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Cape St. Mary

Ilha do Cabo de Santa Maria, Faro 8005-554, Portugal
+351 289 822 098
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Always travel with your swimsuit and towels in the car

Cape St. Mary Faro Portugal is a beautiful stretch of beach on the southernmost tip of Faro. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
Literally the southern TIP of Portugal

Don't get me wrong, Barreta Island (or Ilha Deserta) on which Cape St Mary is located, is well... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Niki B
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Always travel with your swimsuit and towels in the car”
9 Jan 2017
“The southernmost point of continental Portugal”
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Ilha do Cabo de Santa Maria, Faro 8005-554, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cape St. Mary Faro Portugal is a beautiful stretch of beach on the southernmost tip of Faro. It always pays if you are lucky enough to have a rental car to travel with your towels and a swimsuit in the car. Beautiful Atlantic beach

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Don't get me wrong, Barreta Island (or Ilha Deserta) on which Cape St Mary is located, is well worth a visit. However, the landmark itself that marks the southernmost tip of Portugal is quite literally a tip. A dead tree - which presumably died of...More

Thank Niki B
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

It's the southernmost place in the continental Portugal and a truly stunning beach. An absolute must if you're in Faro!

Thank Kuba M
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I have stayed in Faro a couple of times now and you should check this beautiful part of the coast out. I have been there during peak tourist season and it can get bit much with all the people but there is enough beach for...More

3  Thank JRad17
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Take a long walk along the sandy beach to the monument at the end marking the southern most tip of Ilha Deserta, also the southern most place in Portugal. Once you are on the island, you might as well take a look.

2  Thank Susie B
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Ok, so I went out of season and it was more brisk, breezy and bracing rather than sun-bathing weather, but it was still very much worth the 15 euros return on the boat (more expensive off-season as they are only using speedboats rather than the...More

11  Thank Jeni O
Reviewed 22 September 2014

This must be one of the best beaches anywhere in the world, miles and miles of lovely sand and the Atlantic Ocean.

5  Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 21 April 2013

I visited few beach in Algarve, but I think Deserta Island is the best beach in the area. Very idyllic and easy to relax and let the day go by. The beach is sandy and there is a boardwalk to arrive at this cape, that...More

17  Thank Litoral D
Reviewed 23 March 2013

I couldn't imagine there was a place like this in Europe. Amazing dunes and beach covered of shells. If you enjoy quite place where you just listen the nature, sea waves and birds, this is the place. Ferry cost 10€ and you must walk 2...More

20  Thank Alcedo A
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Not too crowded even in the summer, friendly people, life guards, restaurant, no people living in the island, Hiking trail. We suggest to stay all day long so you can explore this paradise in Algarve. You can take a ferry in Faro, everyday, and come...More

13  Thank Faro A
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