The hotel was originally built to attract guests to the island who would like to profit from the medicinal characteristics of its sand. The hotel is the best equipped of its kind in Porto Santo. The main building of the complex comprises the guest rooms, the main bar, a restaurant, shops, a games room, meeting facilities in the small business centre with 2 terminals for Internet access and a kids' club. The lobby area provides wifi Internet access, a reception, newspaper stand and a travel agency.A deposit is required for the use of pool towels (can be changed every two days) This deposit will be returned at end of stay upon return of the towel.The rooms are quite spacious and decorated with light colours and local materials.
Leaving the airport there is a roundabout 500 mters down the road, turn right and follow the signs to Vila Baleira. The hotel is situated on the right hand side of the main road to Calheta, 2 km after Zarco Shopping.