Explore the best places
Prainha de São Lourenço
This is the only yellow sand beach in Madeira. It is placed near the Ponta de São Lourenço, characterized by high cliffs, so being hard to reach.
Praia do Seixal
A black sand beach that appears at the end of the cliffs that charcaterize these landscapes.
Rua Engenheiro Américo
9270-095, Porto Moniz
Sown among the rocks, these pools are the ideal place to relax, swim and sunbathing are formed from volcanic rocks that it gave peculiar shapes. Provides 3800 m2 of swimming area and 3200 m2 area of solarium, are open all year round and admission is paid.
Praia Cabeço da Ponta
9400, Porto Santo
This beach is attended mostly by tourists that lodge in any of the multiple hotels in the area.The natural beauty of the place is one of its strong points as well as the therapeutic properties of the sand.
Praia do Penedo
9400, Porto Santo
A beach with excellent conditions but little attended because it is located in the southwest extrenme of the island.It has a large area of fine sand and clear waters.
Praia da Fontinha
This is the most well known and attended beach in Porto Santo.The place has excellent conditions, such as the fine sand, the clear, calm and warm sea and the natural beauty of the area.
Praia de Machico
Basalt-pebble beach with great conditions for sun and sea bathing. It has two swimming pools, football and volleyball pitches, entertainment boats and water bikes, beach settees and umbrellas rent.
Praia da Calheta
A beach with a large sandy area and clear waters, with several rocky formations.It has parking, balnearies, lockers and a first aid station.
Praia do Ancão
A beach with a rather wide stretch of sand where the Ria Formosa begins. Located by a luxury tourism village, the sand is very clean, the water of good quality and there are several backup equipments. One may practise several nautical sports or simply rent a parasol for resting in the shade. There are fine restaurants and night animation in the area.