Club Med Da Balaia
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- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Outdoor pool
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
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... but that didn't bother us. After much deliberation we booked ourselves into a 2pm time slot with an Australian guy. However after he thought the swell was too big he pulled out. But for the 2 hours before the tour we sat on a gorgeous beach around the rocks from the marina.
It was such a blistering day, the heat was incredible and the water still wasn't warm. The really cool thing about the beaches in Lagos is that tunnels have been dug out of the rock so that the ...
... seem to speak some English, but they are delighted when do don't have to - RESPECT! Yay Kate! Very warm welcomes and huge smiles seem to be the default attitude here. Although it's hot - about 30 degrees each day we were here - the city has thousands of trees and gorgeous shady squares where the temperature drops by 10 degrees and a refreshing breeze cools the happy flaneur at every turn ....oh joy and rapture ...
... best 5 euros I have spent) and enjoyed the next 6 hours on the beach swimming and sleeping. The only downside is that the water was actually very very cold but the burning sun in the blue sky above more than made up for that. Dina was more than happy to jump into the crystal waters as she hadn't been for a swim in almost 4 weeks since we were in Croatia.
After far to much relaxing and sleeping we decided on one final swim before heading off. We ...
... hostel and were joined on the beach by elderly British couples and fishermen. We certainly weren't looking to embrace the "clubs", but we were thinking some socializing might happen. Though we did not have this expectation met, Albufeira was relaxing and a gorgeous introduction to Portugal. We meandered down ...
... elderly (79) English woman, who, it emerges, hails from South Shields, although she has not lived there for some 40 years.
She recommends a restaurant (Tirimasu) for lunch. We walk the two miles to the restaurant, only to find, it is closed on Mondays! Fortunately, there is another restaurant open a short distance along the road, so, all is not ...