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Praia do Barril

Aldeamento Pedras Del Rei | Santa Luzia, Tavira 8800-531 Tavira Portugal, Portugal
+351 281 380 600
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“small train” (35 reviews)
“train ride” (37 reviews)
“tuna fishing” (26 reviews)
Aldeamento Pedras Del Rei | Santa Luzia, Tavira 8800-531 Tavira Portugal, Portugal
+351 281 380 600

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful, not what we expected , surf high, lifeguards were all over it. Brilliant spot for full day out, eats fabulous too

Thank Revive D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Take the walk through the nature reserve down to the Praia do Barril and enjoy the sights. Lots to see, smell and take in.

Thank sand369
Reviewed 5 days ago

nice sandy beach with nice surroundings in the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Great for the kids and for nice walks enjoying the nature. Also very nice for photo birdwatching fans

Thank joao s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amongst all the lovely beaches around Tavira, this was the one that won our hearts. We loved the journey across the sand dunes, either on foot or by train, and the sea and the sand never disappointed. Plenty of sunbeds and umbrellas if needed, plenty...More

Thank gapdreamer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this lovely beach today, sand so soft and clean. Good walk to access small train which takes you to the beach. So not good if you are less mobile. Good cafe/shops on beach and toilet/changing facilities, well looked after. Brolly and sunbeds bit pricey...More

Thank kaywilliamson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got the little train down to the beach - great fun - drink in a lovely bar before venturing on to the lovely sand - pitched our brollies and went into the lovely sea - so warm for October You can swim out for some...More

Thank kentcritique
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caught the bus from Tavira bus station to the stop for the beach, only takes 20 mins. Beach is then 25 min walk or a bit less if you get the little train over the ria Formosa to the beach. Magnificent long sandy beach with...More

1  Thank Richard186377
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove through for a change of scenery & had a lovely breakfast on the beach front. We then caught the ferry over to the beach & we practically had it to ourselves, miles if white sand & if you were brave enough a bracing...More

Thank salsop50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let anyone tell you it takes 40 minutes to walk from the Ilha da Tavira ferry stop to Barril. It took me 2 hours. Well, I did a bit of beach-combing--the shells are incredible. And you ARE walking on sand. The water wasn't too...More

Thank Suporto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here in late September for the first time , tried to go in early Sept previously but couldn't get a parking space , it was no problem this time even at 11.00 am. The train ride is great , you go over various rivers...More

Thank rovingranger
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11 August 2017|
Response from QualityFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Slighty lost, the beach is huge
29 May 2017|
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Response from Andrew W | Reviewed this property |
It was too cold however all of the beaches are OK to swim. Water tends to be lively as you are on the Atlantic
eleanor m
1 August 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Thee are loads of places to eat at the main complex where the train stops. This was a long time ago a tuna factory so lovely period blocks with a whole range of fish restaurants that are fairly priced and fresh. Also... More

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