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No. 3 Hotel for Thalassotherapy This hotel is the 3 most popular choice for our hotels for Thalassotherapy. The popularity depends on how often a hotel is called, requested and booked via this website. No. 3 Hotel in Portugal This hotel is the 3 most popular choice for our hotels in Portugal. The popularity depends on how often a hotel is called, requested and booked via this website.

Vila Baleira

Unique Natural Health Resort

Recharge your batteries and relax in the saltwater swimming pool with fantastic views over the countryside of Porto Santo.

Most Popular Hotel Features

  • Wifi for free
  • Swimming pool
  • Seaside
  • Family-friendly
  • Sauna
  • Gym
  • Ideal for golfers
  • Nordic Walking
  • Cosmetics / Beauty

Packages and Programmes with Best Price Guarantee

Relaxation on Sea Al

1 night, double room, all inclusive

$87

$78

From 1.5.2018

  • Use of seawater pool inside and outside (in the beach club), sunbeds and umbrellas at the outdoor pool
  • Per stay 1x entrance to the Thalasso therapy center (1.5-2 hours)

Telephone booking code: I57P2

Personalise your stay

Vila Baleira in detail

Your Hotel

Porto Santo Island is located in the Atlantic Ocean with endless and golden beach with fine sand in the south (9 km), about 75 km from Madeira, has about 5000 inhabitants, is 11 km long and 6 km wide. The capital city is the small Vila Baleira. You can reach the island of Madeira either by plane (about 20 minutes) or by speedboat in about 1.5 hours.
The air is dry and the sea so warm that you can swim in it most time of the year. The beach is known for the healing properties of the yellow sand.
The hotel lies in the fantastic dunes, is separated by just a road from the beach and is located about 7 minutes from the airport, the harbour and the marine and is only a five minute walk away from the cosy town of Vila Baleira with a few restaurants, bars and clubs.

How You Reside

256 rooms (224 double rooms and 32 junior suites) are generally equipped with bath or shower / WC, hairdryer, balcony, telephone, cable TV, mini bar and centrally controlled air conditioning. Safe for a fee. Junior suites offer a small living room and a wide balcony. Apartments are ideal for families with their separated sleeping and living area, small kitchen and a panoramic balcony. Check-in with internet terminal, shops, lift. Laundry and car rental.

Dining

Restaurant "Atlantico" serves with breakfast, lunch and dinner in buffet form. Lobby bar "Navegador". Congress hall for gala dinner. Beach club with restaurant and bar offers snacks, cocktails and Madeira wine (seasonal).

Wellness, Spa & Health

Indoor pool, outdoor pool and children's outdoor pool. Thalassotherapy centre (daily 9a.m.-7p.m., 16 years and older) is connected by an underground tunnel to the hotel: seawater vitality pool with Jacuzzi, water massages, waterfalls (about 33-35 °C), water flow pools with fixed / moving underwater jets for walking in the circulating flowing water (about 30-32 °C). Turkish bath, swimming pool for relaxing, dry sauna, steam room (use only with bathing suit and towel). Hydro Massage / aero-bath. Thalaxion for venous lymphatic problems, heavy legs, pressure therapy and frigid-therapy, combined with subsequent hydro massage. Circulatory shower. Hand bath / footbath. Jet shower with different water pressure, affusion shower also with manual two - or four-handed massage. Aerosol therapy, carbonised sand on the beach, ideal for muscles and bones. Assistance in the medical field and for nutrition. Beauty treatments, fitness and gymnastics.

Leisure

In addition to the sandy beach of Porto Santo there are also the 5 "summits" (the highest: Pico de Faco 516 m), perfect for hiking. Diving centre. In front of the island are some rock riffs, suitable for diving or snorkelling. Volleyball and bicycle rental. Children's playground and Junior club (4 to 11.9 years).

GOLF Golf course designed by Severiano Ballesteros with 18-hole and 9-hole pitch and putt, putting green, driving range and club house (about 2 km from the hotel). Tee time reservation.

Your Hotel

☀ The Vila Baleira is located in the dunes, only separated from the beach by a road. The small capital Vila Baleira with restaurants, bars and shops are only 5 minutes away, airport, marina and harbour only 7 minutes.

Location & Surroundings

The island of Porto Santo, approx. 40 km northeast of Madeira, is only 11 km long and 6 km wide. In the south of the island is the famous, almost golden sand with its therapeutic effects. The carbonized sand is ideal for musculoskeletal disorders such as rheumatism, osteoporosis or fibromyalgia. The island is dry and mostly warm all year round.

How You Reside

256 cozy rooms and suites. Double Standard (approx. 31 sqm) with bath or shower / WC, hairdryer, balcony, telephone, TV, minibar and air conditioning / heating. Safe (approx. € 3 / day). Junior Suites with small living area and balcony. Apartments (ideal for families) with separate sleeping and living area, small kitchen and panoramic balcony. Wi-Fi throughout the hotel resort, shops, elevator.

DBL Standard

Double Standard rooms (approx. 31 sqm) with bath or shower / WC, hairdryer, balcony, telephone, TV, mini bar and air conditioning / heating. Safe ( approx. € 3 / day).

Wifi

Air conditioner

Safe

Hair dryer

Heater

Balcony or terrace

Cable TV

Mini Bar

SGL Standard

Single room (31 sqm) with bath or shower / WC, hairdryer, balcony, telephone, TV, mini bar and air conditioning / heating. Safe (about € 3 / day).

Wifi

Air conditioner

Safe

Hair dryer

Heater

Balcony or terrace

Cable TV

Mini Bar

Standard Suite

Standard suite with bath or shower / WC, hairdryer, balcony, telephone, TV, mini bar and air conditioning / heating. Safe (approx. € 3 / day).

Wifi

Air conditioner

Safe

Hair dryer

Heater

Balcony or terrace

Cable TV

Mini Bar

DBL Ocean View Side

Double Ocean View Side rooms(approx. 31 sqm) with bath or shower / WC, hairdryer, balcony, telephone, TV, mini bar and air conditioning / heating. Safe (approx. € 3 / day).

Wifi

Air conditioner

Safe

Hair dryer

Heater

Balcony or terrace

Cable TV

Mini Bar

SGL Ocean View Side

Cozy room (approx. 31 sqm) with partial sea view, bath or shower / WC, hairdryer, balcony, telephone, TV, minibar and air conditioning / heating. Safe for a fee (about € 3 / day).

Wifi

Air conditioner

Safe

Hair dryer

Heater

Balcony or terrace

Cable TV

Mini Bar

Junior Suite Seaview

Junior Suite Sea view with small living area and balcony. Bath or shower / WC, hairdryer, balcony, telephone, TV, mini bar and air conditioning / heating. Safe (about 3 / day).

Wifi

Air conditioner

Safe

Hair dryer

Heater

Balcony or terrace

Cable TV

Mini Bar

Dining & Leisure

Regional specialties and international dishes from the buffet. Drinks included with meals. Also gluten, lactose free, vegan and diabetic food. Lobby bar. Beach Club with restaurant bar (seasonal) for snacks.

Wellness & Spa

The thalassotherapy center (approx. 3,500 square meters, daily 9am - 7pm, access from 16 years) is connected via an underground tunnel with the hotel: seawater Vitapools with Jacuzzi, water massages, waterfalls, water stream basin with underwater jets. Turkish bath, pool to relax, Finnish sauna, steam bath.

Treatments: hydromassage / aerobath, thalaxion for veno-lymphatic problems, pressotherapy and frigotherapy, circulatory shower. Jet shower, Vichy shower, aerosol therapy. Beauty, fitness, gymnastics.

Free Time

Seawater indoor pool in the main building. Seawater outdoor pool with separate children's pool and loungers and umbrellas and beach accessible via a tunnel. Sunbeds and sunscreen on the beach for a fee. Hiking, long beach walks, diving or snorkelling. Bicycle rental. Children's playground and Junior Club (4-11.9 years). 18-hole and 9-hole golf course, about 2 km. Car rental.

Getting There

Transfer: (approx. 5 km) approx. € 8 / person (round trip), reservation via SpaDreams, payment upon arrival.

Nearby Airports
Porto Santo Airport (PXO) : (approx. 5 km / 12 minutes)

Additional information

Parking: included.

Child discount: 2 adults + 1-2 children (0-3.9 years) 100% discount, (4-12 years) € 16- € 46.

Pets: not permitted.

Good to Know

Thalassotherapy

The sea climate with its activating biological effect, seawater and mud with its mineral composition and algae form the basis of one of the most attractive and successful treatments - ideal for revitalization, relaxation, for slimming, for new energy, for tiredness. Programs April-October.

Psammotherapy (Sand Therapy)

Porto Santo's carbonaceous and biogenic sand is used to treat musculoskeletal disorders. The minerals of the sand (including magnesium, calcium, phosphorus) provide temperature maintenance over a long period of time and also have anti-inflammatory effects. For treatment, a sand bath at 40 ° C sand temperature for 2x 20-25 min. With a one-hour break between the baths taken. Here, the acidic sweat of the skin helps with the mineral absorption from the sand. Ideal for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, osteoporosis and fibromyalgia. Not suitable for: cardiovascular disorders, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypotension, peripheral respiratory insufficiency / varicose veins.

SpaDreams Fit Tip: Combine 1 week Madeira & 1 week Porto Santo. Combine your Thalasso programme with a hiking holiday in Madeira.

Hotel Amenities at a Glance

  • Bar
  • Ideal for golfers
  • Child care possible
  • Dietary Food

Additional bookable services

Entrance Thalassotherapy Center ($9)

Psammotherapy 1 session ($113)

Psammotherapy 10 sessions ($597)

Psammotherapy - 12 Sessions ($678)

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