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Cannot describe the view and feeling of freedom

Having been fortunate to have visited twice once in October and then in April - the air feels so... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
812foxy
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Southampton, United Kingdom
What a great view!!

We didn't visit the Lighthouse itself, we walked around and had a nice view of the coast and the... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Koen H
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Herent, Belgium
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Rua do Farol 1, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-251, Portugal
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All reviews stunning views porto moniz worth the trip nice walk light house small museum dirt track watch the sunset your feet stray cats easy drive follow the signs free parking beautiful spot edge island ocean
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Having been fortunate to have visited twice once in October and then in April - the air feels so clean and the views - we were very fortunate to have a very clear day even though the bad April storm had just passed.

Thank 812foxy
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We didn't visit the Lighthouse itself, we walked around and had a nice view of the coast and the sea.

Thank Koen H
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We did not have a clear horizon. The sun vanished in the mists. Nothing special. Make sure to go there only when you have no mist on the horizon. We waited for the sun set on the patio of the nearby bar. Quite nice.

Thank Peter J
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I think it has one of the most pretty views on the island, the great advantage is that it not crowded and you can truly enjoy it. We did not visit the lighthouse because it was closed, but in front of it you can get...More

Thank CatM593
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This was one of our stops for a drive around the island. Very nice views and in was not crowded when we visited (on Monday, ca. 10:00). Also the restaurant up hill has some good coffee that supposed us with low prices (expresso and latte...More

Thank Adam Z
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Is easy to get there. There are good signaling and good roads, so it can be worth being able to visit the small museum (free) and see the views from the lighthouse, but is less interesting than other parts of the island

Thank JR451
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Definitly worth the visit if you are in lagos. They are now fabricating a wooden walkway which takes you all past the edge of the cliff with great views and lookouts towards the sunset. It ends with a charming little lighthouse, but the route is...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Spectacular Sea Views and apparently amazing sunsets. Free parking and plenty of photo opportunities.

Thank crix142858
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We enjoyed an amazing sunset here , well worth the drive out this most westerly point on the island for this spectacular natural "show"

Thank David B
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Worth visiting for the views. The museum shuts for lunch so we missed it. The car park is full of skinny, stray cats for some reason, none of which move to make room for cars!

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A car would be the best option. Well also a motorcycle. Depends how you prefer it ;)
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