The beautiful long and child-friendly beach of Ilha de Tavira is reached by a 5-10 minute long boat trip across the river. The boat trip itself is already a pleasure, especially for children. The old fishing boat sails through the river and a piece of nature reserve.
The boat goes back and forth all day and in the summer it even sails until midnight. There is plenty to do on the island and also a campsite and a large choice of restaurants.
The beach is qualified with a Blue Flag, which means that it is one of the cleanest beaches in Europe. In Portugal, Ilha de Tavira is among the most beautiful and best beaches in the Algarve.