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Forte de Sao Joao da Barra

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Room & Suite (15)
Pool & Beach (10)
Overview
Sitio da Fortaleza Cabanas de Tavira, Cabanas, Tavira Portugal See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Wonderful 300 year old fort, but like being a guest in someone's home - it even has an honesty bar! Lovely rooms, kind and friendly staff, especially Cecelia, great views. They even have their own boat which ferries you too and from wonderful beaches. Can't...More

Thank jwoody2016
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Our experience here was fantastic and so relaxing. The manager (Claudia) was lovely and such a gracious hostess. The room, just off of a breathtaking courtyard, was clean, well-appointed and spacious--especially considering it was one of the smaller rooms. The pool is small but lovely...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Tough call here for a 5 or 4 score. First we really enjoyed it because for us the natural beauty and the views were just calming and peaceful away from the overcrowded and overbuilt of the area. As others described, it was an oasis and...More

1  Thank ketel_always
Reviewed 19 December 2016

My husband and I stayed here for three nights during our two-week Portuguese honeymoon, and it was the perfect peaceful respite after a week of high-paced sightseeing in the cities. I don't think I've ever felt so at home in a hotel before. We arrived...More

1  Thank Jill K
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We stayed in this heaven of peace for three days. Its private, nearly a sense of non commercial, very historic , yet much had been done to this beauty subtly and blending in to provide comfort and warmth. The hostess and staff welcoming and timless...More

1  Thank Livius J
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Description
A guesthouse for nature-loving people. Set in the magical scenario of the Ria Formosa Natural Park and lost between sky and sea, this 17th-century fortress that is now a family owned B&B that welcomes More nature-loving people. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Babysitting
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$196 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Forte De Sao Joao Da Barra Hotel Cabanas De Tavira
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Forte Algarve
,
Tavira Forte
Location
Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Tavira > Cabanas
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$196 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Forte De Sao Joao Da Barra Hotel Cabanas De Tavira
,
Forte Algarve
,
Tavira Forte
Location
Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Tavira > Cabanas
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Traveller (80)
Room & Suite (15)
Pool & Beach (10)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Greyrockgal
29 August 2015|
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Response from Ceci T | Reviewed this property |
Many of the rooms do have air conditioning (ours did). In August we didn't really need it; I think in late September evenings must be very pleasant and cool. The place is amazing so don't let AC considerations get in the way... More
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"Visit here in the early fall, when the weather is still great and the crowds are gone!"
jillk320
18 Dec 2016
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"I don't know why the rooms in the house cost more. The new rooms have just as much space and character."
Emma27
11 Jul 2014
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"The rooms built over the former soldiers' barracks foundation are modern but designed to showcase the..."
ElinorH645
1 Jul 2014
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"Maybe a torch to navigate the walk back at night"
TeebooTed
11 Jan 2014
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