Tavira Island and the Ria Formosa
- 22 April, 2020
Tavira is practically within reach of the island of Tavira, one of the most popular beach destinations in the Algarve. This huge…Read More
Epitomizing the traditional fishing village of the Algarve, Santa Luzia is affectionately considered the capital of the region’s octopus, due to the dozens of empty creels stacked neatly on the pier by fishermen between expeditions to capture their indescribable quarry. It goes without saying that the octopus is the delicacy of choice for many customers who choose to dine at seafood restaurants in Santa Luzia, many of whom face the wide variety of Ria Formosa. Quiet and peaceful and happily devoid of the most common tourist traps, the lagoon can be explored on boat trips offered by some locals during the summer.