Get an overview of this hotel4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Smoke-free property

Location

Offering direct access to the beach, this Vila Nova de Gaia hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cockburn Smithes Cellars, Barros Almeida Cellars, and Ramos Pinto Cellars. Crystal Palace Gardens and River Douro are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

At Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel & Spa, spend the day relaxing on the nearby beach or pampering yourself at the hotel's full-service spa.

Room Amenities

All 57 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find minibars, hair dryers, and safes.

Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel & Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel & Spa features an indoor pool and a health club. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

4 meeting rooms are available. This beach hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and spa services. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel & Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 57 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathtub only 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Casa Branca Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Portuguese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

Baccus - This bar serves light fare only. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Spa Services

Aqua Vitae SPA has massage/treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy.

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
The property’s restaurant is closed on Sundays and Mondays. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 7,50 for adults and EUR 5,00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 35 per vehicle (one way)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Casa Branca Beach
  • Casa Branca Beach Hotel
  • Casa Branca Beach Hotel Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Casa Branca Beach Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel
  • Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Golden Tulip Porto Gaia
  • Golden Tulip Porto Gaia Hotel And Spa Portugal/Vila Nova De Gaia

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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