Locations and luxe touches don't get any better than at this hotel. It's footsteps from a wide sandy beach and you can eye the sands and sea from the two lagoon-style pools. Inside, contemporary is the key word. Think modern bedrooms with flatscreen TVs, three chic restaurants and a lobby with smart white sofas. To top things off, you're just a five minute drive from Vila Baleira and a world-class golf course.
- Official Rating
- Floors: 2 or 3
- Lifts: 10 - only 3 floor buildings have lifts, 2 floor buildings do not.
Stylish 4 and 5–star hotels
- Great settings
- Smart bedrooms
- Top dining scenes
- 90% customer satisfaction scores
- VIP travel benefits
All Inclusive - Here's what you get
Full Board buffet meals. Snacks and ice-cream 11.00-18.00.
Unlimited local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks including beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks 11.00-23.00. Beer, wine, soft drinks and water with meals.
Sports and Activities
All are included except where indicated.
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Towels and sunbeds are provided at this large outdoor pool.
Hours of fun for your little ones including a mini disco. For children ages 4 to 12.
This large bar is on the first floor and is also where you'll find live entertainment in the evening as well as live sport screenings. It features sea views and a suntrap with great views come sunset.
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Mr & Mrs H Davy
This is a hidden gem of a hoilday resort. The staff of the Pestana are the best that we have come across, so helpfull and freindly, it has a very high standard of cleansines, very good food with plenty of choices.The island is 11 miles by 6 miles the Pestana is about in the middle, 45mins walk on the beach to the town, or around 3 euros in a taxi. The must thing to do is the jeep safari it is mostley off road to very intresting places and views to die for.dont forget the camera. It was very nice to be greeted on arrival by the director of the hotel Mr Joao Martins, and he is also there on your departure. We are looking forward to our return in SeptemberMore
malcolm166, Runcorn, United Kingdom
What a excellent hotel!! Could't ask any better. Great staff, very attentive and nice. Excellent apartments, very spacious and if you travel with children its the ideal. Different and very good activities for adults and children during the entire day. Of course the food, a lot of variety in the different restaurants with very good quality. Very nice weather and excellent beach.More
Susana L, Lisbon, Portugal
An accidental holiday
We came across this holiday quite by accident (we didn't even know where Porto Santo was) and extremely last minute - booked Saturday afternoon and flew out Monday - and what a delightful choice. 15 minutes from the airport with no fuss and hastle. We did wonder being so close to the airport that we would hear all the aircraft coming and going but being such a small island there was very little air traffic and mostly small aircraft and no problem with noise. Booking in took no time at all and we were greeted by the entertainment staff and a nice chilled glass of bubbly. Our room was large, clean and nicely fitted with a huge bed and lounge area. The bathroom too was clean with all we needed. Our room was in a fantastic location just by the pool. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The restaurant was very good with a nice selection of different foods with attentive staff, and even in the poolside snackbar they would check if you needed any drinks or anything else. The beach was amazing and only a short walk across the decking - the first thing to see was the fantastic blue sea and miles of sand, lovely. I was absolutely delighted in returning to our room after breakfast on the Saturday before we left to find a birthday cake and a card from the staff which came as such a lovely surprise and shows just how much care and attention the staff at the hotel take. My only disappointment was that the outdoor pools were not heated and certainly took my breath away when I got in! It may be that later in the season the sun will warm them up. Overall one of the nicest holidays we have had. Mario the travel rep for Thomson was witty and helpful and his years of experience showed in his ease of dealing with everyone and all their different needs.More
Melanie W, Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Holiday Perfection by Pestana !
We have just returned from the Pestana Porto Santo, and can't recommend it highly enough ! Excellent choice of food and drinks, and Luigi Italian pizzeria was our favourite. Our room was on the ground floor, and it was very comfortable, modern and fitted to a very high stranded. The staff were some of the best we've ever had, we were welcome to the 2013 season by the president of the company, (who looks like Andy Garcia) and he was around all week chatting to guests, and you could tell that his staff respect him as they are a credit to him and his company. There's fresh water and salt water pools, plus a kids pool. The pools are clean and well set out, there's also a heated indoor pool. All surrounded by comfortable sun beds. If you walk down the short decked path you'll discover an amazing beach, with miles of perfectly clean golden sand. Our Thomson rep Mario was brilliant, always approachable, helpful and a true character. Thank you Thomson for another faultless holiday. If you want a quality all inclusive, don't bother with a 9 hour flight to the Caribbean... Pestana Porto Santo with satisfy any beach loving traveller.More
Andy J, Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Looking on their website we were looking forward to a relaxing peaceful beach holiday for our honeymoon... Sadly this was not what we got! The hotel ents staff kicked off the music and formation dancing at about 12:30 so peace and quiet was not an option. The rooms were clean and spacious but basic and everything has an additional cost - want to iron your clothes? That'll be €8 a day please. That relaxing, private bed in the beach? That will cost you €50 a day and you'll be a foot away from the rest of the sunbeds on the beach. Not a bad hotel if you like full on entertainment and don't mind basic facilities (or paying for extras) but definitely not the peaceful haven they make out in the website.More
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