We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
11/08/2017 12/08/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Forte de Sao Joao da Barra

    Sitio da Fortaleza | Cabanas de Tavira, Cabanas, Tavira, Portugal
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    11/08/2017 12/08/2017
    Traveller (71)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Cabanas Resort Park
    634 reviews
    #6 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Ozadi Tavira Hotel
    350 reviews
    #3 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Vila Gale Albacora
    827 reviews
    #4 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Maria Nova Lounge Hotel
    143 reviews
    #2 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good18%
    • Average4%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Restaurant
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Cabanas Resort Park
    634 reviews
    #6 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Ozadi Tavira Hotel
    350 reviews
    #3 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Vila Gale Albacora
    827 reviews
    #4 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Maria Nova Lounge Hotel
    143 reviews
    #2 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Rooms
    11 Aug12 Aug
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Cabanas hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "be0decc280e442469beadaa8ef008faa", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1028889,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":11,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":12,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"be0decc280e442469beadaa8ef008faa","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Forte de Sao Joao da Barra","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImJlMGRlY2MyODBlNDQyNDY5YmVhZGFhOGVmMDA4ZmFhIiwiQUlLIjoiZDA1MWNiNjAzNDY3NDUxZWFiOWYxOTEzNzlkYThhMzYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "11/08/2017", "checkOut": "12/08/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (49)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 30 reviews

    Reviewed 28 April 2017

    Tough call here for a 5 or 4 score. First we really enjoyed it because for us the natural beauty and the views were just calming and peaceful away from the overcrowded and overbuilt of the area. As others described, it was an oasis and...More

    Thank ketel_always
    Reviewed 19 December 2016

    My husband and I stayed here for three nights during our two-week Portuguese honeymoon, and it was the perfect peaceful respite after a week of high-paced sightseeing in the cities. I don't think I've ever felt so at home in a hotel before. We arrived...More

    Thank Jill K
    Reviewed 6 October 2016

    We stayed in this heaven of peace for three days. Its private, nearly a sense of non commercial, very historic , yet much had been done to this beauty subtly and blending in to provide comfort and warmth. The hostess and staff welcoming and timless...More

    Thank Livius J
    Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

    Lovely quirky accommodation at end of boardwalk in Cabanas. Worth a visit - fab views, lovely rooms, probably best suited to couples tho family rooms are available. Hostess Cecilia is very helpful. Private boat transfers across the Ria Formosa to Cabanas beach.

    Thank Claire S
    Reviewed 29 August 2016

    We are just about to return to this truly magical place for the 3rd time and thought I should share my thoughts, better late than never ! ! This is a truly enchanting place to stay managed by the wonderful Cecilia. From the second you...More

    1  Thank Wholenewexperience
    Cabanas Resort Park
    634 reviews
    #6 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Ozadi Tavira Hotel
    350 reviews
    #3 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Vila Gale Albacora
    827 reviews
    #4 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    Maria Nova Lounge Hotel
    143 reviews
    #2 of 15 hotels in Tavira
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$195 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Booking.com, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Cheap Tickets and Agoda so you can book your Forte de Sao Joao da Barra reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Portugal >
    • Algarve >
    • Faro District >
    • Tavira >
    • Cabanas
    • Also Known As
    • Forte De Sao Joao Da Barra Hotel Cabanas De Tavira ,
    • Forte Algarve ,
    • Tavira Forte
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (71)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (67)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    Maria Nova Lounge Hotel
    143 reviews
    5.28 km away
     
    Cabanas Resort Park
    634 reviews
    1.73 km away
     
    Ozadi Tavira Hotel
    350 reviews
    2.81 km away
     
    Vila Gale Albacora
    827 reviews
    3.82 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Delizia
    316 reviews
    .65 km away
    Sabores da Ria
    993 reviews
    .54 km away
    Pizzaria Roma
    164 reviews
    .81 km away
    Jeronimo
    594 reviews
    .32 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Cabanas de Tavira beach
    695 reviews
    .55 km away
    Loja Praia-Mar
    14 reviews
    .65 km away
    Em Sintonia
    7 reviews
    .82 km away
    Kitesurf Eolis
    89 reviews
    .49 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Greyrockgal
    28 August 2015|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Ceci T | Reviewed this property |
    Many of the rooms do have air conditioning (ours did). In August we didn't really need it; I think in late September evenings must be very pleasant and cool. The place is amazing so don't let AC considerations get in the way... More
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Visit here in the early fall, when the weather is still great and the crowds are gone!"
    Read review
    "I don't know why the rooms in the house cost more. The new rooms have just as much space and character."
    Read review
    "The rooms built over the former soldiers' barracks foundation are modern but designed to showcase the..."
    Read review
    "Maybe a torch to navigate the walk back at night"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing