

There are information panels for renting sunshades and sunbeds.

There are benches and seats to sit down and rest.

There are rubbish bins on the beach.

It is easy to find the way to the bathroom facilities for men and women. At the entrance there are signs to distinguish them.

It is easy to find the way to the disabled bathroom facilities. They have a sign on the door.

Private parking space

General information

Private parking zone

Reserved space

Establishment access

General information

Entrance door

Customer service area

Features

Customer service desk

Vertical route

Ramp

Notes: caso seja necessário apoio para subir a rampa poderá solicitá-lo junto dos nadadores salvadores ou pelo telefone +351 965 740 063

Characteristics of the section

Notes: no início da rampa existe um ressalto de 4cm.

Characteristics of the section

Characteristics of the section

Vertical route

Ramp

Characteristics of the section

Vertical route

Stairs

General information

Rooms the stairs connect: restaurante

Steps

Vertical route

Ramp

Characteristics of the section

Notes: no final da rampa existe um ressalto de 6cm

Adapted toilet in common area

General information

Stand-alone cubicle

Characteristics

Bathroom cubicle door

Interior room

Bathroom

Shower

Sink

Toilet in communal areas

Beaches

Beaches - Amenities and Services

Walkways to gain access to the sand

Beaches - Amenities and Services: Outdoor Showers

Shaded Area

Furniture

Services and Equipments at Swimming Facilities

Signage

Physical accessibility

Private parking space

Interior access

It is accessed: flat

General information

The parking has spaces reserved for PRM: yes

Private parking zone

Parking

It is located near the establishment: yes

Type of parking: outside

Type of vehicle access: open, with no entry control

Reserved space

The reserved spaces are on a flat surface: horizontal

Total width of the reserved space: 260 cm

Total length of the reserved space: 500 cm

Reserved spaces are shown by the ISA (International Symbol of Access) logo on the ground: no

The reserved space is shown by a vertical ISA (International Sign for Access) logo: yes

Establishment access

General information

The entrance reviewed is: the main one

The entrance is flat: yes

It is accessed: without any unevenness

Entrance door

The space is in front of the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Turning space diameter behind the door: 150 cm

Type of door: door opening

Doorway width, per single-leaf door: 180 cm

Customer service area

Interior access

It is accessed: flat

Features

There is a customer service desk: yes

Customer service desk

The customer service desk is on two levels: no

Height of the non-adapted desk: 125 cm

Vertical route

The vertical route is taken: via a ramp

Ramp

Rooms / spaces linked by the ramp: restaurante e Instalações Sanitárias

Number of sections: 3

Notes: caso seja necessário apoio para subir a rampa poderá solicitá-lo junto dos nadadores salvadores ou pelo telefone +351 965 740 063

Characteristics of the section

Average longitudinal incline (%): 6

Average transversal incline of the section: <= 2%

The usable width of the section: 150 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: yes

There is protective skirting on both sides of the ramp: no

The section has handrails: yes, on both sides

Notes: no início da rampa existe um ressalto de 4cm.

Handrails and railings

There are double handrails: yes

Height of the top handrail: 83 cm

Height of the bottom handrail: 26 cm

Characteristics of the flooring

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is non-slip: yes

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Characteristics of the section

Average longitudinal incline (%): 13

Type of section: not accessible

Average transversal incline of the section: <= 2%

The usable width of the section: 150 cm

Turning circle diameter at the end of the ramp: 370 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: yes

Turning circle diameter on the landings: 370 cm

There is protective skirting on both sides of the ramp: no

The section has handrails: yes, on both sides

Handrails and railings

There are double handrails: yes

Height of the top handrail: 83 cm

Height of the bottom handrail: 26 cm

Characteristics of the flooring

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is non-slip: yes

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Characteristics of the section

Average longitudinal incline (%): 16

Type of section: not accessible

Average transversal incline of the section: <= 2%

The usable width of the section: 150 cm

Turning circle diameter at the start of the ramp: 370 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: yes

There is protective skirting on both sides of the ramp: no

The section has handrails: yes, on both sides

Handrails and railings

There are double handrails: yes

Height of the top handrail: 83 cm

Height of the bottom handrail: 26 cm

Characteristics of the flooring

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is non-slip: yes

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Vertical route

The vertical route is taken: via a ramp

Ramp

Rooms / spaces linked by the ramp: duches exteriores

Number of sections: 1

Characteristics of the section

Length of the section: 250 cm

Average longitudinal incline (%): 9

Average transversal incline of the section: <= 2%

The usable width of the section: 150 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: does not apply, the ramp only have 1 section.

There is protective skirting on both sides of the ramp: no

The section has handrails: no

Characteristics of the flooring

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is non-slip: no

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Vertical route

The vertical route is taken: via stairs

Stairs

Characteristics

The stairs have handrails: yes, on one side

Handrails and railings

There are double handrails: no

Height of the top handrail: 83 cm

Steps

All the steps have the same height: yes

Maximum height of the steps: 19 cm

All the steps have the same depth: yes

Minimum depth of the tread: 221 cm

The steps have nosing: no

Vertical route

The vertical route is taken: via a ramp

Ramp

Rooms / spaces linked by the ramp: acesso à relva / praia

Characteristics of the section

Length of the section: 460 cm

Average longitudinal incline (%): 8

Average transversal incline of the section: <= 2%

The usable width of the section: 160 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: does not apply, the ramp only have 1 section.

Notes: no final da rampa existe um ressalto de 6cm

Adapted toilet in common area

General information

Total number of adapted cubicles at the establishment: 1

Type of adapted cubicle reviewed: stand-alone cubicle for both sexes

Stand-alone cubicle

Signs

Adapted toilets are shown by the International Symbol of Access (ISA): yes

Characteristics

Interior access

It is accessed: flat

Notes: junto à entrada existe um ressalto de 2cm

Bathroom cubicle door

The space before the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Turning circle diameter before the door: 130 cm

Turning circle diameter behind the door: 120 cm

Type of door: sliding door

Type of opening: sliding

Doorway width, per single-leaf door: 80 cm

The door handle requires a twist of the wrist: no

Interior room

Clearance width: 110 cm

Minimum clearance width at narrow points: 65 cm

Turning circle diameter: 120 cm

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Bathroom

There is some kind of alarm system in place for calling for assistance that can be activated from inside the bathroom: no

There is a shower tray: yes

Shower

Dimensions of the shower: 80x80

The shower is level with the floor: yes

Type of tap: which requires a twist of the wrist

There is an accredited shower chair: yes

Sink

Height in relation to the floor of the upper edge of the sink: 80 cm

Clearance height beneath the sink: 60 cm

Clearance depth beneath the sink: 60 cm

The sink has elements that obstruct a frontal approach: no

Type of tap: single lever

There are fixings at a height of between 70 cm and 1.2 m: yes

The sink analysed is inside the adapted cubicle: yes

Toilet in communal areas

Left-hand side transfer space (width): 65 cm

Frontal transfer space (depth): 120 cm

Transfer to the toilet is carried out: from the front

Lateral transfer spaces with a width >= 80 cm: 0

Height of the toilet seat: 47 cm

Height of the flush mechanism: 140 cm

Type of flush mechanism: push button on wall

Fitted with grab bars: yes

Toilet grab bars

Type of grab bar on the right hand side: fixed

Maximum height of right-hand side grab bar: 71 cm

Notes: na parede do autoclismo existe uma barra de apoio fixa com uma altura de 71cm

Beaches

Beaches - Amenities and Services

There are walkways to access the sand: yes

There are outdoor showers: yes

There are shaded areas: yes

Walkways to gain access to the sand

Type of walkways: fixed

The flooring of the walkway: it does not get hot in the sun

The flooring is uniform, without any bumps or dips: yes

The flooring is non-slip: yes

The flooring is integrated with its surroundings: no

Maximum longitudinal gradient of the walkways: >4%

Transversal gradient of the walkways: <=2%

Minimum passage width: 150 cm

Every 10 m or less it exists an obstacle-free space big enough for a 150 cm-diameter turning circle: yes

Walkway with protective curbs: yes, on both sides

The restraining curbs are located: in specific sections

Beaches - Amenities and Services: Outdoor Showers

There is a fixed shower seat: no

Type of taps: push button

Shaded Area

There is a shaded area reserved for PRM: yes

The shaded area reserved for PRM is shown by the ISA (International Symbol of Access) logo: yes

It can be accessed via a walkway: yes

Type of flooring of the shaded area: other

Furniture

Type of furniture: benches

Bench

Height of the seat: 45 cm

Depth of the seat: 55 cm

There is a backrest: no

There are armrests: no

Services and Equipments at Swimming Facilities

Amphibious chairs: yes

Line of buoys in the water perpendicular to the shore to make it easier for PRM to get into the water: yes

Amphibious crutches: yes

Sun loungers: yes

Sun shades: yes

Support staff for the PRM (lifeguard, Red Cross): yes

Signage

The tourism resource has signsposts indicating the way and information panels: yes

Visual accessibility

Private parking space

Interior access

It is accessed: flat

General information

The parking has spaces reserved for PRM: yes

Private parking zone

Reserved space

The reserved spaces are on a flat surface: horizontal

Establishment access

General information

The entrance reviewed is: the main one

The entrance is flat: yes

It is accessed: without any unevenness

Entrance door

The space is in front of the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Type of door: door opening

Doorway width, per single-leaf door: 180 cm

Customer service area

Interior access

It is accessed: flat

Features

There is a customer service desk: yes

Customer service desk

Vertical route

The vertical route is taken: via a ramp

Ramp

The space beneath the ramp has a height of less than 220 cm: no

Notes: caso seja necessário apoio para subir a rampa poderá solicitá-lo junto dos nadadores salvadores ou pelo telefone +351 965 740 063

Characteristics of the section

Average longitudinal incline (%): 6

Average transversal incline of the section: <= 2%

The usable width of the section: 150 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: yes

There is protective skirting on both sides of the ramp: no

The section has handrails: yes, on both sides

At the start and/or end of the sections there is a strip of flooring in a contrasting colour and texture: no

Notes: no início da rampa existe um ressalto de 4cm.

Handrails and railings

There are double handrails: yes

Characteristics of the flooring

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is non-slip: yes

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Characteristics of the section

Average longitudinal incline (%): 13

Type of section: not accessible

Average transversal incline of the section: <= 2%

The usable width of the section: 150 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: yes

There is protective skirting on both sides of the ramp: no

The section has handrails: yes, on both sides

At the start and/or end of the sections there is a strip of flooring in a contrasting colour and texture: no

Handrails and railings

There are double handrails: yes

Characteristics of the flooring

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is non-slip: yes

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Characteristics of the section

Average longitudinal incline (%): 16

Type of section: not accessible

Average transversal incline of the section: <= 2%

The usable width of the section: 150 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: yes

There is protective skirting on both sides of the ramp: no

The section has handrails: yes, on both sides

At the start and/or end of the sections there is a strip of flooring in a contrasting colour and texture: no

Handrails and railings

There are double handrails: yes

Characteristics of the flooring

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is non-slip: yes

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Vertical route

The vertical route is taken: via a ramp

Ramp

The space beneath the ramp has a height of less than 220 cm: no

Characteristics of the section

Length of the section: 250 cm

Average longitudinal incline (%): 9

Average transversal incline of the section: <= 2%

The usable width of the section: 150 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: does not apply, the ramp only have 1 section.

There is protective skirting on both sides of the ramp: no

The section has handrails: no

At the start and/or end of the sections there is a strip of flooring in a contrasting colour and texture: no

Characteristics of the flooring

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is non-slip: no

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Vertical route

The vertical route is taken: via stairs

Stairs

Characteristics

The stairs have handrails: yes, on one side

Handrails and railings

There are double handrails: no

The handrail is continuous, even along the intermediate landings: yes

Steps

All the steps have the same height: yes

Maximum height of the steps: 19 cm

All the steps have the same depth: yes

Minimum depth of the tread: 221 cm

Type of riser: with risers

The riser is a different colour to the tread: no

The steps have nosing: no

The edges of the steps are clearly marked: yes, colour contrasted

Vertical route

The vertical route is taken: via a ramp

Ramp

Characteristics of the section

Length of the section: 460 cm

Average longitudinal incline (%): 8

Average transversal incline of the section: <= 2%

The usable width of the section: 160 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: does not apply, the ramp only have 1 section.

Notes: no final da rampa existe um ressalto de 6cm

Adapted toilet in common area

General information

Stand-alone cubicle

Characteristics

Interior access

It is accessed: flat

Notes: junto à entrada existe um ressalto de 2cm

Bathroom cubicle door

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Type of opening: sliding

The door is a different colour to the wall: no

Door material: opaque

Interior room

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is in good shape: yes

There are overhanging elements at a height of under 2.20 m that do not continue down to the ground: no

The lighting is uniform: yes

The lighting is adequate: yes

Bathroom

There is some kind of alarm system in place for calling for assistance that can be activated from inside the bathroom: no

The floors and walls are different colours: no

Sanitary equipment and walls are a different colour: yes

Shower

Sink

Toilet in communal areas

Beaches

Beaches - Amenities and Services

There are walkways to access the sand: yes

There are outdoor showers: yes

There are shaded areas: yes

Walkways to gain access to the sand

Type of walkways: fixed

The flooring of the walkway: it does not get hot in the sun

The flooring is uniform, without any bumps or dips: yes

The flooring is non-slip: yes

The flooring is integrated with its surroundings: no

Maximum longitudinal gradient of the walkways: >4%

Transversal gradient of the walkways: <=2%

Minimum passage width: 150 cm

Walkway with protective curbs: yes, on both sides

The restraining curbs are located: in specific sections

Beaches - Amenities and Services: Outdoor Showers

Shaded Area

Type of flooring of the shaded area: other

Furniture

Type of furniture: benches

Services and Equipments at Swimming Facilities

Sun loungers: yes

Sun shades: yes

Support staff for the PRM (lifeguard, Red Cross): yes

Signage

The tourism resource has signsposts indicating the way and information panels: yes

Signage analysis

The signs are easy to be identified visually: yes

All the signs have the same design: yes

The support material for the signs has a matt finish: yes

The support material used for the signs has a solid background: yes

The texts are a different colour to the background: yes

The sign is a different colour to the wall: yes

The font used is clear and easy to read (such as Arial): yes

The signs are complemented by information in Braille: no

The signs are complemented by information in alto relief: no

There is a haptic plan of the establishment: yes

The haptic plan has Braille: no

The haptic plan has alto relief: no

The horizontal routes are identified by guidelines: no

Hearing accessibility

Private parking space

Interior access

It is accessed: flat

General information

The parking has spaces reserved for PRM: yes

Private parking zone

Parking

Type of parking: outside

Reserved space

Establishment access

General information

The entrance reviewed is: the main one

The entrance is flat: yes

It is accessed: without any unevenness

Entrance door

Doorway width, per single-leaf door: 180 cm

Customer service area

Interior access

It is accessed: flat

Features

There is a customer service desk: yes

Customer service desk

Vertical route

Ramp

Notes: caso seja necessário apoio para subir a rampa poderá solicitá-lo junto dos nadadores salvadores ou pelo telefone +351 965 740 063

Characteristics of the section

Notes: no início da rampa existe um ressalto de 4cm.

Characteristics of the section

Characteristics of the section

Vertical route

Ramp

Characteristics of the section

Vertical route

Stairs

Steps

Vertical route

Ramp

Characteristics of the section

Notes: no final da rampa existe um ressalto de 6cm

Adapted toilet in common area

General information

Stand-alone cubicle

Characteristics

Interior access

It is accessed: flat

Notes: junto à entrada existe um ressalto de 2cm

Bathroom cubicle door

Interior room

Bathroom

There is some kind of alarm system in place for calling for assistance that can be activated from inside the bathroom: no

Shower

Sink

Toilet in communal areas

Beaches

Beaches - Amenities and Services

There are outdoor showers: yes

There are shaded areas: yes

Walkways to gain access to the sand

Beaches - Amenities and Services: Outdoor Showers

Shaded Area

Furniture

Type of furniture: benches

Services and Equipments at Swimming Facilities

Sun loungers: yes

Sun shades: yes

Support staff for the PRM (lifeguard, Red Cross): yes

Signage

The tourism resource has signsposts indicating the way and information panels: yes

Signage analysis

The signs are easy to be identified visually: yes

All the signs have the same design: yes

Accredited pictograms have been used: yes

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