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This busy and vibrant boulevard is home to many seafood restaurants and outdoor cafes with waterfront views.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Avenida do Mar, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This avenida is beautiful to watch when walking along its hotels and gardens, but if too lazy, the bus tour through it is also lovely.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Torger B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flowers, palm trees, benches,open sea, on one side,bars,restaurants, sights on the other, what else do you need for a perfect stroll

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank laloon
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I visit Madeira often but generally stay near the lido and go into Funchal infrequently. This time we are staying at edge in a Pestana hôtel. The hotel is dated but very comfortable. The only problem is pollution! . We both find...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Richard F
Reviewed February 21, 2019

a very lovely area to walk in, lined with trees and with the sea on one side and restaurants on the other, there is plenty to catch the eye.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank capestangjan
Reviewed January 30, 2019

This is the main road all traffic and local buses go through, the buses (local transport, tour ones, hotel shuttles) stop at various locations (usually outside the Palace Laurencao) and they're not very environmental friendly so if you're an Asthma sufferer, make sure you've got...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank the_Devilyn
Reviewed January 26, 2019

The Avenida do Mar is a nice stroll along the seafront (including marina etc). It is wide and well maintained. There area number of cafes and restaurants if you want to stop off for refreshments. One big advantage is that it is one of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank paulcninja
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Avenida do mar is the main boulevard along the seaside. During the Christmas season the whole of Funchal is one big Christmas tree with the boulevard as one of the highlights, specially because of the view to the city on the mountain slopes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HermanvB
Reviewed January 5, 2019

along this busy stretch and attractive Christmas lights. Plenty to see...buildings, yachts, bars, restaurants. Obviously being by the sea is a bonus.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed January 4, 2019

This is the main seafront street in Funchal. Behind it is the old town and in front are marinas, parks, and beaches. In December, there is a lively and interesting Christmas market in the centre along Avenida Arriaga. All considered, this is a nice compact...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mcmonScotland
Reviewed December 24, 2018

This street has everything. Sea views, ice cream shops, buses to all over the island, beer houses, Opan, the Santa Maria Columbus ship, catamaranstrips for whales and dolphins, giant cruise ships, more Xmas lights than London and Paris put together, a free outside gym to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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