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Praia do Barril

Aldeamento Pedras Del Rei | Santa Luzia, Tavira 8800-531, Portugal
+351 281 380 600
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“small train” (39 reviews)
“train ride” (40 reviews)
“tuna” (47 reviews)
LOCATION
Aldeamento Pedras Del Rei | Santa Luzia, Tavira 8800-531, Portugal
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+351 281 380 600
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"small train"
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"train ride"
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"tuna"
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"lovely beach"
in 41 reviews
"fishing industry"
in 9 reviews
"santa luzia"
in 22 reviews
"fishing village"
in 10 reviews
"floating bridge"
in 6 reviews
"mini train"
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"car parking"
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"sand dunes"
in 12 reviews
"min walk"
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"lovely walk"
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"ria formosa"
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"toilet facilities"
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"by foot"
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"beach area"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

9th August 10.30. All sunbeds have been block booked and none available until 20th August. Very inconvenient to say the least and quite a few Portuguese people annoyed about it, especially as 75% of the beds empty. Real shame as Barril is a cracking beach...More

1  Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely beach. Kids loved the train ride out. Waves good. Incredibly busy but could still find space. Recommend

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this beach a few days ago - our family has a 14y, 11y & 3y old & we travelled in on the little train to make more of the adventure. We arrived to find ALL sunloungers had been reserved - earlier reviewers...More

2  Thank ArtyType1971
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the train which added to the experience. It’s got great facilities, several cafes and clean toilets. Been to some great beaches and this one is great.

Thank JoJo100026
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took bus from Tavira, then just short walked to the beach, you could take a tourist train. Few snack bars on the beach, very organised for sunlounger hire.

Thank jan c
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach at Barril is one of the nicest beaches in the Algarve.There is a mini train or a short walk along a path for those who prefer to be active.There are a number of small cafes before you reach the beach.The Blue Beach bar...More

1  Thank chillzone2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the beaches in Naples on the gulf coast of Florida but Barril definitely rivals them. We choose not to take the train but walk to and from the beach to take in all the nature - and get some extra sun. Good cafes...More

1  Thank Jane H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the little train to the beach and the ice cream shop to start. Cute little beach, a bit pricey if you don't stay the full day but a lovely experience

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just outside of Tavira - (you can get a bus from Tavira and walk back down the beach allow an hour and ferry back into town). The beach is a good 800 metres walk alongside the railway track or for a couple of Euros (max)...More

1  Thank Simon S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried Cabanas (lovely), Faro (yuk) and finally Paria do Barril on our final day. Too bad we found this one last! We crossed the pontoon bridge and took the little train with lots of fellow tourists - that in and of itself wad a...More

1  Thank Jamie N
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PM A
17 January 2018|
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Response from MrMAWALKER | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen any huge pipes on the beach at Barril, if they were washed up by storms the government will clear them.
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Stripes1
11 August 2017|
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Response from QualityFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Slighty lost, the beach is huge
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emhjones
30 May 2017|
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Response from Andrew W | Reviewed this property |
It was too cold however all of the beaches are OK to swim. Water tends to be lively as you are on the Atlantic
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