Dom Pedro Golf Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDom Pedro Golf Resort Vilamoura
Really loved this hotel. Room was clean with a great balcony but furnishings a little tired. Pool was excellent. Plenty of space for sunbeds and trees for shade.
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... seem to speak some English, but they are delighted when do don't have to - RESPECT! Yay Kate! Very warm welcomes and huge smiles seem to be the default attitude here. Although it's hot - about 30 degrees each day we were here - the city has thousands of trees and gorgeous shady squares where the temperature drops by 10 degrees and a refreshing breeze cools the happy flaneur at every turn ....oh joy and rapture ...
... up on the weather and left). We make it as far a Faro (about 15 miles), when Kathleen decides she has had enough. I must admit, it is very windy, I do not think I have been on a motorcycle in such high winds. We turn around and return to Quateira.
Something tells me the scooter is not going to be a success.
Once back, we get into conversation ...
... Spain, which Gordon and Kath told us about.The day time weather is pleasant, but, overnight, there is a howling gale, we never learn, we have left the awning out, we have to get out of bed to roll it in at 1:00am ! Wednesday 05/02/2014 A problem, we cannot get the handle which winds the awning in to detach from the awning, and, it is too high for me to reach to see what the problem is. Fortunately, ...
Monday 3rd February 2014
We had intended to stay here another two days (Kathleen cannot resist the "bargain" of getting a free night if you stay three nights), but, when we wake, it is raining (again!).
So, accordingly, we set off for Portugal, Quateira.
The Spanish have built a nice new motorway, south to Seville and beyond, (that is where at least some of those Euro's went in the financial crash). So, we disregard our planned route, via Evora and ...
... a Portuguese version of the Spanish paella. And always with a local wine.
After leaving Peniche we headed south. We visited a few of the coastal settlements then bypassed Lisbon and plodded along country roads to the SW coast. This part of the coast is very different to the north. Much of it is national park and thus it's fairly sparsely populated. There's some great little towns like Sines and Aljezur that sit on the edge of the park and Porto Covo ...