Vila Baleira Thalassa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
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Spent the day wandering around Madeira. We purchased tickets for the hop on bus again and saw all the interesting points on the small island. We returned to the ship for the sail away at 4 pm. Had a lovely drink by the pool accompanied by a steel band as we watched Madeira fade in the distance. Lovely day. ...
... routes. The hop on buses can be a pretty good deal for your first time in a city. This one was 18 euros, and it included both routes and was good for 48 hours. They have commentary that is recorded. You plug in the earbuds the give you and select your language. The commentary is pretty weak, but I suspect it offers all the knowledge most people want, and since I read up on places, I can fill in more for myself. A really good tour guide is ...
... who has cruised will know how easy and enjoyable that can be.
Yesterday, we landed at our first and only European port, Madeira, a gorgeous volcanic island off the coast of Portugal. Eight of us hired a van/driver (Flauvio) who took us to see the highlights, which in this case, were not buildings, but natural beauty. For example, we were taken to the highest cliff in Europe (second highest in the world) overlooking the ocean 580 meters (over ...
... her own stuff. Me? Not packing, but exploring the incredible gardens at the hotel. What a gorgeous area this hotel sits in. According to Marina, who was here 50 years ago with her mother, the gardens were three times larger, and there were no other hotels, or even a town to speak of. I even managed to find our room from the gardens.... which was a real challenge. Marina and I had lunch, while Jacques fasted, because he had too much ...
... elevators in this area. The second elevator takes you only to the breakfast restaurant. The third elevator only goes up and down doing service to only two floors.... This elevator goes to pools/restaurant for lunch/beach. The walk between all these elevators is somewhat confusing. For the first day, we went to our closest elevator, standing still, scratching our heads and just thinking, do we take it, or another one? I finally figured out a ...