Melia Madeira Mare Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Funchal
FUNCHAL, PORTUGAL: HERE WE COME... After 8 days crossing the Atlantic, we were ready to set foot on land!
Even the funny hat man is glad to see land ...
... the sermon was as vague and wooly as a mad scientists hair, the passage itself does give you a lot to think about. After having a cuppa we wandered into town. Having been here before we had done most of the sight seeing and decided to head to a cafe with wifi. It seemed that no such existed. We walked around and after dodging some skin headed young men who were shouting in Portuguese, felt like we should make a quick exit as one of ...
Then back to the ship for an afternoon on deck in the sun. I did join the dance classes a couple of days ago and am now becoming quite proficient in the tango, cha cha, waltz and quick step. so my new gay fiend and I have partnered up and are having a hoot on the dance floor.
On Tuesday our waiter had my usual diet coke waiting for me just before lunch however as I crunched on my ice at the end of the drink I realised I was crunching glass, so I have ...
Well its been 7 days since we left Barbados for our trans atlantic crossing and have enjoyed every single day, this being the first we have not had out on deck in the sun. We've had mostly moderate seas with some swells up to 3 metres, which seem to peak in the middle of the night. However its hard sometimes to work out if its the rough seas or just that last glass of champagne!!
We have really got to know the crew who are all fantastic and can not do ...
Madeira island might be the favourite stop for each of us. We started the day by shopping, which would have been enjoyable if there weren't 5 ships in port today. We have been spoiled by the lack of crowds otherwise.
We changed our plan and went down the toboggan run instead. Two people hop into a fragile wicker basket and are accompanied by ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center