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Reviewed 1 week ago
andrejarslo
via mobile
Beach

Amazing beach and one bar with delicious octopus salad. You can walk around in one hour. Relax and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marekbudzisz
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Puck, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was written: "Caution: The stay at this location can cause states of satisfaction, relaxation, and extreme desire to return." So true... This was my second time to be here. Hope to return someday again.

Thank andrejarslo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can get there by ferry (from Olhao). The ferry takes about 1 hour and stops at Culatra The beach is quite small and it takes about 10 minutes walking to get there from where the ferry drops you off. There is a beach bar...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing beach and one bar with delicious octopus salad. You can walk around in one hour. Relax and rest. Small village with beatiful houses.

1  Thank marekbudzisz
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

What a jem , take the ferry from Olhao and you will have a great experience. Get off at the first stop , have a coffee at the cabousse on the beach . Then have a swim , the water was 23 degees and it...More

1  Thank Cheffyman
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Farol island is actually on the other side of Culatra, a world without cars, without stress, this is what the Farol island can offer with, of course, long and wonderful beaches far from the crowd (at least during low station). Various daily connections from and...More

Thank CPJD00
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

As always great food . The fresh fish is their speciality sold by the wet kg and so good , if you go take your swimming stuff as the beach is amazing

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We took the morning ferry from Faro - ticket price 5 euro per person ( there and back ).The beach is beautiful, you can find a quiet place for yourself away from the crowd. Several restaurants and bars with drinks and good food . I...More

3  Thank alexandra3m6
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The faro beach is pretty busy this time around so we took the ferry to ilha do farol. For 5 euros you get a return ticket with the ferry that takes about 30 min. This is oké! The taxi is quicker but also more expensive...More

1  Thank Weekend_traveler_87
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The ferry ride to Farol was chaotic but we had a great time at the beach. Visited the A do Joao restaurante famous for its fresh fish food but got the shock of our lives. They charged €73.60 for a part of a grilled Garoupa!...More

6  Thank Dushantha A
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting Farol Island, we took the ferryboat from Faro and it costs €5 return ticket. There are lovely houses and the beach was very clean, with clear water. You can find all amenities: sunbeds, toilets etc. It was a really nice bar next...More

2  Thank AncaMaria123
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ShazziB
21 June 2018|
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Response from Jessica M |
Only if the dog is in a kennel. You can take a dog in a water taxi though without them having to be in a kennel. :)
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millymollymandyCork
20 April 2018|
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Response from Linda B |
The ferry goes from the harbour - past the fish market. You can get a water taxi from the Real Marina - €30 approx
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