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Atlantic ocean, clean, shops and restaurants near by, can be loud. Parking space available!! Good... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Very nice!!!

We were in octomber here so it was not crowded. It is one of our favourites beaches in Madeira. You... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Bucharest, Romania
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7 Oct 2018
“Rocky ”
10 Dec 2017
“Very nice!!!”
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Atlantic ocean, clean, shops and restaurants near by, can be loud. Parking space available!! Good for a day out if you don't live in the area but reachable

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 57venitad
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We were in octomber here so it was not crowded. It is one of our favourites beaches in Madeira. You were there by car. The car must be left in the parking lot and then you need to go down on some stairs untill you...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 767catalinr
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

A bit busy and crowded, but that is understandable. Nice spot to get into the sea. Enjoyed a quieter time on the rocky beach a bit further along.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Alderado
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Loungers, umbrellas, even shower or changing cabin are paid. The sand was very hot, so you did not bend on the towel.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kristineeele
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great natural beach with sand, fantastic colorless, clean and warm sea water. Protected from the wins by the valley, it worth’s the 300 or more steps you will have to climb back. Don’t missed, assure you go there middle of the morning on weekday to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 2 June 2017

After a week of rocks and very little possibility to get into the sea this was a surprise to find a sandy beach (sand brought in from Morocco we were told). It is not very big and I can imagine in full summer it would...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank RetiredWanderer65
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Good sand. In January less people with volleyball field and enough space for an (illegal) football match.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Jacob G
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Dark sand beach that is a small slice of paradise... especially the clean blue water. Is tricky to get there... but it's worth the sweat. Avoid eating in the bar... get a few drinks, you will need to climb back.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank carlosmX341JS
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Rather an industrial area. Pebbly beach leading to a dock. Good for a walk but I don't think I'd recommend it for children

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank margaretena
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Nice golden sandy beach where my children had chance to swim and play in the sea. Madeira is amazing, but not full with quality beaches. It was the best of all what we seen. Changing area, shower, restaurants, sunchairs, parasols around. Spent a good few...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Monee85
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