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Alegria (B&B) – Home 1291379 Guest house

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies
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Alegria (B&B) – Home 1291379

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 12 reviews

  • Guest house
  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Guest house / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Take a brief moment and inspire yourself over the rooftops of an ancient city erstwhile inhabited by the Phoenicians and Celts.

The air-conditioned rooms at the Alegria B&B features a minimalist an comfortable interior. Have a minibar, flat-screen cable TV, wirless and a private bathroom. The bedroom is a private terrace with a unique view of the old town of Tavira.

You can rent bikes, boat or car from the Alegria B&B, so you can explore the surrounding beauty. the owners can inform guests about the activities and attractions available.

The breakfast is served on the terrace according guests preference, additional cost applies.

A place where history meets sustainability and a preserved environment witness the past and foresee the future.

A perfect integration reflects the architectural lines of this building which includes the famous scissors roofs.

Situated in the core of Tavira downtown “Alegria B&B” stresses the flavors of Mediterranean influence

Take a brief moment and inspire yourself over the rooftops of an ancient city erstwhile inhabited by the Phoenicians and Celts.

The air-conditioned rooms at the Alegria B&B features a minimalist an comfortable interior. Have a minibar, flat-screen cable TV, wirless and a private bathroom. The bedroom is a private terrace with a unique view of the old town of Tavira.

You can rent bikes, boat or car from the Alegria B&B, so you can explore the surrounding beauty. the owners can inform guests about the activities and attractions available.

The breakfast is served on the terrace according guests preference, additional cost applies.

A place where history meets sustainability and a preserved environment witness the past and foresee the future.

A perfect integration reflects the architectural lines of this building which includes the famous scissors roofs.

Situated in the core of Tavira downtown “Alegria B&B” stresses the flavors of Mediterranean influence and incorporates the concerns of organic life. Placed over the rooftops “Alegria B&B” brings you all the comfort you require and fulfills your needs. Placed in the middle of the contemporary life of local Tavira inhabitants you can find a place and a service according to your requirements. “Alegria” is property owned by a young couple that decided to dedicate their lifes to hospitality with a personal touch.

We are offering you singular experience weather you choose the beautiful beaches of Tavira Island or the fantastic walks in Ria Formosa protected environmental areas where you can watch a multiple and variety of singular bird species or the historical tours to ancient Algarve villages and breathless unseen sights.

But if you prefer simply stay at home and experience the gastronomical delicatessen of our wines and cuisine we are most happy to serve you!

A unique sight with a tremendous view over the rooftops of downtown Tavira "Alegria B&B" offers you a singular Terrace with 60 m2 and very comfortable vintage bedroom with total privacy in an independent floor. A taste of Algarve's singularity.

Location description from owner

The Algarve region

The Eastern Algarve is the lesser known part of the Algarve and as many of the beaches are accessible by boat it has meant that it has not suffered the building blight that some parts of the Algarve have experienced. It provides the visitor with a more authentic Portuguese experience and the town of Tavira with its Moorish and Phoenician influences is the jewel in its crown.

Many people come to the Eastern Algarve to bird watch as the Ria Formosa is the most important birding site in the Algarve. Covering 60km it comprises large areas of dunes, lagoons, channels and islands, salt pans pools and river mouths. The diversity of habitat in the area means that you can spot up to 50 species of bird in a morning from Greater Flamingoes to Eurasian spoonbills to Crested Coots. It is an area of great importance for a wide range of breeding, passage and wintering birds hence it is a haven for the ornithologist.

Families will enjoy visiting the Ria Formosa Park which has a visitors centre situated at Quinta da Marim close to Olhao. Here there is a 3km nature trail which takes you right through the heart of the Ria Formosa from the salt marshes and Roman ruins to a traditional villa built by local poet Joao Lucio. The park has a breeding program for the native Portuguese water dogs and visitors can stroke the dogs at the kennels and talk to the handlers.
There are three Golf courses just 5 minutes away, Quinta de Ria, Benamor and Quinta de Cima
Other interest points:
Lagos Zoo
Omega Parque - Near Monchique. Endangered wild animals in a stunning mountainside location.
Zoomarine - near Albufeira. Dolphinarium with several attractions.
Aqualand - Near Armao de Pra. Big Aquapark with a lot of high slides.
Slide & Splash - near Lagoa. Big Aquapark.
Krazy World - near Algoz - Funpark for children and adults with two mini-golf courses (18 holes), pools,
childrenfarm, crocodilepark and Quad mania.
Aquashow - near Quarteira. Aqualand with the biggest wave pool in Europe.
Karting Algarve - in Almancil (between Vilamoura and Loul).
Roma Golf Park - near Vilamoura. Super Mini-Golf and leisure park.
Fbrica do Ingls - in Silves - Entertainment and culturepark, Corkmuseum.
Omega Parque - near Monchique. Zoo, holding only threatened species.
Cova dos Mouros - Mining village near Alcoutim. Reconstruction of pre-historical mining activity in the Algarve.

Watch Algarve's promotional video on Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbG4M--OlsU

Central Tavira

Alegria (B&B) is located in down town Tavira a gem waiting to be explored with over 30 catholic churches and a castle to discover.
Take the mini train or visit the camera obscura to get an overview of the town then explore the narrow cobbled streets and tree lined river banks in your own time taking a break at a pavement cafe to watch the world go by.
There are dozens of bars and restaurants to choose from and free live entertainment in the town square in high season. There are lots of beaches to discover by boat, by train and by car. A highlight is the ferry ride down the river and over to the Ila de Tavira where the pristine blue flag beach stretches for 18km-just walk a few minutes down the beach for your own private piece of paradise.
Tavira town is very family friendly and at night you will see family groups out enjoying themselves.Quick access to the A22 makes visiting the West Algarve easy.
Tavira is steeped in history and offers historians a great look back in time with over 32 churches. Take a 15 minute drive east and you are in Spain.
With the A22 and a local train station within 2km, you can travel the Algarve to fully enjoy what is on offer on this stunning location.
Tavira is a picturesque town with cobbled streets and tiled roof buildings, it also has an abundance of pavement cafe's and bars to sit and watch the world go by
The river Gilao meets the river Sequa and the Roman bridges that cross it are very attractive.
Take the little train or horse drawn carriage around Tavira to see the sights.
The beaches around the area are blue flag standard and those close by are part of the Ria Formosa National Park,
Visit Praia Barril beach which you can access by a little train or by foot, Iiha Tavira beach by boat from Tavira centre, Cabanas beach accessed by boat or if you prefer to drive up to the beach visit Praia Verde, Altura, Monte Gordo and many more.
In the summer there is a good program of evening entertainment much of it open air and free.
July and August are the months when the cine club film festival visit the town and well worth a look.
Other festivals are the medieval or the Easter parade in Tavira.
Visit the sea salt flats or the oyster and fish farms, go to the obsevatory tower in the north of the city or visit the castle.
Take a paddle steamer down the Guardian River to Alcotim or visit the Zoo Marine, the Aqualand pool or go karting, all a short drive away.
Take the ferry from Villa Real to Ayomonte a lovely village just over the Spanish border for Tapas.
There are several open markets in the area Tavira has one daily and there is a Sunday market only a few mins drive away.
There are three 18 hole golf courses and one 9 hole, Benemor is only a five mins drive and the others are within 20 mins.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot available
  • 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Boat available
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Games room
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Rui C
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
02 Jul 2016

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese


This Guest house has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 11 Jan 2014. Located in Tavira, it has 12 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £335 to £457.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 02 Jul 2016.

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“Perfect Holiday”

Reviewed 26 Oct 2014

Fabulous holiday , exceptional hosts would stay there again. The b&b was central to everything. The host were more than helpful with anything you asked for

“Very relaxing and laid back”

Reviewed 15 Sep 2014

Service was excellent Rui picked us up from airport on arrival at Faro. When we arrived at the apartment we were extremely pleased. It is every bit as good as the photos, if not better! The apartment is situated on the top floor and has its own private terrace with BBQ, table and loungers/chairs. Views of roof tops over Tavira which we loved. Bedroom was lovely and modern and shower room was spotless. Breakfast was served at a time to suit ourselves on our terrace each morning. Rui just knocked on the door to let us know it was there. I think he thought we were still sleeping but to be honest we were awake but the bed was so comfy we didn't move til we had to! Breakfast was bread, croissants, meat, cheese, marmalade, yoghurt, freshly squeezed orange juice and coffee. Perfect start to the day. The location was absolutely perfect, on a tree lined avenue and less than a 2 mins flat walk to the bridge that crosses into the main part of town. There are bars and restaurants with good food. Felt restaurants were basic and not fancy but food was spot on every time which is what counts. The town was very easy to walk round and is fairly quiet, laid back and relaxing. Had a very relaxing week and would thoroughly recommend this accomodation.

“Best roof terrace in Tavira !”

Reviewed 6 Feb 2014

We returned recently from a great break in Tavira. The Alegria B&B is a perfect getaway location - a separate upstairs room with ensuite bathroom and a roof terrace overlooking the skyline of Tavira. The accommodation is well equipped, decorated to a high standard and very comfortable and the hosts are very friendly and generous with their time, always prepared to answer questions and provide any help they can. Tavira is an old town with lots of character and with plenty to see and do. Local cuisine is fantastic, including fresh fish and local produce. Even in winter we had a great time but the beaches are a definite must and we are keen to go back in the summer. Highly recommended and bargain price.

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