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Ponta de Sao Lourenco

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Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For me, this walk is something truly magical and cannot be missed when visiting Madeira. The views are spectacular and you will be rewarded with beautiful rock formations and ocean views. We did about half the tour in 1.5 hours one way and 50 minutes...More

Thank Moon&Roon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In December this was like walking the Cornish coast path in June. Well worth the effort and I would do it again.

Thank SimonInTW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A thrilling place with views in every direction each one a joy.We were at this amazing eastern tip of Madiera on an east island tour by mini-bus costing €35. You can also go by public bus. I think no.113?? The landscape is very rugged. Not...More

1  Thank bluesbuddah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is something magic about this tip of the island. The extensive walk from the car park onwards, the lunar landscape, the beautiful bay, the constant view over the Desertas Islands in the horizon, all of it contributes to providing the visitor with a sense...More

1  Thank pmartinslux
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk begins at the car park at the end of the road. Easy access by car with free parking. It took us 6 hrs with many stops for photographs and long, relaxing swim at Praia das Sardinhas. Take water and food with you as...More

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Could spend a whole day here if you are into walking but with little kids we just drove up to see the stunning views which was well worth it.

1  Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Go for a long long walk and enjoy the light at different times of the day. A photographers dream. Good walking.

Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We left Funchal with the 113 bus from the SAM terminal at 9am in order to get to Ponta de Sao Lourenco (Baia d'Abra is the name of the bus stop) by mid-morning. The ticket can be purchased on board and it costs only 3.35...More

3  Thank Resiak85
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This was a solid three hour hike with some challenging spots where sand/stone required close attention over the steepest inclines and descents. Great views and easy access via car or bus make this a popular walk- would suggest heading out early or later in the...More

Thank jenelda
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We drove there in our rental car very easily. It’s a strenuous hike up and down inclined paths and steps. The views are beautiful and if you bring your bathing suit (and have the energy) you can take one of the paths down to a...More

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26 July 2017|
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Response from Arnaud L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am afraid, this is going to be a very tough walk for your father and I would not recommend it. The pathway is very rocky and it may be a real challenge for the ankles and the knees. No shade at all until you reach Casa... More
Anikó N
19 March 2017|
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Response from Mandhi13 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I was staying close by so I could walk to the start point in Canical. It is also the stop for Bus 113 (SAM) from Funchal. There is the bus route and times on Madeira island website - route east 113. They won't... More
1 January 2017|
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Response from Dfm85 | Reviewed this property |
There are no washrooms, but a small picnic ares