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Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools

Rua do Lugar, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-156, Portugal
+351 291 850 190
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Rua do Lugar, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-156, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of our favourites places on the island. We were 2 times here in our 9 days holiday. If you come by a rented car you need to pay the parking because the police is checking the parking tickets. The ticket for the...More

Thank Catalin R
Reviewed 5 days ago

One site is close to the restaurant Cachalote and is more wild and it`s free. The other one is farther away, it`s not so natural and has an entrance fee (on the day we visited Porto Moniz it was closed, maybe because the water was...More

Thank Emanuel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with my husband for a day out whilst on holiday. We drove there through the mountains which were beautifully picturesque. I have never been anywhere like this before. The way that the pools have been incorporated in the volcanic rock is quite...More

Thank lizzyj180
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place where you can swim in crystal clear pools of sea water. Fantastic experience when massive waves crash in and break over your head, but it is completely safe. You don't have to go near the waves if you don't want to, and amazingly...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a quick swim and it was great. The fee to get in €1.50 per person was very reasonable, although when we were there the lockers and change rooms were closed. Although slightly inconvenient, it was a little chilly outside anyway, so...More

Thank islandgirlie522
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from holidays in Madeira and have to do a review of this place. It’s amazing - beautiful clear pools built right into the rocks. Water a little chilly in October but you soon warm up. A bargain at 1.50 euros entrance.

Thank palazzoprince1001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Porto Moniz is not what i expected. Nothing old or quaint on view. It is still an interesting place to visit with fantastic sea views. There are plenty of restaurants but much of a muchness when it comes to menu choice. The pools are a...More

Thank bluesbuddah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely natural swimming pools, relatively cheap to enter (1.5€ per adult), but as they are well know the pools can get very busy during the summer. Still plenty of space to swim, but plan your visit, as you can't go out and come back in...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in November and water was still +20 degrees♡ Have had an amazinv swim with a breathtaking view to the hills and the ocean, water in the pool was bright and clean. Entrance was 1.50euros per adult, changing rooms and wc provided, easy to...More

Thank Sanita Š
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view from the road above is impressive, so when you get down to sea level you get the real feel of the power of the sea and how clever the designers of this place were. At 1.50 euro its a no brainer when it's...More

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TheyvTheivanai D
5 December 2017|
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Response from bluesbuddah | Reviewed this property |
This is a place that has to be used with care and constant supervision where children are concerned. There didnt seem to be much that was natural to me. More man made facilities than anything else. As stated approach bathing... More
25 September 2017|
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Response from Happysnapper50 | Reviewed this property |
It was really cold so I would think not.
18 August 2017|
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Response from diana s | Reviewed this property |
defenatly august would be the warmest month but June July and September are quite good too