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Ilha do Farol [Culatra]

A cache by Copje Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 6/10/2009
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:


Ilha do Farol [Culatra]



Localização
A Ilha do Farol está situada na Ria Formosa, em pleno terreno algarvio.

Viagem
A viagem até à ilha é feita através de barco. O barco  pode ser apanhado em Olhão ou em Faro.
Durante a viagem pode-se apreciar a beleza da Ria Formosa e a sua fauna numa viagem que dura de 30 a 40m, isto dependendo do cais de onde se embarcou e as paragens que a carreira faz.

Estadia
Para poder passar alguns dias na Ilha ou se pede a um amigo que tenha lá casa ou se arranja o contacto de quem tenha a sua casa para emprestar. Os contactos costumam estar no super-mercado a seguir ao café O Náufrago.

Em alternativa, o ideal será arranjar casa em Olhão ou nas redondezas e apanhar o barco de manhã para a Ilha e passar lá o dia. O último barco é às 20:20 mas se quiser ficar até à noite existem Mar-Táxis a providenciar transporte até Terra.

Nota:É proibido acampar na praia.


Horário dos Barcos/Hours of Boats




Location
The Ilha do Farol is located in the Ria Formosa, Algarve area.

Trip
The trip to the island is by boat. The boat can be cactch in Faro or Olhão.
During the journey you can enjoy the beauty of the river and its wildlife on a trip that lasts from 30 to 40 minutes, depending on this where the dock and boarded the stops to make a career.

Stay
To spend some days on the island or are asked a friend with a house there or get the contact from whom you borrow for your home. Contacts tend to be in super-market next to the coffee O Náufrago

Alternatively, the ideia will get home in Olhão or nearby and catch in the morning ferry to the island and spend the day there. The last boat is at 20.20p.m but if you want to stay there untill night-Sea Taxis provide transport to land.

Note:Camping is prohibited on the beach.



  Características da praia/Characteristics of the beach

Areia
Sand
Branca
White
Bandeira azul
Blue Flag
Sim
Yes
Surf
Surf
Sim
Yes
Praia vigiada/sinalizada
Beach watch/signed
Sim
Yes
Nadador-salvador
Life-Guard
Sim
Yes
Embarcações de patrulha
Patrol Boats
Sim
Yes
Postos de vigia
Posts to watch
Sim
Yes
Praia vigiada por Capitania
Beach  watched by Captaincy
Sim
Yes
Restaurantes na praia
Restaurants on the beach
Sim
Yes
Cafés na praia
Cooffe on the beach
Sim
Yes
Cabines de madeira
Wooden cabins
Não
No
Cabines de lona
Cabins of Canvas
Não
No
Guarda-sóis
Sun umbrellas
Sim
Yes
Aluguer de cadeiras
Rental Chairs
Sim
Yes
Voleibol
Volleyball
Sim
Yes
Futebol
Football
Sim
Yes
Largura da praia com maré alta (m)
Width of the beach with high tide (m)
100
Largura da praia com maré baixa (m)
Width of the beach with low tide (m)
140
Temperatura média da água (Inverno)
Average water temperature (Winter)
17º C
Temperatura média da água (Verão)
Average water temperature (Summer)
24º C

 

 


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

CG: Qronvkb
RAT: Haqre

Decryption Key

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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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Last Updated: on 6/15/2018 4:13:51 AM Pacific Daylight Time (11:13 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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