The immensely popular Praia do Barril is located in Ilha de Tavira, inside Ria Formosa. Its supervided sandstrip is very long, and part of a big dune system. To get here, you should take the Praia do Barril train, taking you through the Ria Formosa lush environment, or instead follow the easy access pathway. You will find an 'anchor cemetery' in the dunes, offering great sights. The beach itself offers amazing waters and is officially recognized as a naturist beach.