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Portela Viewpoint

Porto Santo Island, Portugal
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Great View of the Island

A fantastic viewing point. We had a view of most of the island. This is the last stop on the jeep... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
CBalcombe
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Tidworth, United Kingdom
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Fantastic view

With plenty of parking, the almost panoramic view from here is amazing. The entire side of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2mercury
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Formby, United Kingdom
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Porto Santo Island, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A fantastic viewing point. We had a view of most of the island. This is the last stop on the jeep tour which I would thoroughly recommend doing.

Thank CBalcombe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With plenty of parking, the almost panoramic view from here is amazing. The entire side of the Island can be seen from here, all the way to Calheta at the far end. Look out for your hotel! Look down in the other direction towards the...More

Thank 2mercury
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We walked from Pico Branco to the centre, and we came across this viewpoint on the way. It was a lovely day, and we had a great view of the port, mountains, and the centre. If you’re driving, there is place to park.

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Almost the whole island is visible from here - from the marina (just below the viewpoint) up to Ponta da Calheta, including the sandy beach on the southern coast, the small airfield, Vila Baleira and other urban areas. It offers perfect opportunities for great photos...More

Thank Nik R
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We rented a car and stopped here in order to take some pictures. The view is amazing. You can see the harbor from the top and also the whole island with beach 🏖

Thank Sven V
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Great place to use the telephoto lens, marvellous views of the island and the seashore. Just stand and stare at the views

Thank Mike F
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

We went on a bus tour of the island and stopped here for photographs etc. The views down to the beach and over the island are stunning. It highlights how barren and brown Porto Santo is compared to Madeira, but it still has its good...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is a great view point high up to see all over the beach, harbour etc. The whole island is very Barron.

Thank busbylewis
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Brilliant view of island from one end to the other, worth doing, you won't be here long, but if you wish you can go for a walk along hill

Thank illoyduk
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Here you can see a breathtaking sea view and most of Porto Santo Island, in a sunny day it looks really amazing. Recommend visiting

Thank MasterChef94
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