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Ilha Deserta

Santa Cruz, Faro 8005-554, Portugal
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FLEXIBILITY Flexibility is our main objective, in which saying "no" is virtually unacceptable unless we are offering exciting alternatives. This allows our clients to feel comfortable communicating any ideas during the coordinating process. Situations constantly change and new opportunities arise, making a sense of adaptability a necessary character trait in our corporate culture. That means that we are accustomed to thinking on our feet, so to speak, to offer our clients nothing but the finest and most personalized charter experience. CREATIVITY Creativity is our main goal. Each event on our boat requires creative thinking in the planning process to customize each event to the client's tastes. Animaris can help maximize your visibility during area signature events. Our company must be creative to succeed and be willing to help stimulate new and fresh ideas. Our target is woven through our entire company for your complete satisfaction, and it is our dedication to that goal that drives us to "Make It Happen" for each and every customer. We truly want all of our events and charters to become cherished memories for the entire group. Support is given through an organized team Animaris is committed to providing the total quality travel experience to all our customers. We endeavor to create a product that would make us truly proud and our customers satisfied. Our aim is to accord our customers an experience which they would remember us by, through a consistent effort to enhance our service delivery and regular trainings of our employees. We constantly try to improve our current systems and policies with our customers in mind. Our commitment to deliver the service expected of us and which our customers rightfully deserve is a primary and foremost goal.
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“desert island” (29 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (20 reviews)
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Santa Cruz, Faro 8005-554, Portugal
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Amazing beach, so beautiful and relaxing! A short boat ride from Faro and you are in paradise! Stunning little island!

Thank Emily K
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beaches that weren't packed full of people. We spent the day quite alone on a secluded stretch with breathtaking views- would highly recommend!

Thank Mel_Ven456
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Amazing little island if want to conpletely disconnect and relax with who ever this is the escape just off of Faro

Thank Theresa S
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We went here as part of an excellent island tour (Islands 4 You 4 island tour, guided by Jaime). It is gorgeous - the day we went, the sea was turquoise and calm, with soft white sand and lovely shells - a little piece of...More

2  Thank Logo4
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Ilha Deserta is a stunning island, a 40-minute ferry ride from Cais dear Porta Nova Pier which costs €10 per person return. On purchase you select your boat to return on. We arrived to catch the 13:30 departure to Ilha Deserta, and intended to return...More

Thank Rebekkah H
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We took a boat trip out to IIha Deserta. The tour was 3 hours in total with a 30 min stop here and 1 hour stop at the next island. Such a relaxing and beautiful trip. The views are stunning. I would highly recommend it...More

2  Thank EmmaH182
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit but beware the sun bed charge. 20 euros for 2 beds and a brolly. We did say we were only there for 2 hours but it was still the price! 5 euros on the ferry from Faro marina...More

Thank jc1999
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach, gold sands, amazing Atlantic beaches. Top. Top. Top. The best time is arriving first in the morning, then you have kilometers long beaches for yourself 😉

Thank Trevor A
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Included in several excursions. Did it twice, the small bay is really nice! I took the small boat (better then cattamarin, as the guide explains for fewer people) in Olhão and it went Deserta, Culatra and Armona. Deserta for the nice green water bay, Culatra...More

Thank LRS1957
Reviewed August 30, 2017

This was probably our favourite beach to visit on our recent trip to Algarve. Long stretches of sandy beach so it doesn't get crowded, you can get well into the water and it isn't too deep.

Thank Juan Antonio N
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karen e
September 17, 2017|
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Response from Callum C | Reviewed this property |
We had to take our own. Would also recommend hiring or buying a parasol as it sun is hot
January 15, 2017|
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Response from BrunoLimaAnimaris | Property representative |
Hello Miss Beams The departure times for the ferry is 10h00, every day. You can access the online tickets and departure times to the following link: go.deserta.pt Best Regards, Bruno Lima Marketing Dep. Animaris Ilha... More
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April 29, 2015|
Response from JFPalma |
Hi pgraham44...the tickets can be bought just outside the old town by the pier where the small boats leave from! Hope this reply was any use to you...the place is amazing and really worth a visit!