Pedras da Rainha

  • 40Km from FARO (FAO) Airport
  • 0.9Km to beach
  • 0.2Km to town centre
  • Sun terrace
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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This hotel is located on the outskirts of the idyllic fishing village of Cabanas, within the perimeter of the Natural Park of Ria Formosa, and a few minutes from the historic town ... Continue reading

This hotel is located on the outskirts of the idyllic fishing village of Cabanas, within the perimeter of the Natural Park of Ria Formosa, and a few minutes from the historic town of Tavira, where there are local landmarks, such as the Roman Bridge and Praça da República. One of Algarve's top golf courses is situated just 1 km from the hotel.

Activities

  • Bicycle rental
  • Billiards
  • Bowling
  • Canoeing
  • Children's playground
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Games room
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Hiking
  • Snorkelling
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court

Other facilities

  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sun terrace

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Car hire
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Gift shop
  • Heating
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shops (on site)

Price Overview

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Pedras da Rainha in Tavira easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Pedras da Rainha with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

The holiday resort destination of Tavira, to the east of Faro in the south-east corner of Portugal, is one of the most photogenic towns along the Algarve coast, sporting white-washed houses topped with decorative chimneys and pyramid shaped Roman-tiled roofs, set among orange, fig and almond trees. The charming town, on the Gilao River, dates back to around 2,000 BC, and also boasts a Moorish Castle, with some splendid views from the ramparts.

There are some attractive churches (37 of them to be exact) to see on holiday in Tavira, including the Church of the Misericordia with a beautiful Renaissance door and carved high altar. Not many of the buildings pre-date the devastating earthquake of 1755, which destroyed much of the Algarve, but the town was painstakingly rebuilt with many fine 18th century buildings.

Tavira flanks both banks of the river, which are linked by a Roman bridge. Along the coast and on an island opposite the town (reached by ferry) are some beautiful isolated sandy beaches, well worth visiting while on holiday in the area.

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Hunt for seashells on a Tavira Island holiday, and enjoy a variety of watersports, explore the quaint town itself, or play golf at the nearby Benamor Course. It is a good idea to hire a car and explore into Spain to the East (Tavira is close to the border) and along the rest of the Algarve to the West.

Restaurants

Like most of the holiday resort towns on the Algarve, Tavira is a food-lovers haven, especially for those who enjoy seafood. There are numerous restaurants along the quayside and riverbank, serving excellent cuisine at reasonable prices. Recommendations for shellfish and fish dishes are Nora Velha, Marisqueira 4 Aguas, Portas do Mar and O Pátio. Alternatively, Vela 2 and Micromania are popular with locals.

Nightlife

There are bars and cafés aplenty in Tavira, though the town is not famous for its nightlife. Docas, near the central market, has number of lively bars. Arco Bar mixes up some great cocktails, or for a more chilled out evening The Poet, in the middle of town, always attracts a good crowd. Patrick's is popular with expats, and UBI is a sleek bar located in a former tuna factory.

Shopping

Tavira is well equipped with utilitarian supermarkets for self-caterers on holiday, and many souvenir shops selling cork items, lace, embroidered goods and shell art. There is an upmarket handcraft shopping centre called "Old Market" for discerning shoppers. The town has a fresh produce market daily.

Essential Information

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Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Portuguese,
Currency: Euro (€)

This week's weather forecast

Partly cloudy
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Today: Wed 07 Dec
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Thu 08 Dec
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Fri 09 Dec
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Sat 10 Dec
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Sun 11 Dec

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