Praia do Barril

Praia do Barril, Tavira: Address, Phone Number, Praia do Barril Reviews: 4.5/5

Praia do Barril
4.5
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renaud kener
5 contributions
Splendid beach
May 2021
It is a nice beach for families. It is many kilometers long, facing South. Access via a little train, children will love that. One can also walk the kilometer-long path from parking to the beach.
Written May 28, 2021
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Wolfgang K
Frankfurt, Germany24 contributions
Endless beach, good for long walks in the sun
Dec 2020
We went there at one of the warm and sunny days recently. The empty, clean, endless beach is soooo inviting for a long walk. Just the right thing to do when social distancing is important and you want to get some exercise after sitting too many hours at home.
Written December 6, 2020
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Carol Portman
5 contributions
lovely beach
Nov 2020
What fun that little train! Excellent beach and plenty restaurants. Walking path to the beach also available. It takes a 15-20 minutes walk starting at the little trainstation to the beach.
Written November 13, 2020
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Peter
2 contributions
Paradise
Sep 2020 • Friends
Our absolute favourite spot on the Algarve. Everything you could need for a great day at the beach. Cafes, clean toilets ,lifeguards and helpful staff at all of them. We love this beach
Written October 6, 2020
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Helengol
Cardiff, UK34 contributions
Beautiful Barril beach
Sep 2020 • Friends
Visited today from Tavira
Stunning beach , much busier than Tavira island but equally amazing. 5min little train ride from main land . Selection of cafes, restaurants in the much needed shade . Crystal clear waters.
Monument to Tuna fisheries depicted with 100's of huge anchors , very striking and picturesque. A lovely place to visit .
Written September 26, 2020
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068man
England, UK198 contributions
Getting pricey and less attractive
Aug 2020 • Family
We use a lot of beaches on our trips, sadly this year our visit here will be the last for a number of reasons. Firstly parking where free is risky, in a hire car once damage when on road parked took place, common we were informed and local hawkers who find you one aggressively seek five euros for the privilege. The pay for car park is better but only one pay machine working on return meant a delay to get away. The train is fun for kids but overcrowded and covid measures weak and ignored. Trains are showing age now, the walk saves you money but not time. Then the loungers are lower quality than other beaches and we had to move as ours had faulty kit. We never eat or drink there as the bars are crowded, pricey and not quick. We walked out before orders came for years and now always picnic. Small play area attracted unsupervised children who did so with little regard for others. Easy to get to if you have a car, we always drive to Portugal, but many more beaches better than this.
Written September 17, 2020
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michele_baratta
Arese, Italy40 contributions
Nice beach with a choice of bar/restaurant
Sep 2020 • Friends
It is located in the buildings where they processed the tuna fished in the sea opposite the beach. Today they don't fish any longer, and changed the use of the buildings.

There are two bars, one fast food, one restaurant.
Food quality is good, the service is fine, spotless clean, prices a little expensive but of course you pay for the location, with the beautiful beach and ocean in front of you.

No service after 19:30, when everything is closed and nobody stays there.
Written September 12, 2020
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Pedro Melo
Lisbon, Portugal228 contributions
Go by train to the beach
Sep 2020
Great beach to visit. The only beach in Tavira region where you don't need to go by boat. There's a small pedestrian bridge following by a small touristic train that takes you to the beach. You can also decide to walk along the track if you prefer, anyway it's a very nice ride. The train goes every 10 minutes but it can be crowded in late afternoon when veryone is getting back from the beach.
Just before the beach there's an area with several restaurants all services and a museum.
Written September 7, 2020
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NoeB1
Antwerp, Belgium1,071 contributions
A beauty, but busy in summer ....
Aug 2020
You park your car in the neighborhood of Santa Luzia. There is a little bridge that you can take and then you can walk further to the beach. If you don't like to walk you can also take a train, but the train was very busy, not ideal to take in Covid times. The beach is big, so it's possible to find a place far from the crowds.
Written August 30, 2020
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Ged H
Lisbon, Portugal11 contributions
Felt very safe for kids
Aug 2020 • Family
Kids loved the little train that took us to the beach and we loved the calm sea, the tepid waters and a massive bonus that the kids could venture out and have their feet on the ground
Written August 28, 2020
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