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Tavira Island

Tavira, Portugal
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Ranked #3 of 10 attractions in Tavira
Type: Islands
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Tipperary, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

The short ferry crossing from Tavira only took about 15 minutes and cost €1.90 return. We rented 2 sun beds and umbrella for €11 total - well worth it if you go for the day. There are restaurants/bars there and the beach shop that rents out the beds will bring you food, drinks, ice creams to your sunbed without surcharge.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Wonderful huge sandy beach with sun beds a-plenty at good price and the return journey by boat at £1.60. Great restaurants at the beach too and not just beach bars but proper outlets. Overall, a great sun woe sippers experience!

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

I'd definitely go back very pretty very easy to drive and good and drink reasonably priced. We went out of season hence it was a bit chilly but we still ventured out - had coffee on beach fronts etc

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Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Ferry from Tavira to the beach..super beach, vast for long walks. Great facilities, lots of bars, restaurants, camp site, toilets - can rent loungers & umbrellas, but we bought umbrella & mats in Tavira and brought them with us each day, saved a fortune. Waves can be very rough depending on tides, but lifeguards very vigilant. Bring insect spray-lots of... More

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Tavira, Portugal
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A short ferry trip from Tavira town centre, in high season, or from Quatro Aguas when the town one is not running brings you to Tavira Island. Fantastic beach, plenty of bars to eat or enjoy a cocktail. Showers are provided. A good day out for all the family

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Derry, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

beautiful fresh food and its a beautiful restaurant highly recommend it.they speak good english which helps.their food is high quality.you look out onto the river it is so relaxing in there.

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Turku, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Went there on a windy day in June and it was really quiet. Must be packed during July and August. Nothing special there.

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México
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

One of the best beaches I've been. Soft sand, cold blue water and just a minutes ride in ferry from Tavira. You can get your own sun hut if you want, or just enjoy the sun at leisure. Close restaurants offer a varied selection of food and beverages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Took the little train from Tavira down to Tavira island, it's as good as Cabanas beach but more tourist. little red lighthouse where cabanas has a green one. Lots of restaurants on the beach with a picnic area for campers and day trippers.

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cheshire
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is ones of the most amazing beaches I have ever seen it has to be seen to believe it. It has all the facility you could want in the middle of a nature reserve. Nothing not to like.

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