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Ilha da Culatra

Address: Olhao, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Olhao
Type: Islands, Outdoors
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Walk all the way to the other side of the Island when you get off the ferry, follow the footpath. At the end there is an idyllic piece of secluded beach with lovely clear blue sea. The sand is so beautiful and soft it's like walking on talcum powder!

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Ibiza, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

a good day out on a boat with family and kids. reasonnable prices a very nice typiccal portugues fisherman island.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

A trip to this small Island is a real must for any visit to Olhao, it's full of fisherman it smells of fish and the fish restaurants serve really fresh dishes.. We go at least twice a year not only for the food but also for the relaxing atmosphere and vista of the mainland..

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Olhao, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A little further than Armona Island Culatra is unique as it's an official fishing village with it´s own church and school. The residents are very friendly and ready to help. For those not used to the sun, factor 50+ is a must. Don´t get involved with the locals trying to outdrink them on beer these guys have a reputation :)... More 

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4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is one of several islands within a short ferry journey from Olhao. All have sandy beaches and are a haven for sun worshippers all year long. Was there end Oct and it was a glorious sunny day. Sea can be a bit rough but there is normally a life guard stationed there. Fabulous to see that the locals ensure... More 

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Small fishing village with a few bars, a board walk to the Atlantic and unspoilt beach that you can walk along to Farol (About 45mins) where you can find a small beach bar that provides bar snacks and beverages at very reasonable prices.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

well worth a visit, a different way of life altogether , have a walk around the island see the school very idlyc lifestyle but not much in the way of mod cons, but that's the beauty of it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We went to culatra outside the main season. The ferry leaves Olhao every two hours lasts around 30 minutes. We left at culatra and went straight away to the south coast. Here we discovered a very long and lonely beach and had a brilliant 4km walk to the lighthouse at Farol. At Farol you find as well a ferry station... More 

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Formby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Went here as part of a boat trip/tour whilst staying in Olhao. Enjoyed an amazing lunch here. The people are so friendly and welcoming.

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Ilkley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Well worth the short ferry ride, beautiful beach, strong tides and high waves may mean not quite so suitable for little ones.

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