Advantages: somewhere to visit for a bit of peace and tranquility Disadvantages: Once you have seen the sights not a lot to do
...Porto Santo is Madeira's neighbour - a sleepy island that hasn't changed for hundreds of years where there is very little to do but it does have one major asset, a long, golden sandy beach. I have always been intrigued by this small island mainly because it is stuck out miles away from anywhere in the Atlantic Ocean and also because the spoken language of its inhabitants is Portuguese. Having...
Advantages: Good service, Large Portions, and tables. Disadvantages: Closed on Sundays.
...On our short stay to Porto we like to try local Restaurants rather than Hotel Restaurants, although the Grande Hotel Do Porto, Hotel's Menu looked very tempting.
We had noticed a Restaurante sign in the little street that runs behind the Hotel, sorry I did not get the street's name, but if you find the Grande Hotel do Porto on Rua Santa Catarina, stand facing then look for alley to...
Advantages: Those Public Rooms Disadvantages: Standard Rooms small, but hay that was our choice and your all the same at breakfast
...We have just returned from a Week-end in Porto.
We were looking for a Hotel that had good location and some olde world charm, so this one seemed to tick the boxes.
We booked it thru Octopustravel.com for £165 that being for a Double Room with Buffet Breakfast for three nights (About £27 per person per night B&B).
Getting to the Hotel from the Airport can not be easier. You get...