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Tavira Island

Tavira, Portugal
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East Algarve Day Trip Including Almancil, Faro, Olhao and Tavira
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Tavira, Portugal

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For €2 from Tavira town we went over to the island and spent the day there. Its a lovely beach with lots of bars and eating places, soft sand and clean sea.

Thank pinkirst
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've been before so knew what to expect. The trip on the ferry is relaxing. We hired sun beds at €13 and had them for the day. The sea was choppy and the surf was forceful but lifeguards were on hand to assist. We are...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stayed at the Vila Gale Tavira so it was the perfect beach to visit. 5-10 minutes ride on the ferry to the beach. Then a 10 minute walk to the actual beach. Price of renting beds and Parasol was a bit steep 13 Euros....More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely well maintained beach with a constant breeze The trip from travira is 2 euros return the ticket needs to be purchased from the small ticket office just past the boat don't join the cue without your ticket. The boat runs every 30 mins high...More

Thank dcraig25
Reviewed 4 days ago

We caught the ferry over to Tavira Ialand last week to try and escape the blinding heat (it was 34 in the shade). The ferry is only €2 return and takes about 15 mins. You have a 10 mins walk to the beach which is...More

Thank U_k_Magpie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A gorgeous boat trip to a magical place! Perfect sand and surf! We loved the clean white beach, the sea and the friendly atmosphere. And the boat ride for two euros was absolutely brilliant value!

Thank Karen c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But.....stay away from the restaurants.....they provide nothing spesial. The beach is good for young and old. The boat trip is good and very cheap

Thank posefyrsten
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry only takes about 10 minutes from Tavira and there are bars and restaurants when you get there. A small area holds free thatched sunshades but the main beach is vast. Morning outbound ferries are crowded on the hour and half-hour.

Thank Happy2trip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely beach and facilities, super for shell collectors, watch out for jelly fish. If wanting a cabana need to book the day before.

Thank lynne h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place i Have enjoyed my time there. Nice people , nice weather , ferry €2 per person great . The beach is amazing and the city have the best pizza as well. Ahahahah

Thank MDMach2017
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July 15, 2017|
Response from tkerrster | Reviewed this property |
I didnt see it when we were there this week.
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Su K | Reviewed this property |
PS: yes, as other reviewer has said, the tiny ferry runs all the time from Quatras Aguas - winter and summer. But the town centre ferry - that goes up the river before crossing the sea stretch to the island - is definitely... More
Margaret S
March 6, 2017|
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Response from Su K | Reviewed this property |
I always walk. 30 minutes. Or there is the mini train (does not always run) or hired bikes - a popular route. Taxi will be cheap, as it's not far. If you walk it can get tiring if a hot day so wear su cream, a hat, and... More