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East Algarve Day Trip Including Almancil, Faro, Olhao and Tavira
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  • Average7%
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“ferry ride” (37 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (72 reviews)
“sunshine bar” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
Tavira, Portugal
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"ferry ride"
in 37 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 72 reviews
"sunshine bar"
in 13 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 40 reviews
"short ferry"
in 15 reviews
"euros return"
in 27 reviews
"every hour"
in 18 reviews
"out of season"
in 16 reviews
"plenty of space"
in 19 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 23 reviews
"takes about minutes"
in 12 reviews
"long beach"
in 16 reviews
"water taxi"
in 23 reviews
"sun loungers"
in 18 reviews
"life guards"
in 11 reviews
"water sports"
in 9 reviews
"main beach"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An island beach with with golden sands and very long (on the south side). Catch the ferry from Tavira town on the estuary, a 15 minute trip that's all it takes. Bars and restaurants are open until late. Check the ferry times for your return....More

Thank dave h
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tavira island is a little paradise. It is a protected long narrow island between the mainland and the Atlantic. You can get there from Tavira itself or from the end of the river on a short cheap ferry ride or pay more for an ride...More

Thank bibsandbobs4u
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On our way from Faro to visit Tavira Island we decided to avoid the big toll highway and go the back way along N 125 and to stop in the little fishing village of Santa Luzia. This is another of the Algarves small "white villages."...More

Thank 2trex
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Tavira Island on a grey April morning by boat and enjoyed the journey down the river from Tavira. The island is off the coast and is easily reached by river taxi. The views of the sea are wonderful and the island is...More

Thank Monda15
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing beach with lots of shops and restaurants, beach bar and light house, sun loungers and shade available at a small cost. Sea taxi available from mainland tavira €18 each way they can take 8 people. This is a return trip for us and we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the town of Tavira, you pick up the ferry to the best beach you will find outside the Caribbean. Once you leave the ferry, its a short walk to the beach via one or two bars and restaurants (this is not a commercialised area),...More

Thank chezmac2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the ferry to Tavira Island. Fun! Beautiful sandy beaches and the crisp clean Atlantic Ocean. Had a great day.

Thank angelinapink
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have traveled quite a lot and we love the sea more than anything , but few beaches in the world could beat this place, you have a Five min ferry ride over to the island and then you step onto what could only be...More

Thank Stufuk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach and the beaches in the surrounding area, are amongst the best in the whole of Europe, maybe the world. Absolutely superb an the way from Sagres to the Spanish border.

Thank MrMAWALKER
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tavira does not have any beaches in the town. However, you have a short ferry ride (10 minutes) across the river to this Peninsula that runs for many kilometers with beautiful beaches. They have developed beaches where you can rent lounge chairrs and umbrellas, and...More

Thank ParisGlenn
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samshols
15 July 2017|
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Response from tkerrster | Reviewed this property |
I didnt see it when we were there this week.
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Seaview15
11 April 2017|
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Response from Su K | Reviewed this property |
PS: yes, as other reviewer has said, the tiny ferry runs all the time from Quatras Aguas - winter and summer. But the town centre ferry - that goes up the river before crossing the sea stretch to the island - is definitely... More
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Margaret S
6 March 2017|
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Response from koernerkay | Reviewed this property |
It is a 25 min walk from downtown. The tourist train/bus that drives through the city all the time is going there as well....
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