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Ilha Deserta, Faro

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Composed of three islets of volcanic origin, Ilha Deserta sit just off the coast of Morocco, roughly between the Madeira and Canary islands. Classified as a nature preserve since the 1990s, these islands shelter both rare and native species. The archipelago's major attraction remains its population of about two dozen monk seals, widely regarded as the rarest seals in the world. Due to the islands' barren soil and arid climate, the only other wildlife surviving here consists of about 15 species of birds and a scarce population of feral goats, rabbits, and rodents. The easiest access to the islands is by guided boat tour, which you can join in the port city of Faro. Put Ilha Deserta and other Faro attractions into our Faro online travel planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We had only a short stay, which however has paid off. We could almost once around the island on foot. Beautiful beaches, blue waters, and that in the middle of a nature reserve. Here you can literally hang out and if necessary taking beautiful pictures. It's worth.
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  • Accessible by boat or ferry, is a strip of beach, immense, into thin air. It is a desert. Off the ferry, you'll end up a bar, one and only. Later, nothing ... it's a beautiful beach paradise but perhaps not suitable for those who want nightlife.
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  • It's true that we can not play Robinson crusoe saw the ballet of tourist boats. But the transparent water, a restaurant unique all in harmony with the island, not of concrete... For a moment this landscape makes us forget everything, we can't go to Faro without going to the ilha deserta
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  • Beautiful sands and lots of soft sand. The one and only bar was very expensive. The staff were friendly. Wonderful for a few hours.
  • Just for the rich
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