Vila Gale Albacora Hotel
Tavira, Algarve

Rating 4

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Based on 1126 reviews

Vila Gale Albacora Hotel
Tavira, Algarve

Rating 4


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 1126 reviews

Very nice

28 Jun 2021
I very much enjoyed my stay at Vila Gale Albacora, the property grounds are wonderful, staff is friendly and food is good. I went with my 4 year old daughter, the facilities for kids are great and a...

Wonderful location

11 Aug 2020
I enjoyed my staying at Albacora, particularly due to the hotel location, very good indeed. The hotel has also implemented several measures regarding the covid 19, which I think were effective. Only...

A calm and relaxing week at VG Albacora

05 Aug 2020
I had enjoyed a very nice, calm, and safe week vacation at Albacora Hotel in July. The team was very available and professional, the health safety measures were very efficient and I and my family had...
Address: Quatro Aguas, Vale do Olival, Tavira, Algarve, 8800-901, Portugal Telephone: 00351 281 380 800

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