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  • The Enotel Porto de Galinhas Digital TV is on the air!

    The news came on the air at the end of December and is already enchanting all the guests

    Continuing the modernization project of the technological Group of the Enotel Porto de Galinhas Complex and always seeking the best for our guests, we started the year with a new innovation in the resort: Enotel Digital TV!

    The new system includes: digital television with several TV channels, Netflix, digital radio, flight schedules from Guararapes International Airport - Gilberto Freyre, modem with individual internet in rooms. Each guest will have an inernet dedicated to the room in which he is staying.

    Also, the system includes hotel programming, restaurant information, tips for enjoying Porto de Galinhas, resort map and many other facilities, come and see it.

    By Márcio Chagas.



    In 2016, we recovered Europe and repeated, for the second consecutive year, the prize for the best Insular Destination in the World. Two Awards that recognize our quality internationally, that motivate us to move forward and that leave us confident and confident of the strategy we have been following. This is undoubtedly the best way to end what should be the best year ever for the tourism industry in the Region. " This is how Eduardo Jesus, Regional Secretary for Economy, Tourism and Culture, comments on the fact that Madeira was recognized today by the World Travel Awards (WTA), as the best Insular Destination in the World, in a vote that included 13 more Competitors. Event that accompanied the distance, due to the agenda commitments related to the Christmas and New Year's Festivities, which this year were anticipated and inaugurated yesterday.
    The award ceremony of those who are considered the "Oscars of Tourism" is taking place in the Maldives, where Madeira Tourism is represented by the Regional Tourism Director, Kátia Carvalho.
    Regional Director who, at the ceremony, made a point of emphasizing and dedicating this Prize to the entire population of Madeira: "this is a recognition for Madeira, for its population and for all those who in this sector contribute to a notoriety that Is affirmed, daily and at various levels.
    Our entire population, she points out, "deserves this award, because it is our people who differentiate us in the market. We know how to welcome and take care of our tourists like no one else can and this is only because we are a mature destination that, first of all, serves its residents and cultivates, through them, a tourism culture that is genuine, authentic and responsible for our success " .
    Remember that Madeira was recognized in 2013 and 2014 by the World Travel Awards (WTA), as the best island destination in Europe, having won the prize of the best island destination in the world in 2015.
    In this year of 2016, he regained the title of best island destination in Europe and conquered the world again, with the award he repeats today.
    Release and font: Discover Madeira
  • Music, radical sport and lots of bright sun will heat Porto de Galinhas

    The Blues Festival and Kite Hidro Foil Championship will shake up the region in the coming days

    December already starts in the bustling atmosphere in Porto de Galinhas! The paradisiacal region will host two major events: the traditional Jazz and Blues Festival of Porto de Galinhas and the Brazilian Hydro Foil Kite Chanpionship.

    The Jazz and Blues Festival of Porto de Galinhas, which is held since 2007, brings the greatest musicians of the style. They are regional and national harmonica, guitar and saxophone players. The highlight of this edition is for Derico do Jô (SP) and Maestro Spok (PE). Check out the schedule (in portuguese) here.

    For those who Make a point of participating of a radical sport, the city will hold the Brazilian Championship of Kite Hidro Foil, and according to the organizers, the event is unprecedented in Brazil. The place chosen was Pontal de Maracaípe (7km from Enotel Porto de Galinhas) and will bring together the greatest practicing and amateur sportsmen in an event that promises to shake the place which is affectionately known as Maraca beach.

    More info:

    Jazz and Blues Festival of Porto de Galinhas

    +55 81 3552 1461 or directly in the fanpage of the event (in Portuguese).

    Brazilian Circuit of Hydro Foil Kite

    Vacation Specials

    +55 81 98791 0018 ou no site


    By: Márcio Chagas.

  • Enotel Lido wins the Special Awards Jet2holidays Quality Awards 2015!

    Based on high levels of satisfaction and excellent feedback from guests, the Special Awards of Jet2holidays Quality Awards 2015 is a high level of recognition and that has just been received by Enotel Lido!

    Enotel Lido was awarded the Jet2holidays Quality Awards 2015 in the Hotel Staff category.

    The award, which follows strict criteria, was granted to the hotel from the feedback of guests, considering issues such as: guest satisfaction levels and excellence in the provision of services. Only 32 hotels had enough score to win a prize.

    We are very proud of the result and happy with both affection and satisfaction, so we come to thank everyone about this amazing achievement.

    More info here.

    By Márcio Chagas

  • Coming from Italy to Pernambuco has never been easier!

    Meridiana, Italian airline, will be responsible for increasing the international segment. Return flight will stop in Fortaleza (CE), tickets are on sale now.

    Italians already have the right destination to enjoy the upcoming holiday in Brazil: the beautiful beach of Porto de Galinhas! From December, the capital of Pernambuco will have another international route and, therefore, Recife will be the only city in the Northeast to offer the option to tourists. The return flight will stop in Fortaleza (CE).

    To date, the capital of Pernambuco has destinations to Buenos Aires (Argentina), Miami (USA), Panama City, Frankfurt (Germany), Praia (Cape Verde), Lisbon (Portugal) and Montevideo (Uruguay).

    The flight always happen on Thursdays. The distance (in time) from Recife International Airport - Gilberto Freire to the Enotel Porto de Galinhas is 40 minutes. See our transfer service.

    More info here (portuguese) and here (italian):

    By Márcio Chagas/Photo: Vinicius Lubambo.

  • Enotel Porto de Galinhas receives João Alberto

    The important social columnist visited the resort and talks about how wonderful was his experience

    João Alberto, important social columnist here Pernambuco – Brazil -, visited the Enotel Porto de Galinhas Complex and met all our charms. During the visit, he wrote two super special subjects and published in his “Blog João Alberto”. In the editorial, he shares every detail of his amazing experience.

    In the first one, the columnist portrays the world of magic that is our resort, counting the impressions he had in "one of the best accommodation options in Porto de Galinhas is the Enotel."

    In the second one, João Alberto tells a little of the various perquisites of the Complex Enotel Porto de Galinhas, highlighting the children's club Enokids, with its various activities for children and adolescents.

    But what even enchanted the columnist more was our Spa. In the article, he speaks about the place as "A key differentiator of Porto de Galinhas Enotel is its SPA, with different types of treatments that evoke the riches of the sea and with exclusive massages offered there, several options to take care of you and pamper you from head to toe. The SPA has 1000m² of floor area, ranging from pool with relaxing jets to the beauty salon, boutique, single or double treatment rooms, spa suite for couples, relaxation lounge, and spa grotto, area where all treatments begin in a true rejuvenation ritual with the famous Clarins, among others."

     See more details of the reports here and here. (In Porguese).

     See more details about the Enotel Porto de Galinhas and the Spa Leger here.

    By Márcio Chagas.

  • Madeira Island is contemplated with Café Memória Project

    Sonae Sierra, Alzheimer Portugal, Enotel e SRIAS entered into a partneship with innovative project

    Enotel Hotels & Resorts Group signed a partnership with Sonae Sierra, Alzheimer Portugal and the Regional Secretary of Inclusion and Social Affairs in order to boost the project Café Memória (Memory Coffee).

    The Café Memória project is intended for people with memory problems or dementia, as well as to the respective families and caregivers, to share experiences and mutual support. The initiative is part of a larger project, the CUIDAR MELHOR (Best Care), which aims to include and promote the rights of people with dementia, supporting and valuing those who provide their care.

    The expansion of the project to the island of Madeira is integrated into the initiative expansion strategy in different regions of the country, in order to bring this social response to an increasing number of people with memory problems or dementia, their families and caregivers. With this agreement, the project created in 2013 now has eleven venues: Lisbon (in three different spaces), Cascais, Porto, Viana do Castelo, Oeiras, Viseu, Braga, Guimaraes and now Madeira Island.

     The sessions Café Memória – in Madeira Island will work in the restaurant Yuan Sushi Wok MadeiraShopping, on the 4th of every month Saturday, from 9 am to 11 am, with free entry and without prior enrollment.

     The first session is already scheduled for next October 22.

     More info click here:

    By Márcio Chagas in 5th - 10 - 2016