Algarve / September 16, 2018. By Paulo Tavares
Tavira is full of Portuguese charm an excellent base for exploring the eastern Algarve. You’ll love the relaxed nature of the place and the hot- pink bourgainvillea lined streets. Choose from our unique selection of the best places to stay in Tavira: boutique hotels, guesthouses and apartments. When deciding where to stay in Tavira we’d advise that you plan ahead for the summer months as the best accommodation tends to get booked up quickly.
Just a few minutes away from the city centre by foot Vila Galé is a great place to stay if you plan to visit Tavira and beyond. The design speaks to the area’s history and draws on many years of Moorish occupation to incorporate domes, pillars, lattice work and hand-made tiles. Relax by the vast out-door pool while the kids have fun at the kids club.
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Most Tavira hotels are tight on space- not so at the family- friendly Ozadi. Located 4km away from the centre of Tavira. Here you’ll find plenty of room to unwind among its fragrant gardens, relax by the pool or tuck into some local dishes in the Orangea Bistro which sits above to pool.
Just a few minutes walk from Tavira city centre, Maria Nova Lounge Hotel enjoys a quite hillside location. The modern, stylish Maria Nova Lounge is adult only. Enjoy cocktails at the outdoor pool with swim up bar or relax in the spa centre with indoor pool. A favourite guest past-time: gazing out at the city from the roof top bar Panorâmico.
Friendly ambience and quirky, unique decor await you at adult only Casa do Rio on the banks of the river Gilåo. Restaurants, cafés and bars line both sides of the river for a drink or bite to eat. Relax in the salt water swimming pool or enjoy a coffee or some home made ice cream at the old market, Mercado da Ribeira on the riverfront.
A deep sense of history pervades Convento das Bernardas. Set within the walls of a 16th century convent on the edge of the town’s salt flats, just a few minutes walk from the city centre. Inside 76 modern luxury apartments and villas designed by award winning Portuguese architect Souto Moura.
One of the best places to stay if you are looking for a heart-of-the-city location mere minutes from the sights. Tucked away in a quiet corner of a pedestrian street. All the touches of home including a full kitchen and washing machine so you can pack light.
A quiet countryside location about a 4 minute drive from Tavira ( 30 minutes on foot). Apartments are decorated with simple clean lines and warm colours. Enjoy al fresco dining on your private terrace. Relax in the orange garden or swim in the salt water pool.
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