Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly, resort-style hotel near Albufeira


In Sesmarias village

With a small beach a short walk or shuttle ride away, this resort hotel is 3 km from Albufeira, 7 km from Zoomarine and golf courses, and 25 km from Faro International Airport. Castelo and Coelha beaches are nearby.

Ocean or pool swims

After a day at the beach, guests can relax near the outdoor pool and take advantage of the hotel's free WiFi. An indoor pool, sauna, hot tubs, and a poolside bar are additional options for relaxation.

Balcony views

Hotel Baia Grande's 131 air-conditioned guestrooms have sea or land views from a furnished balcony. Additional amenities include a private bathroom, satellite LCD TV, climate control, and a minibar.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A complimentary shuttle service transports guests to a nearby beach is available daily, or guests can make the trek over a narrow paved road and a dirt footpath through a low pine forest. Free shuttle service is also provided to nearby areas, allowing guests to explore Albufeira. Guests can also relax in the sauna and take a dip in the indoor or outdoor swimming pool. A kids' swimming pool, as well as access to horse riding/rentals are also available.

Above the hotel's marble-floored lobby is an expansive 4th-floor ocean view lounge furnished with overstuffed seating, game tables, and a TV. An open-air deck provides a panoramic views of the city of Faro. Business-friendly amenities at Hotel Baia Grande include free WiFi, 4 meeting rooms, and concierge services.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Sauna 
  • Concierge services 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 131 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Garden 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's pool 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 10 EUR per week )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Mermaid Restaurant - This pool view restaurant serves Portuguese cuisine for breakfast and dinner, with seasonal lunch service available. Themed dinners feature the best Mexican, Italian, Portuguese and Mediterranean flavors.

Neptune Bar - Open-air poolside spot with thatched roof. Open in warm weather for light fare, snacks, drinks from mid-morning until early evening.

Piano Bar - Spacious air-conditioned bar/lounge off lobby featuring upholstered seating, nightly music, television.

Nearby Things to Do

Hotel guests enjoy discount rates at Salgados Golf Club 4.5 km (2.8 miles) away.

Other recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 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.

Hotel Name

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

Romantic Offer

Book a stay in a Romantic Package rate plan and receive the following:

  • Breakfast in the restaurant or in the room
  • Surprise amenity
  • Water and fruit, bottle of sparkling wine, and fresh flowers in the room
  • Bed dressed with satin sheets
  • Late check-out up to 4 PM (subject to availability)
  • 1 romantic dinner a la carte dinner for 2 people with 1 bottle of wine included
  • Free access to the indoor pool, sauna, and spa tub
  • Free transportation to Galé Beach and Albufeira town center
  • Upgrade to a suite (subject to availability)
Full details at check-in. Restrictions may apply.

New Year's Eve 2015 Offer

Book a 3-night minimum stay in a New Year's Eve Package rate plan and receive the following:

  • Breakfast buffet at Mermaid restaurant
  • Fresh fruit and mineral water in room on arrival
  • Welcome drink
  • Free access to indoor heated pool, spa tub, and sauna
  • Live music in bar
  • Transportation to the center of Albufeira and Gale Beach
  • Private car park
  • Late check-out until 4 PM (subject to availability)
  • New Year's Eve (December 31, 2015) cocktail reception, Gala dinner, and party with live music for dancing, including drinks
  • Buffet with open bar (selected drinks) to be served after midnight on New Year's Eve
  • Brunch buffet from 10 AM to 2 PM on January 1, 2016
Full details at check-in. 3-night minimum stay required. Offer subject to availability. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Restrictions may apply.

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