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Ilha da Culatra, Olhao

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Experience untouched natural beauty at Ilha da Culatra, a large sandbar island that is part of the Ria Formosa national park. This island is heavily protected from development and does not have any paved roads, only wooden walkways, and you can reach its beaches only by ferry. Discover colorful lagoons on the north side of the island, or enjoy clear water and sandy shores on its southern side. Relax at this tranquil beach, walk along the shoreline, and float in the calm water. Watch for wildlife, view indigenous plants, or visit one of the island's two small villages. Using our custom trip planner, Olhao attractions like Ilha da Culatra can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Departure by ferry for €3 70 to / R you arrive on a small island of fishermen and there you will find the quiet and real life. 20 minutes from walk on a well laid out trail surrounded by dunes take you on a very large sandy beach. In the village you will find a small shop of .n home made cakes not hesitate to buy.
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  • Another island we love, you don't have to go too far to have the beach for yourself. The people are very friendly and the food is yummy.  more »
  • Great walk, lovely beach and a neat deserted village will lovely flowers and cute buildings. Worth the trip out.  more »
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  • Fantastic and authentic. The problem was the heat in September that was a little unbearable. The island is a great place to take fish and seafood at prices of laughter.
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  • Wonderful place
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