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111 - Farol Beach, Faro - Algarve

Farol beach
Praia do Farol is situated on the island of Culatra, in the municipality of Faro front of Olhão

Farol beach is situated on Culatra Island, in the far west of the island. Here is located the Cabo de Santa Maria, an important milestone for the navigation. The beaches have a length of approximately 7 kilometers to the tip of the East. There are desert areas where you can spend the day on full rest. The beach near the Nova Barra has lifeguard surveillance and support. The restaurants in the island are very appreciated for fresh fish and seafood. A little paradise!

The Farol da Culatra island
The Farol da Culatra island
Culatra Village
Culatra Village view from the Lighthouse

The visit to the top of the Beacon allows you to have a panoramic view of Ria Formosa and the coastal area of Faro and Olhão

sailboat on the island
Access to the island of Culatra is done only by boat

The Lighthouse Beach access is done from Faro or Olhão. During the months of spring and summer there are boats that perform the transport during the day and aquataxis to ensure the transport during 24 hours. Many visitors use the boat for access to several beaches and Islands of ria formosa