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Positioned in the Ria Formosa nature reserve's core and within a short distance of St Luzia, in Portugal, a picturesque fishing village featuring its own sandy and tranquil Barril beach, Pedras D`el Rei, draws tourists with its natural charms.
Pedras D`el Rei and the surrounding area is one of the eastern Algarve's most ideal spots for family vacations. This destination enjoys a privileged position and pleasurable climate. The area also attracts many sport enthusiasts as golf, water sports and tennis can all be practiced here.
Stroll through the towns quaint streets with in its beautiful white wash houses, enclosed gardens and trees, built according to the remarkable architectural style of the Algarve.
When staying in Pedras D`el Rei you should not miss a visit to the stunning Ria Formosa nature reserve, situated less than an hours drive east. It boasts superb lagoon labyrinths separated from the ocean by a coastal system of dunes. This remarkable dune system is broken up by several natural inlets. This territory is one of the most significant wetland nature reserves that connect sub-Saharan Africa with Europe. The reserve houses a large natural habitat variety providing refuge, breeding and feeding environments for numerous flora and fauna species, making it a bird's haven. The easiest way to get here is to hire a car and drive to this stunning area of natural beauty.
Car rental is best pre-booked online as local car hire services can be expensive, and it is always best to secure a car, ready for your arrival. The nearest Airport to Pedras de'el Rei, only a 30 minute drive West is Faro Airport. Car hire can be booked here either on arrival, which can be very expensive, or prebooked online with us. Fill in your travel details in the form above and we'll search and compare prices from dozens of leading suppliers, such as Hertz, Europcar, Thrifty and Sixt, to help find you the cheapest available deal online.
If car hire is not your cup of tea, there are several other ways of getting around Pedras Del Rei. Ferries, buses, taxis and trains are all operational within Pedras Del Rei. The train is a tourist attraction, offering trips to Praia do Barril along the coast. Tavira bus station is located in the center; look out for signs for 'Terminal Rodoviário'.
There are local buses and buses servicing Faro, Albufeira, Huelva and many other popular towns in the area. Ferries operate to and from Cabanas Island, Tavira Island, lying only a few hundred metres off the coast. Tickets can be purchased online in advance.