Vilabaleira Thalassa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Porto Santo
Once we were finally down from the mountains, we came across one ...
... s a swim in the sea water filled pool, which is nearly as cold as Lake Wanaka and ensures lengths are done in record breaking time, followed by 15 minutes in the Jacuzzi (We do shower after leaving the gym!) Rhianwyn has attended the craft class and after being sent away the first time and told to come back in two days succeeded in making a crochet bag, only for the feisty Italian leading the session to exclaim, "It's wrong" and unravel ...
... out of doing this all day long. So for two km they pull us down the hill, trying hard not to let the basket overtake them and occasionally make way for cars. When completed they walk the 2km back up the hill and proceed to do it all over again. A tough gig and I'm sure that they wouldn't get much of the 15 euro we each pay for this privilege.
Once we got to the bottom of the designated toboggan ride Len was determined to walk the rest of the distance into the ...
... you. Although we did have a great laugh when at lunch, one of the waitresses tipped over a glass of wine on her tray, which then proceeded to go all over Len's shoulder and promptly in his lap. Of course she was horrified but with 6 people laughing hysterically, including Len, she quickly realised there was not going to be any repercussions on this one. I mean, it could have been worse on so many counts. It could have been my lap, or my drink, or worse still, ...
... who try to steer it before the basket runs into a stone wall or gets hit by a car. This takes place on a real street. The runners on the sled have been greased before this starts, so they are slippery, and the street is very steep, and suddenly you're off! Two kilometres of craziness/fun.
The bridges/tunnels/roads amaze My Man. He ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet