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Ponta de Sao Lourenco

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Address: Baia da Abra, Machico, Madeira, Portugal
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Wild cliffs, spectacle sceneries

After some 90 minutes of walking and during the journey you can admire wild high cliffs surrounded by the Atlantic ocean. The trip lasts 3 hours so you have to take plenty of... read more

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After some 90 minutes of walking and during the journey you can admire wild high cliffs surrounded by the Atlantic ocean. The trip lasts 3 hours so you have to take plenty of water - there is no possibility to buy some bottle of water. There are hardly ever possibilities to go to the toilet because of meeting tourists and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great hike, very different from other levada walks on the island. Very well mapped throughout, with some staircases and side rails. I've seen people of all ages out there today, so don't shy away. The trail isnt too long, about 8km both ways. There are couple of beautiful beaches though I imagine its difficult to do the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's really aimed at people who want to go trekking, so if you're not equipped for it (appropriate footwear and some supplies) you'll probably just take some nice pictures and make a pile with rocks, but it'll probably leave you feeling like you would have liked to go for a little trek...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a fantastic hike if you aren't interested in guided tours. It was a little more rigorous then we were expecting but loved it!! Be sure to bring water and wear sunscreen!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very different place. Nice walk, breathtaking views. Desert, cliffs and ocean. A couple of smal and very clean beaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared to walk a lot, have good shoes. Take lots of water. One odd thing we found was there are no bathrooms anywhere and this is a large area to hike. It's not any easy hike if you go all the way to the opposite end. On the day we did our hike it was really hot, we had... More 

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Valencia, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely a must!! You have to go here, there are many beautiful and amazing views, some walking trails which at the end will take you to a beautiful black-sand beach

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent spot and probably one of the most spectacular views in Madeira. I came here looking for Iceland and didn't want to leave. Had Sigur Ros in my headphones and when i had reached the very final point i almost started crying after seeing the beauty in front of me... A must see spot in Madeira. Most likely the nicest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful path with stunning view. The hike is quite easy but you need to be careful not to lean out over the protection ropes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most people see 'Ponta de São Lourenço' from the plane, just before they arrive in Madeira. But you have to get closer. Drive out to the little parking lot and go for a little walk or even better a hike with stunning views of the coast line and the ocean...! Be sure to wear good shoes and bring water, snacks... More 

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