Tavira is a beautiful, historic town situated on the Eastern Algarve only 20 minutes from Faro Airport. Considered to be one of the most beautiful towns in the Algarve it boasts miles of sandy beaches and is home some of the most attractive buildings, scenery and atmosphere. It is already a favourite destination for discerning visitors and Tavira property for sale has excellent credentials for the buy to let or buy to hold investor.
The Algarve itself is an extremely well established international property market with statistics going back more than 40 years, so there are some reliable indicators to measure trends. Developers are conservative and rarely build more than can be easily sold and combine this with strict planning laws, the supply of new property is limited which protects the coastline from over development and speculation. Those who live here really appreciate this and once you have properties in Tavira you will not want it to see it change.
Tavira Property For Sale: A History City
Tavira is a very old town with a history dating back to before 2,000 BC. It has been occupied by both the Moors and Romans and has always been viewed as a town of significance because of the fishing economy here. There are many fine examples of protected building in a town that boats the largest number of Churches of any on the Algarve (thirty seven).
The Roman's also left their mark and built a wonderful bridge over the River Gilao which meanders right through the centre of town. We have Tavira property for sale right by the river with beautiful views and overlooking the central plaza.
Around 20,000 people live permanently in Tavira earning a living from the fishing and tourism industry. This makes it popular with European ex pats that want to relocate to a thriving Portuguese community by the sea within easy access to Faro International airport.
Golf Properties In Tavira
The countryside surrounding the town is untouched and there are several excellent golf courses for those who enjoy this peaceful sport. Here are a few examples to give you a flavour. There are at least 10 within a 30-minute drive:
18 holes, par 72, 6,591 metres.
This was designed under the supervision of Jack Nicklaus himself and boasts two of his famous signature golf courses. People travel the world to play on these signature courses and Monte Rei is located perfectly by the Serra do Caldeirão mountains. It blends seamlessly into the stunning, dramatic environment and has an excellent golf academy. We have properties in Tavira right by Monte Rei golf course.
18 holes, par 71, 5,497 metres.
Benamor golf course was designed and built by Sir Henry Cotton and offers an undulating experience with lovely views of mountains to the north and sea to the south. Located on the outskirts of Tavira it was the fist course to be built on the Eastern Algarve. We have Tavira property for sale by Benamor golf course.
Tavira Property: The Beaches
Tavira also has some of the best beaches in the Algarve and we have property for sale right by these excellent locations:
Ilha da Tavira - opposite the city this beach is accessible via ferry across the Ria Formosa. There are many services available on the beach for sports enthusiasts and people who just want to relax.
Santa Luzia - enormous stretch of golden sands, peaceful and attractive. Beaches around Tavira are often compared to the Caribbean for their beauty and offer calm, warm and clean water.
Cabanas - only a short drive from Tavira this beautiful and quiet beach is also accessible from the mainland by ferry. Well worth a visit.
The Western Algarve is more popular with tourists and those looking for a lively holiday but Tavira and the Eastern Algarve are reserved for discerning travellers and ex pats looking for the real Portugal. Prices are a fraction of those found in the Central Algarve and real estate here has never been better value for money. Attractive tax laws and new demand for self-catering holiday lets in Tavira is spurring this demand.