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Ponta de Sao Lourenco

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

The landscape here is very different from the rest of the island; hardly any vegetation and bare rocks. But with spectaculair views.

Thank Monique E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most eastern part of Madeira is unspoiled, rocky and without nearly any vegetation. That’s why it is so beautiful. You can see for miles over the ocean and towards the other archipelo islands. There is a souvenir and beverage truck on the parking.

Thank Hans V
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can go from the public parking place trought on smal way to the last point. During you walk you have strong up and dows but you get also realy nice views to the sea and panoramic. Mostly on the end you can take a...More

1  Thank HolIroberth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made this out and back trek in under three hours. There was over 1,000 feet of elevation change over the 4.6 mile hike. While most of Madeira is lush and green in late September, this section was green and arid. There were beautiful views...More

Thank kstraveler81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started at 6 o'clock in the morning to see the sunrise at 8:00 from the top. it took something between 1h20 and 1h40. We walked by moonshine till the sun came up. the sunrkse was a little bit cloudy but at all a wonderful...More

Thank ivor461
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So this trip was an experience. It was HOT and this trip will take you about 5 hours, even if that doesn´t look like. Anyway you go up and down, meeting opther people and lizards - a lots of both. before the last hill is...More

Thank Pavel P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One trip from Funchal that you can make on your own without booking a guide or anything!! Simply take bus 113 from the centerл. The ride lasts 1 hour and some 30 minutes and get off at the last bus stop. Hiking boots is good...More

Thank Vasil M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing nature and view at the "end" of madeira. Perfect for hiking or as well just for some pictures with a beautiful landscape. Never saw something like this before really enjoyed it.

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed September 13, 2018

The Ponta de São Lourenço trail was our first hike in Madeira. It is spectacular how rough and desiccated this part of the island is compared to other areas! The views are great, especially when spectating the eastern part of the island from the highest...More

Thank MerijnKerstens
Reviewed September 11, 2018

We vsited this area and to say it was such a wonderful beautiful amazing peaceful unable to find words to express the total trabnquility totally recommend

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January 1, 2018|
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Response from jenelda | Reviewed this property |
A good sticky/grippy sole is the most important thing here- some of the descents are slippery because of loose sand and pebbles. I wore low cut, light weight, water friendly Merrells with a vibram sole for all the hikes we... More
July 26, 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
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March 19, 2017|
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Response from Marek U | Reviewed this property |
In the center of Funchal (Avenida do Mar close to Praca da Autonomia) take the bus SAM No 113. Then travel to the last bus stop in Baia D'Abra (ca. 1h:20min).