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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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We arrived in one piece and caught a taxi to the Hotel Savoy where Henry had a little nap and skipped dinner!
Tuesday dawned grey but not too bad, and several degrees cooler. We wandered into St Helier and looked around the shops and harbor area. The town itself was slightly disappointing, a mixture of french and milton keynes architecture, from quaint to functional reflecting a pragmatic approach ...
... the harbour wall and then along the promenade. It was beautiful with good views of the castle and village. Another interesting walker was a lady with a huge long haired black dog, almost the size of a Shetland pony.
Then the bus back to collect the cases, a walk into town, the bus to the airport and here we are waiting to board our plane back to everyday life again, but with ideas of where we think we are going next.
... feathers. Apparently this is to eat single cell plants and molluscs. There were a flock of Red breasted Geese on the lawn, very brightly coloured and tame.
Near the Manor House there was an exhibition about Gerald Durrell and the setting up of the Trust.
To finish off we had out tenner feast meal at Casa Mia, muscles and lobster linguini - very nice with the red wine.
We arrived in the rain so the visibility from the bus on the ride into St Hellier was not good. We took another bus to the hotel, booked in and left our bags there. The rain had stopped by then so we walked back onto town up interesting winding streets. We found a small place to have some soup, 3 bean and ham - very nice indeed. We were told that a 'tenner feast' deal ...
... still the same? Of course they are! The resort was originally started by Trusthouse Forte plc and Costain Plc in 1962. It was the first development in The Algarve of it’s kind which, up until that point, was a fishing and farming community. It was taken over by Dutch Entrepreneur Sander Van Gelder in 1997 who developed the resort into a self-contained community of villas and apartments, but it has so much more to offer. Two beautiful golf courses, the Tennis Academy, ...