Casino Gandia has since been closed
Casino Gandia is a privately-owned establishment located in the heart of Gandia on the east coast of Spain. The relatively small casino sits at the foot of a large building that fills the rest of its floors with offices and flats.
In Gandia’s old town is the 15th-century Los Borja Ducal Palace and the Archaeological Museum of Gandia, which has prehistoric artifacts. There are also a variety of sandy beaches on the east-coast including North Beach, Venecia, and Rafalcaid.
The coastal village of Gandia is accessible via the major airport in Valencia, however, this airport only deals with domestic and European flights. This means visitors will have to fly into Valencia from Europe or fly to one of Spain’s international airport and catch a domestic flight to Valencia. From the Valencia airport, you can make use of public transportation or taxi cab or rental car to get to Casino Gandia.
There is a smart-casual (no tie and no jacket required) dress code that applies at Casino Gambia and you must be at least 18 years of age.
There is not an exact measurement on the size of its gaming floor, but Casino Gandia is quite small compared to other casinos in the area. It is situated at the foot of a tall building with bright neon lights that reads “Casino Gandia”. On the inside of the casino, there are red carpets and a well-lit gambling floor with a bar in the center.
The casino only accepts the Euro as currency, and they do have an ATM on the premises. The casino is open Sunday-Monday and Wednesday-Thursday from 8 PM to 3 AM. On Tuesday, and from Friday-Saturday they are open from 8 PM to 4 AM.
Weekly Texas Hold’Em poker tournaments are regularly hosted by Casino Gandia and the cash prizes can sometimes go very high.
Though Casino Gandia’s gaming space is relatively small, it does manage to offer a quite large selection of table games. It has more than 10 tables available in total.
There are 4 American Roulette tables which take minimum bets of €10 and maximum bets of €500.
Blackjack is the most popular table game at the casino and therefore it has 5 tables. The minimum bets accepted are €10 and maximum bets are €300.
Casino Gandia has a Punto Banco table for those who are familiar with the game of Baccarat which accepts minimum bets of €15.
Texas Hold‘Em cash tables are set out during weekly tournaments and the cash prizes for these have been known to reach €2,000.
There are also other poker tables at Casino Gandia where players go against the dealer. These include titles like Raise ‘em Poker and Three Card Poker.
Slot and video poker machines also make up a large portion of the casino and there are more than 60 of them.
There are classic slots and video reel machines. There are also multiline betting machines that are connected to an in-house progressive jackpot worth €1,500 at the time of this review but it does reset monthly. There are a few video poker machines too.
The machines accept coin denominations of €1-€20 per credit.
Casino Gandia is not affiliated with any lodging services, so you will have to look elsewhere in the city of Gandia to find a place to stay overnight.
The nearest hotel, Hotel Borgia, is a very low-key place with airy rooms, a lobby lounge, restaurant and a snack bar with a terrace. The rate for an average room based on two people sharing is €70 per night and the rooms feature colorful decor and parquet floors. All are equipped with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars.
La Rochera is a bed and breakfast in between the vineyards with free Wi-Fi in all rooms and a deck for tanning. A room here typically has a King Bed and sleeps 2 and the rate per night is around €150 for two people sharing.
If you chose to stay at the Hotel Borgia then a good dining option would be their in-house restaurant which serves hearty meals for a reasonable price.
Other restaurants in the area include Restaurante Almar which is a cozy little spot ina courtyard that offers authentic Spanish food on the menu then there is Restaurante Foment which is indoors and offers the same sort of food. SabortArte is a fine dining restaurant that takes a modern approach to Spanish and international cuisine.