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Ilha da Culatra

Olhao, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Olhao
Type: Islands
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Not much to see here, just a few local residences and bars but the most lovely sany beach for miles and lovely warm sea.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Ferry ride from Olhao to Culatra is an adventure in itself, if you don't get to the ferry early you will find youself on the lower deck and it can be a bit of a squeeze, they just keep loading people on, so much for health and safety, but it is worth it when you get to Culatra. The village... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We really liked this Island, we had a glass of wine and a beer for €1.90, there are lots of little cute houses and a nice beach and only a walk from Farol which has a bit more happening.

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The beach was glorious. Hard and expensive to get to by water taxi unless there at least 5 of you, otherwise get the ferry but stick to the timetable as journeys are few and far between. Worth it though with some really good restaurants especially cafe rui

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Real Portugal, although a boat trip away from Olhao, Monte Gordon and Tavira it is the real Portuguese fishing communities home. The beaches although a ten minute walk from the harbours are well worth it

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Seaham, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Freshest seafood to be had, great people, amazing beaches. Good place to look around. Is small but friendly, great to see how the fishermen live and work.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Amazing island, local fisherman live and work here all year round. Very friendly. Beaches are golden sands with blue blue water

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We took a boat trip from Olhao to Culatra on the recommendation of the staff at the front desk of our hotel and we weren't disappointed. I don't need an excuse to go on a boat and the journey itself was enjoyable. The passengers were predominantly Portuguese which I took as a good sign. Once we landed via a stop... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Visited this amazing place several times while sailing and always been amazed. Great beaches and local food to die for.

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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Im amazed to find places like this ,beautifull fishing village,clear sea waters,white sabd beaches ,good food!!!must visit!

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