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Barreta Island (Portuguese: Ilha da Barretta) is an island in the Algarve, Portugal, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) long and 50 to 600 metres (160 to 1,970 ft) wide.

Barreta is also known as Deserta, Deserted Island or Santa Maria Cape Island. Is one of the more isolated islands of Algarve. There is a public ferry line reaching the island everyday, all year round or you go there by renting or owning a boat. In this island is located the southernmost point of continental Portugal: The Santa Maria Cape.

A beach on the island is used by naturists.[1]

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  1. ^ "As melhores praias para nudistas em Portugal". Sábado (in Portuguese). 29 July 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.

Coordinates: 36°58′12″N 7°55′26″W / 36.970°N 7.924°W / 36.970; -7.924