FERRY & HOTEL
Pousada da Ria, Torreira
Portugal > Porto e Norte > TORREIRA
On an isthmus across the water from Murtosa (12k), this Pousada is in a magnificent location right on the water's edge close to São Jacinto beach. The building is very 60s but has a pleasant, modern interior and its quiet verandas overlooking the lagoon are the perfect place to sit and relax, watch ing the fishermen returning home with their colourful boats laden down with the day's catch. The contemporary bedrooms are air conditioned and have a mini bar, and there is a lovely outdoor pool (June-Sept) with extended views over the ria. Superior rooms which are larger and have a balcony are also available. Nearby Torreira, known for its Planeiros - little houses built from the hulls of old boats - is a lively little summer resort popular with the Portuguese who come to take advantage of the surfing, sailing and lovely beaches.
There is a £30 supplement per night per double room to stay on Sat from 1/4-30/10 and £18 at all other times.