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Ponta de Sao Lourenco

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Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful stretch of coastline with rock formations in gorgeous colours. An absolutely stunning walk.

Thank Kevla11
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a moderately difficult hike for approx 8-9 km, goes uphill and downhill. Be equipped properly, hiking shoes, sunglasses, water, light jacket... You can get there by bus 113, SAM from Edificio 2000, near Mall La Vie in Funchal. The round trip from Funchal...More

Thank Bella_Italia_10
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The one of the most visiting route on Madeira is a road to the Eastern point of the island - Cape Ponta de Sao Lourenco. And there is a good reason for that - amazing views. There are no trees, so do not forget to...More

1  Thank Diver B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the edge on Madeira is breathtakingly beautiful. The sea was a lovely blue, the sun was shining down, lizards running everywhere, it really is a place everyone should visit at least once. The rock formations are lovely. There is no restaurant or...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was one of my fav places in Madeira! Breathtaking view during the whole trip and a good hike if you would like to stay fit during the holiday!

Thank Tamara N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It a place you have to go, when you have holiday at Madeira. It is easy to go by car or by bus. There is no reataurant.

Thank 22leenas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is so amazing place! Perfect for all day trip. The further you go, more beautiful the views are. Just take a water and sandwiches and go there! It is available for average person.

1  Thank aprilejsi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ya know how sometimes you are thinking, this is was probably not the best idea? Thought briefly crossed my mind today while hiking the eastern point of Madeira. This windswept ridge is rather desolate and strung out. The wind at times literally knocked me down....More

Thank TexasCorkie
Reviewed June 9, 2018

a challenging but hugely rewarding walk! Breathtaking views and a wonderful spot to swim once you get to the end.

Thank PaulodosSantos
Reviewed June 1, 2018

I had looked forward to the SAM 113 bus ride from Funchal to Baia d'Abra so that I could explore the far eastern tip of the island but even on a mid-week early May there were loads of cars and streams of walkers marching off...More

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January 1, 2018|
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Response from jenelda | Reviewed this property |
A good sticky/grippy sole is the most important thing here- some of the descents are slippery because of loose sand and pebbles. I wore low cut, light weight, water friendly Merrells with a vibram sole for all the hikes we... More
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Arnaud L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am afraid, this is going to be a very tough walk for your father and I would not recommend it. The pathway is very rocky and it may be a real challenge for the ankles and the knees. No shade at all until you reach Casa... More
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March 19, 2017|
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Response from Marek U | Reviewed this property |
In the center of Funchal (Avenida do Mar close to Praca da Autonomia) take the bus SAM No 113. Then travel to the last bus stop in Baia D'Abra (ca. 1h:20min).