This public garden is the oldest in Tavira since its construction began in 1890, in front of the Marché de Ribeira (Mercado de la Ribera). It's a beautiful botanical garden with various types of trees, flowers and shrubs such as Bird of Paradise with orange flowers, hibiscus, privet, oleander, laurel, tamarind, garden plum, pine, rubber tree, cypress, oak, poppies, palms and many more species. It has wide sidewalks with a typical Portuguese walkway and large planters. Various local festivals are held here and it's a meeting point for city inhabitants. In the center is the Kiosk.
The battlements of Castelo Muslim enclose a splendid garden with a real network of sidewalks and planters, some of them forming graceful landscaped roundabouts that seem to rain thousands of colorful flowers and fun butterflies. Among the many shrubs are bougainvillea, aloe vera, hibiscus, Syrian roses, privet, geraniums, climbing roses, oleander, etc. And among the trees are plums, rubber trees, columnera, datura, Dombeya, fig whose aroma perfume the air, jacaranda trees of varied colors and iron trees among others. Walking through this place is a delight for the eyes and nose.