Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with restaurant and indoor pool


Located in Vila Nova de Gaia, this family-friendly hotel is 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from St. Ignatius Zoo, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Gaia Cable Car and Senhor da Pedra Chapel. Granja Beach and Jardim do Morro Park are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a sauna, a rooftop terrace, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 16 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include washers/dryers, 24-hour room service, and cable TV.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Villa Sandini Hotel e Spa provides a sauna and a children's pool. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. This luxury hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, spa services, and a children's club. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 16 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Year Built 2011 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Children's pool 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Washer/dryer  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Uima Rio - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

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

  • Playground on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM

Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 4 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 25 per night.


  • 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: EUR 10 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel e Spa
  • Villa Sandini
  • Villa Sandini e Spa
  • Villa Sandini e Spa Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Villa Sandini Hotel e Spa
  • Villa Sandini Hotel e Spa Vila Nova de Gaia

We should mention

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. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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