The Role of the Cais da Oliveira Pier in Madeira's History Porto Santo 

The Role of the Cais da Oliveira Pier in Madeira’s History

The Cais da Oliveira Pier, located in Caniço de Baixo, has played a pivotal role in the rich tapestry of Madeira’s history. Situated along the island’s southern coast, this iconic pier has been a central hub for various historical, economic, and cultural activities. From facilitating early maritime exploration and trade to supporting local fisheries and becoming a focal point for tourism, the Cais da Oliveira Pier is a testament to the island’s enduring connection to the sea. Its significance extends beyond mere functionality, embodying the spirit of community, heritage, and…

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About Porto Santo Island Porto Santo 

About Porto Santo Island

Porto Santo is a city that occupies the entire Portuguese island of Porto Santo, Madeira, headquartered in a town with a name other than the municipality: the city of Vila Baleira. Is 42.48 km ² and 5483 inhabitants (2011). It is one of the six municipalities of Portugal that have a single parish, which has the same name. The city closest to it is to Machico on Madeira Island, situated southwest. Porto Santo is an island located off the coast of Portugal. The island is part of the Madeira archipelago…

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Beaches of Porto Santo Beaches Porto Santo 

Beaches of Porto Santo

The sandy beaches are the treasure of Porto Santo. Porto Santo is also called the golden island in Portuguese “Ilha Dourada” because of its 7 miles of golden sandy beaches crossing the island.Their sand has therapeutic virtues, so do not hesitate and immerse yourself in the sand of Porto Santo and then swim in the beautiful blue water that surrounds the small island of 5,000 inhabitants. Porto Santo, a charming island in the Madeira archipelago, is renowned for its stunning beaches. This post will guide you through the captivating beauty…

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Hotels in Porto Santo is in demand this summer Hotels/Accomodation Porto Santo 

Hotels in Porto Santo is in demand this summer

The director of Lazermar Hotels in Porto Santo, is optimistic about the summer approaching, regarding tourism in the island . Hyginus Santos admits that Easter was not the best but believes that the operations provided for the strongest months will be positive. For now , emphasizes that the Italians are back , with direct flights from Milan , Italy, and returned to fly TAP Lisbon on Fridays and Sundays . In addition to these operations , Hyginus Santos highlights the news that will be two weekly flights in the summer…

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Porto Santo Golf Course is on the “TOP 100” | Golf Madeira Madeira Island News Porto Santo 

Porto Santo Golf Course is on the “TOP 100” | Golf Madeira

The Porto Santo Golf Course has been, once again, awarded with the distinction that certifies the quality of the course designed by Severiano Ballesteros, one of the greatest icons of this sport.Opened in October 2004, this golf course has been gaining notoriety and this distinction puts it back on the top 100 golf courses in Europe, the ranking list established by the reputable “Top 100 Golf Courses of Europe” website. The classification of the European golf courses is given according to a thorough evaluation carried out by several golf experts. …

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Porto Santo Golf Course Porto Santo 

Porto Santo Golf Course

The new golf course of Porto Santo, designed by champion Severiano Ballesteros, crosses the island from the dunes to the dramatic basalt cliffs. Offers a perfect combination – natural beauty and a challenging game. The plan was made so that the field will blend with the landscape, and with great care to minimize the impact to the environment. The field has a full 18 holes, spread over 6.434 meters, a Par 72. It is characterized by two distinct areas – the southern route, traditionally American, dotted with lakes and demanding…

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Accommodation in Porto Santo Island - Porto Santo Hotels Porto Santo 

Accommodation in Porto Santo Island – Porto Santo Hotels

Porto Santo is a long sandy beach with a little island to follow . Over its nine kilometers of soft white sand , you will find only a few hotels and restaurants , making the Porto Santo is one of the few European destinations undiscovered. It is part of the Portuguese archipelago that includes the Madeira Island – in the Atlantic Ocean , not far from the African coast – Porto Santo offers the opportunity to get away from everything . Its volcanic sands have long been recognized for its…

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Columbus House - Museum of Porto Santo Porto Santo 

Columbus House – Museum of Porto Santo

The Columbus House-Museum of Porto Santo is installed on an articulated set of buildings, now standardized by the works of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. According to oral tradition, long widespread, lived here Columbus, during his dwell in Porto Santo, after his marriage with Filipa de Moniz, daughter of the first Donatory Captain of Porto Santo, Bartolomeu Perestrelo. A north wall of the main building is from the early sixteenth century, a survivor of various works, where there can be seen two windows of gothic profile.The museum opened in 1989…

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Half Marathon Porto Santo Events Porto Santo 

Half Marathon Porto Santo

The Golden Island will host another edition of the Half Marathon , an event the responsibility of the Athletics Association of Madeira , in partnership with Porto Santo Line. For dates and more info: https://www.facebook.com/atletismomadeira The proof is an extension of about 21 km, the route that will provide athletes the contemplation of some of the most beautiful and emblematic places of the island , such as Pico de Ana Ferreira , Field Angle , Camacha , Castle Peak , among others .On November 2 still run a mini –…

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Pestana Porto Santo Beach Resort & Spa - All Inclusive Hotels/Accomodation Porto Santo 

Pestana Porto Santo Beach Resort & Spa – All Inclusive

The Pestana Porto Santo Beach Resort & Spa is located on beautiful beach of Porto Santo , composed by a 9 km long sandy beach and is surrounded by a tropical garden of 30,000 m2 and two huge outdoor pools natural style making it one of the best hotels in Porto Santo . Pestana Porto Santo picture This hotel in Porto Santo works on All Inclusive , making it the ideal place for those who want to spend holidays in Porto Santo without any concern. So if for you vacation…

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