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Praia de Machico

Rua do Leiria, Machico, Madeira 9200-107, Portugal
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandy beaches” (9 reviews)
“lovely beach” (8 reviews)
“black sand” (5 reviews)
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Rua do Leiria, Machico, Madeira 9200-107, Portugal
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"sandy beaches"
in 9 reviews
"lovely beach"
in 8 reviews
"black sand"
in 5 reviews
"free toilets"
in 4 reviews
"small bay"
in 3 reviews
"toilets and changing rooms"
in 2 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 2 reviews
"sao lourenco"
in 2 reviews
"change rooms"
in 2 reviews
"lots of sun beds"
in 2 reviews
"clean beach"
in 2 reviews
"man made beach"
in 4 reviews
"natural beach"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 3 reviews
"imported"
in 16 reviews
"calheta"
in 6 reviews
"madeira"
in 36 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A wonderful sandy beach set a few metres from great cafes and eateries. Sunbeds and umbrellas can a purchased for a very reasonable fee. The cove is very safe for small children and offers older children a great pontoon for diving from in deeper waters....More

Thank hjcoops
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very popular beach with all you need, changing rooms, shower and toilet. Very close to coffee shops and restaurants. Beautiful place to spend the day.

Thank MonikaBJ15
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes. It’s a yellow sand beach in Madiera - perfectly pleasant for an afternoon in the sun. A breakwater gives a lot of shelter from the waves and the incline into the depths is very gentle so pretty safe for families. Machico has a pretty...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Madeira has a couple of artificial sandy beaches. Machico sand is cleaner, the facilities are better and the general location is better for food drink and location than Calheta. Tried both this year in a relatively cool May. The sea may have felt slightly warmer...More

Thank RichardBlakey
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Madeira is volcanic so this lovely, golden sandy beach was imported from Morocco. Most of the beaches are black sand, if there is any at all, or just rocky. The area beside it is protected by a harbour wall and so very safe for swimming....More

Thank fmck49
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Brief stop on way home from day trip. Extensive modernisation of beach area with upscale restaurants and facilities - was being prepared by a big event when we stopped by. Sand is imported from Morooco.

Thank coh8
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Spent a day at the beach and had great time. Clean sand with protected bathing area. Good facilities on the beach. Lots of bars and resturants the surrounding area.

Thank Philip D
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Quiet little town with a great golden sandy beach, some quality restaurants and bars that offer very good value for money.

Thank ilovejelly
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is a sandy beach and probably very popular in the summer season. In November it was almost deserted. We enjoyed seeing a Norwegian plane coming in for landing at the airport just round the headland. Then we went for a walk around the town...More

Thank MargretEA
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is a Beautiful place Quiet but lovely very friendly lovely bars small town beach very small but nice

Thank nanny20132013
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AnnaMariaParr
20 August 2016|
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Response from Hans G | Reviewed this property |
Hello I can not tell you that I have seen a dog ban sign, but I suphose that they are not allowed, this is so on many beaches in this time. Hope I could help you with my answer, have a nice trip.
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cruiseman007
8 May 2016|
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Response from mike m | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you will probably find taxis as you get off the ships gangway (as we did!). There are dozens of taxis as you leave the harbour and the trip takes around 25 mins but sorry, can't remember the cost. Hope that helps.
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