Pontalmar Praia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Natal
... I heard rumours of gunshots going off in Copacabana which isn't surprising.(& also our next destination) We spent the majority of the night in a "Mutual" bar owned by Argentinan dude Martin - legendary dude & loose bartender. The reason it was called a Mutual bar was because it was Argentinian owned, so if you were German you could watch the match here with out receiving a beer can to the dome. Michael, Wilson & myself ended up on a dead ...
... heroes could hold onto their narrow lead and reward us with a toga day II. An equaliser from Ivory Coast seemed to shatter that dream, but a very suspect 93rd minute penalty, tucked away by Samaras changed all of that. The Greeks had done it, scenes of jubilation not seen in the hotel since Ghana went 2-1 up against Germany, graced the corridors. Toga Day II was a go and so was a celebratory dance down the beach in our togas as the cameras came out in force once more.
... encounter with a donkey.
As we stepped out of the buggy and were instructed to go and have a look at a lake which was more like swamp, we were approached by a man pulling a donkey. This one looked equally suicidal with flowers in her hair and going by the name of Gabriella, we were encouraged to have our photo taken with or on her, we all passed this opportunity up. Back in the buggy, up and down a few dunes before the next stop where we ...
... we felt that Ghana played the better game, and we had a couple of lucky shots, but were not about to take that away from our team. We won and our team held their own against a tough team! We returned home and you would think that the party would have continued until the wee hours of the morning, but the intensity of the game had physically and emotionally drained us. Like our team, we left it all out on the field and everyone went straight to bed with dreams of World Cup ...
... signalling to go here and then there for a free bus to Ponta Negra. Man, how easy could this be?!? I get to the bus, and a lady asks me for my name. I quickly realize that apparently one of the AO chartered planes had just landed and those nice comfort luxury liners were for those that chose the AO package deal. So much for my $25 annual fee helping me out there! So, back into the terminal to the help desk. Here I found other Americans who had set ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking