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Ilha Deserta

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Address: Santa Cruz, Faro 8005-554, Portugal
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US$27.62*
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Ria Formosa Catamaran Trip from Faro
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Ilha Deserta - Guided Nature Tour - Ria Formosa

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Ilha Deserta / Santa Cruz (Faro)

Alone on an dessert island will be your feeling when not in the high season, wonderfull long beach, white sand; for nice walks in authentic landscape, nice for picnics with family... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Alone on an dessert island will be your feeling when not in the high season, wonderfull long beach, white sand; for nice walks in authentic landscape, nice for picnics with family or friends, for quite holidays on a beautiful beach.

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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to IIha Deserta for the day and it was lovely. We took lunch with us and did the 2km walk (on a boardwalk) to St Mary Cape and then ate there - very deserted part of the beach and means you have it all to yourself. The popular part is nearer the one restaurant on the island. Tip: take... More 

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BrunoLimaAnimaris, Marketing Director at Ilha Deserta, responded to this review

Hello icecreamgirl7988, Very grateful for your evaluation, we were very happy to have enjoyed the island. We hope to see you soon on Deserta Island. Bruno Lima More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful beaches.We visited on a windy day with some crashing waves coming in and came back on a calmer day when waters were more accessible but really lovely on both occasions . It was April so quieter than I guess it would be during summer. There is a restaurant and a boardwalk round the island but that is all... More 

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BrunoLimaAnimaris, Marketing Director at Ilha Deserta, responded to this review

Hello ACL46, Very grateful for your evaluation, we were very happy to have enjoyed the island. We hope to see you soon on Deserta Island. Bruno Lima More 

Galashiels, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a short visit to this island as part of a boat tour. It was a windy day, so did not get a chance to get as far as the restaurant. The beach is soft sand, but lots of rubbish has washed ashore. Good beach combing opportunity.

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BrunoLimaAnimaris, Marketing Director at Ilha Deserta, responded to this review

Hello DebsMLee, Very grateful for your evaluation, we were very happy to have enjoyed our service. We hope to see you soon on Deserta Island. Bruno Lima More 

Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Deserta as part of a guided boat trip. The island is special due to its Beach covered by beautiful shells. A multi-island boat trip is highly recommended around Ria Farmosa.

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Hello noname600, Very grateful for your evaluation, we were very happy to have enjoyed the island. We hope to see you soon on Deserta Island. Bruno Lima More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trip out to the Island is very nice indeed. Although we're not birdwatchers, we observere several interesting birds on our way. The restaurant on the Ilha offered tasteful food and good wines, at a slightly higher price than in Faro. Lovely beach too.

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Hello, Very grateful for your evaluation, we were very happy to have enjoyed the island. We hope to see you soon on Deserta Island. Bruno Lima More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a beautiful island. I went with my friend at the end of March beginning of April. Very beautiful. We didn't really walk around and now I feel like we should've, but it was very windy! I know it wasn't summer season, but it was just so windy, we found a place to lay down for a bit. The... More 

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Hello Juliana S, Very grateful for your evaluation, we were very happy to have enjoyed the island. We hope to see you soon on Deserta Island. Bruno Lima More 

Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutly beautiful island . So peaceful, so gorgeous. It's a fantastic boat trip to this virgin small island.

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Hello galie, Very grateful for your evaluation, we were very happy to have enjoyed the island. We hope to see you soon on Deserta Island. Bruno Lima More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When You visit lovely city Faro, I recomend You to take a tour to this place! Peaceful and fantastic place, ocean and goid spended time, recommend!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got a speedboat from Faro and spent a few hours here. Take your own picnic as there is just one bar/restaurant. It is a beautiful deserted island, we walked all around it on the beach and the boardwalk. Then we got the ferry back to Faro. You can go as part of a 3 island tour if you have... More 

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Hello Very grateful for your evaluation, we were very happy to have enjoyed the island. We hope to see you soon on Deserta Island. Bruno Lima More 

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