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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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  • Average5%
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“sea water” (28 reviews)
“big waves” (12 reviews)
“diving board” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Rua do Lugar, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-156, Portugal
+351 291 850 190
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth doing for the experience....you swim in pools fed by the ocean and experience the waves as they crash into the pools. Brilliant fun. €1.50 to get in, changing rooms and lockers provided. Never seen anything like this before. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We...More

Thank Englishmanonholiday
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is awesome, and you should definitely visit it, even if you're not going swimming. It is very unique. There are a lot of restaurants and shops nearby. I've never seen anything like Porto Moniz :)

Thank Meeri E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out here again, the only slight downside was the fact that they do not have any sunbeds available at this time e of year. A little odd, as 200 people were sitting about on the concrete floor! Still as beautiful as ever though.

Thank Jukebox696969
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interaction with ocean waves great feeling.Unique view.Cost 1,50 euro .Wardrobes,left luggage 1euro,bars,cofee houses,souvenir.

Thank Gabriel T
Reviewed 1 week ago

cheap, costs only 1,5 € good for warm days (nto so many in that location) was never crowded fun when big waves are coming

Thank absolut2
Reviewed 1 week ago

These natural/created pools are a good place to cool off after the journey to Porto Moniz on a hot day

Thank mikefogg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A swimmers paradise with waves,lifeguards and plenty of space for sun worshippers. For none swimmers just the experience of watching the Atlantic ocean crashing into the pool is superb.

Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Experience the Atlantic waves from the safety of this lido sculpted from the larva. Good for all ages & families. Changing rooms & lockers available. Public meter parking nearby.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great experience. For 1.5 eur you get access to the pools of different depth (suits well for those like me, who don't swim), toilets, showers (only cold water) and changing rooms. My husband enjoyed swimming a lot as waves were that high...More

Thank Ugnė Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 'natural ' pools are simply where the Atlantic Ocean comes in at high tide. Therefore they're cold! Concrete walkways have been constructed which are not nice to look at, purely functional and unimaginative. Don't be fooled by the photos....yet another ploy to rip off...More

Thank Ali S
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25 September 2017|
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Response from Salutec L | Reviewed this property |
With some courage, yes.
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
22 January 2016|
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Response from ladyscouse58 | Reviewed this property |
Sadly not when we went in October as they were filled with the cold pounding waves of the Atlantic. Definitely worth a visit though and if they are warm enough not to freeze your feet off - go for a plunge - so you can say... More