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“B&B without the "Second B”
Tavira Inn


Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada
Nov 20, 2008

Oct 20 – 25, 2008

After travelling by car through Portugal for two weeks, I said goodbye to my fantastic traveling companion and navigator and travelled by train from Lisbon to the Algarve for some much needed R&R.

Lonely Planet at my side, I arrived in Tavira looking to find that special place to spend my last five nights in Portugal. So far the reviews in Lonely Planet and Trip Advisor had not failed to deliver.

After a 5 minute walk from the centre of town, I arrived at the Tavira Inn and I was greeted by my host Sabastiao, and shown to my room. The room had a Mexican Villa feel to it and was bright, spacious & clean. The bathroom was large with an opening window and a heated towel rack, excellent for drying laundry! What a luxury! French Doors opened onto a private balcony overlooking the beautifully landscaped backyard and terrace around a sea water pool. This was truly the nicest room I’d seen during my travels. A perfect little paradise!

I welcomed the opportunity to skip a few traditional morning meals and the mini fridge in the room would be perfect for storing a few snacks and chilling a bottle of wine or beer.

This guest house is also Sabastiao’s home and has a very eclectic mix of furniture and art both of which reflect the eccentric personality of my host. Several beautiful architectural elements some evident, some not, have been put into this home. Sabastiao’s design has enabled him to have his own very private living space both inside and out while hosting guests in five other rooms. Three of the guest rooms have private balconies and the pool and terrace are common areas for all guests to enjoy.

The time I spent in Tavira was the most memorable and relaxing of my three week vacation. I enjoyed beautiful beaches, excellent food, entertaining nightlife and uninterrupted sleeps.

Sabastiao, thank you for your guided tours, your generosity and sharing your love of the classics. You are a wonderful host!

Train Bridge? What Train Bridge?

This TripAdvisor Member:
Liked — My quiet room, comfortable bed, the heated towel bar & view of the garden at night.
Disliked — The pool is too cold in October!
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
CastlegarGirl's Summary
Date of Stay: October 2008

My ratings for this hotel are:
Value xxxxx
Rooms xxxxx
Location xxxxx
Cleanliness xxxx

Would I recommend this hotel to my best friend?

I recommend this hotel for:
Young singles, An amazing honeymoon, A romantic getaway, Girlfriend getaway, Older travelers, Great pool scene, Tourists
I do not recommend this hotel for:
People with disabilities, Families with young children, Families with teenagers
I selected this hotel as a top choice for:
Beach / Sun, Great food / Wine


“In Tavira...Tavira Inn”
Tavira Inn


Sep 20, 2008
Clean, comfortable yet quirky: the small and friendly Inn is a truly relaxing spot minutes from the centre of Tavira. I stayed at the Tavira Inn for a full week and could have made it two! This is not a hotel in the ordinary sense, but rather Sebastiao’s home that he shares with his guests. On the night he opened the bar, reidents of the five rooms were able to meet for a drink and get to know each other whilst listening to some high quality sounds.

The saltwater pool is sparklingly clean and the sunbeds and shady umbrellas offer an irresistible invitation to relax for a few hours between boat trips to the beach on the sandspit island, eating locally caught fish at one of the recommended restaurants or an evening listening to the free concerts in Tavira town.

The Inn is built on different levels into the hillside beneath the train track but rather than detracting from the charm - in my view - the few seconds as the train snaps through the calm adds a certain frisson to the tranquillity that is a feature of the Inn.

I work with children and enjoy the company of young people. but just sometimes it is great to be with adults only. For me it was a real treat to stay in a child free zone! Sebastiao, I will be back...

This TripAdvisor Member:
Liked — Small place with relaxed atmosphere
Disliked — Nothing
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mariposa060's Summary
Date of Stay: August 2008
Traveled with: Solo traveler
Age group: 50-64

Casal maturo
Zambujeira do Mar, Portugal
8 de setembro de 2008
Funcionários: Limpeza: Relação Qualidade/Preço:
Serviços: Conforto:
A localização e sossego a par da excelente piscina de água salgada e vista sobre o rio do Hotel.

Casal jovem
São Domingos de Rana, Portugal
22 de agosto de 2008
Funcionários: Limpeza: Relação Qualidade/Preço:
Serviços: Conforto:
Da localização, da piscina e da simpatia do dono.

Família com filhos mais novos
Lisboa, Portugal
21 de agosto de 2008
Funcionários: Limpeza: Relação Qualidade/Preço:
Serviços: Conforto:
O bom acolhimento , a localização.

Casal jovem
Stockholm, Suécia
20 de outubro de 2008
Funcionários: Limpeza: Relação Qualidade/Preço:
Serviços: Conforto:
It felt like a home away from home. A very nice atmosphere and Sebastiao is the best host/hotel manager you can ask for. Very nicely decorated, with cool art and beautiful antiques. Nice pool area as well, although a little bit too cold to use it during our stay. Cool bar, which was open twice a week for the hotel guests. Not right in the center of town, but only around 7 min walk.

“tavira, tavira, tavira”
Tavira Inn


Jul 31, 2008

A great little hotel/Inn in a truly beautiful town.

There is a big pool (10m or so) and pool area which boasts excellent views of the inlet which snakes its way through the old town- just a short 3 or 4 minute walk away.

Sebastion is warm , helpful and friendly host.

The room was large and very clean. There was ample storage space and a small fridge. It had a nice big air conditioner which was welcome.

Tavira was excellent. There are enough services for we tourists but it still has enough local culture and colour (eg the fish market) to make it memorable. Take a trip to the beach or sit at the cafe at Bishop Square and have a few local beers (Super Bock is best).

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

“Exquisite, a small paradise!”
Tavira Inn


Jul 28, 2008
Tavira Inn is a small Inn with 5 rooms placed in beautiful settings near Tavira. It's an easy walk from the center of the town with it's lovely restaurants, and slightly further away beautiful beach with lovely sand. Back from a day's swimming the Tavira Inn is so relaxing with it's beautiful palm trees and cool patios. It's the typical sort of place you're always looking for but generally don't find. That is if you're like me and don't like staying in big unpersonal hotels. Tavira Inn offers the perfect amount warmth and hospitality, allowing you to feel comfortabel and at ease. However, it must be mentioned, it is near a train bridge, and every now and again you do hear it. Overday it runs about once an hour, or less, and I never heard it at night. As far as I'm concerned worth another stay, and the place to be to escape the hastle of busy life.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Casal jovem
kortrijk, Bélgica
7 de julho de 2008
large rooms, quiet, parking!
breakfast at the hotel would be nice!
Hotel average 10
Viajante Individual
Waalre, Países Baixos
25 de julho de 2008
Een paradijsje en oase van rust, dicht bij het centrum. Uitstekend voor liefhebbers van kleinschalig en persoonlijk.
Hotel average 9.5
hotel average: (9.50)
+ Es un sitio pequeño, pero encantador,con todas las comodidades y muy bonito, la decoración es excelente, tiene una pequeña piscina y es ideal para descansar
alejandra corbacho torregrosa, sevilla (ES). 2008-07-15


We´ve fallen in love with your part of the world. Thanks for being part of that. See you next time.

Love Canniffe´s


13 July 2008 / Australia

“Relaxing and charming”
Tavira Inn

June 22, 2008

We stayed for 5 nights at the Tavria Inn, Sabastiao the owner is a wonderful host, he is fun, speaks very good English and cannot do enough to ensure you have a good time. He has clearly invested much money and time in providing a fantastic place to stay and relax. The standards of the rooms, equipment and pool are great. Comfy sunbeds and parasols enable you to spend time by the pool in style. I have never stayed in a place that is so clean and well maintained. Just a couple of minutes walk from the town, it is close to wonderful cafes and restaurants. Would recommend to my friends and are looking forward to staying again.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

“Unique !!”
Tavira Inn


Jun 20, 2008
Unique accomodation, spoltessly clean with a charmingly eccentric
host !!
We had 2 reservations before going;-

1. Paying in advance - please be assured no problem whatsoever.

2. The railway line - again no problem - the noise lasts for about 30 second bursts approx every couple of hours - does not run till 08.00 and we never heard it after 20.00.

Accomodation has been personalised with many interesting artefacts and is very comfortable - it was a pleasure to meet
Sebastiao our host and stay in his lovely Inn - we will return.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
HampshireToots's Summary
Date of Stay: June, 2008
Traveled with: Spouse / significant other
Age group: 50-64
Member since: November 18, 2007
My ratings for this hotel are: xxxx Value


Ola Sebastiao

Tavira Inn is a quality small boutique hotel which gives the feeling of being a house-guest staying with friends. It is a great place to rest up and chill out when travelling and a convenient base for daytrips in the Algarve. The pool was an essential for us, as were the local restaurants and cafes. Sebastaio is a fun host and we hope to return. Regards Ian

mailto : solaris@iinet.net.au

June 2008

“Tavira Inn - perfect place to enjoy lovely Tavira”

Robin-Christie B.C., Canada Jun 2, 2008 During April and May ‘08 we traveled for 5 weeks through Portugal and Spain - without doubt this was the most magical and relaxing place we stayed. We stayed at the Tavira Inn for the last week of May '08 - it was our second visit to Tavira but our first time with Sebastiao at his lovely inn. The town is as perfect as could be - set on the shores of a tidal estuary with a laid back approach to it's days - there's a magnificent beach that goes on forever just a short ferry ride away to the island. The perfect place to call home while enjoying this idyll can only be the Tavira Inn, as laid back and charming as it's setting. Other past guests have already mentioned the sea water pool, the small size (only 5 distinctive rooms) and the cool bar with great jazz. All positive attributes; but Sebastiao, the genius who put it all together is an absolute joy who cannot be overpraised. Always helpful, informative, funny and generous - but never in the way. The occasional rumble from the overhead rail bridge just reminds you of how quiet and peaceful it really is. Sebastiao has dealt with the noise problem in the rooms with well fitted double glazed doors and windows so inside it’s silent. Do not hesitate about the pre-payment requirement, it is very simple - we mailed a bank money order from Canada. No shows in a 5 room inn would be devasting. All in all we can't wait to return ! ! Obriado Sebastiao, Christie & Robin This TripAdvisor Member: Liked — Sebastiao, our host Disliked — Having to leave for our real home

Lovely stay, lovely place and really nice village!! We hope to come back soon...Forza Tavira!!!
Manuel <manuelsbp@gmail.com>
Madrid, MAD Spain - Monday, May 19, 2008 at 07:49:25 (CDT)

Thankyou - We had a most comfortable stay at the Tavira Inn. Location ideal being only a few minutes walking distance from the town centre - a fabulous place to visit.

Glasgow, Scotland - Wednesday, May 07, 2008 at 02:59:45 (CDT)

Sujatha Daniel McMurtri <sdm@business bounce.co.uk>
Glasgow, Scotland - Friday, May 16, 2008 at 07:14:40 (CDT)

Our experience at the Tavira Inn was very disappointing. As mentioned in other reviews, the owner is very nice and helpful. He graciously offered to pick us up at the train station, which was very considerate. Unfortunately, our room was dark, damp, and musty, and from the moment of our arrival we started thinking about leaving earlier than planned. In any event, we pulled the plug on our stay at the Tavira Inn after staying just two nights into a six-night stay

Liked — Friendly owner Disliked — Everything else

I am very sorry for this guest experience and very disapointed with them. Unfortunately i was told only by by email that they decided to go on so i could not guess this disapointment. I do regret that they could not speak to me and insted have emailed me. This is a kind of joke in Portugal.

Dark... and dump, unfortunately yes. But not more than Tavira itself as the weather was miserably for near 3 weeks and, 5 meters from the river in the valey what could you expect - dump !? A nice and sunny place for you ? only ?)

Sorry but is dificoult to please everybody.Sebastião

sebastiao. thankyou for your hospitality,anyone going to stay at your inn will not be dissapointed.we were there from 28/4/08 to 9/5/08 and enjoyed every minute of our stay.such a warm welcome,once again thankyou.susan/alan
sheffield, england - Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 14:41:59 (CDT
Alan & Susan <alanbarrott@aol.com>
Sheffield, England - Friday, May 16, 2008 at 07:11:42 (CDT)

Our trip to Tavira was our first and not our last, We had a wonderful place to stay, a great host and a fantastic small fishing town to spend time in, eat and drink. Our room was of a very good standard, beautiful garden and pool. Looking forward to staying again. We had a great time, relaxing and lots of sunshine!
Lorraine & Colin
Devon, England - Thursday, May 08, 2008 at 10:17:12 (CDT)
Lorraine & Colin
Devon, England - Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 05:11:53 (CDT)

Lorraine & Colin <colin@studio5photography.co.uk>
devon, england - Friday, May 16, 2008 at 07:08:01 (CDT)

May 8, 2008
We stayed for 5 nights at the Tavria Inn, Sabastiao the owner is a wonderful host, he is fun, speaks very good English and cannot do enough to ensure you have a good time. He has clearly invested much money and time in providing a fantastic place to stay and relax. The standards of the rooms, equipment and pool are great. Comfy sunbeds and parasols enable you to spend time by the pool in style. I have never stayed in a place that is so clean and well maintained. Just a couple of minutes walk from the town, it is close to wonderful cafes and restaurants. Would recommend to my friends and are looking forward to staying again.
- Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 05:04:35 (CDT)

- Friday, May 16, 2008 at 07:05:51 (CDT)

Tavira Inn was an admirable surprise. I was looking for a quiet place to spend a week, away from all the city fuss and my wish came true.
With it's five rooms, the gorgeous garden by the pool, a bar with very good jazz and some stylish decoration you could not ask for better.
Besides all of the above, what really convinced me was the FREE wireless internet access. You can't even get that in some 4 and 5 star hotels!!!
A few more words about the host, which guided me to the right places to eat and see. Sebastião, thank you for the wonderful time and keep up the distinctive attitude that makes the Inn such a special place.

- Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 05:05:38 (CDT)

- Friday, May 16, 2008 at 07:03:55 (CDT)
May 8, 2008
We stayed for 5 nights at the Tavria Inn, Sabastiao the owner is a wonderful host, he is fun, speaks very good English and cannot do enough to ensure you have a good time. He has clearly invested much money and time in providing a fantastic place to stay and relax. The standards of the rooms, equipment and pool are great. Comfy sunbeds and parasols enable you to spend time by the pool in style. I have never stayed in a place that is so clean and well maintained. Just a couple of minutes walk from the town, it is close to wonderful cafes and restaurants. Would recommend to my friends and are looking forward to staying again.
- Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 05:04:35 (CDT)

- Friday, May 16, 2008 at 07:00:59 (CDT)
We found Tavira an excellent place from which to explore the eastern Algarve. The Tavira Inn is only a 5 minute walk to the bus station so a car is not really necessary.We can highly recommend the unique Tavira Inn with Sebastiao as its very welcoming and helpful host. Thanks for a lovely stay Sebastiao!
Grace and Alan

Grace and Alan <gefreeland@AOL.com>
Aberdeen, Scotland - Sunday, April 06, 2008 at 11:50:09 (CDT)
Sebastio is a wonderful host!! We can't wait to visit next year. Back problems made it necessary to cancel for this April and Sebastio was most helpful--sent our deposit back when he rented our room. Thanks, Sebastio!!!!
Laurie & Chuc Nowark Aptos, Ca USA

Laurie Nowark <cnowark@cruzio.com>
Aptos, CA USA - Saturday, March 08, 2008 at 11:52:23 (CST)
gostei muito.
joao almeida <->
lisboa, portugal - Monday, February 25, 2008 at 08:11:02 (CST)
We really enjoyed our stay and your welcome in your lovely house. We will return in the future , if we are in the area.
Patrick and Kristina

Patrick and Kristina <patglandore@hotmail,com>
Glandore, Cork Ireland - Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 17:09:24 (CST)
In short terms, you will just feel AT HOME staying at the Tavira Inn. And Sebastao has got the best plans for good and typical restaurants in the area. Much better than Lonely Planet or other unupdated guides! Don't wait for breakfast though and enjoy sleeping until midday ;-) Tavira is a lovely place, (relatively) quiet and close to the sea. You shouldn't miss it.
Marco <mbrienza@gmail.com>
Lausanne, VD Switzerlant - Thursday, October 04, 2007 at 13:00:38 (CDT)
Hi Sebastiao

Just a quick note to say thanks for our stay last week. We had a lovely stay at your inn, which is lovely and in a great spot. Tavira is a beautiful town as well - perfect for relaxing!

Hopefully we'll see you again some time - we would both love to return.



Chris Lloyd <c.j.lloyd@talk21.com>
Warwickl, UK - Tuesday, October 02, 2007 at 02:40:33 (CDT)
We found Tavira Inn to be a completely restful, charming place to stay in. Many thanks for your terrific hospitality; a friendly atmosphere, comfortable room, great pool and an overall attention to detail made our week with you one to remember. we look forward to the next time
Hugh and Jennifer <lib_germ516@yahoo.de>
Canterbury, UK - Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 15:18:26 (CDT)
It’s taken me over a month to post this review and that is party because we had such an amazing time it’s been hard to find ways to put it into words.

So in short, if you are looking for a quiet, restful, relaxing break alone – or with a significant other – the Tavira Inn is the only place to go in the Algarve.

It is completely unpretentious and yet a lot of thought and creativity has gone into its decoration. Best of all it has the personal touches that leave most five star hotels for dead.

Sebastiao is the perfect host – 20 years experience managing hotels has meant he has a sixth sense of what his guests need and yet without any of the fussy pretension you would get in a five star hotel. Rather he is cordial, relaxed and plenty of fun!!

The pool is fantastic. Don’t be put off by the train going over head. It only goes past once every couple of hours and we kind of liked the combination of lying on your back in the swimming pool while the city briefly flies over head.

Niether should prospective guests be put off by paying by wire transfer. It is the most cost efficient way for the Tavira Inn and realitively hassel free to do yourself. Most importantly, it ensures that the Tavira Inn can remain the intimate, special place it is.

Also, remember to ask for things. Sebastiao has something like 20 years experience running exclusive hotels and is not adverse to taking requests from guests. i.e If you are a caffeine addict like me and need coffee first thing in the morning, just ask him for a kettle to put in your room (I did not think to do this until the day we left!)

It's a truly special place. We had the time of our lives – and will definitely be returning!

This TripAdvisor Member:
What did you like best about the accommodation? The fabulous pool (and Sebastiao)
What did you like least about the accommodation? leaving

Tripadvisor Member
Ireland - Monday, September 03, 2007 at 07:29:51 (CDT)
A really pleasant stay at a very individual hotel. If you like the normal, commercial type of hotel, with kids running around and a pool full of people, this is not the place for you. Quiet ( apart from the ocassional train, which actually adds to the whole experience ) and full of character, with a lovely little sea-water pool mostly to yourself. Very relaxing! Thank you Sebastian.
Rob Plested <rplested@stewardsschool.co.uk>
- Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 18:37:10 (CDT)
La Casa do Rio is a great place to stay. It´s a beautiful and artistic-designed place where to stop. I specially recommend it! Tavira is a fun place to visit as well. Good vibrations and great food.
Alejandro y Teresa <a1gutierrez@yahoo.com>
Madrid, M Spain/España - Monday, August 27, 2007 at 08:52:04 (CDT)
Hi Sebastião
Thanks for your hospitality; we enjoyed our visit and look forward to returning.

uk - Sunday, August 26, 2007 at 06:40:58 (CDT)
Another lovely few days at casa do rio. Tavira was packed with people but Sebastian's was a peaceful oasis. Highlight was the aquataxi out to the island - a bit expensive at €30 return but avoided the queues and crowds.
moira and clark brown <clark.b@virgin.net>
Glasgow, scotland - Friday, August 17, 2007 at 07:36:45 (CDT)
Dear Sebastiao,
we stayed for 4 nights in August 2007 in your beautiful guest house. We've enjoyed it very much and had a very
nice time in Tavira. Thank you very much for the nice time, Silke & Philipp

Silke & Philipp
Berlin, Germany - Thursday, August 16, 2007 at 12:21:49 (CDT)
We loved our stay at tavira inn, it was very relaxing, thank you Sebastiao. it was the perfect place for us to unwind after spending time in other parts of the algarve.
Gemma Greenhalgh <alco_head@hotmail.com>
brisbane, qld australia - Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 18:37:05 (CDT)
A quiet house, nice for calm vacations in Algarve, from there you can go to almost anywhere without a car!
Tavira: very nice village, with a wonderful "Rio Formosa". It is a must take a boat tour and watch mother nature live!

Jaquelina Ramalho <jramalho@ya.com>
Tomiño Vigo, Pontevedra España - Monday, August 06, 2007 at 05:56:38 (CDT)
I would just like to thank Sebastiao for a lovely stay at his accommodation in Tavira, he was very welcoming and made our stay enjoyable and relaxed. Tavira is an excellent little town, with perfect weather and for a small town has a lot of atmosphere, would definitely recommend.
Mark <corkygardiner2@hotmail.com>
Cardiff, - Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at 04:00:28 (CDT)
Very enjoyable stay, we particularly enjoyed the peaceful afternoons by the saltwater swimming pool.

Also, ask Sebastiao for recommendations on where to eat. The places we ate in as a result were perfect.

Glen & Jo <liburdg@yahoo.co.uk>
London, UK - Monday, July 16, 2007 at 07:27:48 (CDT)
Thank you Sabastio for a wonderful stay at the Tavira Inn, it was everything we had hoped it would be and will not hesitate to recommend you to our friends and family.
We hope to return one day with some of them!
Kind regards
Lee and Julie

LEE EVANS <evans1969@hotmail.com>
- Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at 14:46:03 (CDT)
We loved Tavira Inn.
So well-maintained, peaceful, fantastic bed, fridge in room!, lovely salt-water pool, interesting art-work especially the 2 huge paper-maché pieces :0, short walk to town. Perfect.
And finally, Sebastiao with his wicked sense of humour, always there when you need him. Obrigada Sebastiao!

Jean & Tom
Glasgow, Scotland - Thursday, June 21, 2007 at 12:05:25 (CDT)
My husband and I stayed at the The Tavira Inn for 2 weeks in June 2007. The Inn is a great place to stay. The rooms are beautifully decorated and very clean. Its a real bonus having the saltwater pool when the weather is hot. The Inn is very close to Tavira centre (5 minutes walk) and has a very peaceful feel to it. Ideal for couples wanting to get away from it all. Tavria itself is a romantic, laid back town with lovely resteraunts and a fabulous beach. We'd highly recommend coming to Tavria and staying at the Tavira Inn. Thanks for taking such good care of us Sebastiao. Cat and Yan.
Cat Tardif <cat.tardif1@btinternet.com>
Brighton, East Sussex UK - Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at 07:07:49 (CDT)
Hi, Sebastiao,

We're so sorry not to have said goodbye to you before leaving. We had a wonderful time in Casa do Rio and of course we will write a super review for trip adviser. As a matter of fact, it was the reviews on that website that decided us to visit your wonderful inn. Thank you for being so welcoming and also for all your expert advice on restaurants, etc. Our batteries have been truely recharged! Could you please say a special 'hello' to Jean Maria. He is an adoarble boy and you have to be so proud of him. He will be signing autographs in the the not so distant future and we will be saying...''we know that young man!'' Also, please remember us to Kat and Jean. Unfortunately we did not say our goodbyes to them....they are such a lovely couple and we had such fun with them! We wish you the best of luck with the rest of the season in Casa do Rio. We will be thinking of you often and remembering with absolute fondness our wonderful stay with you. We will definitely do it again.....next time I'll do my practice!

With love and best wishes,

Niamh and Sean

Niahm & Sean
UK - Thursday, June 14, 2007 at 11:11:41 (CDT)
What a wonderful find! Our stay in Tavira couldn't have been better, largely thanks to having a great host like Sebastiao, who made us feel completely at home in his beautiful and very original house. The pool and garden were a real treat at the end of a hard day sightseeing. Our room was tasteful and spacious and we slept so well on the comfortable latex mattress that it was hard to drag ourselves back to city life. Thank you Sebastiao, hope to see you again very soon! Amanda and Danilo
Amanda Brown <amandasunshine1@yahoo.com>
London, England - Tuesday, June 05, 2007 at 05:03:24 (CDT)
Tavira Inn is the place to stay for a relaxing break in a traditional unspoilt fishing town. A wonderful house full of character, Great host and excellent bar. Don't be put off by paying through Bank Transfer/ Western Union. It was easy to arrange the payment and Sebastiao will e mail you confirmation. Several cafe's to choose from for breakfast within 5 minutes walk. Recommend you try the "Beira Rio" Resturant on other side of river. Also the Tea Pot Cafe on Rua da Liberdade (Home made cakes!). Paul & Gill, May 2007
Paul & Gill
Wokingham, Berks England - Monday, May 28, 2007 at 15:03:44 (CDT)
cheguei; [i came]
gostei; [i liked ]
voltarei: [ i will return ]
[ que mais dirais ? ]

rhys <rhys1@gmail.com>
Durham / Perpignan, UK / France - Monday, May 21, 2007 at 10:14:31 (CDT)
We had a great time at your beautiful little place. Perfect weather and such a fantastic little town. Thanks for making our honeymoon so picture perfect. You were a great host!
Sarah Leigh and Anna Zylicz <sarahvleigh@gmail.com>
Raleigh, NC USA - Monday, May 14, 2007 at 05:33:25 (CDT)
This was our first stay at Tavira Inn and we loved it. The house is very centrally located and the rooms are invitingly neat. Tavira is a very nice place which has not been transformed by tourism. Higly recommended to everybody! Keep it up, Sebastiao!!
Tom & Anna
Vienna, Austria - Monday, April 23, 2007 at 02:03:32 (CDT)
This was our fifth year straight at the Tavira Inn. Our first time at Easter. Tavira is an enchanting place and the Casa Do Rio a beautiful house to take time off from daily routine. Don't hesitate, just go there.
Dirk Domen <dirk@duvalguillaume-antwerp.be>
Antwerp, Belgium - Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at 10:56:21 (CDT)
The Tavira Inn is a lovely place to stay, very close to the centre of Tavira and with a lovely garden space for relaxing. It was my first time in Portugal and I would return to the Tavira Inn
Niamh Campbell <Niamh_Campbell@finance.gov.ie>
Dublin, Ireland - Wednesday, March 07, 2007 at 09:01:26 (CST)
What can one say about staying at the Tavira Inn? Ah yes, once you've stayed you will want to keep coming back to enjoy the delights of the Inn and its excellent host Sebastiao.

And what about Tavira itself? I'm reluctant to praise its many wonderful aspects as I want to keep it as it is....but then that would be very selfish....and its good to share! Can't wait to return to enjoy Tavira's people, river, sea, beach, food................

Mary Lawless
Dublin, Ireland - Wednesday, March 07, 2007 at 06:06:30 (CST)
- Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at 19:17:43 (CST)
The Tavira Inn is a lovely little hotel and is full of character. Rooms are comfortable and spacious and decorated with lovely paintings. Sebastiao is also a wonderful host.
The town of Tavira is beautifully Portugese and relatively unspoilt. No Mcdonalds or Burger king - fantastic.

Howard Jones <howard.jones@dsl.pipex.com>
Cheshire, England - Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at 13:20:13 (CST)


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