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Explore Ria Formosa

Departure from Fuseta

Explore the stunning Ria Formosa in the Algarve renting a boat. Tour the islands at your pace with our speed boats while enjoying swimming, fishing, and picnics on deserted beaches. Renting a boat is an excellent way to make the most of your Algarve visit.

location of the villages in the ria formosa Algarve
stunning view over the deserta island algarve

Deserta Island

Deserta Island is a secluded paradise near Faro in southern Portugal with clear waters, pristine beaches, and stunning natural scenery. Accessible only by boat, visitors can enjoy recreational activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking and bird watching. With limited visitors per day, it’s a perfect escape from city life for a day trip or a week-long holiday in the Algarve region.

Farol Island

Farol Island is a stunning island off the coast of the Algarve region in Portugal. It has beautiful sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters, and breathtaking natural landscapes. Visitors can swim, sunbathe, snorkel, or explore the island’s flora and fauna. The small fishing community offers a glimpse into the local way of life. Accessible only by boat, Farol Island is a peaceful and tranquil retreat away from the bustling cities. A visit to this charming island is definitely worth adding to any traveler’s itinerary.

Farol island separates the sea from the Ria Formosa
bathed by a calm sea, view over culatra island algarve

Culatra Island

Discover the tranquil beauty of Culatra Island in Portugal’s Algarve. This car-free gem boasts stunning white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and charming seafood restaurants. Accessible only by boat, visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and exploring the picturesque fishing village. Culatra Island offers a unique and authentic experience for those seeking a peaceful retreat.

Armona Island

Armona Island in Portugal’s Algarve region is a stunning destination featuring white sandy beaches, clear waters, and charming restaurants and shops. It’s ideal for swimming, sunbathing, kayaking, paddle boarding and other water sports. Come to Armona Island for a perfect holiday, whether you’re seeking relaxation or adventure.

the emblematic armona island algarve
Beautiful panoramic view over the Ria Formosa Natural Park

Fuseta Island

Fuseta Island in southern Portugal is a must-visit. Enjoy crystal-clear waters or water sports like kayaking, SUP, and snorkelling. Restaurants on the island make it a great place to sample delicious local cuisine. For culture, visitors can witness traditional Portuguese life from the small fishing community. Fuseta Island offers relaxation, adventure, and culture.

Barra Nova Island

Barra Nova Island is uninhabited spot off the coast of the Algarve region. Accessible only by boat, visitors must bring their own supplies. The crystal-clear waters provide perfect opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and diving, and the rugged coastline is popular with hikers and birdwatchers. Barra Nova’s tranquil atmosphere and natural beauty make it ideal for a day trip or romantic getaway.

wonderful deserted paradise islands to sail