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Pebble beaches

Pebble beaches are predominant on Madeira Island, and they can be found throughout the island (from north to south). The characteristic sound of the pebbles rolling on the waves, their shiny black colour, which contrasts with the white foam of the waves, are trademarks of Madeira’s landscape.

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São Roque Beach

Description:
Free access, overlooking the bay of Machico, parking lot in the Forum Machico park, with restaurants / bars.
  • Free Access
  • Parking
  • Support Café/Bar

Ribeira das Galinhas Beach – Paúl do Mar

Description:
Free access, ideal for watching the sunset, with restaurant / café and beachside parking lot.
  • Free Access
  • Support Café/Bar
  • Parking

Portinho Beach – Jardim do Mar

Description:
Free access, ideal for surfing, restaurant / café and a beachside parking lot.
  • Free Access
  • Surfing Beach
  • Support Café/Bar
  • Parking

Porto Beach – Paúl do Mar

Description:
Free access and a parking lot on the road next to the beach.
  • Free Access
  • Parking

Palmeiras Beach

Description:
Free access, has a café and a nearby parking lot. Accessible for people with reduced mobility.
  • Free Access
  • Support Café/Bar
  • Parking
  • Accessible to people with reduced mobility

Laje Beach – Seixal

Description:
Free access, it has the Clube Naval do Seixal café and a beachside parking lot.
  • Free Access
  • Support Café/Bar
  • Parking

Garajau Beach

Description:
It has a restaurant / café, can be accessed by car or cable car. Has free access and a solarium area
  • Support Café/Bar
  • Accessible by Car
  • Accessible by Cable Car
  • Free Access
  • Solarium

Calhau da Lapa Beach

Description:
You can only access to this beach on foot through the bell tower path or by boat from Ribeira Brava.
  • Accessible by Boat
  • Accessible by foot

Fajã dos Padres Beach – Fajã dos Padres

Description:
It has a restaurant / café, ideal for families, with paid access and only accessible by boat or cable car.
  • Support Café/Bar
  • Family Friendly
  • Paid Access
  • Accessible by Boat
  • Accessible by Cable Car

Vigário Beach

Description:
Free access, overlooking Cabo Girão, with a parking lot in the city centre
  • Free Access
  • Parking