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Grand House - Relais & Chateaux
Avenida da República nº171, 8900-203 Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 221 reviews)
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Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Grand House - Relais & Chateaux
Located 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 harbor and the neighboring Spanish town of Ayamonte.
Honoring the hotel’s rich history, the 30 rooms and suites boast an array of design details, including intricate molding, 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 mi from Grand House - Relais & Chateaux. Faro Airport is 40 mi away.
Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.
Most popular amenities
ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.
4 reasons to choose Grand House - Relais & Chateaux
Playa de San Bruno8.5 Very good beach3,300 feet from property
Praia de Santo António8.8 Excellent beach1.3 miles from property
Monte Gordo Beach8.9 Excellent beach1.6 miles from property
Playa de Isla Canela8.6 Excellent beach1.8 miles from property
- How close is the complimentary car parking?The hotel has a few spaces right in front of the entrance but, if not any available on arrival, a member of our staff will be more than happy to park your car nearby (street parking). All parking costs will be supported by the Grand House.Answered on May 17, 2022
- How can I get to the closest beach from the property?The closest beach is just 3 km away and it will take 3 or 4 min drive to get there.Answered on July 23, 2020
- Do you have tennis courtsThere is a local Tennis Club with clay/hard courts just 3 Km away from the hotel.Answered on May 8, 2021
Food: Portuguese, International
Grand Beach Club
Food: Portuguese, International
Most popular amenities
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in
1:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children & Beds
Children of all ages are welcome.
To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.
Crib and extra bed policies
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
|€ 80 per child, per night|
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.
All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Grand House - Relais & Chateaux accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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 ID 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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
License number: 8210
FAQs about Grand House - Relais & Chateaux
Room options at Grand House - Relais & Chateaux include:
Check-in at Grand House - Relais & Chateaux is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.
Grand House - Relais & Chateaux has 2 restaurants:
- Grand Salon
- Grand Beach Club
From the nearest airport, you can get to Grand House - Relais & Chateaux by:
- Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 45min
The prices at Grand House - Relais & Chateaux may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Grand House - Relais & Chateaux offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Golf course (within 2 miles)
- Cooking class
- Spa lounge/Relaxation area
- Themed dinners
- Live music/Performance
- Swimming pool
- Temporary art galleries
- Spa facilities
- Tour or class about local culture
Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.
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:
- À la carte
Grand House - Relais & Chateaux is 1,300 feet from the center of Vila Real de Santo António.