Culatra Island

The Culatra Island is located in front of Olhão although administratively belongs to the municipality of Faro. It is also part of a set of barriers islands bordering the Ria Formosa and is mostly inhabited by fishermen but also occupied by some tourists in the summer.

How to find

To get to the beach there are regular routes by boat from Olhão, Faro and Fuseta, which take aproximately 25 minutes in pleasantly scenic surrounding. Here you can watch the riverside community of Olhão while travelling to the island. There is other form of transport by sea to allow access to Culatra and various package deals that include visits to the Island.


Restaurants, snack bars, mini market, souvenir and toilet, surveillance during the bathing season