The Best Beaches On Madeira Island To Visit In 2019

In this article, we will give you some tips on the best beaches on Madeira Island to visit in 2019, the places where Madeiraians go. The 5 best places where you can enjoy the sun, the sea and the fantastic climate that Madeira has to offer.

Being the island strong in tourism, there is much to know, many fantastic places to visit, if it is the beach you are looking for, this is the article that you were looking for.

6 of the Best Beaches in Madeira Island

1. Piscinas Naturais do Porto Moniz

Piscinas Naturais do Porto Moniz

Piscinas Naturais do Porto Moniz

The Natural Pools of Porto Moniz are the main attraction of the village of Porto Moniz. The natural pools are bathed by salt water, the sea comes naturally and feeds the volcanic rocks that make up the pools, to mention that the water quality is excellent.

This is an attraction for thousands of domestic and foreign tourists, dazzles by its beauty and peculiar origin. The space is also equipped with the best conditions, both in terms of infrastructures, and in term of equipment and surveillance. The landscape that surrounds the pools, the panoramic view that the bather has on the coast and the cliffs are a strong attraction as well.

This will be one of the places where you will surely have the opportunity to take the perfect photograph.

2. Prainha – Caniçal

Praia da Prainha - Caniçal

Praia da Prainha – Caniçal (Foto por: Michael Gaylard)

Prainha is near the tip of São Lourenço, the easternmost peninsula of the island of Madeira, is a black sand beach of volcanic origin that provides a different beach day than usual. To get to the beach you will have to do a little walk, but it will certainly be worth it.

The landscape that surrounds this beach is stunning although it contrasts with that found in most of the island. Here green is not predominant and is replaced by a more arid landscape. This beach is very popular in the summer months.

The surrounding paradisiacal scenery, the crystalline and mild waters, make this beach an excellent place for some good memories. In this space there is also a support restaurant, lounger, umbrellas, showers and toilets.

3. Praia da Ribeira Natal

Praia da Ribeira Natal

Praia da Ribeira Natal (Foto por: Hansueli Krapf)

Praia da Ribeira de Natal is an excellent spot to enjoy the beauty of the landscape, and sunbathing with the fresh sea air here, the clear and calm sea will provide you with a great beach day. This charming pearl lies along a promenade that connects to the village of Caniçal where you can enjoy a pleasant walk by the sea.

This beach is little known, but nevertheless has good facilities, plenty of room for sunbathing with loungers and fixed umbrellas, surveillance during the bathing season, a support bar and car park.

If you are looking for tranquility with all amenities and a great place to create good memories, this is the beach for you.

4. Praia do Garajau

Praia do Garajau

Praia do Garajau (Foto por: Olga1969)

Praia do Garajau is part of the Garajau Nature Reserve, and is highly sought after due to its excellent conditions for diving. It is located at the end of a cliff in the area of Caniço. To feel all the surroundings of this beach we recommend that you go by cable car, although paid, will be worth it, the beauty of the place will dazzle you.

Alternatively you can get off by car or even take a walk on foot to the Sea. Downstairs, in addition to finding calm and crystalline waters, you will find spa facilities, a first aid station and a restaurant area.

This place will surely stay in your memory forever, from the descent to the quality of the sea, the beauty of space and the climate that Madeira provides.

5. Piscinas do Lido

Piscinas do Lido

Piscinas do Lido (Foto por: Luis Miguel)

This beach is a large bathing complex and is located in one of the most emblematic areas of the city of Funchal, it is the most famous beach complex in Funchal and also one of the best in the Region. It was renovated and opened to the public in the summer of 2016. This ex-libris of the city of Funchal allows its visitors to choose between saltwater pools or bathing directly to the Sea for those who prefer to dive in the Atlantic Ocean.

The infrastructure is fully equipped and provided with all the services to provide you with comfort and well-being, sunbeds, umbrellas, changing rooms, lockers, snack bar, tourist information station, first aid station, lifeguard and car park. Although the entrance fee is paid, it is one of the recommended sites to visit, you will definitely want to return.

6. Praia do Porto do Seixal

Praia do Porto do Seixal

Praia do Porto do Seixal

This beach has been visited lately by madeirians and also by tourists. It is a black sand beach surrounded by a superb landscape between the Sea and the Mountains of the north coast of the Island of Madeira. This jewel of the north was formed in the last years next to the Port of Seixal. The beach does not have all the amenities, although you can find right next to the Club Naval do Seixal that can provide you with everything you need.

The Pearl of the Atlantic

The island of Madeira, rich in offer, is increasingly being affirmed as the main attraction of the Atlantic, its natural beauty, and places that are still to be discovered. When you visit the island, you will always be thirsty to come back, it is a place that fills our soul.

The island may seem small but it is not, and for that we recommend the rental of a car to be able to move to the various points of interest mentioned here. Join your family and friends and you can do it with style and comfort at 7M Rent a Car. Do not waste time, grab your car and go build unforgettable memories.

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