Faro International Airport
Faro International Airport operates regular connections with the main Portuguese (Lisbon, Porto) and European cities (Amsterdam, Belfast, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Stockholm, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Oslo, Paris).
From the airport, there are two options to get to Cabanas de Tavira and Golden Club Cabanas:
- via the A22/IP1 motorway (Via do Infante) heading towards Vila Real de Santo António/Spain, exiting at Tavira (52 km, 40 mins, toll-road; should you not have the Via Verde payment system, you may pay the toll afterwards via the Internet); or
- via the N125 national road, heading towards Vila Real de Santo António (42 km, 50 mins, without tolls).
For more detailed indications, please see below (“overland”).
Airport tel: +351 289 800 800
Seville Airport, 160 km from Cabanas de Tavira, has regular flights to the main Spanish and European cities.
On leaving Seville Aiport, by car, head in the direction of “Portugal, Ayamonte”. On arrival in Portugal, follow the A22/IP1 (Via do Infante, toll-road) towards “Faro/Lisboa”, and leave at the Tavira exit.
Should you not have the Via Verde payment system, you may pay the A22/IP1 toll afterwards via the Internet. See below for more detailed indications (“overland – by car”).
- Lisbon: 308 km
- Oporto / Porto: 580 km
- Évora: 257 km
- Ayamonte (Spain): 30 km
- Seville (Spain): 164 km
Arriving from the North or Lisbon, take the Algarve highway (A2) heading southbound and then turn onto the A22/IP1 (Via do Infante), continuing in the direction of “Vila Real de Santo António/Espanha”, before exiting at Tavira.
On reaching the N125, keep going towards Vila Real de Santo António (East).
On arriving in Conceição, turn right at the roundabout towards Cabanas (South), along first Rua Nossa Sra. da Conceição and then Rua Capitão Jorge Ribeiro, until you see the SPAR supermarket at the corner of Rua dos Pescadores, in Cabanas (about 1.5 km from the N125 roundabout). Turn right (westwards) on Rua dos Pescadores.
At the end of the street, turn left on Rua da Canada. At the roundabout in front of the lagoon, turn right (westwards) to enter Golden Club Cabanas.
Should you not have the Via Verde payment system, you may pay the A22/IP1 toll afterwards via the Internet.
On arrival in the Algarve, and as an alternative to the A22/IP1, you may also take the N125 (a slower route).
Various inter-city and express services provide connections between the main cities of Portugal and Spain and Tavira (6 km from Golden Club Cabanas).
Some services also stop in Conceição (2 km from Golden).
Coaches – in Portugal:
Transport information centre – Tel: +351 281 322 546
Coaches – from Seville:
Taxis from Tavira:
+351 925 640 399
Porto-Lisbon-Faro train services (Alfa Pendular; Inter-city; Inter-regional), with connections to the Algarve Line (Faro-Conceição).
Tavira train station (in Largo de Santo Amaro) – Tel: +351 281 326 394.
To get from Conceição train station to Golden Club, you can walk (1.7 km) or take a taxi (Tel: +351 925 640 399).