Get an overview of this hotelAlgarve 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.

Terra-cotta tiles

The 268 air-conditioned guestrooms and suites include furnished balconies or patios, terra-cotta tile floors, throw rugs, minibars, free WiFi, tiled baths, and in-room massage service.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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. Free WiFi is available in public areas, as well as two computer Internet center. 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 available.

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 
  • Steam room 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 268 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Business center 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa tub 
  • Health club 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge


Self parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Climate control 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free WiFi 

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 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped 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 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

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.


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