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Town apartment on the heart of the pre-roman town of Tavira

Bedrooms 1
Space 602 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


About the property

Recently refurbished one bedroom apartment with double bed

Recently renovated apartment with great solar exposure and cozy environment. The apartment is located in a lively neighborhood with traditional architecture. It is just within a walking distance from the old Mercado da Ribeira and 3 minutes’ walk from the Roman bridge, museum, churches, Roman ruins and other sites of heritage interest.

Capacity for 2 people (one bedroom with double bed) with the option of placing an extra single bed.

Fully equipped kitchen, TV, microwave, hob, toaster, fridge, washing machine.

More Details
Registration Number : 27587/AL

Miss Rita Matias
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Portuguese
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 January, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Tavira in Municipality of Tavira

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 602 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Casa de banho 1 - Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Quarto 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

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Town apartment on the heart of the pre-roman town of Tavira
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 6 reviews

Stay in Tavira

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a wonderful five days at Rita's in Tavira. It was all we had expected and much more. Tavira is a beautiful town in east Algarve with loads of history and just a great place to relax and see the sights. Rita's apartment was centrally located, extremely clean and very well appointed. It looked and felt brand new. We were very impressed, especially considering the cost. Unfortunately we didn't get to meet Rita but her father looked after us and made us very welcome. Such a nice gentleman. If you stay at Rita's, I highly recommend trying the cataplana at the restaurant directly across from the apartment. The food there was excellent and very reasonably priced. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Tavira and would returning in a heartbeat. I also would recommend staying at Rita's great apartment, you would not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: April 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful review. I am very pleased you enjoyed Tavira and all it has to offer. I am sorry I didn’t got to personally meet you, but since I don't live in Tavira and I'm not always able to be there. I am still working in improving some things about the apartment, so hopefully the next upgrade it’s going to be satellite TV. Hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Rita
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Gorgeous location!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our holiday in Tavira. The location of this gorgeous, period feature apartment was perfect. The town's attractions, delightful restaurants and cafes are all within walking distance. The apartment is very tastefully decorated, it's clean and airy which makes the place feel modern yet respectfully traditional and authentic to the local town architecture. Upon arriving at the apartment the owners had generously left a welcome basket in the kitchen which was a really nice touch and made us feel very welcomed in this cosy apartment. We would definitely go back again!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: January 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Quero deixar um obrigada ao proprietário da Casa Guarda Rios, pela excelente semana de férias que lá passámos. O apartamento estava em óptimas condições e adorámos a rua e o bairro, calmos e ao mesmo tempo cheios de vida à hora de jantar, graças à enorme oferta de restaurantes nas proximidades da casa. Contamos voltar a Tavira assim que possível.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely town apartment

  • 4 of 5

We have spent a wonderful week in casa guarda-rios. The apartment is lovely and very cosy and the greeting hamper made us feel welcome. It’s definitely a good value apartment in the heart of Tavira. We hope to come back next year.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: December 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not entirly it.

  • 3 of 5

Well situated in the middle of the small center. In a typical narrow street together with 5 (!) restaurants. They all use the whole street and can be a bit noisy.

The appartment is alright but need an update. The dinnertable is just small

and lacks comfortable chairs. Also a comfortable sofa could do.

What failed was not only WiFi (not incl.) but

certainly proper tv (promised) and not 3 portugese channels through a crummy antenna. The rest of the app. is excellent. The bath is ment for a portugese person and not for a big Germanic from the north. Also the shower needs an support on the wall.

The price is the seductive theme here. We could return here.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. I have taken in account your suggestions and already contacted a company to install satellite TV. Because there is a free Wi-Fi area within 100 m of the house (in the main plaza) I have not considered setting an internet service for the apartment, has it would lead to an increase on the rental fees. I was sorry to hear from your review that you were not very pleased with some aspects of the apartment and I appreciate your honesty, has it gives me the opportunity to improve the house comfort and amenities. Has for the noise, I wish I could mute all sounds from the street, but September still has some amount of tourists, the warm weather still invites people to stay outside enjoying their dinners and some nights, I suppose, are busier than others. But, I look forward to trying harder and hope to have a new opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Rita Matias
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Schön aber laut

  • 3 of 5

Wir waren Anfang April in dieser Ferienwohnung.

Die Wohnung selbst ist nett und modern eingerichtet.

Das Bad ist leider durch die Badewanne beengt. eine Dusche wäre besser.

Negativ war die Geräuschkulisse draußen ; je schöner das Wetter, desto mehr Tische von den Restaurants - direkt unter den Fenstern.

Von Nachbarn hört man jedes Geräusch, denn die Straße hallt echomäßig.

Es gibt keine Betreuung durch die Vermieter. Die Vermieterin selbst lernt man gar nicht kennen. Sollte man ein Problem haben, ist man aufgeschmissen.

Also ist die Wohnung besser im Winter geeignet oder wenn man selbst vollkommen geräuschunempfindlich ist.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: April 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Nicole, Thank you for your comments. I appreciate the feedback and you for taking the time to write a review, since it’s a good way to help improve the service. I hope you have had spent a nice holiday in Tavira. Kind regards, Rita
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Nearest Airport
37 Kilometres
Faro International Airport
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Mercado da Ribeira
Nearest Golf
4 Metres
Benamor Golf
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Tavira's train station
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Tavira's island
Car: not necessary

The city of Tavira is crossed by the Gilão River, which flows into the Ria Formosa lagoon Natural Park. You can choose between the Ria Formosa and the Atlantic Ocean. Drive north of Tavira, through the uplands of the Serra do Caldeirão, where time seems to have stopped and where you can still find an genuine and tourist free Algarve.

The nature reserve of Ria Formosa is a place of interest for nature lovers: bird watching, fishing, salt, boating, etc...

Distance from the beach: 5 minutes’ walk to the ferry and travel to the beach (Ilha de Tavira). The journey takes 10 minutes. It is not necessary vehicle to reach the shore.

Besides the proximity to the beach, the town of Tavira has an intense cultural program: concerts, exhibitions, bars, terraces, etc ...

In the Algarve, the blue sky is guaranteed all year. There are several golf courses nearby city.

Tavira is also a gourmet paradise. The city's bid includes the Mediterranean Diet Intangible Heritage of UNESCO



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Additional pricing information

Limpeza £13.21
Refundable Damage Deposit £132.07

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.