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Romantic place at the end of the world

This place is "in the middle of nowhere" - on the part of the beach which is not crowded at all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
danadobro
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Namest nad Oslavou, Czech Republic
Beach Day out

The place is lovely.The boardwalk across the nature park is so peaceful.the scenery and the... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
nmdg o
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Bermuda
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“Romantic place at the end of the world”
15 Aug 2018
“Beach Day out”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is "in the middle of nowhere" - on the part of the beach which is not crowded at all - deserted place on a deserted island. Waves, seashells (big) and the endless ocean - what do you want more? You can visit this...More

Thank danadobro
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The place is lovely.The boardwalk across the nature park is so peaceful.the scenery and the surroundings are very unique to Faro,A special place to see while in Faro.

Thank nmdg o
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Fortunately this place was near our hotel. Nice view. There you can find also offers for tours. Like the place

2  Thank ghazalefb
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We were on a boat trip and visited Cape St Mary. The boat dropped us off and we walked 2.5km on a deserted boardwalk to get to Cape St Mary, it was well worth it. There is a wooden edifice to show you’ve arrive at...More

2  Thank vacationgirl58
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Cape St. Mary on Ilha Deserta is well worth a visit, for it's stunning scenery, excellent hike and of course the numerous photo opportunities. A big thanks to Joao Claudio and the Animaris team for their friendliness and great advice and knowledge about the area...More

Thank Alisdair T
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Cape St. Mary Faro Portugal is a beautiful stretch of beach on the southernmost tip of Faro. It always pays if you are lucky enough to have a rental car to travel with your towels and a swimsuit in the car. Beautiful Atlantic beach

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Don't get me wrong, Barreta Island (or Ilha Deserta) on which Cape St Mary is located, is well worth a visit. However, the landmark itself that marks the southernmost tip of Portugal is quite literally a tip. A dead tree - which presumably died of...More

3  Thank Niki B
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

It's the southernmost place in the continental Portugal and a truly stunning beach. An absolute must if you're in Faro!

Thank Kuba M
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I have stayed in Faro a couple of times now and you should check this beautiful part of the coast out. I have been there during peak tourist season and it can get bit much with all the people but there is enough beach for...More

3  Thank Jared M
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Take a long walk along the sandy beach to the monument at the end marking the southern most tip of Ilha Deserta, also the southern most place in Portugal. Once you are on the island, you might as well take a look.

2  Thank Susie B
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