Things to see in Faro
Arco da Vila
Marvel at thousand-year-old Moorish stonework along with stunning architecture that dates back to the 19th century. Keep an eye open for the storks that nest atop the belfry of this magnificent old structure.
Savor the scent of orange blossoms as you wander past whitewashed homes with terracotta tiled roofs in this charming Portuguese enclave. Founded in 1462, Cidade Velha is among the oldest settlements in Faro.
Luxury Lodging in Faro
Savor a spa treatment, enjoy a Michelin-star meal, or just relax and take in the expansive ocean view at this posh palazzo hotel in Faro. Nestled on a hilltop overlooking the Algarve coast, the Vila Joya has everything you might require. This chic and charming hotel sits within easy reach of world-class golfing and charming boutique shops.
Pousada Palácio de Estoi
Slumber in a local landmark when call the Pousada Palácio de Estoi your getaway home. Terraces, gargoyles, fountains and 24-hour concierge service are just a few of the features to admire in this nicely restored rococo mansion. Enjoy a change of pace from your usual life in Leeds at this slightly funky, utterly upscale hotel.
Exceptional dining in Faro
Fresh local seafood, beautiful views and a particularly nice wine menu make Ocean a must-do when you visit Faro. Eat here once, and you'll understand why Michelin awarded this intimate eatery two prestigious stars.
Traveling from Faro to Leeds
Everyone likes to travel, so it's no surprise that folks who live along the sunny Portugal coast of Faro occasionally crave a different view and new things to do. Leeds offers all of that, and it's just a few hours away by private jet.
Things to do in Leeds
Learn to Make Chocolate
Learn to prepare your own Belgian chocolate truffles at a chocolate-making class at the Novotel Hotel in Leeds City Centre. At the end of the two-hour session, you'll have a nice box of fancy chocolates to enjoy your hotel room.
Feed the Penguins
Visit Harewood House at feeding time, and offer tidbits of whitebait and sprats to the family of Humboldt penguins who live there. Harewood House also provides a petting zoo and bird garden where you can meet all sorts of animals you'd never expect to see in Leeds.Where to stay in Leeds
Radisson Blu Hotel
This gracious Art Deco hotel offers spacious rooms, an in-house gourmet restaurant and cocktail bar, and all the first-class amenities you've come to expect from Radisson. Sitting squarely in Leeds City Center, the Blu is within easy walking distance of the Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House.
Classy comfort is the name of the game at this uber-elegant inn. Superior linens, monsoon showers and a brasserie-style on-site restaurant make your stay at the Dakota Leeds easy, elegant and memorable.
Remarkable restaurants in Leeds
Both hotels mentioned above boast on-site restaurants, so you really don't need to leave the property to eat. If you do decide to step out for a bite, you'll find plenty of exceptional eateries in Leeds.
If you're craving curry, Aagrah has you covered. With several locations in Leeds, this local favorite offers authentic Kashmiri dishes that are sure to please your palate. Menu items include lamb tandoori and chicken vindaloo along with numerous vegetarian options.
The Man Behind the Curtain
Fine dining and culinary mastery are the hallmarks of this quirky Leeds restaurant. The 12-course small portion menu at The Man Behind the Curtain is crafted by master chef Michael O'Hare who personally delivers each course to your table.
Why choose LunaJets?
No matter what sort of automobile you travel in, it takes nearly 30 hours of driving time to motor between Leeds and Faro. Charter a private jet with LunaJets between Faro and Leeds, and you'll arrive at your destination in a fraction of the time, feeling refreshed, pampered, and ready for everything Faro and Leeds has to offer.