Vila Gale Albacora

Quatro Aguas Antigo, Tavira, Faro

+351 281 380 800

per night


based on 1,185 reviews


Value for money

Located in Ria Formosa Natural Park, Vila Gale Albacora is a 4-star eco hotel that sits on a rehabilitated fishing camp surrounded by some of nature's most beautiful habitats. During your stay at Vila Gale Abacora, you get to enjoy the best of an indoor heated pool, an outdoor pool, a game room, and a museum. You can pamper yourself with beauty treatments at the spa or enjoy a workout at the fitness center. There is also a currency exchange desk and a children's playground for younger guests. For your business needs, you get access to a business center and free high-speed internet connection throughout the facility. Vila Gale Albacora offers 162 guest rooms, many of which offer views of the river. The rooms come fully equipped with cable TV, safe, air conditioning and private bathrooms with hairdryers and telephones. You also get 24-hour front desk support and daily house-keeping. To meet your dining needs, the hotel's bar and restaurant serves a wide selection of Portuguese cuisine. You can also relax and unwind with wine and cocktails at the bar as well as visit a growing number of restaurants, bars and night clubs in the vicinity. Vila Gale Albacora provides an easy gateway to some of the local attractions. The Natural Park is a must-see during your stay at the hotel. You can also explore some of the sandy beaches of the Algarve. There is also the island of Tavira, the Roman Bridge of Tavira and the Tavira Island Surf Spot.

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  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Carbon monoxide detector


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle rental
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
  • Windsurfing
  • Hiking

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safety deposit box
  • Chapel/shrine

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • River view
  • Seating area
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Playground
  • Children's television networks

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Adapted bath


  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower cap
  • Spa bath
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Fitness center

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Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 1185 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Amazing property, super professional staff." (in 43 reviews)
  • great pool Excellent buffet breakfast and dinner. (in 39 reviews)
  • Perfect location Perfect service. (in 31 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room was very small and dark (in 12 reviews)
  • No umbrellas provided tho rooms were away from main building. (in 1 review)
  • Room is a bit dated. (in 1 review)

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Frequently asked questions

  • Vila Gale Albacora is typically below the average price of 4 star hotels in Tavira. On average, you can expect to pay $169 per night in Tavira. Vila Gale Albacora typically costs $98 per night, which is $71 cheaper than the Tavira average.

  • Drive distance from Faro to Vila Gale Albacora and vice versa is 20.0 mi and the overall drive time is about 1h . Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Faro to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Vila Gale Albacora offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $15/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Vila Gale Albacora. The nearest airport to the hotel is Faro.

  • Vila Gale Albacora does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Vila Gale Albacora at +351 281 380 800. If you are staying at Vila Gale Albacora, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Tavira specifically look for hotels with a pool. Vila Gale Albacora may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • For assistance from an employee at Vila Gale Albacora please call +351 281 380 800.

  • Yes, Vila Gale Albacora has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at Vila Gale Albacora. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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