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Reviewed July 17, 2019

Found this by accident a few years ago, and now we have discovered it again. The weather luckily was very good today .. no clouds, so we had an awesome view from very high up (over 600m) down to the bay of Porto Da Cruz...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

We rented a 125 cc motorbike and we did all the island tours by ourselves. It was totally worth it. The view from Portela is almost as nice as from Pico do Arieiro.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Have been here twice. First time we were staying Santo da Serra and came down by taxi. Second time a friend drove me here for a Verada walk in the Laurisilva forest. There is no doubting that this is one of the most spectacular views...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

One of the best views of the north east towns and the coast - Port da Cruz and Faial feature prominently. As taxi drivers seem intent on touting for business, keeping calm and composed for photographs and the experience is not always easy. Still worth...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Lovely way to see the views down to the small north coast villages without having a long walk from your transport.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Make sure that you see the weather forecast before you visit this place. We were very unlucky and only saw fog and more fog. Also people there are not very friendly watch for Freitas !!!!!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We stopped on our way between Machico and Porto da Cruz, definitely worth the visit for the stunning views! We also had fab lunch there. Easy car park and not much walking involved. The clouds and fog just fly by 100times a minute, one can...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

You could get to Miradouro do Portela if you go to Levada do Furado (Ribeiro Frio-Portela levada). We finished our levada path at Portela and were amazed by beautiful views from Portela.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 248kristinaa
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

A great viewpoint heading between Santo da Serra / Machico and Porto do Cruz. Lovely views down towards the ocean.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 22, 2016

I reached this part after a 5-hour walk from Ribeiro Frio and was speechless at the view. It was simply amazing to look down all the way to the sea. The viewpoint area was spacious and only busy for a while when tourists were dropping...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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