Portugal Beaches Pictures
Algarve, Ilha de Tavira
island behind the ferry is Ilha de Tavira. Massive beaches lurk on
the other side of the vegetation.
is a calm, pleasant little river town of ancient bridges, terracotta
tiles, 16th century mansions, churches (naturally, this is Portugal),
fishing boats and bars, though there are no major sights here - the
castle remains, for example, hardly merit more than 15 minutes.
vast beach and camp site at Ilha de Tavira is 2km by road, then 100m
of water, with regular, low-cost ferries. There are plenty
of cafés and water sports facilities open during the summer
Tourism here is restrained and mostly not of the package kind so Tavira
is an excellent choice for those who fancy roasting on a beach during
the day but having a somewhat ethnic environment in the evening.
The Algarve from east to west: Downside
| Tavira | Faro
| Albufeira | Portimao
west (Atlantic) coast beaches: Surfing
| Guincho | Ericeira
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