Ilha Deserta

A rare sanctuary, Ilha Deserta invites you to relax and rest, allowing to create the event tailor-made for you.

As the primary ecotourism provider in Ria Formosa since its founding in 1986, Animaris offers an array of services to choose from. With frequent speedboat and ferry trips between Faro and Ilha Deserta, guided tours, and celebrations on our 200-person event boat, Animaris has what you need.

We are available to plan an occasion tailored to your dreams. Whether you have a small family celebration or a large corporate event, we at Animaris and Estaminé will provide you with a unique experience that will impress your guests and leave you with memories for a lifetime.

6 Reasons to organise your Event with us

Types of events we have already created: Weddings, Themed Parties, Sunset Parties, Team Building, Incentives, Nature Tours


Centralization of the organization of the event into one single team


Unique and exclusive location


Event tailored to your wishes


Over 30 years of experience in the field


Flexibility and creativity


Professional and multilingual staff


Installed in an ecological and self-sustaining wooden building, built in 2007 to support the tourism activities on Deserta Island. With a maximum capacity of 140 seats, and a professional team experienced in organizing all kind of events, this is the perfect place to hold your event.


Why get married at Ilha Deserta?

Did you dream about the Paradise?

Exchanging promises of eternal love, by the sea, on a desert island, may seem like a fantasy …
But this place exists, and we can make your dreams come true.

Why should you say “YES” to us?

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, a day to be shared with family and friends.
We allow you to enjoy your day to the fullest, without worrying about the several suppliers, schedules or details.

Wedding Celebrations

For a couple that is going to marry, the venue choice becomes probably the single most important decision. Should you to decide to select a villa or a hotel to host this unforgettable moment?

Boat Wedding

You have now the option to organize your wedding on a luxury boat in Algarve, and hold a truly unique event. Organizing a wedding on Jamanta couldn’t be easier, as most services that you need can be provided by us, dispensing the hiring of a number of other suppliers. So you have more time to think about the dress and the photographer, and you do not have to worry about all the details.

Beach Wedding

When you picture a beach wedding, chances are you're dreaming of soft sand, cool ocean breeze and gorgeous sunset in the distance. But oceanfront affairs come with their own special set of considerations, so with more than 30 years experience, our team is more than able to keep you worry-free while exchanging vows on the sand.

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