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All reviews beautiful beach ferry ride sunshine bar bars and restaurants euros return every hour short ferry plenty of space out of season an umbrella long beach takes about minutes water taxi sun loungers public toilets water sports life guards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! A beautiful island which was deserted in December. A haven of peace and quiet in the Winter months. Perfect!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FernsTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful wide sandy beach with 2 restaurants and water sports available. The taxi boat leaves from town and takes 10 minutes and cost €3 - €4 return per person. Shady areas with trees and a small children’s play park.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place which we would thoroughly recommend. The food was excellent and the prices were very reasonable.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CMurrayDundeeUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from 2 full weeks in Portugal. Travelled around by car and also visited Tavira, close to border of Spain. Romanian bridge, great restaurants by the canall, life music everywhere. Totally suggest!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 319andinaj
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very peaceful and relaxing. Free Loungers. highly recommended. Only downside.... long walk to the washrooms, and only one restaurant was open at that time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank oddyoboy
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Not much to do on the island except sunbathe. Lots of eateries closed as end of season. Ferry direct from Vila Gale Albacora Hotel for €3 pp each way several times per day

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mitaroc
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This beach is really very nice were you can spend quitely some hours enjoying the sea and the view. Really relaxing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matthijs K
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Lovely beach which can be reached by catching the island ferry from Tavira. Lots of space and not at all crowded refreshments are available if you need them.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carlisle35
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We took the ferry to this island for 4euros return. It has a lovely beach and restaurants. The ferry is every hour and it takes about 20 minutes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank helendc1
Reviewed 7 October 2018

A 20 minute ferry ride takes you to this island where the beach is magnificent. Perfect for relaxing, sunbathing or walking. Waves are strong. The boardwalk is lined with restaurants and water sports are available. Sunbeds and umbrellas can be hired. I saw lots of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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2 October 2018|
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Response from Gary S | Reviewed this property |
I also didn’t notice any seaweed on the beach at Tavira Island. Very clear and warm water when we visited in September.
13 June 2018|
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Response from TrudyBucks |
Thanks guys for all your answers. We have been to visit and found it was €14 for 2 sunbeds and a parasal. Worth it
28 May 2018|
Response from ldimage1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you catch the ferry from either Tavira or Quattro Aguas, which is a few KM south, 5 minutes by car. The ferrys aren't are about €1.80 return from Quattro. You may need help getting on and off depending how mobile you... More