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Cape St. Mary

Ilha do Cabo de Santa Maria, Faro 8005-554, Portugal
+351 289 822 098
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Beautiful Portugal

Cape St. Mary on Ilha Deserta is well worth a visit, for it's stunning scenery, excellent hike and... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Alisdair T
Always travel with your swimsuit and towels in the car

Cape St. Mary Faro Portugal is a beautiful stretch of beach on the southernmost tip of Faro. It... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
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2 Jan 2018
“Beautiful Portugal”
26 Oct 2017
“Always travel with your swimsuit and towels in the car”
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Ilha do Cabo de Santa Maria, Faro 8005-554, Portugal
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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
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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

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Reviewed 2 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

Thank Niki B
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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
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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 JazOnTour
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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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Reviewed 28 January 2015

Ok, so I went out of season and it was more brisk, breezy and bracing rather than sun-bathing weather, but it was still very much worth the 15 euros return on the boat (more expensive off-season as they are only using speedboats rather than the...More

11  Thank Jeni O
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Reviewed 22 September 2014

This must be one of the best beaches anywhere in the world, miles and miles of lovely sand and the Atlantic Ocean.

5  Thank johnhp702
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

I visited few beach in Algarve, but I think Deserta Island is the best beach in the area. Very idyllic and easy to relax and let the day go by. The beach is sandy and there is a boardwalk to arrive at this cape, that...More

17  Thank Litoral D
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Reviewed 23 March 2013

I couldn't imagine there was a place like this in Europe. Amazing dunes and beach covered of shells. If you enjoy quite place where you just listen the nature, sea waves and birds, this is the place. Ferry cost 10€ and you must walk 2...More

20  Thank Alcedo A
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