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Deserta Island

Ilha Deserta

Ilha Deserta is a magical and unique destination that invites tranquility and calmness.


It’s a one-of-a-kind place dominated by nature.


Perfect for a relaxing day at the beach, where you can find sun loungers and straw umbrellas for maximum comfort on “Praia das Conchas” (available upon reservation and at an extra cost).


On Ilha Deserta, you can also observe wildlife, take a walk to Cabo de Santa Marianas, swim in the crystal-clear ocean waters, sunbathe, or enjoy a memorable meal at the Estaminé restaurant.


To get to and from Ilha Deserta, you have two transportation options: the Island Shuttle and the Ferry.


The Island Shuttle is a fast speedboat that takes you from Faro to Ilha Deserta and the Estaminé restaurant on a short trip. This boat transportation is safe, suitable for the whole family, and available every day, year-round, with multiple departures daily.


For colder or rainy days, there’s a fast boat with a cabin available, ensuring your comfort during the journey to Ilha Deserta.


Travel time: 15 minutes

Price per trip: 10€ per person


The Ferry is a fully covered catamaran, very comfortable, with 2 bathrooms on board, and it’s also a regular shuttle service with multiple departures daily.


Travel Time: 45 minutes

Price per Trip: €5 per person


For more information and reservations, please contact the reception of AP Eva Senses in Faro: rec.eva@ap-hotelsresorts.com | +351 289 001 000 (National Fixed Line Call)