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Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, Carvoeiro, Portugal

4-star4 stars
Vale De Centeanes-Praia Do CarvoeiroCarvoeiro8400-525Portugal, (02) 8228 1927

Beach hotel in Carvoeiro with spa, outdoor pool
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast and free parking
Good7.6
  • We have been staying in few different hotels but this is the one came back again :)…Oct 10, 2017
  • Poor not friendly pick and choose how you get treated . No wifi access not helpful never…Oct 8, 2017
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Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, Carvoeiro, Portugal

from A$167
  • Single Room (Land View)
  • Single Room, Sea View
  • Double Room (Land View)
  • Double Room
  • Junior Suite (Land View)
  • Suite (Side Sea View)
  • Suite (Frontal Sea View)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 121 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

Offsite

  • Free area shuttle

Other information

  • All-inclusive rates available
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Beach towels
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Children's pool
  • Health club
  • Tennis on site
  • Steam room
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Sauna
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 25
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2
  • One meeting room
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Lift
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Things to enjoy
  • Furnished balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

All inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Taxes are included.
Food and beverages

  • All buffet meals, snacks, and local beverages included

Activities and facilities/equipment
Land activities
  • Tennis

Entertainment
  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances

Not included
  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Miniature golf
  • Motorized water sports
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Tennis lessons
  • Windsurfing equipment
  • Premium food items
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Minibar
  • Room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities
  • Gratuities

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 1 treatment room. Services include hot stone massages, Thai massages, massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Dining

Onsite venue - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, Carvoeiro, Portugal’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Baía Cristal Beach Resort Carvoeiro
  • Hotel Baía Cristal Beach Resort
  • Baía Cristal Beach Carvoeiro
  • Baía Cristal Beach

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Christmas Day gala dinner fee for stays on 25 December
  • New Year's Day gala dinner fee for stays on 1 January
  • Resort fee

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Spa access (may be limited)
  • Fitness center access
  • Parking

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 57 per night

Safes in guestrooms can be used for EUR 2.50 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 30 per person (one way)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for EUR 4.50 per day (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for EUR 4.50 per hour (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, Carvoeiro, Portugal

Landmarks

  • On the waterfront
  • Vale Centeanes Beach - 8 min walk
  • Vale de Milho Golf - 15 min walk
  • Algar Seco Rocks - 16 min walk
  • Alfanzina Lighthouse - 20 min walk
  • Carvoeiro Beach - 20 min walk
  • Paraiso Beach - 24 min walk
  • Carvalho Beach - 31 min walk

Getting around

  • Portimao (PRM) - 23 min drive
  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 49 min drive
  • Silves Station - 18 min drive
  • Lagoa Ferragudo Station - 19 min drive
  • Portimao Station - 21 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free area shuttle

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 134 reviews

Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, Carvoeiro, Portugal
Very Good8.0
Hi-de-hi in lovely situation with good facilities.
Good situation and buildings with what looked like a lovely outdoor pool and also a smaller heated indoor pool. Margarita(?) on reception was very welcoming on arrival. BUT it is a bit hi-de-hi with rules and with opportunities to upsell - a bit like McDonalds - "would you like fries with that?". For example, this is the FIRST and ONLY place I have ever been asked to wear a swimming cap since leaving school over 40 years ago. I didn't want to get my hair wet when I went for a dip in the hot pool so put on a shower cap. Within 2 minutes I was approached and told that unless I put on a proper swimming cap, which they presented to me to buy, I had to get out. I wasn't swimming - just soaking with my head out of the water. Then the wifi - you can have it free in the bar, but if you want access in the bedroom, you need to pay a daily free. The breakfast range was extensive, but not quality. Parking spaces are extremely narrow and appear in short supply.
A Traveller, nz1 night romance trip
Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, Carvoeiro, Portugal
Very Good8.0
Nearby great beaches!!
Good location very close to gorgeous beaches in carvoeiro, marinha beach and others. Also very close to restaurants. Entrance to the trail is very easy and you can enjoy up to 5 k of hiking with gorgeous views. Good breakfast and good service in general. Only one thing that we didn't like much, internet connection only worked in the lobby area (or you needed to pay for it if you wanted in the room). Internet should be just for free in the whole complex.
A Traveller, us4 night romance trip
Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, Carvoeiro, Portugal
Exceptional10.0
Altogether very good ,better than expected good facilities ,good staff ,food good variety ,nice quiet area,will go again for sure
Peter, gb12 night romance trip
Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, Carvoeiro, Portugal
Exceptional10.0
A bit dated but great value
Great value. Spacious rooms. Quiet. A bit dated. 16-17 mins walk to Carvoeiro.
Constantin, gb8 night romance trip
Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, Carvoeiro, Portugal
Fair4.0
Cold and the same brwakfast everyday. Briken loxk on balcony doors reported again and again through first 4 days - repaird on 6th day of stay. All staff can speak english that is a big plus, some staff very rude though.
lukasz, ie8 night family trip

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Hotel Baía Cristal Beach & Spa Resort, Carvoeiro, Portugal

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