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For me, one of the best beaches in Portugal

Amazing beach, warm water, not very crowded even in August. Perfect beach spot far away from the... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
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Well maintained beach, very polite staff.

I was very impressed with this beach. The ferry is actually efficiently run even though you might... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
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Between Praia da Ilha de Tavira and Praia do Barril in Tavira island narrows, resulting in a strip of sand about 50 yards wide, called Praia da Terra Estreita. It is from the picturesque fishing village of Santa Luzia where boats leave to cross to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Santa Luzia, Tavira 8800, Portugal
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing beach, warm water, not very crowded even in August. Perfect beach spot far away from the tourist crowds. Nice beach caffe. You need to take the ferry in Santa Luzia, 15 minute trip, very nice. Just be sure you don’t miss the last boat...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

I was very impressed with this beach. The ferry is actually efficiently run even though you might not think so at first if you see the queue. But it moves quickly- we visited 6 times. The bar prices are very reasonable and the staff are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cuculan
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Short inexpensive ferry ride across from Santa Luzia. Beautiful clear waters with minimal seaweed. Beach is quiet if you walk 5-10mins along. There are toilets and a small bar available. Our favourite beach in the area!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This beach is really amazing. The first excellent experience is reach the beach by boat through the Ria Formosa amazing landscape...then, in the beach we feel really comfortable, quite, with a desert sand within 2 minutes walk. Whish I come back this Summer. This is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a pretty white sanded beach accessed by ferry boat from Santa Luzia. There are sun loungers and parasols for hire $20 a day and you can also buy drinks and sandwiches from a small bar. Very relaxing and fairly peaceful end of september

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mrabbit
Reviewed 1 October 2017

If you have the patience to queue in line for the ferry and for the trip across the lagoon, you'll be rewarded. Beautiful beach, with some shallow water for the smaller kids and crystalline water. There's a bar and straw parasols for hire plus lots...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank pdemarco2013
Reviewed 14 September 2017

One access by ferry, one bar with cold beer and wine, one fantastic beach. We spent the day and thr parasol cost e20

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Captain-Napper
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My favorite beach, if you consider Ilha de Tavira, Terra Estreita and Barril. Quiet small beach, supported by a small bar, but you can enjoy tranquility and walk along the three beaches easily. Of course its personal, but I like the quiet way! Go!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LRS1957
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely clean unspoilt beach with a small bar, toilets and a few sunbeds. Had a great time on this beach totally unspoilt, sea was great for bobbing and cooling down thoroughly recommend

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gaymarie716
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This is a beach with clear blue water, and white sand, beatiful beah to be with family or friends. To reach it tou must catch a boat in Santa Luzia near Tavira, that costs in august 2 euros per person!!

Date of experience: August 2017
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