Porto de Recreio de Faro
The small harbour of Faro is situated on the park Jardim Manuel Bivar near the historical old town
The port of Faro, near the Jardim Manuel Bivar is only suitable for small boats as its proximity to the Algarve railway line limits the height for access to the berths. A...
Praia da Barreta
Endless sandy beach on the eastern end of the island Ilha da Barreta (Ilha Deserta) opposite Faro.
The beach Praia da Barreta at the eastern corner of the Ilha da Barreta opposite Ilha da Culatra, disposes of an infrastructure (restaurant, toilets, sunshades) and is su...
Praia da Barrinha
Lonely beach on the eastern tip of the Ilha de Faro
This beach without any infrastucture is situated on the easternmost section of the Ilha de Faro (Península de Ancão). It is an ideal place for lovers of nat...
Praia da Culatra
Long sandy beach on the seaside of Ria Formosa island Ilha da Culatra in front of Olhão
Access to Culatra island is by ferryboat from Olhão and Faro. A bordwalk goes from the quay at the lagoon side across the island to the beach on the seaside. The e...
Praia da Ilha do Farol-Mar (Praia do Farol)
Large sandy beach, located on the lighthouse island “Ilha do Farol” between Faro and Olhāo on the western edge of the Ilha da Culatra.
The popular beach is situated on the wester tip of the Ilha da Culatra, also called Ilha do Farol because of the huge lighthouse (port. farol). The island in front of Olh...
Praia de Faro-Mar
Long sandy beach on the Ilha de Faro in front of Faro Airport
The popular main beach of Faro is situated on the Ilha de Faro (Penísula de Ancão). The island can be accessed by a single-lane bridge. Due to the busy traf...