Farol beach in the Algarve, Portugal

For just a few Euros return, you can get to Farol beach by ferry from Olhão. This sequence of photos starts at the ticket office, found in the east corner of the waterfront gardens in Olhão. The sailing to Farol takes either 30 or 45 minutes depending on whether the ferry stops at Culatra first, which is the other beach on the island. Whether you are on the shortest of longest route, you’ll have a great time... and that’s before you’ve even got to the beach !

How to get to Farol Beach from Olhão, in the Algarve.

These photos were taken on the 7th of July 2011...

the ticket office in Olhao, for Farol beach in the algarve portugal

The ferry ticket office in Olhão

The waiting area for the ferry to Farol

The shaded waiting area at the end of the pier

waterfront in Olhao, Algarve Portugal

Looking back to Olhão from the pier

The ferry to Farol in the Algarve Portugal

The ferry has just arrived to take you to Farol beach

The upper deck of the ferry to Farol in the Algarve

You’ll enjoy the views from the top deck

view from the ferry towards Farol

...Looking forward to Farol !

boat on the journey between Olhao and Farol

A boat passes on the way

approach to Farol in the Algarve Portugal

The approach to Farol

boat racing towards Farol

“We’ll race you there !”

Landing stage at Farol in the Algarve, Portugal

The landing stage at Farol

The village of Farol in the Algarve

A typical path through the village...

Farol village in the Algarve Portugal

...Another path through the village

Path to Farol beach, the Algarve Portugal

A walkway to the beach

A restaurant at Farol

A restaurant on the way

Lighthouse at Farol beach in the Algarve

“Farol” means lighthouse !

Farol beach in July in the Algarve

The view as you approach Farol beach

on Farol beach in the Algarve

Ah... here they are !

The empty beach of Farol in the Algarve Portugal

The beach... This is July, isn’t it ?

Bar on the beach

The bar on Farol beach in the Algarve
back to Olhão from Farol beach in the Algarve, Portugal

And now it’s time to go back to Olhão.

Come and visit Farol beach in the Algarve !

Farol beach in the Eastern Algarve Portugal

 

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