Ilha da Culatra

Planning to visit Ilha da Culatra while on vacation in Faro? Ilha da Culatra is an extraordinary island near the city of Olhão and is one of the islands that separates the sea from Ria Formosa natural park. This island is about 6 kilometers long. Culatra Island width ranges from 100 to 900 meters.  The…

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Best things to in Ilha Deserta

Bellow there is a list of the best things to do during your Ilha Deserta Boat Trip Ria Formosa Birdwatching Every year more than 30,000 birds use Ria Formosa during migration and in winter, making this one of the three most important wetlands in Portugal.  Several species have European interests because of their important breeding…

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Aerial View Ria Formosa

Ria Formosa Boat Tour

Planning to visit Ria Formosa for your next vacation? Ria Formosa Nature Park is one of the most stunning places in the Algarve, not only because of its various landscapes but also because of its unique location. Recently chosen as one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal, this is one of three protected areas…

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Ilha Deserta Island Shuttle Speedboat

Ilha Deserta Boat Tour

Planning to visit Ilha Deserta while on vacation in Faro? Ilha Deserta is one of the 5 barrier islands in Ria Formosa Nature Park. The question that is often asked is whether the island is called Barreta or Deserta. Barreta is the island’s geographical name. Deserta means desert or deserted, appearing as a nickname among…

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