Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Grand House - Relais & Chateaux

Situated in the Algarve’s easternmost corner, Grand House - Relais & Chateaux is a Belle Époque hotel and the first 5-star hotel in the historical town of Vila Real de Santo António. Located by the Guadiana River, it offers views of the harbour and the neighbouring Spanish town of Ayamonte.

Honouring the hotel’s rich history, the 30 rooms and suites boast an array of design details, including intricate moulding, antique pieces and crystal-festooned chandeliers. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a mobile butler, wireless Bluetooth speakers and free WiFi.

Within the fully-restored building from 1926, guests will find an esteemed fine dining restaurant, a beautiful speakeasy-style bar and a rooftop terrace overlooking the old town. Just down the road, guests are welcome to relax at the Grand Beach Club with its infinity pool and laid-back restaurant. A buffet breakfast is served daily at the property.

Guests can benefit from a complimentary transfer to and from the Beach Club, which features an infinity pool. In addition, guests can enjoy a massage at the Spa Suite. Tavira is 16.2 miles from Grand House - Relais & Chateaux. Faro Airport is 39.8 miles away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Grand House - Relais & Chateaux has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 21 Jan 2019.
Hotel chain/brand: Relais & Châteaux

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM machine on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast info

Buffet

Private parking available


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Max adults: 2
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Small Room
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Max adults: 2
Small Plus Room
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Medium Room
  • 2 single beds
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  • 1 large double bed
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Medium Plus Room
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Medium River Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Grand Family Suite
  • Bedroom 1: 1 large double bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
Grand River Suite
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Grand Deluxe Junior Suite
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Grand House Suite
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4 reasons to choose Grand House - Relais & Chateaux

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  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Playa de San Bruno

    Playa de San Bruno

    8.5 Very good beach
    1,100 yards from property
  • Praia de Santo António

    Praia de Santo António

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Monte Gordo Beach

    Monte Gordo Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Playa de Isla Canela

    Playa de Isla Canela

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Isla Canela Golf Course
    1.7 miles
  • Monte Gordo Beach
    2.3 miles
  • Castro Marim Castle
    2.4 miles
  • Cabeço Beach
    3.4 miles
  • Praia Verde
    3.7 miles
  • Castro Marim Golf Course
    4.3 miles
  • Quinta do Vale Golf Course
    4.4 miles
  • Alagoa Beach
    4.9 miles
Top attractions
  • Beach of Manta Rota
    6.1 miles
  • Monte Rei Golf Course
    7.6 miles
  • Cacela Velha Beach
    7.6 miles
  • Quinta de Cima Golf Course
    8.6 miles
  • Quinta da Ria Golf Course
    8.7 miles
  • Cabanas Beach
    10.5 miles
  • Benamor Golf Course
    11.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Guadiana
    0 miles
  • Sea/ocean Atlântico
    1.9 miles
  • Lake Blue Dragon River
    17.4 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Playa de San Bruno
    1,100 yards
  • Praia de Santo António
    1.3 miles
  • Monte Gordo Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Playa de Isla Canela
    1.8 miles
  • Cabeco Beach
    2.9 miles
Public transport
  • Train Monte Gordo Train Station
    1.9 miles
  • Train Castro Marim Train Station
    3.9 miles
Closest airports
  • Faro Airport
    32.8 miles
How to get to Grand House - Relais & Chateaux from Faro Airport
    Private shuttle
    Parking available
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2 restaurants on site

    Grand Salon

    Cuisine: Portuguese, International

    Grand Beach Club

    Cuisine: Portuguese, International

Facilities of Grand House - Relais & Chateaux
Outdoors
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Live music/performance Off-site
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 10 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool bar
  • Pool with view
Wellness
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
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House rules Grand House - Relais & Chateaux takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

01:00 - 11:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request
Free
4 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 80 per child, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

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The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Grand House - Relais & Chateaux in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

License number: 8210

FAQs about Grand House - Relais & Chateaux

  • Grand House - Relais & Chateaux has 2 restaurants:

    • Grand Beach Club
    • Grand Salon

  • Check-in at Grand House - Relais & Chateaux is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Grand House - Relais & Chateaux by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 45min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Grand House - Relais & Chateaux (subject to availability):

    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking

  • Guests staying at Grand House - Relais & Chateaux can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The prices at Grand House - Relais & Chateaux may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Grand House - Relais & Chateaux offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Cooking class
    • Spa facilities
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Beach
    • Live music/performance
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Grand House - Relais & Chateaux is 450 yards from the centre of Vila Real de Santo António.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Grand House - Relais & Chateaux include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Suite