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so calm beach

A beautiful, calm beach. Amazing view of Funchal and "frightening" rock above us, far from the... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
aprilejsi
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Wroclaw, Poland
Crystal Clear Water Perfect for Snorkelling

I had never been snorkelling before until I went here and I have returned a few times as it was so... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
missjojo123
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"definitely worth a visit"
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"stony beach"
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"statue"
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"funchal"
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

A beautiful, calm beach. Amazing view of Funchal and "frightening" rock above us, far from the noise. Comfortable cablecar. Accessible showers and a changing room. Take a book ang just go there. In April you can easily swim in the ocean

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

I had never been snorkelling before until I went here and I have returned a few times as it was so breath-taking. You only need get a couple of meters into the water and fish surround you. It is stony and the waves come in...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Live this little beach in Madeira. You can reach it by taking the cable cars from the cristo rei statue, by walking down the steep and windy road or by taking the car until the gates then walking the rest of the way. Personally this...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

To get to the beach you can either walk down the winding road, dive and "try" and park or simply head down on the cable car. A nice pebble stone beach with clean water.

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

If you have the opportunity to go there, you have to! On the picture its not so breathtaking by comparison when you are standing there.

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Definitely worth a visit for the large statue of Christ on top of the cliffs and the view down the coast. There's a little cafe and cable car that will take you down to the beach.

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

All right if you are a mountain goat,and like walking all over,nice area got on bus every day to funchall

Thank Loraine H
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

Madeira is a great island to explore and this is a lovely area for walking and viewing. It is great to see the Christus Rex statue and there is a good cafe nearby

Thank Margaret1917
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

The resort has a supermarket and a restaurant and there is a local reliable bus service. The resort itself isvery quiet with a shingle beach.

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

We were staying in Garajau and so visited this beach twice. We enjoyed the cable car ride (only 2.50 euros return and coffee at the café. A stony beach that seemed to be quite popular and I imagine in the summer would be very busy.

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