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Unusual Sandy Beach in Madeira

Calheta beach is part of Hotel that's also owned by the Savoy Group. It really designed for family... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Small beach

Calheta Beach is a small man made beach next to Calheta marina. Today it would be the venue for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Avenida D. Manuel I, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
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All reviews man made beach sandy beaches nice beach across the road small marina quiet area protected beach sea wall per hour an umbrella two nights car hire changing rooms plenty of choice deck chairs big supermarket in december
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Calheta beach is part of Hotel that's also owned by the Savoy Group. It really designed for family & kids to provide European beach conditions rather than the black lava sands that are familiar to Madeira. Not busy as it was off season although few...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Calheta Beach is a small man made beach next to Calheta marina. Today it would be the venue for a wedding.

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dont forget this si a volcanic island. Calheta does have a sandy beach , but i would say that about it,

Thank PeetieWeetie2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this beach because it was quiet, not a lot of tourists the sun loungers and umbrellas were a decent price no more than €2 for pretty much all day until 6pm I will say that there are stones on one side of...More

1  Thank nicolewE7123ID
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

just perfect! brilliant food, not much people, so sunny and hit, but not boiling! everybody should check Madeira!

1  Thank Mada M
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic holiday This hotel is the best we have stayed at in the last 3 years. It’s says 4* I’m the reviews and that is just what you get. We stayed in a sea view room. It’s was very smart, clean and modern...More

1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Free of charge. Clean water. Free toilets and douches. It's better to use bath shoes because of stones.

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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Went to this beach today warm water lovely weather day well spent with family will come back there is a bar near for some snack and drinks and ice cream

Thank beetoven
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Theres 3 sandy beaches on Madeira, where golden sand as been brought in from Morroco. My wife and I spent the whole day (Thursday) at Calhata beach. Weekends can get very busy on the sandy beach.So go for any other day(s) for space and enjoyment....More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is the only sandy beach on Madeira. We had a shot walk on it but came back . They had a bad winter and a lot of the sand had been washed away in the storms . We didn't bother sitting on it as...More

Thank Jackie B
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Response from allisoncC9367UE | Reviewed this property |
We swam in the sea. It was chilly but once you're in it's ok. It was actually warmer than the hotel pool