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Ilha Deserta

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FLEXIBILITY Flexibility is our main objective, in which saying "no" is virtually unacceptable unless we are offering exciting alternatives. This allows our clients to feel comfortable communicating any ideas during the coordinating process...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There was the option to take the 45minute ferry across (5€) or the 15 minute speed boat (10€). We decided to take the ferry over and the speed boat back. I would recommend taking the ferry both ways because you couldn’t speak to anyone on...More

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely beach, we had great fun having a dip in the Atlantic Ocean, the beach has lifeguards on duty or if you go further on it is not patrolled. You can hire beach umbrellas and loungers which becomes quite expensive at 14...More

Thank Blues79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the title says: if you want to escape the city, the people, book a trip to here. But beware: you never know with who you will share the island. A nice dutch couple, a father and his kids.. or a nudist old french dude...More

Thank 196marijnv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the ferry to this island, €10 return per person. Was worth it, as the journey takes 40 min and you enjoy the views of Hermosa natural park without having to pay a lot of money. Would recommend the small bays at the back...More

Thank Cristian F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Ihla Deserta on a private trip with Sabino Boat tours and what a surprise it was for us to find such a natural unspoilt beach here. The beauty of this genuinely quiet stretch of golden sand took our breath away and for...More

Thank Teeandtee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the slow ferry over which was a pleasant 45 minute ride for 5 euro one way. The beach is a very long expance of sand with virtually no one on it. Walk about 10 minutes down the beach and it is officially clothing...More

Thank ERDFirefighter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a great day here. We took the speedboat to the island and the ferry back - of the two I would recommend the speedboat. The annoying thing is you have to book your return trip when you book the boat to the island...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the island in July 2017 as part of an organised tour from Faro harbour. The beach was stunning and there were opportunities to snorkel or swim for those that brought swimming costumes. Our time here was limited so we weren't able to explore...More

Thank swal4796
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, three of my sisters, my brother, my brother in law and I enjoyed a memorable day out on this lovely hidden gem of an island - just a short yellow speed boat ride from Faro Old Town. The weather was perfect with just...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the Algarves hidden gems. A little crowded in the August holidays on the public ferries but an enjoyable trip. Will take a cool box next time for convenience.

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bensontheboxer
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Response from EmmaH182 | Reviewed this property |
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16 January 2017|
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Response from RitaSampaioAnimaris | Property representative |
Hello Miss Beams The departure times for the ferry is 10h00, every day. You can access the online tickets and departure times to the following link: go.deserta.pt Best Regards, Bruno Lima Marketing Dep. Animaris Ilha... More
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