This gorgeous island is the perfect getaway for those who like relaxation and tranquility. A 9 km long beautiful sandy beach allows for visitors to lie in the sunshine and take in the wonderful surroundings. On your visit to the island, you may like to take a look at the museum that is located in Christopher Columbus’ house, who lived for some of his life and married on the island. Alternatively, you could take part in a spot of golf on the magnificent golf course on the island. The hillside of Portela is a great place for panoramic views of the island and out to sea, which is an unforgettable experience.