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“A very enjoyable trip”
Review of Ilha Deserta

Ilha Deserta
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Ria Formosa Catamaran Trip from Faro
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Ilha Deserta - Guided Nature Tour - Ria Formosa
Ranked #2 of 72 things to do in Faro
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“A very enjoyable trip”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Despite rather cool and showery weather, the catamaran trip to the island was thoroughly enjoyable and interesting. Good knowledgeable guide, and very nice lunch on the island tourist building. Well worth the money

Visited May 2013
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Sao Bras de Alportel
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Unspoilt and a wonderful day out”
Reviewed May 5, 2013

Get the boat from Faro at 1130 and prepare to spend the day on the island. You can walk all round it on the boardwalk and you can have lunch in the restaurant, cheap or expensive, swim, sunbathe (they rent umbrellas and loungers but take a towel) and return on the 4.30 boat all for a very reasonable outlay.

Visited September 2012
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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Loved the boat trip”
Reviewed May 2, 2013

A nice boat trip through the "swamp", looking for rare birds on the way to the island. An English speaking guide told interesting stories about the surroundings, the fauna and flora. Getting there, it was great, walking along the beach, watching the waves and the birds and just feeling the nature all around.
The Food at the restaurant was excellent

Visited April 2013
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Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“boat trip to a deserted island”
Reviewed April 22, 2013

The boat trip itself was a lovely cruise through the salt marshes with a very informative guide who speaks Portugese, English and French throughout the outward journey. On arrival, he urges you from the boat to show herbs on the island, but you end up in the island's restaurant where you are 'invited' to buy your lunch! However, we returned straight away as time was short, but an hour or two on the island would be very pleasant.

Visited April 2013
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Leipzig, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2013

Nice place to visit, lay down in the sand and just relax for a while. Being just 35 minutes away with a ferry from Faro definitely worth a short trip..

Visited April 2013
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