This convent is a historical landmark dating back to the 16th century. In 2010 its rebuilding was initiated, in a project headed by Eduardo Souto Moura, and features two large salt water swimming pools. The largest convent in the Algarve, it was built to commemorate a military victory in Asilah, Morocco.
Since 2010, award-winning architect Eduardo Souto Moura headed a project to rebuild the convent, whilst retaining as many of the original features as possible. It's a 4-minute drive to the Tavira city centre, which has many restaurant options, featuring the local fish and seafood-based gastronomy.
There is a wide range of restaurants, bars, and shops within a short walking distance. It overlooks the secular salt marshes of Ria Formosa.
The residence is a 25-minute drive to the Formosa Nature Reserve, with its many walking paths and varied animal life. Benamor and Quinta da Ria golf courses are located within a 5-minute drive from the Residence.
The beaches of Tavira Island are just a 2-minute drive from the secular property. The local train station is 1km away.
The Faro International Airport is a 30-minute drive.