Hotel Dom Vasco is located in Sines, a coastal town of The Alentejo region in southern Portugal.
Sines is just a few kilometers away from the Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park, one of Portugal's natural protected zones. The area has spectacular views over the seashore with cliffs hiding wonderful sandy beaches and estuaries.
On the cliffs it is common to find the great cormorant and storks which are often observed building their nests in rocks by the sea.
The Hotel takes its name from one of Sines and Portugal's most prominent historical figures, Vasco da Gama, who in the 15th century sailed for the first time from Portugal to India.
A tour can be made passing places related with Vasco da Gama, from the castle where he spent his childhood to the statue built in his honour which is symbolically facing the vast sea.
Sines still preserves much of its medieval character. Its castle walls were built using the structure of a 7th century Visigothic temple.
The Hotel has 27 bedrooms decorated in different styles giving each an individual character and experience.
All bedrooms at the Hotel provide a high quality of luxury and comfort.
Bedrooms are fully equipped with air conditioned and have a private bathroom including hair dryer, satellite LCD television, Playstation 3 with movies and games, mini-bar, safe and telephone.
The living rooms Sao Gabriel and Sao Rafael are equipped with bar service and satellite television.
Hotel Dom Vasco also has restaurant, two heated swimming pools, free wireless internet, gymnasium, children's playground and bicycles.
The hotel is close to the local restaurants of the town which offer a variety of dishes. Local gastronomy is mainly based on fish and seafood. There are also some rich combinations of flavours with products from inland Alentejo.
Hotel Dom Vasco is approximately 160 kms from Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, and within easy access to all beautiful beaches on the Alentejo Coast.
The international airports of Lisbon and Faro are at equal distance from the Hotel.