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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.


São Tiago Beach

With free access, overlooking the São Tiago Fort, and located in the heart of Funchal’s old town
  • Free Access

Vigário Beach

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