Porto Santo viewed from a nearby hill
Porto Santo is the northernmost and easternmost island in Portugal's Madeira archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. It is about 9km long. The main industry is tourism.
There is a small airport with flights to and from Funchal, about 15 minutes away.
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- Christopher Columbus' house, now a museum. Exhibits about Columbus and art displays. Columbus married on the island and lived here for some time.
- Porto Santo Golf Course, . Has two 18-hole golf courses and one nine-hole course. It is promoted by Severiano Ballesteros, the Spanish golfing champion.
- Pestana Porto Santo, Estrada Regional 111, Nº 120 Sitio do Campo de Baixo 9400-015 Porto Santo, ☎ (+351) 291 144 000 ([email protected], fax: (+351) 291 144 099), .
Madeira - The larger island of Madeira is only 15 away by flight. A visit to the beautiful city of Funchal and the Madeirense countryside would be a good idea. Boats can also be rented for the trip.