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Hotel Review – Hotel Cascais Miragem, Portugal

Hotel Cascais Miragem, Av. Marginal, 8554, Cascais 2754-536, Portugal…a 5-star hotel in a prime location within the pleasant coastal town of Cascais 20 miles west of Lisbon. The hotel is geared for leisure and tourism, hospitality events (including weddings). Free breakfast and Free WiFi. On Floor 3 is pool side casual dining facilities outdoors, plus indoor bar and informal seating areas to enjoy bar meals and snacks. The Gourmet restaurant supports an à la carte menu. Room service is available. There is also a heated indoor pool and spa facilities, gym and fitness, luxury retail and beauty outlets Location: Situated on the main road, close to the town centre, beaches and Marina. With upgrade rooms overlooking (or having partial views of) the Atlantic Ocean, the hotel entrance is easy to approach by car, though reviewer cannot comment on the car park and its cost and ease of access. On foot however, from the train station, the hotel is just a few minutes walk. Follow the beach side walk heading east, take the subway opening after …

Review of 2-Bedroomed Holiday Apartment in Shanklin, Isle of Wight

This self-catering holiday let is in an enviable spot, close to the beach and just a stroll away from the pretty Old Village area of Shanklin, Isle of Wight. It offers spacious accommodation on one floor, and has a home from home quality about it. The flat is situated on the second floor of a 1970s built apartment block surrounded by communal gardens and grassed areas, flowers and plants that are nicely maintained and properly tended. Has security controlled access into the lobby interior, and stairways (no lift) that take you up to the internal front door of the property. Neighbours are a mix of permanent residents, second home owners and other holidaymakers. Subsequently the feel is relaxed and friendly, so is ideally suited for couples, or family groups looking for a traditional, English seaside break in attractive surroundings. Recently refurbished, the accommodation houses a hallway/dining space, kitchen, bathroom, cloak room, two bedrooms, and a living room (with ceiling fan and sliding patio door) to the balcony with cast iron patio furniture in situ. Electrical …