The Melia Hotel Ria and Spa is located in the heart of the City of Aveiro, near a terminal lake of the arm of River of Aveiro. Located next to the Congress Centre of Aveiro and to the railway station, it is a modern structure that fits perfectly into a new tourist and commercial area. Treat yourself after a day of sightseeing or working, the many benefits and facilites of an indoor swimming pool and Spa. For guests with disabilities, special rooms are available upon request.
Often named 'The Venice of Portugal' because of its many canals it is a very attractive city. Both the area around and the City of Aveiro is known for their 'Art Noveau'. In Costa Nova, you can find the typical houses of the fishermen and in Ílhavo, you have the historical tiling and porcelain factory 'Vista Alegre', additionally in Barra, you can see one of the tallest lighthouses in the world.