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Vila Gale Albacora

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Estrada 4 Aguas Vale do Olival, Tavira 8800-602 Portugal See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The hotel is situated in a nature reserve outside of Tavira which has a lot to offer. Hotel was provided several times during the week but we preferred to walk in ( about 40 minutes). Our accommodation was a room with a river view with...More

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Thank Dawn B
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale AlbacoraResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mr. Dawn B., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

As people have said the hotel is someway out of Tavira but you can walk it in about 45 minutes. Some may find the walk a little boring but if you are into birdwatching there is plenty to see on the salt marsh and tidal...More

Thank ronf197
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale AlbacoraResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mr.Ronf197., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is to continuously...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Into Tavira if you stay here, appox 45 minutes. Or take a cab in. Rental car for us worked well for us, with no parking issues in early October. Comfortable hotel with nice views of the marshlands, inlet, or pool. Clean rooms with most amenities...More

Thank Grant L
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale AlbacoraResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mr. Grant L., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel more remote than anticipated. Very glad of the courtesy bus on the days it ran. Walked into Tavira on two very hot days and found it rather a long tedious walk across the salt flats and on busy roads. Rooms adequate if somewhat small...More

Thank Margot M
Response from VilaGaleHotels, General Manager at Vila Gale AlbacoraResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mrs. Margot M., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are about 30 Vila Gale Hotels in Portugal and Brasil but this one is a very unique resort which up to the second half of the last century used to be a small fishing village when there was still enough tuna left at this...More

Thank Hans-Juergen H
Response from VilaGaleHotels, Diretor-Geral at Vila Gale AlbacoraResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Hans-Juergen H., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is...More

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About
Description
Located in the Natural Park of Ria Formosa and approximately 4 km from the centre of Tavira and 3 km away from various restaurants, bars, nightclubs, shops and the public transport network. The nearest beach is More just outside the hotel and just 400 m away you will find yourself in one of the best sandy beaches in the Algarve. The hotel was rebuilt in 2000 from an old tuna fish camp and has a total of 162 rooms of which 43 rooms with river view and 5 junior suites suitable for families. The hotel has a 24-hour reception, lovely lobby area, a currency exchange desk, a luggage room, a chapel, a museum and a game room. Among the common areas guests may enjoy the air-conditioned TV room, bar and restaurant where free Wi-Fi internet connection. Children are very welcome to this hotel being that they have their own Club full of activities and entertainment. Guests may park their cars in the parking lot and for an additional costs may use the laundry services and hotel safe. The pleasant rooms are equipped with air conditioning, electronic safety door look, direct telephone, LCD TV with Cable and Pay TV, Wi-Fi Connection and safe (for and additional cost), Minibar and 24 hour room service, private bathroom with telephone and hair dryer. The hotel Spa, Satsanga, is composed with a gym, an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, steam room/Turkish bath, Vichy shower massages and beauty treatments. The seasonal entertainment programme ensures that there is never a dull moment at the hotel. The hotel restaurant has a wide buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is an a la carte menu offered at lunch and a set menu available at dinner. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Spa
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Spa
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Romantic
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Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Spa
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
162
Price range
US$76 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vila Gale Albacora Tavira
,
Vila Gale Albacora Hotel
Location
Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Tavira
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Spa
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
162
Price range
US$76 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vila Gale Albacora Tavira
,
Vila Gale Albacora Hotel
Location
Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Tavira
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Traveller (553)
Room & Suite (176)
Pool & Beach (92)
Dining (33)
Amenities (61)
Family and Play Areas (13)
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Questions & Answers
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Glynis L
14 July 2017|
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Response from ChrisGander | Reviewed this property |
Went at the end of April. Not really aware of a mosquito problem... may be worse later in the year.
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LightPacker569189
11 June 2017|
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Response from Judith B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we didn't use the beach
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passaro2
14 May 2016|
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Response from Isabel D | Reviewed this property |
yes on request from the reception desk
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"Due to the location, there are bound to be mosquitoes & other insects so be prepared and keep windows..."
dawnbX2138MG
5 days ago
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"River view quiet and sunny."
margotm43
2 weeks ago
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"Unless you travel single make sure you book a twin room close to the reception or ask for an apartment if..."
971hansjuergenh
3 weeks ago
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"Best views are from river rooms"
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21 May 2018
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