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Praia do Barril, Tavira

#1 of 24 in Outdoors in Tavira
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Relax at the tranquil Praia do Barril, considered one of the most beautiful, peaceful, and environmentally conscious beaches in the region. Sit back in the sand, dip your toes in the water, and soak up the sun along this quiet, typically crowd-free beach. You can participate in a variety of watersports, or go on a walk or bike ride to take in the local wildlife, including many waterfowl. The area features plenty of shops and cafes, too. Using our world travel planner, Tavira attractions like Praia do Barril can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A perfect day - fun little train ride to the beach. We were staying in Tavira without a car so got an Uber for 7e to the train stop which is actually a fair way out of the town of Santa Luzia. A...  more »
  • Awful…we visited a few years ago and have fond memories so decided to go again. This time the restaurants have decided it’s a bad idea to serve fish by the sea and instead have followed many other...  more »
  • Easy to park in the morning, arrived around 10am and there was PLENTY of space for cars. We caught the 10 minute train to the beach, sweet little slow train for about 3euro return. The beach is very long so there are no large crowds once you get onto the sand. The sea was warm, clear water, just windy the day we went. Lovely 5 hours of sun bathing, restaurant and shops at the beach, toilets too. All in all very good and a LOT quieter than other tourist beaches.
  • Great beach, accessible by train or by foot. It is not far to walk. Umbrella is a good idea since there is no shade. Water is warm and waves are not dangerous. In tbe3 evening when there is no wind it gets infested by like a million mosquitoes...

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