Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with full-service spa and restaurant


This family-friendly Braga hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Minho University and Theatro Circo. Archbishop's Palace and Santa Barbara Garden are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this hotel has a restaurant and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 182 rooms offer free wired Internet, 24-hour room service, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Minibars and safes are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Melia Braga Hotel & Spa features a lazy river and an indoor pool. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities include a conference center and conference space. This luxury hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a health club. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Melia Braga Hotel & Spa has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 182 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Computer station 
  • Lazy river 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Conference center 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Children's pool 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Lazy river  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Minibar 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

EL OLIVO - Overlooking the pool and garden, this brasserie serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a lazy river, a health club, and a sauna.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa tub.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 

Spa Services

EL SPA has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and thalassotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Thalassotherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

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.

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.

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