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Have been here twice. First time we were staying Santo da Serra and came down by taxi. Second time a friend drove me here for a Verada walk in the Laurisilva forest.
There is no doubting that this is one of the most spectacular views...More
One of the best views of the north east towns and the coast - Port da Cruz and Faial feature prominently. As taxi drivers seem intent on touting for business, keeping calm and composed for photographs and the experience is not always easy. Still worth...More
We stopped on our way between Machico and Porto da Cruz, definitely worth the visit for the stunning views! We also had fab lunch there. Easy car park and not much walking involved. The clouds and fog just fly by 100times a minute, one can...More
I reached this part after a 5-hour walk from Ribeiro Frio and was speechless at the view. It was simply amazing to look down all the way to the sea. The viewpoint area was spacious and only busy for a while when tourists were dropping...More
We did the walk from Robeiro Frio to Portela on a misty atmospheric day. It is a lovely walk through forest, ferns and tunnels. The view at the end is stunning. The bus stop back to Funchal is down the hill .
This was a welcome refuge for a drink following the 11km walk from Ribeiro Frio on a warm (yes, there have been some of them) sunny day in May. The beer was cool, the company was relaxing, so what more can you ask?