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Ilha da Culatra

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Great island with basic restaurant that serves beautiful fresh fish and salad which Is exceptional value for money .

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great island with basic restaurant that serves beautiful fresh fish and salad which Is exceptional value for money .

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Stopped off here as part of a boat tour of the islands. Our great guide (from Mare Alta) showed us around this lovely little island where you can get a great feeling for how locals live.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Oh what a great place.Be prepared to walk a bit to get to the beach at the Atlantic side but so worth it.Sunbeds with shade available but bring food as bit of a hike to go to nearest cafe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

we stopped at this traditional fishing island whilst on a trip with Natura Algarve Boat Tours. Our guide took us to a small restaurant where we had some amazing freshly caught fish and had time to learn about the fishing life and see the very busy fishing port full of small fishing craft that farm the ocean. An incredible 4... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Real gem of an island - interesting village with lots of architectural quirks to gaze at. The beach is quite a walk, but well worth it - clean white sands and beautiful water. Not at all busy. Heaven. Make sure you take water or food with you - nothing on the beach.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We were dramatically unlucky with the weather on our visit here, so this review has to be read in that context. It was so windy that you could barely hear and I was getting sandblasted in the face the whole time! That being said, there didn't seem to be a lot on this island. The restaurants looked shabby, the place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We stayed on this island and lived like locals for a werk. There are not many facilities but a couple of small, simple places to get breakfast and a meal or daily needs but if you like to live like a local, this is the place. You get there by ferry cheap or by water taxi for € 25 and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This was our first visit to this beach, having been to Armona before. I really recommend it. It's a smaller place with fewer restaurants but what they have here are wonderful! There is a well stocked supermarket as you walk into the village so you can pick up water and a picnic if you like on your way to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Fantastic Island, had a day there, lovely walk across to the Atlantic, should have taken food as its a 30 minuet walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I was lucky enough to visit Culatra Island on a recent boat trip in the Algarve. I had been by Faro on a number of occasions but had not hear of Culatra. You can get there on a Ferry from Olhoa which is a few miles away – but it is like visiting I thought one of the lesser known... More 

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