Vila Gale Albacora Hotel
Tavira, Algarve

Rating 4

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Based on 1133 reviews

Vila Gale Albacora Hotel
Tavira, Algarve

Rating 4

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The Vila Gale Albacora is located along the Rio Gilao with Tavira Island and the Ria Formosa in view, a former tuna fishing camp now restored into a 4-star hotel with indoor and outdoor pools, a spa and a kids club.


Vila Gale Albacora is located in the Ria Formosa Natural Park and just a short drive from Tavira town. The hotel's ferry boat takes you to the beach (charged locally). Cycling, horse-riding, trekking and fishing are available in the area and nearby golf courses include Vila Sol, Quinta da Ria, Benamor, Castro Marim, Quinta de Cima and The Old Course.

The resort of Tavira is approx 40km from Faro Airport.


Vila Gale Albacora has an outdoor swimming pool, childrens pool and a Spa with an indoor pool, as well as a jacuzzi, Turkish bath, sauna, Vichy shower, fitness gym and a menu of Spa treatments. There is also a games room, a playground and a kid's club for children.

The main restaurant offers national and international dishes buffet style with show cooking and theme nights. There is also an a'la carte restaurant which offers traditional Portuguese cuisine, a lounge bar and evening entertainment including live music.

The hotel has parking spaces and services available to guests include 24-hour reception with currency exchange, room service, internet access, laundry services and a shuttle service to the beach and resort centre (charged locally).


The hotel offers 162 guest rooms including 5 junior suites, each with air-conditioning, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, mini bar, WiFi access, a hire safe, private bathroom and hairdryer (some local charges may apply).

All Inclusive

The All Inclusive includes all meals; breakfast, lunch and dinner, served buffet style in the main restaurant. Snacks and ice cream are offered at set times during the day.

A selection of non-premium brands, soft drinks, red and white wines, draught beer, vodka, gin, rum, mineral water, tea and coffee are available between 10.30am and 11pm.

  • Child Care
  • Satellite/TV
  • High Chairs
  • Laundry
  • Elevators
  • Kids Pools
  • Kids Playground
  • Payable Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Spa Facilities
  • Games room
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Fitness/Gym Facilities
  • Indoor Pool
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Breakfast
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 1133 reviews

First stay, also the last.

23 Jun 2022
Checking in could have been more informative. Staff weren't very forthcoming about the layout of the hotel. We weren't given any information about what is on site. Didn't realise there's a dive...

Superb location and a nice hotel

12 Jun 2022
We've stayed here 5 times since 2015. The communal areas have been modernised since our last visit. We have always enjoyed our stay in comfortable if rather functional and now becoming rather dated...

Could be great, needs to make some changes

23 May 2022
After an early start and long journey, rather than being met with “welcome to Vila Gala”, we were met with “you cannot check in till 2 pm”. We then had to ask where we could get a drink and something...
Address: Quatro Aguas, Vale do Olival, Tavira, Algarve, 8800-901, Portugal Telephone: 00351 281 380 800

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