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Praia do Barril, Tavira

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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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  • We walk to Barril from Tavia or Santa Luzia - such a lovely walk and great long beach. Good to have option of train or walk to Barril. 
    We walk to Barril from Tavia or Santa Luzia - such a lovely walk and great long beach. Good to have option of train or walk to Barril.  more »
  • Delightful beach: fun riding the train to get there, clean, white sand, calm, swimmable ocean water, lounge chairs with sun protection to rent, cafe services. Everything needed for a good day at the.....  more
    Delightful beach: fun riding the train to get there, clean, white sand, calm, swimmable ocean water, lounge chairs with sun protection to rent, cafe services. Everything needed for a good day at the.....  more »
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  • Nice beach, with a different way than other Portuguese beaches to reach to. You have a nice path to walk, pass the bridge on the river, and then you can use the cute train to get to beach or walk (takes 10 minutes). You'll see the historical Tuna fishery, nice anchor graveyard, and can chill on the beach if it's not windy.
  • Beautiful beach, super clean sand and water. It's a little more pricey than other beaches in the area, beds, food drink etc. hence the 4 stars. But actually it has everything you need in one place, so it's great to spend a day or two here. The little train to get there is quirky, very enjoyable. Also it's nice to actually walk to the beach, and take in some of the natural surroundings, and spot the wildlife.

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