Praia da Ilha do Farol - Mar

Blue Flag Isolated sandy beach, located on the lighthouse island “Ilha do Farol” opposite Faro.


Ilha da Culatra: Praia do Farol

Ilha da Culatra: Praia do Farol

The lighthouse (port. farol) marks the passage between the island and the neighbouring Ilha da Barreta, the only way through for boats to Faro. The light can be seen by afar at hight. This part of the island is also called "Ilha do Farol", and the name of the popular beach on the sea side is Praia do Farol.


Praia do Farol

Praia do Farol


Praia do Farol

Praia do Farol

The seaside beach on the western top of the Ilha da Culatra


Faro: Quay

Faro: Quay

View from the walls of the old town to the promenade and the quay at the Ria Formosa. From here the ferry boats to the islands Ilha da Barreta, Ilha da Culatra (Ilha do Farol) and Ilha da Armona debark. In the background you can see the Faro International Airport and the silhouette of the Ilha de Faro.


Olhão: Ferry

Olhão: Ferry

From the quay, situated between the fishing port and the promenade, the ferry boats debark to the islands of the Ria Formosa, Ilha da Armona and Ilha da Culatra.

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