The hotel Vila Galé Albacora is the result of the restoration of the former tuna fishing camp (Arraial Ferreira Neto) and is integrated in the Natural Park of Ria Formosa in Tavira.
This hotel in Tavira, is a true eco-hotel that has received awards and recognition for its sustainable environmental practices and where the activities related to nature tourism is a major strength.
The old fishermen houses were converted into rooms with history and tradition and with beautiful views of the Ria Formosa and the hotel has preserved the chapel and the old school for the children of the fishing camp residents.
The hotel also has a museum dedicated to the art of tuna fishing that tells us about the stories of the people connected to this activity.
The hotel has a bar, a restaurant with typical cuisine and Algarve specialties that favours local products and a spa with indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath and massage rooms.
The hotel offers free Wi-Fi access in all areas.
Through a pier at the hotel you can take the boat to the beaches on the island of Tavira. The Barril beach with access via a picturesque tourist train and boat trips to Ria are points of interest not to be missed.
In the centre of Tavira, take time to stroll along the Ribeira Market area with shops, bars and restaurants and taste the local specialties.
Golfers can play on one of the four golf courses with 18 holes in the region: The Benamor Golf, Quinta de Cima, Quinta da Ria and Monte Rei Golf & Country Club.