Silves History Guest House

Silves History Guest House Silves History Guest House, is a charming accommodation, carefully rebuilt in 2023 and designed to provide unique experiences, harmoniously combining quality with the historical identity of Silves city (previously named "Cilpes" and "Xelb or Xilb").

Silves city is located in the centre of the Algarve region and is famous for its ancient historical heritage. The city is also known by its genuine landscape (marked by hills) and its famous red sandstone (grés of Silves). Silves is only 50 minutes away from Faro Airport.

Silves History Guest House incorporates the historical themes of the city, where we can have countless traces of Christian, Roman and Moorish presence. When visiting Silves it is possible to visit several monuments dated back to several centuries ago, namely: the thousand years emblematic city Castle; the gothic Cathedral; the old roman bridge; the Al-Mutamid Square and other considerable Moorish heritage.

Strolling through the historic center you can enjoy the medieval surroundings of this city. The unit has been the object of several archaeological excavations, in which various artefacts were found that prove the presence of the referred civilizations who significantly influenced the birth and intrinsic nature of Silves’ city.

Silves History Guest House is also the starting point for nature startling walks. The Guest House is located at a strategic point of the renowned Via Algarviana. You can hike several trails on the nearby mountain(s) and discover the local fauna and flora. Do not miss the views of several local riverside and waterfalls and the panoramic sights of Picota, Marmelete and Monchique.

The accommodation is situated in the historical center (near the castle) and comprises nine rooms which are carefully decorated in a modern and elegant setting. While the swimming pool was built next to the castle walls, the living room and the terrace try to capture different historical scenarios. All rooms have free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and air conditioning.
In addition to the breakfast, served with a taste of local breads, cakes and other regional delicacies, you can also enjoy an exclusive restaurant service for guests with options of salads, fish, meat or vegetarian food.

Silves History Guest House is the third accommodation unit developed by ZITUR - Zoom Investment Turismo, SA, a group focused on ecotourism, the charm of nature and local people, arts and traditions.



Accommodation & Services

  • House

    • House build from Scratch;
    • Environment inspired by the heritage and history of the city of Silves;
    • Outdoor swimming pool;
    • Terrace overlooking the wall of Silves Castle;
  • Main Services of the House

    • Living room with dining area, fireplace and cable TV;
    • Free Wi-Fi;
    • Breakfast served in the living room or on the terrace;
    • Exclusive meal service for guests;
  • Rooms

    • 4 Double Rooms (Double/Twin), 1 Superior Double Room, 2 Deluxe Rooms and 2 Superior Family Rooms;
    • Private bathrooms with shower;
    • Amenities;
    • Hairdryer
    • Air conditioning;
    • Cable TV;
    • Free Wi-Fi;


How Get There

From Lisbon: take the motorway (A2) to the Algarve and exit towards Messines/Silves. At the first roundabout at the exit of the motorway follow the direction Silves. Follow the National Road 124 and after 18 km you will reach the city of Silves. At the roundabout take the first exit towards the city centre. Arriving at the Mascarenhas Gregório Theatre, go straight ahead for 500m, you will find our Guest House in front of the National Republican Guard Post.

Silves History Guest House

Rua Dr. Francisco Vieira, 3, Silves, Portugal


+351 282 441 523
(Call to the national landline network)
+351 913 578 159
(Call to the national mobile network)


37.188791, -8.438177

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