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Tavira Island

Tavira, Portugal
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East Algarve Day Trip Including Almancil, Faro, Olhao and Tavira
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“ferry ride” (32 reviews)
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Tavira, Portugal

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Glorious 😍 We took the speedboat taxi rather than the ferry. At €18 one way this may seem expensive but! If you can afford it do it! It's fun quick and a super easy way to get to the beach. Beach itself is divine. Sunbeds...More

Thank sestevenswine
Reviewed yesterday

I like the little boats that travel back and forth between Tavira town and the island the most. The beach is huge and there are always lots of people swimming , sunbathing or eating as there are many restaurants on the way to the beach....More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved this beach from the short ferry ride to get there to the long walks to the quieter parts with hardly any other people for as far as the eye can see. I would suggest anyone thinking about Tavira should go ahead if only...More

Thank PW28603
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A small boat ride (€2 return from Tavira city or €1,50 from Quatro Agus) will take you to Tavira Island. The beach is beautiful and very clean with plenty of small bars and restaurants (mainly seafood). During August, as you come into the beach you...More

Thank sharonbedford
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If your hiring a canopy go early as they ain't cheap. Shade is a must here along with high factor sun block and aftersun as the only place to cool down is in the waves or the cafe/restaurants. The waves are surf able though short...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Apanhe o barco em Tavira 2eur Ida e Volta. Get the boat to island 2eur go and return. And top dia, Top day.

Thank Restaurante N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a trip over on the ferry to the island. Very clean beach with lots of room for all the people visiting. Lots of places to eat at reasonable prices.

Thank 220wnelson
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While staying in Cabanas, on holiday, decided t take a wee bus trip to Tavira for a few hours, absolutely fabulous wee town with it's cobbled streets, Tavira Castle, and many shops and restaurants, Seems to be something on every evening in main Square of...More

Thank dave7107
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lovely clean beach with an amazing amount of bars and restaurants to support it. You can walk away from the main beach and explore the island more and you may see Flamingos. The water taxi over is only 2e return so you...More

Thank JoJoMorris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took the ferry across to the island, the crossing was fantastic and on the island itself there was a large selection of food and drink reasonably priced too. The island is a good size and there was s plenty of space...More

Thank D S
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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.
11 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 Su K | Reviewed this property |
I always walk. 30 minutes. Or there is the mini train (does not always run) or hired bikes - a popular route. Taxi will be cheap, as it's not far. If you walk it can get tiring if a hot day so wear su cream, a hat, and... More