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 healing powers , for various ailments and diseases .
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However the expression ‘getting away from it all’ does not mean ‘ doing absolutely nothing ‘ . The island boasts an international golf course top notch . The interior is ideal for rugged energetic walkers , there is still a riding club , possibility of diving, fishing and many other types of entertainment are at your disposal .
There is a curious touch in its history as the capital Porto Santo , Vila Baleira served as home to no less known Christopher Columbus . It is very easy to get to the island with the ferry from Madeira , or plane to its international airport, recently expanded .
Porto Santo is just one of the wonderful undiscovered destinations that are part of the Guide Portuga .
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