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The Marina of Horta

Horta Harbour, Horta, Faial Island, Portugal
+351 292 391 693
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Pretty dinner wander

As we were staying in horta marina we wandered through a few times. Lots of great graffiti! Really... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Becky S
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Pretty Marina with exceptional views across the bay to Pico

Well kept clean Marina, pleasant to wander around to view boats and mosaic walls of painting left... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
M J
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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Horta Harbour, Horta, Faial Island, Portugal
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

As we were staying in horta marina we wandered through a few times. Lots of great graffiti! Really gives a feel of being in a mix of visitors. You can spend 5mins reading the marks left by sailors and the adventurous before they leave for...More

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Well kept clean Marina, pleasant to wander around to view boats and mosaic walls of painting left by boat crews on their journey. A bar offers outside seating, with coffee, drinks and simple food. Next door to the bar is a launderette which also offers...More

Thank M J
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Spent a couple hours leisurely walking the pier and seeing where sailing visitors have come from to Horta. Some are cleverly painted, other whimsical. Even saw one being painted.

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This beautiful old marina offers everything you would exspect to find there and more! Captains of ships from long ago use to paint murals for safe voyages and still today this ever changing landscape carries on the tradition!

Thank Lydia A
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The marina probably isn't worth visiting alone, but if you're in Horta a stroll along the front past all the murals painted by crews from boats stopping in the Azores on round the world trips are interesting to see as is the old fort, although...More

Thank snowman40
Reviewed 21 September 2016

the "google" for who's Who in the sailing World. Appreciate the mural paintings left by crews from the boats ever stayed at Horta Marina. A good place to walk around and forget stress.

Thank José F
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived tired and hungry. Marina staff quickly checked my yacht in. Very courteous and efficient. The staff had good suggestions for food and beer. The Marina is very safe. Beautiful paintings on the concrete sections. Peter's Cafe Sport looks over where I was penned.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The drawings from boats passing through are very interesting, but apart from that it's just a Marina. The Marina cafe isn't much, although the member of staff was quite friendly. The facilities for visiting yachtsmen are clean, but very basic. Not the worst Marina I've...More

Thank DickBurton
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Harbour with yachts that will make the crossing. All that is happening in Horta is happening in the marina. Their are some bars (simple but nice) for nice and cheap drinks. Also most of the hotels are around the marina. It's fun to look and...More

Thank Frank V
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We have visited the marina on many occasions and it never disappoints us. Staff are helpful and courteous, facilities such as showers are adequate but need updating soon. The friendly bar at the marina offers a limited amount of food but sells ice creams and...More

Thank _pennyjwheatley
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Janet L
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20 min walking or 5 min by car
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