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“beautiful beach”(76 reviews)
“ferry ride”(38 reviews)
“sunshine bar”(13 reviews)
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Tavira, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a nice beach. It serves its purpose nicely. I saw comments about crystal clear water. I don’t quite agree with that, there was a lot of debris floating. But the water was okay enough to swim in. There was plentiful sun beds and...More

Thank louiearch93
Reviewed 3 days ago

beautiful island travelled by small boat public fees very reasonable as were the food on the island drinks reasonable and cold !! hot day rented a cabana and lived like the locals.. everyone friendly.

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tavira Island is stunning. Me and a friend camped on the island and loved every minute. Supermarket prices are very reasonable considering it is a catches market and if someone wants anything they have to get a boat to mainland. Beach was very clean and...More

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From the ferry across to the relaxed bars and the expanse of sand that seems to go on forever. What is not to love? Great beach, calmer in the morning.

Thank CELPASCOE
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spiaggia chilometrica di sabbia fine. Si alternano spiagge libere con private (circa 15€ per ombrellone e due lettini in alta stagione; alcuni accettano pagamenti con carte). Mare pulito (bandiera blu) non tanto freddo per essere oceano. Isola raggiungibile con traghetti o taxi boat. Presenti bagni...More

Thank LK_travels
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to the island for a full afternoon. Water was very good, no algae like we saw in previous comments. The beaches are very beautiful and although there is a lot of tourists on the nearest beach, if you walk a little, you will...More

Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived early , with picnic , umbrellas all equipped for a long beautiful day on this gorgeous beach . About 45 mins from olhos da agua , we found it easy to find . Small ferry was 1.5€ each and every 20 mins or...More

1  Thank sharonryan1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long island where you can relax and avoid the crowd. Plenty of restaurants and bars that are inexpensive

Thank gallegosviajeros
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been twice now,and I found it to be a great place to relax for me,I took the ferry to the beach which only takes around 15 mins,but the beach is so big it has places you can be mostly alone,no screaming kids ,which for...More

Thank grahamhos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place to spend the day. We have spent an afternoon there finishing with a dinner in one of the restaurants.

Thank Luca B
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TrudyBucks
13 June 2018|
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Response from dave h | Reviewed this property |
No not when I've been. I have visited numerous times of the year and always have to pay. Hope this helps.
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mowgli10
28 May 2018|
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Response from ldimage1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you catch the ferry from either Tavira or Quattro Aguas, which is a few KM south, 5 minutes by car. The ferrys aren't are about €1.80 return from Quattro. You may need help getting on and off depending how mobile you... More
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Anna H
18 May 2018|
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Response from sharonryan1 | Reviewed this property |
It is buggy friendly , but unsure of a double buggy on ferry. Also boardwalk down to beach is double , so one line walks down the people in other direction walk up . Yes it’s accessible but will be a bit of a hike , although... More
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