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Desert Island Beach, Faro, Algarve, Portugal
The Desert Island, located in the Ria Formosa Natural Park, is one of the best preserved and least
crowded beaches in the Algarve. Access is by sea, from the Cais da Porta Nova in Faro, the trip is very pleasant, you can observe the labyrinths of sand and mud of the Ria Formosa, channels, and marsh banks. Along the way you should also pay attention to the many birds that feed here, as the flamings.
About 10 km of silence and tranquility characterizes the desert island, where everything seems to fit perfectly between worlds as diverse as land, sea and air. The sand breath of life, feeding various species of mollusks: clams, whelks, and many other shells. The sand dunes still preserves its original vegetation and flora is at its maximum splendor hiding on the hillside within the most fragile species. The animals are protected, particularly birds: sandpipers, terns, terns or chiretas.
Rare sanctuary, the Desert Island calls for calm and relaxation.
BOAT-TRIPS DAILY Departures from Faro Cais da Porta Nova Deck
Departures on Faro Cais da Porta Nova Deck: 10:00 | 11:30 | 13:00 | 16:15
Return from the Desert Island: 10:45 | 12:15 | 15:30 | 18:00
Nearby: Faro, Albufeira, Quinta do Lago, Vale do Garrão, Vilamoura, Faro, Quateira, Querença
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