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Located in front of Gilão River within Ria Formosa Natural Park, Marés offers free WiFi and a relaxing sauna. Many of Tavira’s historical sites are a 5-minute walk away.

Air-conditioned rooms at Residencial Marés are simply decorated and include private bathrooms. They are all equipped with a TV set and some open out onto private balconies with panoramic views.

Daily buffet breakfast is served in a room overlooking the Gilão River. Marés Residencial also has a sunny terrace with lounge chairs.

Residencial Marés guest’s can reach the beach of Tavira Island’s coastline using the boat service that stops in front of the hotel. Quinta da Ria and Benamor Golf Courses are within a 1.9 miles drive.

The 24-hour reception staff at Residencial Marés can provide a shuttle service from Faro Algarve International Airport upon request.

This is our guests' favorite part of Tavira, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Residencial Mares has been welcoming guests since Apr 18, 2008

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Tavira, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

FREE parking!


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4 reasons to choose Residencial Mares

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Praia dos Tesos

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Terra Estreita Beach

    Terra Estreita Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Praia da Ilha de Tavira

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Cabanas Beach

    Cabanas Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Host Info

Company review score: 9.2Based on 1,932 reviews from 5 properties
5 managed properties

Property info

In our house you can still feel the true portuguese spirit, both in its furniture and in its architecture and materials used. From hand-painted tiles, through the floor made in handmade ceramics. There are several room types and depending on the view or the existence of balconies in some rooms, the price varies for all types of guests. Here you will feel like a portuguese.

Languages Spoken

Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Roman Bridge of Tavira
    0.2 miles
  • Church of Saint Mary of the Castle
    0.3 miles
  • Castle of Tavira
    0.4 miles
  • Tavira Gran Plaza Shopping Centre
    0.6 miles
  • Tavira Island Surf Spot
    1.8 miles
  • Terra Estreita Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Benamor Golf Course
    2.8 miles
  • Barril Beach
    2.8 miles
  • Tavira Island
    3.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Cabanas Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Cacela Velha Beach
    6 miles
  • Monte Rei Golf Course
    7.9 miles
  • Alagoa Beach
    8.8 miles
  • Cabeço Beach
    10.2 miles
  • Monte Gordo Beach
    11.4 miles
  • Castro Marim Golf Course
    12.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Praia dos Tesos
    1.1 miles
  • Terra Estreita Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Praia da Ilha de Tavira
    1.7 miles
  • Cabanas Beach
    1.7 miles
  • Barril Beach
    2.3 miles
Public transit
  • Train Tavira Train Station
    0.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Faro Airport
    19.2 miles
How to get to Residencial Mares from Faro Airport
    Public transportation
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurante Mares

    Food: Mediterranean, Portuguese

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Residencial Mares
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Beach
  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
  • Sauna Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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From 3:00 PM


7:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
3 - 5 years
Extra bed by request
6 - 17 years
Extra bed by request
€ 15 per child, per night
Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed by request
€ 20 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that some activities and services cost extra.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Restaurante Mares: Closed from Wed, Dec 29, 2021 until Tue, Mar 29, 2022

Sauna is closed from Wed, Dec 29, 2021 until Tue, Nov 01, 2022

License number: AL\3165