In 2002, PortAventura World opened its first ever hotel in the entire complex. A milestone that paved the way to a full-service resort where you can enjoy a holiday without even leaving the premises. From that moment on, PortAventura World experienced progressive growth focused on the hospitality industry, with the addition of large, first-rate, themed hotels. Below, you can read the history of Hotel PortAventura, its origins and many more interesting facts.
What was the inspiration behind Hotel PortAventura?
Hotel PortAventura was built as a reflection of Mediterranean light and architecture. The hotel rooms are distributed between houses of no more than three floors around a central area of gardens, swimming pools and a main square. Direct access to the park makes it even more convenient for hotel guests to enjoy the attractions and shows in this area.
The hotel recreates a town on the Catalan coast with its squares, villages, bars, etc., creating a perfect and peaceful environment. All the buildings surround the lake and its shores are themed with boats, small ports, fishermen’s nets and a host of other details.
Hotel PortAventura timeline
To learn a little more about the history of Hotel PortAventura, we are going to review in detail the life span of almost 20 years of this symbolic hotel, starting from its grand opening in 2002 up to its most recent room renovations in 2019:
Present-day Hotel PortAventura
1. Hotel PortAventura room types:
The Hotel is made up of 500 rooms that are located in the Mediterranean-style houses that surround the lake. We can choose between three types of rooms based on their services:
Suites (the most exclusive)
2. Hotel PortAventura restaurants – Pure Mediterranean style!
At Hotel PortAventura you can find different types of restaurants, each with its individual characteristics and specialities.
Buffet del Port and Buffet del Mar:
our buffet restaurants where you can enjoy a varied buffet breakfast and a delightful dinner after a day of fun in the park.
located next to Plaça Catalunya, it is the hotel's social and leisure hub. Port Regata serves à la carte evening meals with specialities from Italian cuisine.
delicious Mediterranean cuisine on the terrace of this restaurant in front of the Hotel PortAventura pool. Enjoy special dishes cooked in the charcoal oven and in full view of the public.
tasty coffees, accompanied by traditional pastries and cakes, ice creams or smoothies, await you in this exquisite café. If you don't have much time, you can also have a quick bite to eat at Café Saula.
3. Relaxation and exercise facilities
Two magnificent pools:
the first is called La Cala, a quiet cove-shaped pool, next to a jacuzzi covered by a gazebo. The second, Cal Pep, is shaped like a lake and is shallow, making it suitable for the little ones.
includes an exercise room, massage service, sauna, jacuzzi, steam baths, etc.
An ideal place has been created to combine the magic and fun of the park with the relaxation and tranquillity of the magnificent hotel facilities. The healthy and tasty Mediterranean cuisine adds to the feeling of wellbeing that follows time in the jacuzzi, the gym or on the sun lounger. All this and much more make up PortAventura World’s oldest and most iconic hotel. Do you want to discover more about the spirit of Hotel PortAventura? Just spend a few days there!