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Ilha do Cabo de Santa Maria, Faro 8005-554, Portugal
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

We walked round the boardwalk past other nice but small beaches until we reached Cape St Mary. You will now when you have arrived when you see the driftwood signpost and all the signs pointing out distances to cities around the world. Lovely sandy beach,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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RitaSampaioAnimaris, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Cape St. Mary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We were happy to know that you enjoyed visiting Cape Saint Mary, the southernmost point of Portugal!

Reviewed September 11, 2018

This place is "in the middle of nowhere" - on the part of the beach which is not crowded at all - deserted place on a deserted island. Waves, seashells (big) and the endless ocean - what do you want more? You can visit this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank danadobro
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The place is lovely.The boardwalk across the nature park is so peaceful.the scenery and the surroundings are very unique to Faro,A special place to see while in Faro.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Fortunately this place was near our hotel. Nice view. There you can find also offers for tours. Like the place

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank ghazalefb
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We were on a boat trip and visited Cape St Mary. The boat dropped us off and we walked 2.5km on a deserted boardwalk to get to Cape St Mary, it was well worth it. There is a wooden edifice to show you’ve arrive at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank vacationgirl58
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Cape St. Mary on Ilha Deserta is well worth a visit, for it's stunning scenery, excellent hike and of course the numerous photo opportunities. A big thanks to Joao Claudio and the Animaris team for their friendliness and great advice and knowledge about the area...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

Cape St. Mary Faro Portugal is a beautiful stretch of beach on the southernmost tip of Faro. It always pays if you are lucky enough to have a rental car to travel with your towels and a swimsuit in the car. Beautiful Atlantic beach

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Don't get me wrong, Barreta Island (or Ilha Deserta) on which Cape St Mary is located, is well worth a visit. However, the landmark itself that marks the southernmost tip of Portugal is quite literally a tip. A dead tree - which presumably died of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank NikiB1313
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

It's the southernmost place in the continental Portugal and a truly stunning beach. An absolute must if you're in Faro!

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Kuba M
Reviewed March 24, 2016

I have stayed in Faro a couple of times now and you should check this beautiful part of the coast out. I have been there during peak tourist season and it can get bit much with all the people but there is enough beach for...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Jazontour17
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