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“ferry ride” (35 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (71 reviews)
“sunshine bar” (13 reviews)
Tavira, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful Atlantic seashore, shell picking, paddling in the cold water, watching Gannets dive, little sailing boats manned by children

Thank PM A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely family beach, accessed by Ferry from either Tavira town or Quatrain Aquas. In the height of the season it is, understandably very busy. So early arrival is advised. Great range of restaurants and bars for most tastes, but mainly fish. Be...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely place but was too quiet for me, good place for older people if you don't mind walking a fair distance to the shops. Also good for hikers and nature watchers

Thank sandsky74
Reviewed 25 November 2017

A lovely sandy beach with views of the little lighthouses. Makes for a nice stroll and plenty of fish in the sea. Refreshment facilities close by.

Thank lizy228
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The Tavira Island beach you have to get to by ferry. You can either ferry from the river side in town or at the end of the pier by the salt flats. It costs 2 euros return and goes approximately every 30mins.Once at the island...More

2  Thank 58sparrow
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Stunning beach... Beautiful scenery! Well worth the short trip via boat from Tavira. Last boat is 17.20...

1  Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We had lunch there. The food was perfect and for good price! Somebody who likes Indian meals, it’s a good adresse.

Thank Markus5056
Reviewed 6 November 2017

A must visit, would be rude not too visit this beach if in this part of Portugal. .. go on ... you know you wanna

Thank Jon J
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Golden sands and blue water. Unspoilt scenery. A lovely spot to pass an afternoon. Ferry from Tavira is quick and cheap. Only two euro return

Thank mattleslie74
Reviewed 6 November 2017

....but in season the sort of place I’d personally avoid, not being a beach person or sun-worshipper! The best thing about it was the inexpensive and interesting ferry trip there and back. Look out for egrets, flamingoes and stilts among others & hundreds of cormorants.

Thank Richard L
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15 July 2017|
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Response from tkerrster | Reviewed this property |
I didnt see it when we were there this week.
10 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
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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