Porto Santo Island
Porto Santo is the smaller of the inhabited islands of the Madeira Archipelago. It lies in the Atlantic Ocean, at the Southwesterntip of Europe, and stands only 500 km from the coastof Africa and 1000 km from Continental Europe, and can bereached by a 1:30 hour flight from Lisbon.
First discovered back in 1418, by Portuguese seamen, this archipelago is formed by the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo as well as the uninhabited Selvagens (Wild) and Desertas (Deserted) Islands.
The friendliness and hospitality of the population, the mild weather throughout the year, the spectacular unspoilt landscapes and the richness and sheer variety of the natural, historical and cultural resources are just some of the reasons why you should yourself discover this paradise.
A golden isle, washed by turquoise seas and where peace and quiet reign supreme, is all you need for a truly relaxing holiday.
The safety, the warm welcome from the local people, the pleasures of nature on the beautiful sandy beach and its tranquil waters make Porto Santo first among equals. This Atlantic island boasts 9 km fine golden sands ideal for sunbathing and swimming.
Health and wellness go hand in hand on this magnificent beach as, in addition to its crystalline soft, fine and smooth and consists mainly of calcium carbonate in the form of calcite, which has special thermal qualities.
Vila Baleira can tell stories and legends of the distant and recent past, with the Museum House where Christopher Columbus once lived.
The primitive beauty of the landscape enchants anyone walking the paths or cycling the island’s trails.
The security, together with the friendliness of a welcoming people, the pleasures that nature has to offer, with the beautiful beaches of fine sand, and the sea of calm waters, make the island of Porto Santo a privileged location amongst other similar destinations.
Come and get to know an island where calm and tranquillity reign!