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Ria Formosa: Boat Tour of the 3 Islands (Armona / Culatra / Farol / Deserta)
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Ria Formosa: Boat Tour of the 3 Islands (Armona / Culatra / Farol / Deserta)

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The tour will be interpretive and explanatory during your trip, so during stops, everyone is free to engage in any type of activities on the respective islands, advised by the vessel's captain.<br><br>Comments :<br><br>- Navigation made only by Ria Formosa, avoiding seasickness;<br><br>- Experienced and fluent captains in several languages;<br><br>Stops:<br><br>- 1st Stop - Ilha da Armona (40 Minutes), free visit to Ilha da Armona.<br><br>- 2nd Stop: Ilha da Armona (between 1H30 and 2H00), stop for lunch with a reserved table, and time to visit after or before lunch. It's up to the customer!<br><br>- 3rd Stop - Ilha do Farol (40 Minutes), free visit to Ilha do Farol.<br><br>- 4th Stop - Ilha Deserta (40 Minutes), free visit to Ilha Deserta.<br><br>Join us, be safe!
US$52.09 per adult
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Brian K wrote a review Oct 2019
Vilamoura, Portugal205 contributions38 helpful votes
We took the 11am ferry. It's a short and easy trip to the island. The island is small and quaint. There are several restaurants and a very nice beach but if you don't like beach life this is not for you as there is little else to do. We had a long lazy lunch at a great beach shack restaurant and lay on sunbeds/swam for the rest of the day. Took the 4pm ferry back. Very relaxing and enjoyable day. Would seriously consider booking one of the cottages for a longer stay as the chill out factor is off the scale here. May be a bit manic in peak season so would recommend going when schools are in.
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Date of experience: October 2019
NishaG wrote a review Sep 2019
Leicester, United Kingdom44 contributions7 helpful votes
A quaint island, worth a visit via the ferry. Not many restaurants to choose from and only one on the beach. Sunbeds are €15, so pricey for one person. At least the toilets were clean and well maintained!
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Date of experience: September 2019
PYSc wrote a review Sep 2019
Brussels, Belgium45 contributions26 helpful votes
This small island is cosy and charming. You'll find little houses, a very long beach, and the wild inner part. The pier is nice for fishing, or just walking. There are shops, bars and restaurants. A nice day out.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Jose J J wrote a review Aug 2019
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It is really nice and beautiful unfortunatelly is is really dirty, I found many plastics everywhere.it is really a shame and sad. If each of the visitors would remove some plastic rubbish the island would remain clean. Also the goverment must increase the interest to keep clean the island and charge with fines to anyone throwing any litter
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Date of experience: August 2019
march117 wrote a review Aug 2019
Rochester, United Kingdom235 contributions79 helpful votes
This was a complete wonderful surprise - enchanting spot with wonderful beaches and very laid back feel - we loved it!
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Date of experience: August 2019