Vast stretches of white and golden sands, classical South Iberian and Moorish houses, and a wide range of traditional taverns make Tavira Island an idyllic way to experience the many colors of Portugal. Accessible by ferry or water taxi, the 11 km (6.8 mi) long island shelters exotic flora and curious birds, including the seasonal flamingo. You can walk for hours through its dunes and marshes. Stake out a place at one of the campsites, go swimming and soak in some sun, or have a stroll through the island's charming narrow streets. You can stop for a bite at a traditional restaurant. Make Tavira Island a centerpiece of your Tavira vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tavira trip itinerary planning website .
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Oriental Algarve Tour - Tavira, Ria Formosa, Olhão, Faro and Ayamonte BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $142
Duration: 8 hours
Tavira Island Reviews
It being November, although we had a sunny day for our trip it wasn’t a swimsuit and sun bed sort of visit. Beautiful to sit in the sun with miles of white sand and look at the sea. The ferry trip was... more »
We travelled by ferry to Tavira Island twice during our week's stay in Tavira. The beach is beautiful and not too busy. Lots of bars and restaurants within a few minutes walk of the beach. The ferr... more »
The best beach ever!
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