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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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  • For the Mainland at Faro/Olhão are several islands. A few are inhabited. Here you can with boat taxi or water bus. We went nar Farol by water bus. A fun trip takes you to two other villages jangs Farol, where few people live, and there are many holiday. You can re fine lunch and relax at diver bars and restaurants. Ocean front you experience the rough Atlantic Ocean. On the other hand, w e idled in the Sun and swim. Here the water is quiet. Attractions are the beaches, Lighthouse, birds. A fun getaway! Return ticket by water bus is cheap.
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  • This island is really sweet, you can walk for miles on the beach and the boat ride is a nice trip, especially when it's very hot. There are good breezes normally on the ocean, so in general it's coole...  more »
  • Extensisimas a sand beaches fine and white, totally Virgin and a beauty comparable to the best in the Caribbean. If you're a nature lover, this can not miss you.
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