A island of Armona-Fuzeta located in the Ria Formosa Natural Park, is a wonderful beach out of sight, serene and warm sea. If eastern end the journey is short from the Fuzeta, no lado oposto, departing the port of Olhão and Faro to the village of Armona, on the island, the journey takes over 20 minutes, between labyrinths of areia, vasa and marshes. The Panorama, with the channel in between Marim, do interpretation center of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, in Marim (**), mainly along the tidal mill, to the distant island of Armona is wonderful.
Praia da Armona
A beach of Armona is located at the western end of the Island, but to achieve, then we descended on the small village of fishermen and shellfish and holidays is replaced by catering for holidaymakers, we have to travel a great extent among the disorderly houses, sometimes with reasonable taste, sometimes distasteful atrocious, until we get, ultimately, à praia.
The beach is extensive and extends east to the beach Fuzeta, walking a bit away from the cluster of bathers, we can be alone, an area of great tranquility and the sea always ahead of serene waters and our warm-paradise.
More along the bar, sandbanks, delimit delicious natural pools. Also here you can observe the aromatic flora of the dunes, and feel the warm winds from east.
The east Ria Formosa narrows and can even reach island of Armona swim from the fishing village and tourist Fuzeta. The accesses are made by boat from the dock that settlement. The tongue of sand is also narrower than the opposite side, but equally delicious and extensive. There is a small hamlet near the boat dock, but both rising, westwards as the beauty of the beach is imposed again.
30minutes walking eastwards we reached the magnificent and untouched desert sands of the bar Fuseta. Opposite is the island of Tavira (**).
Tip visiting the dolphins at the Ria Formosa Natural Park: The boat tours in the Ria Formosa Natural Park are magnificent, because it puts visitors in close contact with nature, for such, recommend the boat Pegasus, belonging to "Touring in Ria Formosa" believes that unforgettable programs. One of the most spectacular tours is a visit to the dolphins off the bar Fuzeta. If you are holidaying in the Algarve and not wander boat in the Ria Formosa, is like going to Rome and not seeing the Pope. Making this experience, it is, as Raul Brandão says, "Live in a sleep, seduced by the light, Out of all interests and realities, Portugal and the Dream ... "Fishermen in- August 1922.
Where to stay: If you want to spend a few great days of vacation, rest and while visiting this beautiful REGION recommend that the aloje Casa Calma, in Moncarapacho, very close to the motorway, so close to all the remarkable places in Algarve. For example, is just seven kilometers from the beautiful Island (beach) of Fuzeta-Armona (***), Ten kilometers from the fabulous Roman ruins of Milreu (***) or is a syncopated leap, one of the most magnificent sights of the Iberian Peninsula: Cerro de San Miguel and Monte Figo (***) that oversees the entire region. The environment is full of tranquility, beauty and here we all rediscover our inner peace, because they were in House of Calm. Paradise exists!