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Vila Gale Albacora

#5 of 15 Hotels in Tavira
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Quatro Aguas | Vale do Olival, Tavira 8800-901, Portugal
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As normal the Albacora was a delight!! Staff are very helpful it is a very quiet location. The hotel is always clean, a car is useful if you want to get around unless you are fit enough to cycle. Ferry to beach is great asset

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove to the Algarve and stayed at this hotel for 3 nights after a 2 1/2 week organized tour of Spain and Lisbon. It was a welcome respite. The grounds are beautiful, the staff is very nice, the spa is good and the food is above average. The pool and grounds are really nice. We took the hotel shuttle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Such a nice place to be!The location is wonderful, the hotel crew is very nice and helpful, and the hotel itself is a great place to relax and spend some time in a different Algarve away from all the noise and busy life!

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

spent a couple of days at this wonderful hotel. As soon as you step over the threshold you feel the peace and tranquility. the food is fantastic .... we went al a carte and found it to be cheaper overall than the buffet plus had waiter service, the staff are excellent ( even the chef came out at the end... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The hotel is situated in the Ria Formosa Natural park, its very a quiet and peacefull location. Nice picturesque hotel where all the rooms are ground level in little houses of the old Tuna town. It has a Tuna museum where you can find all about the activities in the town. Brilliant for kids, lots of activities for them the... More 

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VilaGaleHoteis, Gerente de recepção at Vila Gale Albacora, responded to this review

Dear Mr. or Mrs., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is to continuously improve to better serve our guests, always trying to exceed your expectations. Your... More 

Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

In the middle of nature in its pure state, in the middle of nothing, rolled an old road, aravessamos salt and water, lots of water, birds, flamingos and herons, we think we're lost, though in paradise. We stopped to take pictures and talk. Breathe the fresh, salty air. We continued and found a charming hotel, housed in an old factory... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I had never been in this area before, very good for Bird Watching. The beach is a boat trip of 1/2 an hour away. Also good for Golfers and Bowlers. Quite near the Airport of Faro. The staff were excellent.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Original booking was for the Tavira hotel, located very near all the facilities of the town, but the group was moved to sister hotel at Albacora just a few weeks before departure. As mentioned by other travellers the hotel was built around a tuna fishing 'village' so it had plenty of character and with all the usual expected facilities. The... More 

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Worcestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a lovely hotel with masses of space and situated between Tavira and the sea in a position that was beautifully quite and peaceful. The buffet meals were delightful with an enormous selection of food, but the table d'hote was slow. The best aspect of the hotel was the helpful attitude of the staff. It was occupied on the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This isolated hotel has utilised the buildings of a former Tuna fishing village.The grounds, outdoor pool and sitting area are well kept. Bedroom was quiet but the floor was not swept and cleaned during our stay. In the spa the sauna had a broken wooden 'pillow' on the bench which had a protruding nail on the edge, the shower drain... More 

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Dear Mr. or Mrs., We thank you for having taken the time to fill out our questionary with your comments about your stay at the Eco-Hotel Vila Galé Albacora. We welcome all your comments and suggestions, they deserve our best attention. Our main objective is to continuously improve to better serve our guests, always trying to exceed your expectations. Your... More 

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