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Avenida 25 de Abril
3830-044, Gafanha da Encarnação
A touristy beach, quite attended in the summer, surrounded by typical houses that are painted with stripes. There are many typical quality restaurants there. There are also several modern night time bars, with good service.
Praia da Apúlia
The continuation of the Apúlia beach that stretches along over 10 km. Undoubtedly the best area in Apúlia.
Praia da Apúlia
A beach with an easy access, quite wide and clean, with dunes and mills. It belongs to the Area of Protected Landscape of the Shoreline of Esposende and has a scouts camp, a summer camp and a playground. It has traditional fishing and the gathering of the sargasso. There are simple restaurants at accessible prices.
Praia de Vila Praia de Âncora
4910, Vila Praia de Âncora
A rocky beach that belongs to the Natura 2000 network, with a port and the old fortress of Lagarteira. Its entrance is at the Gelfa National Woods. In the area there are many shellfish houses, as well as typical restaurants and plenty of liveliness at night.
Praia de Nossa Senhora da Guia
4480, Vila do Conde
A small beach with a chapel and an obelisk that signals the first attempt of debarkment by the liberal troops in the 19th century. There are several good restaurants nearby.
Praia do Cabedelo
4935, Viana do Castelo
A rather appreciated beach, with a large sand area of fine sand, after a part with dunes.It has some quality expensive restaurants.Animated at night due to the bars and discos
Praia de Porto Pim
Hidden City of Horta by Monte Queimado, the beach of Porto Pim features a soft sand and dark, very own of these volcanic islands. The Bay of Porto Pim is undoubtedly a place of rare beauty. The Monte da Guia and the aforementioned Lot Burned are natural barriers to entry of seawater, making these calm waters and a deep blue. We finished off by surrounding green spaces and a complex of fortifications at Bay, leading to many beachgoers to consider the best beach of the island.
Praia do Pópulo
9500, Rosto do Cão
A beach with a wide stretch of sand and small green dunes.
Praia do Lido
This beach is probably the most well know seaside complex of Madeira Island. It has two slat water pools, renewed every day, as well as sea access. It also has several infra-structures such as playground, ping-pong tables, diving centre, toboggan, shop, locker rooms, WC, umbrellas, settees and lockers among others.
A small river beach located by the small town of Fuseta. Despite its dimensions and the fact that the water quality could be better, it becomes crowded with tourists in the summer. Nearby there are several restaurants that serve mostly shellfish dishes.