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  • Average6%
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Aldeamento Pedras Del Rei | Santa Luzia, Tavira 8800-531, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tavira is a must see as other reviews have mentioned , the beach is so beautiful and we had a fantastic day we lost track of time completely. There was just one downside the blue beach bar, overpriced bad food especially the kids chicken and...More

Thank dcunningham53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely clean beach with plenty of facilities and refreshments. We parked in the car park in the village (6 Euros for 6hours, maximum cost of 7euros for the day). There is free parking on the road, however very busy and you’d need to get there...More

Thank Carla1Wales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip to the beach by the little train is fun but when you arrive is crowded and although the beach chairs are empty the staff tell you that they are reserved months in advance. So you have to buy a beach umbrella that is...More

Thank Benezic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent beach with a good variety of amenities. Take the mini-train to get there or walk through the marsh lands. 3 or 4 restaurants, clean toilets. Sand, sea and sky for as far as the eye can see. Absolutely recommended.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is worth visiting. But start early in the morning. Very crowded later on. Good restaurants and a beautiful place to take good pictures.

Thank Astrid M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before arriving to the beach you have either to park nearby in a paying parking or far from the "train station" on a free space (good luck with that !!) After that you have two choices to join the beach : either you take the...More

Thank Corinne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Parking ok if you get there early enough. Great walk or train ride to the beach. Sandy beach and a five minute walk from the train gets you away from the crowds. Cafes good.

Thank nigel r
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

9th August 10.30. All sunbeds have been block booked and none available until 20th August. Very inconvenient to say the least and quite a few Portuguese people annoyed about it, especially as 75% of the beds empty. Real shame as Barril is a cracking beach...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Lovely beach. Kids loved the train ride out. Waves good. Incredibly busy but could still find space. Recommend

Thank PJAL47
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We went to this beach a few days ago - our family has a 14y, 11y & 3y old & we travelled in on the little train to make more of the adventure. We arrived to find ALL sunloungers had been reserved - earlier reviewers...More

4  Thank ArtyType1971
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PM A
17 January 2018|
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Response from MrMAWALKER | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen any huge pipes on the beach at Barril, if they were washed up by storms the government will clear them.
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11 August 2017|
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Response from QualityFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Slighty lost, the beach is huge
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emhjones
30 May 2017|
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Response from Andrew W | Reviewed this property |
It was too cold however all of the beaches are OK to swim. Water tends to be lively as you are on the Atlantic
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