The convent of the Bernard turned in housing the former Cistercian Monastery in Tavira, which hosted that religious order between the 16th and 19th centuries. The rehabilitation was carried out from a design by the renowned architect Eduardo Souto de Moura, winner of the Pritzker Prize 2011. Built with materials of high quality, contemporary comfort and the careful design are combined with the most innovative telecommunications systems such as fiber optics for television, voice and Internet communications. Also has a home automation system in all rooms. Features 2 saltwater pools and Finnish rail, video surveillance, Concierge and museological space, are facilities and services of the modern world that the convent of Bernard makes available. Located along the Ria Formosa.