Quinta Do Serrada Hotel

The Quinta Do Serrada Hotel is located in the middle of the countryside, so peace and quiet is guaranteed. The pool scene is particularly peaceful, offering some lovely rural views, too.

The restaurant is traditionally Portuguese. You can enjoy your meal on the outdoor terrace with views over the sea and a wine list even includes some real Portuguese rarities. There’s also a bar attached to the restaurant, which is a great place for a quiet drink away from the action.

If you’re looking to stay active, then there are treadmills and bikes at the small gym, while there’s also a spa where you can enjoy a treatment.

Overview of Vila Baleira

The tiny and idyllic island of Porto Santo is a great place for a break. On a holiday to Porto Santo, you’ll enjoy the easy pace of life, the golden beaches and a collection of superb golf courses.

The Quinta Do Serrada Hotel can be found in the tranquil seaside city of Vila Baleira. An ideal location for complete relaxation, it’s also a great spot for an adventure. Discovered in 1418, the town was once home to Christopher Columbus, who lived here prior to his journey to America.

The golden beaches are the stars of the show. The volcanic sands have therapeutic properties, so a stay in Porto Santo really will do you good.

Things to do in Porto Santo

Even though the Quinta Do Serrada Hotel is located in the countryside, it’s easy to get out and explore. The resort centre of Vila Baleira is only 3.5km away, but the nearest bars and restaurants are only a couple of minutes’ stroll down the road.

In the city centre, everything’s within walking distance. The centre of the city is Largo do Pelourinho Square. This is a great place to head if you fancy a coffee or a long lunch. The leafy Infante Gardens is also close by.

Porto Santo Beach is also five kilometres from the hotel, but there’s no need to walk. The hotel offers a free shuttle bus to take you there, and you’ll arrive in under 10 minutes. Down on the beach, most people relax with the sand between their toes, but a good range of water sports are also available.

With natural, untouched landscapes, glorious beaches and a number of places to explore, Porto Santo is a great holiday destination. After a stay in Vila Baleira, you’ll feel rested and recharged.

Resort Summary

Vila Baleira was the first settlement on the island of Porto Santo and remains the biggest. It was discovered in 1418 by Portuguese sailors who got lost and landed here after a severe storm. The landscape of the area retains a natural, untouched feel and you’ll find a relaxed, easy atmosphere with friendly locals.