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so calm beach

A beautiful, calm beach. Amazing view of Funchal and "frightening" rock above us, far from the... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Wroclaw, Poland
Crystal Clear Water Perfect for Snorkelling

I had never been snorkelling before until I went here and I have returned a few times as it was so... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

A beautiful, calm beach. Amazing view of Funchal and "frightening" rock above us, far from the noise. Comfortable cablecar. Accessible showers and a changing room. Take a book ang just go there. In April you can easily swim in the ocean

Thank aprilejsi
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I had never been snorkelling before until I went here and I have returned a few times as it was so breath-taking. You only need get a couple of meters into the water and fish surround you. It is stony and the waves come in...More

Thank missjojo123
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Live this little beach in Madeira. You can reach it by taking the cable cars from the cristo rei statue, by walking down the steep and windy road or by taking the car until the gates then walking the rest of the way. Personally this...More

1  Thank Bernadett G
Reviewed 22 March 2018

To get to the beach you can either walk down the winding road, dive and "try" and park or simply head down on the cable car. A nice pebble stone beach with clean water.

Thank Cattysousa
Reviewed 18 March 2018

If you have the opportunity to go there, you have to! On the picture its not so breathtaking by comparison when you are standing there.

Thank Marriiam
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Definitely worth a visit for the large statue of Christ on top of the cliffs and the view down the coast. There's a little cafe and cable car that will take you down to the beach.

Thank Northernblonde
Reviewed 1 January 2018

All right if you are a mountain goat,and like walking all over,nice area got on bus every day to funchall

Thank Loraine H
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Madeira is a great island to explore and this is a lovely area for walking and viewing. It is great to see the Christus Rex statue and there is a good cafe nearby

Thank Margaret1917
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The resort has a supermarket and a restaurant and there is a local reliable bus service. The resort itself isvery quiet with a shingle beach.

Thank Pagetry54
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were staying in Garajau and so visited this beach twice. We enjoyed the cable car ride (only 2.50 euros return and coffee at the café. A stony beach that seemed to be quite popular and I imagine in the summer would be very busy.

1  Thank grandad88
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