Located no more than 3 minutes drive from the airport. The beach is within a very short walk as well as bars, restaurants, gardens and esplanades, also the Aqua Park (only one in the island) is a within walking distance. Steps away there is a bus stop to the city centre and other destinations throughout this amazing island.. The rooms are medium in size and traditionally decorated. They are all equipped with satellite TV, telephone, full bathroom with hair-dryer and most have a balcony.. The restaurant wall is the original from the sugar cane mill days 'engenho'. It serves national and international dishes.. Built in 1996 in typicla madeirian architecture, on the exact site of an ancient sugar cane mill. It still holds and preserves sevral of its feature on its design.. Medium lobby that leads to bar and restaurant.. The hotel has a pleasant restaurant, cosy bar, an outside swimming pool with sun loungers and a poolside bar, laundry service, pool table, library and reading lounge, free internet access, garage, conference facilities, 24 hour reception and all manned by friendly staff. DDS 07/09.