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“Nice little boat ride to this island” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ilhas Desertas

Ilhas Desertas
Santa Cruz, Faro 8005-554, Portugal
+351 289 822 098
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Faro
Type: Islands
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Cardiff
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Nice little boat ride to this island”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Worth a day at this beach, you can get tickets from where the boat picks you up. It takes about 30 minutes to reach the island so is a lovely little boat trip as well. It doesnt cost much just a few euros each

Visited January 2013
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Marcio A, Gerente de relações com clientes at Ilhas Desertas, responded to this review, February 14, 2013
Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for your nice words about our service. We are delighted to acknowledge that you have enjoyed the boat ride. It is our goal to exceed our customers' expectations.
We very much look forward to welcoming you back to the Deserta Island in the future.

Yours sincerely,
Márcio Alexandre
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“What a relaxing trip.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Ria formosa is a pearl to be discouvered. This trip was beautifull. The guide gave us a lot of information, the staff are very friendly and the boat, a blue ctamara, painted like a zebra is very funny and confortable.

Visited January 2013
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Marcio A, Guest Relations Manager at Ilhas Desertas, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Dear Alcedo,

We would like to thank you again for your great comment.
It is pleasure to know you had such a good time with us at the Deserta Island.
We are also delighted to learn that our staff has taken care of you very well. We will extend this message to the concerned team especially the nature guides who will be very proud to learn that their efforts are well recognized.
We look forward to welcome you again very soon in Faro at the blue zebra boat!

Kind regards,
Marcio Alexandre
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Stockholm
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25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Silent and philosophical”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

It is a deserted island, oh yes. There are birds, ocean, shells and sand, some houses, but really few. If you want to walk it up to the end, prepare for a long walk. The quietest place to swim is the bay not far from the restaurant.

Visited January 2013
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Marcio A, Gerente de relações com clientes at Ilhas Desertas, responded to this review, January 26, 2013
Dear Customer,

We thank you very much for sharing you opinion about Deserta Island. We hope you have enjoyed our venue and service and we look forward to see you again very soon!

Kind regards.

Marcio Alexandre
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Exiting fast trip to a unbelievable quit island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Nice trip in a very fast but smooth boat.
The island is very quit quit and nice to walk around.
There is a restaurant but (keep it that way please) nothing much else.
You can take back any boat you like so you can spend plenty time on the island.

Visited December 2012
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Marcio A, Gerente de relações com clientes at Ilhas Desertas, responded to this review, February 14, 2013
Dear Customer,

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your kind remarks on TripAdvisor.
We were very pleased with your comments about our boat trips.
It would be a great honor to welcome you back to the Deserta Island.

Kind regards,
Márcio Alexandre
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Enschede, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

It is nice to visit the Island and to walk around it, but you don't need much time to see everything. We were there in winter, so it was very quiet.

Visited December 2012
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Marcio A, Gerente de relações com clientes at Ilhas Desertas, responded to this review, January 26, 2013
Dear Customer,

We would like to thank you very much for this comment.
We are glad to know you have enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcome you again soon!

Regards,
Marcio Alexandre
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