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Forte de Sao Joao da Barra

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Pool & Beach (11)

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A guesthouse for nature-loving people. Set in the magical scenario of the Ria Formosa Natural Park and lost between sky and sea, this 17th-century fortress that is now a family owned B&B that welcomes nature-loving people.
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Pool
Free parking
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Babysitting
Golf course
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
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Family Rooms
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Hidden Gem

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Full view
62Somewhat walkable
Grade: 62 out of 100
41Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
54Reviews
2Q+A
7Room tips
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This B&B surpassed our expectations enormously. It is a wonderful old fort with modern amenities. Our room was a converted gunpowder storeroom with a lovely stone floor and built-in working fireplace - not that we needed it in early June, the weather was beautiful. The bathroom
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Wonderful 300 year old fort, but like being a guest in someone's home - it even has an honesty bar! Lovely rooms, kind and friendly staff, especially Cecelia, great views. They even have their own boat which ferries you too and from wonderful beaches. Can't wait to return.
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Our experience here was fantastic and so relaxing. The manager (Claudia) was lovely and such a gracious hostess. The room, just off of a breathtaking courtyard, was clean, well-appointed and spacious--especially considering it was one of the smaller rooms. The pool is small but
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Tough call here for a 5 or 4 score. First we really enjoyed it because for us the natural beauty and the views were just calming and peaceful away from the overcrowded and overbuilt of the area. As others described, it was an oasis and a special treat to be in this historic
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My husband and I stayed here for three nights during our two-week Portuguese honeymoon, and it was the perfect peaceful respite after a week of high-paced sightseeing in the cities. I don't think I've ever felt so at home in a hotel before. We arrived at the fort on foot from
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PRICE RANGE
$195 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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forte de sao joao da barra hotel cabanas de taviraforte algarvetavira forte
LOCATION
PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictTaviraCabanas
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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