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Really nice, long sandy beach. We swam in December and early January. Water is clean. Wavy. Some... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
Helen P
Cardigan, United Kingdom
Best sandy beach, nice waves, very very clean, wide and amazing waters

Amazing long and wide beach, sand is absolutely nice, waters are very clear and the most important... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Really nice, long sandy beach. We swam in December and early January. Water is clean. Wavy. Some beach bars were open and there are clearly lots more that open in high season.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Helen P
Reviewed 21 December 2018

For such a small island this is a heck of a beach and quite possibly one of the best you'll amble along.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Amazing long and wide beach, sand is absolutely nice, waters are very clear and the most important is very clean and super quiet in November. We had a long swim, quite big waves you have to be careful in November

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Wow wow wow . Lucky to have travelled a lot and seen many places but this place is a little but of paradise

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank stephen b
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Wow what a wonderful beach fantastic views spotless clean great for a lovely walk I ran every morning ❤️

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 169gillc
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Nine kilometres of the most beautifully manicured beach ever! The soft beach sand is therapeutic as is the sea air! The locals respect their praia and keep it clean but the ocean tide does its job too.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 355carolet
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt this beach lives up to its reputation as one of the finest in Europe, if not further afield.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Roustafarian
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Just a beautiful long sandy beach! One of the best I’ve been to in the world. From Calheta in the south where you can see the sunset to the main town it is just soft golden sand. You can hire sunbed and shade in parts.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Well being from England and having some amazing beaches here. This beach tops them all. So clean and tidy Lovely walk Seas so clear and so warm Have to say best part of my holiday

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank homes2401
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

9 km long sandy beach with crystal clear water. Some areas are guarded and offer showers and lockers. The beach is so long that its never crowded so it is perfect for a relaxing sunny day

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SaraVeg81
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27 October 2018|
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Response from 334tr2017 | Reviewed this property |
It wasn’t busy on the beach in July so imagine it’ll be very quiet now. Beautiful place to chill for a week.
23 May 2017|
Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Check out the website of Porto Santo Line. Here you will find timetables and prices. And don't miss a day at the beach - it's just amazing!!