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Address: Tavira, Portugal
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We went in July 2015. We had been to other islands during our holiday and enjoyed the beaches as well as the little boat trip out to the islands. Tavira Island was the best for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We went in July 2015. We had been to other islands during our holiday and enjoyed the beaches as well as the little boat trip out to the islands. Tavira Island was the best for us. The Vip sun beds with electronic waiter call service was a nice touch as was the kids water play island, bar and beach sports... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

enjoy the nature and the beach. nice place to spend the day. 16 € boat and beach amenities 3 for the boat 13 for a couple of chairs and "jango". excellent restaurants.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I just love this beach. You get a ferry from Tavira which run hourly and then every half hour as the day goes on. Under two Euros for a return trip. Takes about 15 mins to get there. There is a camp site on the island but I'm not sure how you go about renting a tent there. Lots of... More 

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Saint-Ismier, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

White sand, crystal clear water, relaxing music, what else could you possibly need ? The beaches are beautiful, with the possibility of renting beach beds and umbrellas for a relatively cheap price (14€ to 20€ for the day for 2 people). It has a small village, with markets and restaurants, small snacks on the beach... Everything you need to spend... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Excellent service used the bar twice during the day , ordered lunch to take on the beach , then back for ice creams , staff extremely courteous and polite , prices good ,food lovely . Would certainly use again if we returned to the island .

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

I love the ferry ride from Tavira town out to the beach on the island. This year they have got a new inflatable water park moored off shore which is great fun for kids of all ages! Lots of sun loungers and umbrellas for hire and they have new cabanas with 2 sun loungers and a little table-very posh! Great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Tavira Island is busy. Several restaurants, camp grounds and rentals. There are several locations to rent an umbrella with two chairs. It was half the price renting an umbrella and chairs in Tavira Island as it was the day before at Cabanas beach. Regardless, we preferred the smaller crowds at Cabanas. It was easier for me as s mother of... More 

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

First there are many locations on Tavira island, not necessarily all alike, so please note we were at terra estraira which is 15 minutes by boat from our resort which is Vila galé with their own private boat service facing the public ferry service. Most people seem to go to one of the 2 spots on the island but if... More 

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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A few visits by ferry from Tavira to Tavira Island during our holiday June / July 2015. Ferry return 1.90 takes 10 or so mins. May have to queue at busy times so catch an early one! Ferries run about every half hour. Once on island plenty of cafes and bars to choose from. We had a few meals and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Reached by ferry from centre of town. the ferry was very full and packed tight but they do a great job. Sea very clean, slightly colder than expected

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Address: Tavira, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira

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