Get an overview of this hotelAlgarve destination resort with indoor and outdoor pools

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool

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.

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.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Restaurant 
  • Steam room 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Terrace 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 268 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • LCD TV 

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.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Children under 12 years old have access to the indoor pool from 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM; adult supervision is required. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 36.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 18.00 (from 4 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 150.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 75.00 (from 4 to 12 years old)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: EUR 7.50 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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