Any route or trail started from our hotel, will guide you through a unique landscape to one of the magnificent beaches of the village. Some more frequented than others, but certainly of singular beauty.
It is precisely its beaches, which make unique the whole peninsula of O Grove and especially San Vicente, where there are 90% of the town’s beaches, all with fine white sand and suitable to all tastes, from the most sheltered to the busiest, from small coves to large sandy areas of open water.
Countless corners, distributed over 10 km along the town to enjoy the tranquility and escape from the crowds or to discover the most popular places not only for O Grove residents but also for those who visit it from neighboring municipalities.
A total of 35 beaches surround most of the coast of San Vicente de O Grove, the vast majority are in a radius of no more than 2 kilometers away. Just 900 meters away are the beach canine “O Espiño” and “O Portiño” and also very close to the hotel 6 naturist beaches are located.
La Toja Island (Isla de la Toja)
The Isla de la Toja, of 82 acres, was used during centuries by the neighbors of Grove as a place for grazing livestock (which they transported in boats) and also for their agricultural work. But from the rediscovery in the nineteenth century of its thermal mud (from which it takes its name A Toxa) and medicinal waters (from which it takes its name Louxo) became to be of private property to exploit its thermal goods, building the old spa that brought with itself an spectacular increase in tourism and the birth of other provisions, such as soaps and cosmetics factories, golf course, marina, convention center, casino, residential houses, shopping centers and other establishments.
The Chapel of the Shells (Capilla de las Conchas)
A chapel dedicated to St. Caralampio and the Virgin of del Carmen, which its original set dates from the twelfth century, is now completely covered of scallop shells in which many visitors have left their name on
Campo de Golf
Opened in 1968, the golf course of la Toja, of 9 holes, is characterized by its water obstacles that affect some of its holes, with superb views of the Ria de Arosa. The most emblematic golf course of the Galician Coast, a paradise to play golf.
Casino La Toja
Opened in June 1978, it was the first Spanish casino. Located on the Isla de la Toja, health luxury destination and provides access to the main beach areas and Galician cuisine. Managed by the Cirsa Group since 1995, the first Spanish company and one of the world leaders in the field of gaming and leisure.
La Toja Spring
The spring of Isla de La Toja is known for its healing properties and the benefits provided by its waters rich in sodium, calcium, iron and magnesium. For those seeking relaxation, wellness, health and beauty, you just have to choose the destination, as very close to the hotel you can find from avant-garde wellness and thalassotherapy centers to traditional spas, offering a wide range of treatments, facial and body massages, including aromatherapy, vinotherapy, chocolatetherapyand so on. In the hotel we offer special packages that you can benefit from these services.
Meloxo Fishing Port
Porto Meloxo is one of the ports that exist in the peninsula of O Grove. The ships that tie up at this port are mainly dedicated to shellfish fishing, especially mussels, very typical of this area of the Rias Baixas. You can also see dornas, which is how the locals refer to traditional boats.
Sports Port (Puerto Deportivo) San Vicente Do Mar
The newly built and known as Puerto Deportivo de Pedras Negras is equipped with excellent facilities, has 134 berths on three pontoons, cafeteria, lounge, gas station (both gasoline and gas-oil), a parking lot and a boardwalk that links to San Vicente do Mar.
Fishing Port of O Grove
The fishing and shellfishing port of O Grove with a wide bay has a dock for 3rd and 7th lists ships. You can anchor near the outer harbor. Buoys operated by Port of Galicia and where you’d usually find over 35 ‘cruise ships mooring.
Boat Routes on the Ría
Floating platform used for mussel, oyster and scallop cultivation. It is said that the best mussels in the world are grown in this area, where there are dozens of mussel rafts distributed throughout the whole Ria de Arosa.
There are several companies that provide guided tours of the Ria de Arosa routes to see the richness of its seabed and also taste a dish of mussels accompanied by a glass of wine.
Making a voyage of approximately 1 hour and a half will immerse you in marine cultivation of the rafts, such as mussels, oysters or scallops.
Places of Interest
Walkway (Paseo de Madera)
Very close to the hotel, it is found this a pedestrian walkway that will allow you to enjoy of all the charm of the San Vicente area, adapted to the orography of the coastal facade, which goes through almost unspoiled and unknown spaces for the great majority. 1.8 km
Archaeological site located on the edge of O Carreiro beach, which features a Roman villa, a necropolis burial (S. V – XVIII), the plan of a Visigoth church (S. II) and elements of a fortification Ages half (after the S. XII) made as protection against possible assailants arrived by sea. 1.8 km
Situated in Punta Moreiras, in the area of Reboredo, which has an outdoor space in which it is explained the process of fish salting followed at the end of the eighteenth century and during the nineteenth and principal warehouse which houses a permanent exhibition of ethnographic nature and the seafaring history of O Grove. 4.6 km
O Grove Aquarium
Located by the sea, in Punta Moreiras (in the area of Reboredo). A place that offers all its visitors a fascinating journey through the Galician coasts, discovering the seabeds and showing the great variety of the existing species within the same; revealing the natural treasures of our estuaries and helping to understand the close relationship between man and the sea in Galicia. 4.6 km
Our Hotel, in collaboration with the Equestrian Club El Paso, located on Mount A Siradella, offers its clients different types of accommodation that can be combined with various horse rides through the most beautiful spots of the peninsula of O Grove, riding lessons, basic dressage, classical and high school.
Laguna A Bodeira One of the areas that is part of the Umia-O Grove Complex, conducive to observation of wintering birds, a must for nature lovers and especially for ornithologists.
Mirador A Siradella The highest point of the town of O Grove, from whose viewpoint you can see the neck of the peninsula with Lanzada Beach on your right and the marshes of O Bao on his left, and the surrounding dunes. 7.0 km
Ons Complex – O Grove (Ensenada de O Bao) The municipality of O Grove and its surroundings are one of the most interesting geographical areas of Galicia, both the diversity of flora and fauna as the opportunities for study and enjoyment. Part of the municipality is protected within the Ons-O Grove Complex, natural area of extraordinary interest, including both resident and seasonal (summer, migrating and wintering) from various parts of Europe peninsular level for many species of birds, , Asia, Africa and even Latin. Such is the diversity that the Ons-O Grove Complex is the protected area that has more species of birds recorded in Galicia. O Grove Pio Base Project.
Con da Hedra A place from which one can see part of the peninsula and where cows graze “cachenas”, native species of Galicia.