Culatra Island is a hidden remote fishing Island that is experiencing a huge increment of the tourism. Help us to create awareness about the importance of keeping Culatra a sustainable and eco-friendly Island.
The island consists of three parts: Culatra, Farol and Hângares. Culatra is a small fishing village, that is mainly inhabited by fishermen. Farol is a small village with a lighthouse (Farol in Portuguese), with a nice and quiet beach. This part of the island is sometimes called Ilha do Farol, suggesting it is another island than Ilha da Culatra, but actually it is a different part of the same island. Culatra and Farol are the only villages on the island. Hângares is a more quiet area, with very little infrastructure and few tourists. All three of these of a great beach, quite comparable to one another. There is a ferry to Culatra and another one to Farol, so these can be easily reached. If you want to go to the beach of Hângares, you will have to walk there.
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