Beaches in Faro
A beach destination of choice is Faro, which extends over an area of over 60 km, set in the Ria Formosa Natural Park, which is formed by lagoons, sand dunes and beaches. In Faro there constastes between its beaches, from Faro Island with bars, restaurants and luxury amenities, the seclusion of the dunes uninhabited island of Barreta, extending between the sea and the estuary lagoons. The calm waters of this region attract both swimmers and those practicing water sports. In ponds, people seek to realize water skis activities, windsurfing sails or even walk on the recreational craft. The boat trips run along the canals that meander the mudflats where migratory birds mate and can be observed, such as flamingos and many other species, and the sand tongues, something unique in this region.