Hotel Vila Galé Tavira

Algarve, Portugal

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Explore the whitewashed streets of Tavira from a Moorish palace with striking pool, health club and characterful interiors – includes breakfast, welcome drink, spa discount and parking

  • This enchanting building was a former Moorish palace and is just moments on foot from Tavira Castle and the famous Ponta Romana bridge spanning the river. Surrounding the hotel are some of Tavira’s fabulous terracotta-roofed buildings, cascading with hot pink bougainvillea.

  • Though modern inside the hotel is enveloped in old-fashioned charm, with traditionally tiled floors, domed ceilings and bold colours. If you’re staying put, there’s a health club with hammam, hot tub and massages, two swimming pools, lovely gardens and a games room.

  • Head out for days at the beach or the local golf courses and return to delicious Portuguese cuisine a Aladino, the main restaurant. Expect classics like cataplana (clams and sausage cooked in a big copper pan), dried codfish and bountiful breakfasts of pastries, ham, bacon and eggs.


- Wi-Fi
- Garden
- Two bars
- Restaurant
- Spa
- Kids’ club
- Swimming pool
- Parking (chargeable)
- 24-hour reception

How to get there

Hotel Vila Galé is situated to the east of Tavira, close to the Gilão River and within easy reach of local sights. The nearest airport is Faro, approx. 40 kilometres away. Alternatively, you could fly to Sevilla in Spain – about 90 minutes’ drive.

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