A few 100 metres off the coast of Tavira Town lies Tavira Island. In Portuguese language: Ilha de Tavira. This narrow, between 150 metres and one kilometre wide, eleven kilometres long island has the most beautiful beaches of the Algarve and can only be reached by boat, which departs from the city center and from Quatro-Aguas. Tavira Island belongs to the Natural reserve of Ria Formosa and is popular for its birds and flamingos, a delight for bird lovers. Tavira and Tavira Island belong to the district of Faro in the beautiful East Algarve Portugal.
Where to stay in Tavira and Tavira Island
Most hotels are found in and near Tavira and have easy access to beaches. You will find a hotel or a place to sleep for every budget.
• Pousada Convento de Tavira. Both five stars
• Four star hotels Tavira and Tavira Island: Maria Nova Lounge Hotel, Vila Gale Tavira, OZADI Tavira Hotel, Hotel Rural Quinta Do Marco and Vila Gale Albacora. All four stars
• Quinta do Morgado - Apartamentos Turisticos Monte Da Eira. Three stars
• Apartment hotels, B&Bs, apartments, bungalows, Pousadas, villas, campings, resorts, seaside resorts, guesthouses, hostels Tavira and Tavira Island: Quinta Dos Perfumes, Residencial Mares, Guesthouse Imperial, Formosa Guest House, Quinta da Luz, Tavira Garden Apartment, Tavira House, Terraços De Tavira, BmyGuest - Santa Luzia Beach Apartments, Casa Beleza do Sul, Cabanas Green Apartment Ria Formosa, Princesa do Gilão and O Castelo - Turismo de Habitação.
Things to do in Tavira and Tavira Island
Beaches Tavira and Tavira Island: Tavira Island, Terra Estreita Beach, Cabanas Beach, Praia do Barril Beach, Praia do Lacém and Homem Nú Naturist/Nudist Beach.
Activities Tavira and Tavira Island: bike, boat, city tours, snorkeling & scuba diving, horse riding, windsurfing, kitesurfing, stand up paddling & surfing.
Tavira touristic attractions: Tavira Island, Tavira, castle, Tavira churches, Astronomical Observatory, Roman, bridge, Forte do Rato, Pego do Inferno (waterfall and pond), Torre D'Aires, Mercado da Ribeira (old town market) and Ria Formosa.
This website, hotelsintavira.com & tavirahotspots.com will provide an introduction to Tavira and Tavira Island, popular destinations in southern Portugal.