The largest beach on Madeira island, with a few bars/restaurants, wc facilities, showers and parking space. From downtown take bus No. 1 to get there, you will need to walk a few minutes from the bus stop (on-board ticket 1.90 Euro). The beach is black sand/rock. On December 30 and 31, 2013 water in the ocean was pretty warm - around 20 degrees, so you could even take a swim. The air temperature was similar. The best swim of the year :-)
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