The first thing that strikes you about the Vila Gale Albacora hotel is its’ seaside setting within a nature reserve. This is an ideal hotel for couples in search of quiet relaxation. Tavira town centre is 4 kms away from Vila Gale Albacora hotel. The low-rise yellow buildings are tucked away in this small village amidst the Ria Formosa National Park, this place is about as picturesque as they come. And, with Faro Airport around 40 kilometres away, it’s accessible too.
The hotel itself has some great amenities is an eco-hotel. There are furnished patio areas, and the resort even has its own gardens. There is a heated indoor pool and a large outdoor pool, as well as a spa and wellness centre. There are two restaurants, offering some of the best seafood in the Algarve, as well as two bars serving a selection of drinks and snacks for guests to enjoy.
Some of the surroundings are ideal for experiencing the different facets of the Algarve. For instance, there is a pier outside the Vila Gale Albacora where guests can take a ferry to the stunning Tavira Island. Here you can enjoy the white sand beaches and check out the salt pans. Don’t forget to swing by Ribeira Market and Tavira Castle for a bit of culture! There are plenty of opportunities for shopping in Tavira too.
For those wanting to explore more of the surrounding area, Formosamar Boat Tours are a kilometre and a half from the hotel, while “Ponte antiga sobre o Rio Gilao” (Old Bridge over the Gilao River) is the ideal spot for some stunning photo opportunities. The location of the hotel allows people to explore the Ria Formosa National Park, with stunning landscapes, boat and kayak tours and birdwatching opportunities, amongst the activities on offer.