Madeira Palacio. North coast road video. Porto Moniz.

Madeira Palacio to be sold

Madeira Palacio hotel - now an empty shellThe Journal reports that hotel group Enotel, run by by Madeiran Estêvão Neves, is on a short list to purchase what remains of the Madeira Palacio hotel. According to the paper there are just three companies remaining in the race to purchase the shell that was the Madeira Palacio, including groups based in Spain and Mexico. Apparently the bank that repossessed the site and holds the title has already eliminated 36 interested parties. Ten years after closing, the sale should be determined in the coming weeks!

North coast road video

The Diario has a link to this YouTube video, showing the current condition of the “old” coast road between São Vicente and Porto Moniz. Not surprising, large sections of the ER101 are closed nowadays!

Sea Week in Porto Moniz

Semana do Mar Porto MonizThis week sees the annual “Semana do Mar”, one of the biggest events in Porto Moniz. Various recreational and sporting activities include canoe and kayak regattas. The usual food and drink stalls will be present, together with folk and traditional music. Facebook page here.

Each evening sees  different musical themes:

23/07 – Abertura com 4Litro
24/07 – Noite Jazz
25/07 – Noite Rock
26/07 – Noite Popular com Quim Barreiros
27/07 – Noite R&B com Anselmo Ralph
28/07 – Noite Hip Hop com o DJ mundial Thomas Gold
29/07 – Noite Pop Rock

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