Santa Catarina Hotel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
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... at this strange pink building, very tall, but made up of bits and pieces of structures which reminded me very much of the Tower of Terror ride in Disneyworld. Those up for it could take a twenty minute through the hotel's "magnificent" gardens, the rest of us (abut eight people) could go straight to the cocktail lounge and await our tea.
The hotel was very elegant inside, all the staff smartly turned out and polite, although some seemed a bit ...
Wet sea-sprayed garments causes irritation and blistering when performing obsessive, compulsive tasks like rowing day and night across oceans. So Elin Haf Davies and her female row-mates, three blondes and a brunette, worked in the nude - weather permitting. One particularly wonderful day, somewhere in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the gals were all having a nice birthday ...
... spent an hour updating this blog and checking email. By the time we emerged the queue had gone and in 5 minutes the shuttle bus appeared and took us into the centre of the town. The streets are attractively set out with flower baskets and wide paved walking areas. We wandered along enjoying the interesting architecture. We walked down to the sea side and out on to the landing where we could see our ship and view the large sheltered harbour. Then back ...
... but as the presentation and quality of the food is not great it is easier to resist. The average age of passengers on board must be 75 and the food is also very old-fashioned and rather stodgy.
Night time entertainment is limited. As this is only a small ship the options are few. The Astor Lounge has a "show" each night or the Captain’s Club has a duo who sing and play mainly '50s music. The pianist, Roman, is excellent and Lila the singer is good, but choice of music is ...
Wow this is one amazing Island. Formed from a volcano that erupted millions of years ago and now luckily extinct.
The island is rugged with huge ravines, lava flows and cliffs that drop straight into the sea. No sandy beaches just rocky coastline. Only real flat bit of land is at the top of the volcano.
Has two different climates with ...