The fishing village Benagil is situated in the county of Lagoa immediately on the coast about 4 km east of Carvoeiro.
Coordinates: 37°05'16.0"N 8°25'35.7"W
The Praia de Benagil is well signposted on the N125 and in Carvoeiro.
The village consists of neat old fishermen's houses, modern villas and townhouses.
The place is located in a large part west of a valley cut reaching to the same-named beach. The street traversing the village leads through this valley. Immediately in front of the beach is a hairpin bend with parking spaces for the disabled. At the eastern edge of the valley is a big parking area.