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Ilha de Armona

Olhao, Portugal
+351 917 819 336
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Nice island with a lot of quiet places

We booked a bungalow for a week, you park the car at the ferry port of Olhao and then take the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
matrask
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Charming little island

We ended up on this little island by chance, for an unscheduled pit stop, when there was spare time... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FJW12
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Dundee
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“minute walk” (8 reviews)
“main path” (3 reviews)
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Olhao, Portugal
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+351 917 819 336
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"minute walk"
in 8 reviews
"miles and miles"
in 6 reviews
"main path"
in 3 reviews
"bars restaurants"
in 3 reviews
"lovely island"
in 5 reviews
"unspoilt beach"
in 4 reviews
"water taxi"
in 6 reviews
"armona island"
in 5 reviews
"ferry dock"
in 3 reviews
"full length"
in 2 reviews
"beach bar"
in 5 reviews
"public toilets"
in 2 reviews
"island takes"
in 2 reviews
"quiet place"
in 2 reviews
"cost around euros"
in 2 reviews
"clear sea"
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"small beach"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a bungalow for a week, you park the car at the ferry port of Olhao and then take the passenger ferry over to Armona (10 minute ride). There you have a long row of houses, some restaurants and markets until you get to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up on this little island by chance, for an unscheduled pit stop, when there was spare time on a very successful dolphin watching trip. Although we only had around 15 mins on this little island, it was enough to make me want to...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Take the ferry over to Armona, wander through the house's and enjoy the colourful flowers then follow the walkway to the beach, this is truely a wonderful place to lose yourself and forget about everything that is happening in the world. Miles and miles of...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

There are two ferry options to get there. ( you can take a boat trip or water taxi but would cost considerably more). 1. From Fuseta. This takes you to a deserted beach area. It's generally not crowded although I haven't been there in the...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We have had the pleasure of staying on Armona & we love the island, we have friends who live on Armona it's a lovely island you can either be very active or sunbathe on the beach the snack bars on the front are second to...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We spent a week on the island. We were in a villa at the south part of the town, far from the landing pier. We had our three-year-old granddaughter with us, and we wanted a holiday where we weren't bothered by traffic or similar hassle....More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

In 15 minutes the ferry took us to Armona. Cafe restaurants dominates the seafront, no fishing boats here. Behind the restaurants starts a long strip of holiday houses and a camping. Nothing pittoresque about it although the small gardens are full of plants but looks...More

1  Thank John v
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Armona is a 15 minute ferry ride from the mainland. From the ferry port there is a 15 minute walk through the local residences and holiday apartments to a wooden walkway leading to the beach. The sandy beaches stretch for miles. There are lifeguards, (rip...More

Thank Cal54331
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Get the ferry over from Olhao at a very reasonable price. Check the times as they vary in seasons. Lovely walk across the island without any cars. Beach superb. No may palce to get a dronl of food on the bach so plan to eat...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

If you want peace, no crowds, sun and water then this is the place for you. There are great beaches around Olhao but for me it does not get better than Armona. Follow the walkway to the far side of the island and you will...More

Thank johnhp702
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Carol19612015
16 May 2018|
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Response from jean0124 | Reviewed this property |
Hi we have stayed on Armona & there is a lot of places to rent I'm not sure which site you would have to go on as we stayed in a friends Casa on the island. I will try & find out for you tomorrow I'm seeing a friend tomorrow... More
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