Book your room at Hotel Vila Gale Tavira
Algarve destination resort with indoor and outdoor pools
Near River Gilão
Set between Tavira's town center and the River Gilão, this hotel is close to several golf courses and a half-hour from an island beach via a complimentary bus ride and boat trip (surcharge).
Pools, health club
Recreational facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, a kids' pool and club with play areas, a health club (surcharge) with steam room and massage, and discounted access to nearby golf courses.
The 268 air-conditioned guestrooms and suites include furnished balconies or patios, terra-cotta tile floors, throw rugs, minibars, tiled baths, and in-room massage service.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Popular with locals and visitors alike and widely acknowledged as one of the best east of Faro, the principal nearby beach, Praia de Tavira, runs along the Atlantic Ocean side of Tavira Island. The beach features water sports, restaurants, and a clothing-optional section. The hotel provides complimentary bus service to a companion hotel, Vila Galé Albacora, four km (2.5 miles) away. The service runs year-round for the benefit of winter beach walkers. Independent water taxis to the beach are available two blocks from the hotel (surcharge).
In addition to a heated indoor pool (surcharge), the hotel's health club (surcharge), 'Spa Satsanga', includes a steam room and a fitness center equipped with a universal gym, cardio machines, and free weights, whilst massage rooms (Vichy, aesthetics) are also available. Wired Internet is available in public areas, which includes a two computer Internet center with dial-up connections (surcharge). The spacious tile-and-marble-floor lobby features a three-story-high, light-blue dome and matching columns and supplies overstuffed seating and leather footstools for comfortable lounging. The hotel offers garage parking for a surcharge. Street parking is also availble.
The hotel activities/entertainment staff provides year-round group activities and presents shows on some nights in the large lounge called Ali Ba Bar. A complimentary kids club containing games and play areas is open year-round.
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor pool
- Children's pool
- Poolside bar
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 268
- Number of floors - 2
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Business center
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Number of meeting rooms - 5
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Free parking nearby
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Spa tub
- Health club
- WiFi (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 2.50 EUR per hour ), Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
Self parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby
- Room service (24 hours)
- Climate control
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Satellite TV service
- Cribs/infant beds available
Where to Eat
Aladino Buffet - Spacious room with terra-cotta tiled floor, blue and white table linens. Breakfast, lunch, dinner buffets in winter season. Breakfast, dinner buffets in summer season.
Aladino Grill - Adjacent to Aladino Buffet, with identical terra-cotta tiled floor, blue and white table linens. À la carte dinner service in winter season. À la carte lunch, dinner service in summer season. Lunch/dinner menu featuring grilled seafood, meat.
Ali Ba Bar - Large lounge with blue-and-red color scheme, white leather couches, numerous televisions, game tables, snooker and pool tables, darts, live music nightly for dancing, Friday night karaoke. Sandwiches, snacks, drinks.
Nearby Things to Do
The hotel offers discounts at several nearby golf courses, including the nearest, Benamor, which is six km (3.5 miles) away. Birdwatchers can ride the hotel's complimentary shuttle bus to a companion hotel, Vila Galé Albacora, four km (2.5 miles) away, and explore the sanctuary of Ria Formosa Park surrounding Vila Galé Albacora.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Aerobics on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: EUR 2.50 per hour (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: EUR 7.50 per day