The Ria Formosa has been a nature reserve since the mid-
Walking, cycling and water sports
The flat, coastal area is ideal for cycling-
The waters of the lagoon at Fuseta are a favourite spot for kite surfers and stand up peddlers.
Two ferry lines depart from Olhão. One goes to the island of Culatra and the other one has the island of Armona as its destination. Both islands have beautiful sandy beaches that go on for miles.
The village on Culatra island has a few nice restaurants and even a small supermarket. There are also some restaurants on Armona.
In summer plenty of ferries go the islands. From Fuseta it only takes about ten minutes to get to Armona.