Travel Blogs from Canico
The start point is in the village of Romeiros which lies above the Choupana Hills resort. Parking is available as is an occasional bus service. Walking in an easterly direction following the levada you pass through the Choupana Hotel grounds and then cross a road and pass behind Quinta do Pomar. The walk is very flat and easy with a reasonable amount of shade and the ...
... of mountains and sea from our room. Mum and Iain had the most amazing view of the coastline and sea. We got our bearings, went shopping and got supply's for breakfasts. Mum trying a pure sugar coconut thing at reception.....braver than us. Iain wanted a "Grande beer". The evening took use down the road to "Real Canoe" with a man talking through the menu and Iain joking "40%25" discount?" Sat in front of the restaurant with a heater over Sarah's head. We had our ...
There is ample parking alongside the beach area of Praia Formosa. Take a right turn out of the car park and the constructed walkway is obvious. Very easy walk (even in trainers) to the west and continue past the beach cafes. The walk to Camara do Lobos takes about 50 minutes and the views as one enters the fishing port are the ...
... one's feet - not comfortable. As the walk progresses to the 40 minute mark the path is confined to the parapet alongside the water channel and this is not for the faint hearted! Generally the surroundings are smelly, however you do get a glimpse of the coast and the "Winged Bridge", but there are much better walks - avoid this ...
... Glad you asked.
1. Not a lot
Been squeezing every last drop out the sickness excuse, and making sure it coordinates neatly with all my aforementioned naps and the watching all sorts of soccer games, from all sorts of struggling European countries (Portugal, Spain, Italy), plus Germany and England.
2. Some unremarkable walks
Madeira is a beautiful place. The view from our balcony is amazing. The weather is almost perfect (when I ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet