Praia da Ilha de Faro

A wide stretch of sand, between the sea and the Ria Formosa, located at 8 km from the city of Faro. It is accessible by boat, from Faro, or by car and across a bridge. The existence of constructions have stolen some of its natural beauty, but brought along more liveliness in the summer. It has excellent conditions for sports such as rowing, canoeing, windsurfing, sailing, skating, volleyball, soccer, gymnastics and others.


Praia da Ilha de Faro


  • Difficult external parking
  • Seaside beaches
  • Bathhouses, Boating facilities, Bar/snack-bar, Restaurante
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