In the beautiful eastern Algarve, this hotel offers a peaceful break for those looking to get to know the real Algarve away from the tourist crowds.
The resort of Tavira is laidback yet offers a number of entertainment options and the local beach is spectacular. A holiday here is sure to leave you feeling relaxed and rested long after you return to the daily grind. Fans of the great outdoors will love this location as an ideal base for exploring the gorgeous countryside. If you’re looking for a peaceful break that still offers plenty of activities to keep you amused, this might be the perfect accommodation option for you.
Located in central Tavira, a popular resort in the eastern Algarve, this hotel enjoys a privileged position that makes it an ideal base from which to explore the area more widely. The Algarve is Portugal’s most popular tourist destination, situated in the southern tip of the country and stretching along the gorgeous Atlantic coastline. Tavira is close to the Spanish border and a day trip into Spain is certainly feasible. Only a short drive from Faro airport, the resort is easy to reach and enjoys good transport links with other Algarve towns and resorts.
The eastern Algarve is less commercialised than other parts of the region, making it perfect for those that like explore the culture and history of the places they visit and enjoy a restful break away from the crowds. The town itself is one of the most attractive in the Algarve, with a wealth of fascinating buildings and monuments to explore. The traditional architecture of whitewashed buildings strung out along narrow, cobbled streets helps to retain the original charms of the village and it is a delightful place to explore at your own pace.
The airy lobby features a 24-hour reception manned by friendly and helpful staff. Here you will find a safe to store any valuables for the duration of your stay and bicycle rental facilities for those that like to get off the beaten track and explore the Algarve countryside in style.
Whenever you fancy a bite to eat, you can make use of the cosy cafe or bar area and at meal times the air-conditioned restaurant serves up a tasty selection of local and global fare. If you feel like a more intimate affair, why not have room service deliver your meal to your door?
All rooms are elegantly furnished and come with their own private bathroom as well as satellite TV and radio to keep you entertained throughout your visit. You will have your own balcony to relax on and enjoy the delightful Algarve climate at any time of the day and the rooms are fully air-conditioned so you can keep cool when the temperatures rise outside. For those that need to contact friends and family back home or perhaps organise an excursion with a local company, there is a direct dial telephone in each room for guests’ convenience.
Things to do nearby
Within the resort you can try your hand at horse riding, water sports, golf and hiking. Close by you will find the gorgeous Ria Formosa nature reserve, a fascinating place to explore either on foot, by bicycle or on a boat trip around the lagoons. No visit to the Algarve is complete without a trip to the beach and the one at Tavira is stunning. Ilha de Tavira, as the beach is known locally, is separated from the land by the sea and is reached by a ferry boat from the centre of town. The beach is well worth visiting and arriving by boat helps to create the feeling that you have found your own tropical island.
Spending a day or two exploring Tavira is a lovely way to get to know a little about the history of the area and meet some locals. A good first stop is the Municipal Museum, home to a range of displays about the history and culture of Tavira. Many visitors come to the Algarve to make use of the many excellent golf courses in the area and Tavira is no exception to this trend. If you want to work on your swing or just enjoy a friendly round with your companions, the nearest courses are Benamor, Quinta da Ria and Quinta da Cima.
What have previous guests said?
Many previous guests have commented on how spacious and clean the rooms are in this complex and the wide variety of activities available on your doorstep. It has proven to be popular with couples looking for a quiet break although families with young children have also found the hotel well-suited to their particular needs.
Several former guests have noted that due to the hotel’s location, around 3 kilometres east of the centre of Tavira, some visitors might find it useful to rent a car in order to get around more easily. This is a good idea for those that intend to make several excursions a little further afield, although there are regular shuttle buses available to take guests into town, where connections can easily be made to many other towns and villages.
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