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Ponta de Sao Lourenco

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Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“both sides” (20 reviews)
“sao lourenco” (16 reviews)
“eastern point” (8 reviews)
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Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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"both sides"
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"sao lourenco"
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"eastern point"
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"bring water"
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"great walk"
in 23 reviews
"stunning views"
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"rock formations"
in 7 reviews
"hand rails"
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"walking boots"
in 8 reviews
"desertas islands"
in 7 reviews
"south coast"
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"public bus"
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"take your time"
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"sunny day"
in 12 reviews
"madeira island"
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"starting point"
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"well worth the effort"
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Reviewed yesterday

0900 bus (113 - SAM) from Avenida do Mar arrived in the car park at 1015. Place was already packed with tour groups and locals. Well defined path on rocky terrain remains very open to the elements, and means that great care is required at...More

Thank coh8
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

what an amazing view didnt stay long due to very windy but managed to walk near the cliff and the other side to walk will come visit again with proper gear love madiera

Thank tototny@
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic walk along the rugged Madeiran coast. Do allow plenty of time as it’s not a quick walk - you walk back on yourself to return to the car but there are a couple of places where the path splits and you see something a...More

1  Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got the 9 o'clock bus from Funchal and arrived just over an hour later. There were plenty of other walkers setting off so no danger of getting lost. The path is well marked and there are several sections of stone path or wooded boardwalk....More

1  Thank grimreaper21
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Started the walk at sunrise which was lovely and a great idea to bet the bus loads of people arriving from 10am onwards. The walk had great views of the coast from both sides. We didn’t do the entire walk just missed the big hill...More

1  Thank Kinder B
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Took the East Island tour with fun tours, who are cheaper than any of the ones online . Well organised tour and Luis our guide was very knowledgeable. Enjoyed visiting this view point. Lots of photographs

Thank meena D
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Following the rout from Funchal towards the Airport and then further to the east end of the island you will come to the landscape called São Lourenço. The very far end you can only reach by hiking, having a good boots and hoping that it...More

Thank Josef B
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Best do this easy coastal walk in spring when it is green with spring flowers. Bring water and food and maybe a swimsuit. Note there are no toilets on this walk.

Thank JJawandering
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Ponta de Sao Lourenço was my first impression of Madeira as we came into land. Unlike the previous reviewers, I didn’t make my own way there, although I researched it, and I didn’t spend the effort walking the levada trail (although I researched that as...More

Thank debdancing
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Really need a car for this unless you choose a guided trip which includes other sights so a bit time restricted. On a fine day this is a stunning area of geological rock formations, views and a long hiking path to get right to the...More

1  Thank SilverNomad04
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kentuckygirl2016
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
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Intrepidtraveller571
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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Anikó N
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).
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