Curl up with a book in one of the hotel’s nooks, linger in the cosy library and let the warmth of the sun-drenched rooms inspire you. Honouring the hotel’s rich history, the 26 rooms and suites boast an array of period details, including intricate molding, antique pieces and glamorous crystal-festooned chandeliers.
Embodying the motto “Ain’t life Grand?”, this stylish waterside restaurant and bar is the ideal spot to let time slip by. Grab a Cocktail, lose yourself in the sea and enjoy modern comfort food showcasing the very best of land and sea.
Embark on a culinary journey through Portuguese culture, guided by an effortless five-star service in a relaxed but aspirational atmosphere. There’s no room for pretension or stuffiness, just genuine hospitality and superb, locally sourced food.
A time capsule… A tribute to the opulent chicness of former gentleman clubs… Indulge in our decadent Grand Afternoon Tea, have an aperitif before dinner or wind down afterwards with a drink in the calm surroundings of our Grand Salon Bar.
DAY TRIP WITH A SOLAR BOAT
A Natural Park since 1987, the Ria Formosa is one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal. A stunningly complex lagoon system with a huge diversity of fauna and flora, it is in a permanent state of flux due to…
BOAT TRIP AND VISIT TO AN OYSTER FARM
Visit an oyster farm on the breathtaking beautiful island of Culatra. Transfer is by boat taxi from Olhao directly to the oyster farm. You will be welcomed personally by the president of the island Silvia, and you will learn a…
AN EASY MORNING WALK
An easy morning or afternoon hike... Just walk out of Vila Real de Santo António and find yourself in th middle of the beautiful Nature Reserve “Reserva Natural do Sapal de Castro Marim e Vila Real do San Antonio”.
With its empty beaches, quaint, century-old towns and lip-smacking fresh seafood, Portugal’s Eastern Algarve is an undiscovered gem. One of the country’s best-kept secrets, this special destination is a tribute to tradition, a song of saudade, an emotional state of mind that describes the Portuguese soul and identity by preserving ancient history, a unique cultural heritage, traditional crafts and a unique ecosystem.
Being a pet friendly hotel, we have a very special Junior Butler: GRAND. The Portuguese Water Dog is not only the ambassador of our pet-friendly Hotel. She is also our good soul, working in the customer service, where her affectionate, social nature makes her the perfect fit for this role.
We like to think of our Grand House as a Grand Dame. She is almost 100 years old, itself a book with thousands of pages of stories. No wonder, then, that we thought it was time to put the Grand Dame's life on paper. We are very happy to present you the first issue of our Grand Magazine.
Originally used as a soul comforter and safety distance keeper during the Corona period, Theodore the Bear has become a much-loved mascot of our Grand House. And the perfect buddy for all solo travellers. If you're feeling lonely, just get him by your side.
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