Hotel Vasco da Gama is situated on Monte Gordo beach, surrounded by sand dunes, providing an idyllic venue for a relaxing getaway. The en suite guest rooms are bright and well appointed with all of the modern amenities you would expect of a hotel of its class, including private terrace with spectacular sea views. Guests can enjoy some mouth watering international style cuisine in the restaurant, while the bar is a perfect spot to socialise with a few drinks. Guests can enjoy a refreshing dip in the inviting outdoor pool and a children’s playground is on hand to keep younger guests occupied. Sports facilities within the complex include tennis and mini golf, while various water sports can also be found on the stunning beach. In addition golf lovers will find numerous golf courses in the surrounding area. The Hotel Vasco da Gama is an ideal destination for a fun filled family holiday by the beach.
We would like to inform you that from 20.11.2017 till 22.12.2017 due to essential bathroom renovation work in the Hotel (3rd Floor – 6 rooms), there shall be some noise disturbance on the following times: Between 10:00 a.m. and 02.00 p.m.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to clients.
- Internet access - wireless
- Free Wi-Fi
Pool and Wellness
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Fitness facilities
- Golf course on site
- Arcade/game room
- Tennis on site
- Billiards or pool table
Food & Drink
- Restaurant(s) in hotel
- Room service
- Snack bar/deli
- Coffee shop or café
- Breakfast service
Services & Shops
- Luggage storage
- On-site car rental
- Laundry facilities
- Shoe shine
- Check-out from 10:00 AM
- Check-out by noon
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Check-in time starts 2:00 PM
- Photocopy machines
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Free parking nearby
- Clock radio
- Hair dryer (on request)
- Alarm clock
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
Internet, TV & Phone
- LCD television
- Direct-dial phone
- Cable/satellite television channels
- Satellite television service
Rooms & Comfort
- Air conditioning
Bath & Shower
- Private bathroom
- Shower only
- Bathtub only
- Complimentary toiletries
- Shower/bathtub combination
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Board basis explained
Board basis explained
...means that included in the price are all main meals, most drinks, which tend to be local varieties available during bar opening hours.
...means that breakfast, lunch and evening meals, are included in the price.
...means that your breakfast and evening meal is included in the price. In some cases you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast - the hotel will confirm this upon arrival.
...means that breakfast is included in the price.
...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price, but you will be provided with catering facilities in your accommodation to cook light meals.
...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price.
- Casino Monte Gordo 0.29 miles
- Monte Gordo Beach 0.38 miles
- Cabeco Beach 1.43 miles
- Santo Antonio Beach 1.51 miles
- Santo Antonio Sports Complex 1.75 miles
- Verde Beach 1.99 miles
- Marques de Pombal Square 2.00 miles
- Marques de Pombal Statue 2.06 miles
- Castro Marim and Vila Real de Santo Antonio Marsh Natural Reserve 2.09 miles
- Vila Real Santo Antonio Harbour 2.09 miles
- Castro Marim Castle 2.77 miles
- Altura Beach 2.81 miles
- Isla Canela Golf Course 3.14 miles
- Tourist Office of Ayamonte 3.28 miles
- Parque Zoo Municipal Prudencio Navarro 3.32 miles
- Playa Alta 3.71 miles
- Sapal Natural Reserve 3.78 miles
- Molino de El Pintado 3.81 miles
- Centro Comercial La Plaza 3.88 miles
- Manta Rota Beach 4.07 miles
- at_a_glance_airport Faro (Algarve) FAO1h10m
Vasco Da Gama Hotel Reviews
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28 July 2017
Luis Godinho, Portugal
Hotel magnifico de localização e serviço. Pena a falta de agua nos pisos superiores nas horas de ponta
The best thing about my stay was...Pequeno almoço e localização
25 February 2017
Fab hotel. Yummy food. Amazing staff. Brill location.
Had a fantastic holiday. Just been for a week. 5 of us in 3 rooms. I was the only person that had a 5.5 year old little girl there and she loved it and the staff were wonderful with her. Couldn't do enough for you. Guests lovely and friendly too. Can't wait to go back again. The hotel should be praised for its wonderful staff who work there. They truly are an asset as nothing is too much for them. The food is buffet style and is delicious. We were always down early for breakfast then went for walk and back for a coffee there. Evening meal was fab. Loads of choice every night. Didn't want to go home. I agree some aspects may be dated but the positives far outweigh a few rusty bits outside. And whilst we were there they had workmen in renovating some exterior bits. Hotel was clean and friendly which was main thing. And wifi is free so don't pay extra for a room with wifi as you will get it anyway.
The best thing about my stay was...On the beach. Fantastic staff. Lovely food.
12 November 2016
T&B, Donegal Ireland.
Rooms cleaned daily by very nice and helpful staff.10 out of 10.We had a room overlooking a noisy road at night..very difficult to sleep as the door to the balcony was not soundproof,perhaps it may be worth replacing as they have seen better days. The lobby and bar area was very pleasant and the entertainment at night was excellent.I would strongly advise the management to visit hotels like Vila Gale in Tavira just to see how buffet food should be prepared and kept at a proper temperature. Sunloungers were very comfortable but the pool area needs a major overhaul....rusty ironworks and weeds in abundance...needs a little TLC!! .As for value for money it was very reasonable.Will I be back? Unless they want me to advise them how to make this hotel as attractive as it was 20 / 30 years ago.
The best thing about my stay was...Friendly staff , except for a few men in dining room.
09 July 2016
First rate hotel
This hotel is lovely. It has a fab location - just few minutes to centre of resort. The food was great - different choices every day. It was great value for money. Parking was easy and secure in hotel grounds. You can rent beach towels from Reception (with refundable deposit). Staff were all very friendly and Reception staff were extremely helpful. There is free Internet in Reception with a printer to print boarding cards (if required). Would definitely recommend this hotel and we will be back next year.
The best thing about my stay was...There was no charge for things like fridge, safe, remote control and air conditioning. It is also right on the beach.
02 July 2016
John michael evans, South yorkshire
Been many times before gets better each time.
The best thing about my stay was...Every thing all the staff are so friendly and helpful they can't do enough for you and the hotel is on the beach it is probably the best beach in Europe and is very safe for children.
18 June 2016
Anne - Dublin
Anne - Dublin, Dublin
Hotel visit June 2016
The best thing about my stay was...The weather was beautiful
10 April 2016
Garry, United Kingdom
It is the 5th year using the Hotel and we would not go to any other. Helpful and friendly staff. Facilities are good and the pool is lovely. Great location for athletics and the beach. The food is fantastic and the local Bars are welcoming. See you next year .
The best thing about my stay was...The Hotel has been consistently great on every visit.
19 September 2015
RELAXING BREAK IN LOVELY HOTEL
Jen, Ipswich, Ipswich, Suffolk
On entering Vasco da Gama hotel the reception and ground floors appeared old fashioned but once you ventured outside it was altogether different. The pool area was modern and well laid out. There were two spacious seating areas where you could enjoy a quiet drink both with views across beach to the sea. We found the garden area near the separate garden rooms to be ideal if you couldn't get a sunbed near the pool. We were given a room on 4th floor at front of main building. It was well appointed, the beds were very large and extremely comfortable including proper pillows. Our walls and curtains were white with a large print wallpaper over the headboard. The shower was huge with all the hot water you could ask for. Only small problem was only news programmes in English on TV. We could get Wi-Fi all over the hotel which was good. Traffic was a bit noisy in our room but didn't stop us from sleeping. We found the food was good quality but not always to our liking - I think they catered for their Portugese/Spanish guests more than the English. The dining room was charming and overlooked the pool area. It was always sportlessly clean however there were several steps leading down to this area which some guests seemed to really struggle with. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely stay again sometime in the future.
The best thing about my stay was...Comfortable hotel and the closeness of Monte Gordo's fantastic beach
08 July 2012
Linda Libretto, Surrey
This was our fourth visit and will not be the last! Some guests have been going there for over 20 years. It is an old style hotel built in the early fifties and the top floor has the original tiles and furniture so is charming. It is right on the beach and is very clean and offers old world charm. Breakfast offers all you could wish for. Staff are all very helpful and make you welcome. Some Portuguese entertainment in the evenings where you meet other guests in the bar and not many from the UK. This area of Portugal is where the Portuguese holiday so is quite tradiditional. Looking forward to next yearl
The best thing about my stay was...Weather and accommodation
12 June 2012
very relaxing hotel, close to beach and friendly staff
William Purcell, Carlow
service was excellent.room was a land view and was serviced every day.
The best thing about my stay was...relaxing atmosphere in hotel,lovely pool,close to beach and all amenities.
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