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Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-219, Portugal
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

As like most of Madeira beaches there is no sand so you need to be prepared that they are rocky. The bonus is that you get dramatic sea views and beautiful sunsets.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BobF19
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Not sure what is here to attract people - the beach is tiny, rocky/stony and ruined by huge lumps of concrete put in to control erosion (I'm guessing that's the reason, as they are an eyesore). The village can be explored in 30 mins. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

Ponta do Sol is a sleepy town with a small beach. There are several restaurants and cafés on the promenade.I recommend a short walk through the tunnel to a sightseeing spot for a stunning view of the coast

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Ponta Do Sol Beach is a small beach next to a lovely small town. Nice looking restaurant and hotels serve the people staying and visiting there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank albeback1
Reviewed November 18, 2018

We stayed nearby and went down to the beach almost every day. It's a really nice place, not crowded at all and you can enjoy yourself without many tourists around (at least in November). There's also a cafe with a terrace right on the beach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We were especially unlucky because the week we stayed in Ponta da Sol (June 2018) they were reconstructing the beach after a winter storm - so it was taken up by diggers and trucks. But even when repaired, it is only about 250m long, almost...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel Estalagem do Ponta do Sol, right above this nice little village. There are cafes, small shops and various restaurants to visit but above all there's the sea side with rocky beach. Don't miss the sunset!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Great little town with great little beach. Careful on the rocks as it’s a but hard to get into the ocean

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank KataK1
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Not much to say on this one except though lots of people swam, got a tan etc I personally didn't like it. The hotel we were in was opposite the beach and on an average day 15/25 people were there little cramped.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Jo R
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Went there for a day trip after hiring a car for a few days. Beautiful rocky / pebble beach. The snorkelling is amazing. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
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