The hotel is situated on the island of Porto Santo, about 4 km from the centre of the city. Places of interest include Colombo's House, Pico do Castelo, Miradouro das Flores, Pico Ana Ferreira and the Golf course.||The hotel was originally built to attract guests to the island who would like to profit from the medicinal characteristics of its sand. The hotel is the best equipped of its kind in Porto Santo. The main building of the complex comprises the guest rooms, the main bar, a restaurant, shops, a games room, meeting facilities in the small business centre with 2 terminals for Internet access and a kids' club. The lobby area provides wifi Internet access, a reception, newspaper stand and a travel agency.||The rooms are quite spacious and decorated with light colours and local materials.||Connected to the hotel by a tunnel is the spa, a totally independent structure which houses the Thalasso and Spa centre, the gym and the diving centre. The hotel offers a beach volley pitch to which the hotel's guests have complimentary access. The diving centre is one of the most popular facilities among the hotel guests, and for the more experienced, the centre takes them out to sea where enthusiastic divers can enjoy the Atlantic Ocean through the clear and limpid waters of Porto Santo. The games room offers guests 3 snooker tables and darts, as well as a bike rental service.||Decorated with light colours and with a casual atmosphere, the main restaurant, Atlantic Restaurant, is to be found in the main building of the complex. All meals are buffets with a wide variety of regional and international gastronomic specialities. The Beach Club is a very good option for light meals during the summer. The Navegador Bar, located in the hotel lobby, is an excellent option for an aperitif before dinner or for a pleasant conversation in the evening.