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Ilha da Culatra

Olhao, Portugal
+351 912 345 678
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
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Travellers talk about
“beautiful beach” (21 reviews)
“fishing village” (17 reviews)
“boat trip” (28 reviews)
LOCATION
Olhao, Portugal
CONTACT
+351 912 345 678
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"beautiful beach"
in 21 reviews
"fishing village"
in 17 reviews
"boat trip"
in 28 reviews
"local ferry"
in 10 reviews
"atlantic side"
in 9 reviews
"sand dunes"
in 9 reviews
"step back in time"
in 4 reviews
"light house"
in 5 reviews
"short ferry"
in 5 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 8 reviews
"peace and quiet"
in 5 reviews
"euros return"
in 5 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"wooden walkway"
in 5 reviews
"can walk for miles"
in 4 reviews
"water taxi"
in 11 reviews
"seafood"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took the ferry from Olhao - 3.75 return per person and takes 30 minutes on the way there, but 60 minutes on the way back as it calls at Farol. After disembarking initially walk through the very small town - with a few restaurants...More

Thank Nickynoodle1278
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third visit to the beautiful island of Culatra which is part of the Ria Formosa. The long, golden sands and peaceful environment make it a perfect place to escape the crowds. There is a lighthouse / small harbour plus a few fisherman...More

1  Thank davidwilliambarnes
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice little houses with walkways between. Beautiful shrubs. There’s a lovely beach but we have walking difficulties and with the heat didn’t venture to it. Our friends said it was amazing.

Thank frogladybg
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Beautiful unspoiled beach edged with scenic sand dunes. We strolled 2 miles along the shore to the light house at the end of the island, beach combing and finding beautiful shells. We went in early May and the weather was wonderful and the beach nearly...More

2  Thank Carolyn G
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We visited Ilha da Culatra on a boat trip from Faro, it was delightful. Some nice restaurants and a walk through the village takes you to a lovely beach. The harbour is also worth strolling around.

Thank vacationgirl58
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Ferry ride, then walk through the village then along the walkway over the park area and arrive at Culatra beach, go left and enjoy a beach day or turn right and have a leisurely walk along to Farol, I never get tired of the islands...More

Thank johnhp702
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

My son and myself visited this island while on holidays in Olhao. Had no idea what to expect so were really surprised - no traffic except for tractors and bikes. Lots of little places to get water, coffee, light meals etc in the village. Walk...More

Thank aoc
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

if you want to get away from the main tourist haunts in Faro, a trip here combined with lunch is a great idea. But you should do it outside the tourist season - currently from the begining of June.

Thank Ian L
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

The island of Culatra is a must. Its about a twenty minute ferry ride across. The walk across the island to the beach is absolutely amazing. In the small village there are a number of restaurants where you can eat freshly caught fish and seafood....More

2  Thank tandv471
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

A pleasant day out after a short 15 minute or so boat trip, the food at the restaurant was good, as was the house wine. A bit of a run-down atmosphere to the whole place and a tad scruffy, but it is a fisherman's village...More

Thank Bobsdog
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ruthL36
21 March 2018|
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Response from jean0124 | Reviewed this property |
From Olhao the ferry take roughly 15/20mins
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Carole H
24 January 2018|
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Response from Grethel C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Its possible to rent in Culatra island, also in Farol and Armona.
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sangobeg
30 August 2016|
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Response from Neide C | Reviewed this property |
You can get a ferry boat from Faro near the mercado. Not expensive €2-€5.
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