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We staying in the hotel overlooking the pools for 2 nights in late November so we’re fortunate enough to see the pools in use and when empty and the waves were crashing in.
Ok so it’s a tad chilly until acclimatised in the water this...More
Ours was only a flying visit on a West of Madeira coach tour. The scenery is unique and the pools look inviting despite the Atlantic Ocean being just over the wall. The pools are like infinity pools and very calm for those wanting to swim....More
Even in November with poor weather conditions, this is worth visiting and bathing (if you dare). Excellent view of the waves when you are in. Also worth visiting another one to compare at the other side of the Island in Porto Do Cruz
Swim? Erm not on November !
Some of the pools were closed - probably because the waves breaking over them would sweep a child off the pathway.
But some people were braving the more rustic rock pools by the aquarium.
Very scenic. Not busy. If...More
We hired a car from Funchal just for this trip. It took us about an hour to get there, with a straight forward and very scenic route. At Porto Moniz, there is plenty of cheap parking and entry to the natural lava pools is only...More
This is a place that has to be used with care and constant supervision where children are concerned. There didnt seem to be much that was natural to me. More man made facilities than anything else. As stated approach bathing... More
This is a place that has to be used with care and constant supervision where children are concerned. There didnt seem to be much that was natural to me. More man made facilities than anything else. As stated approach bathing with care.