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Vacation on Madeira beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Madeira Monte, Jardim tropical Monte Palace Literally any kind of beach can be found at Madeira. Exotic parts of coast with black volcanic sand are very popular among foreign tourists. The picturesque beach of Prainha can be found in Machico; that’s one of the most comfortable and popular coastal areas with volcanic sand. Pure water, great bars and restaurants, furnished seating areas and a number of other additional services help to enjoy holidays.
Madera is popular among tourists due to its luxurious beaches, extensive rainforest and historical sites. Travelers with children will not be bored here. In the town of Porto Moniz, they … Open
There are several closed beach resorts on the island available for a reasonable fee. The resort area Quinta do Lorde located in the southeastern part of Madeira is in demand among connoisseurs of red carpet vacations. It has an equipped pebble beach and an extensive recreation area with swimming pools and a luxury yacht club. Piscinas do Caniçal resort in the eastern part of Madeira is popular among travelers with children. It has a picturesque beach and many beautiful infinity pools with spacious terraces, including special children pools.
Praia da Ribeira de Natal is notable among public beaches. Despite the fact that it's not difficult to get there, not so many locals know about it. The beach is located in Machico, close to the Natal River. The pebble beach is well equipped; there are lifeguards working there all the time. It's connected with nearby village of Canical with a beautiful promenade, which is the perfect place for an evening stroll. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Madeira is a genuine gastronomy paradise for tourists fond of sea foods and exotic fruits. The local restaurants will treat their guests with incredible food masterpieces made of crab meat … Open
Many of the beaches available in Madeira are man-made; Praia de Machico is among them. It became available to vacationers just a few years ago. This vast stretch of coast is covered with golden sand. Today Praia de Machico is one of the most sophisticated and attractive on the island; its territory is a major center of water sports and entertainment. Beach goers can participate in sports training and recreational activities; it’s also worth noting that the coast has the very picturesque promenade with lots of shops.
Madeira Funchal In the heart of the famous resort of Santa Cruz the popular beach Praia das Palmeiras can be found. Conditionally the beach area is divided into two parts, one of which is the gravel stretch of coast that has preserved its beauty and the other is a huge complex of artificial seawater pools. Praia das Palmeiras provides excellent conditions for families with kids. At the high season vacationers are offered a wide range of additional services. Nearby there is a free pebble beach, Praia de sao Fernando. Its territory has all the necessary equipment for a comfortable stay, including changing rooms, showers and a cozy cafe. The beach also has a large playground for kids.
The cultural life of Madeira is rich in different events. The fests and exciting events are held there almost every month. Most of the travelers prefer visiting the resort on the eve of New … Open
The picturesque pebble beach Praia dos Reis Magos is close to Canico. Its guests enjoy excellent recreational options. The beach is large and, therefore, it’s never crowded. Next to it you can find a lot of attractive restaurants and bars, so you can relax at the coast until late in the evening. Praia da Cana-vieira is notable among wild beaches; its main advantage is the purest water. It's better to get to this part of the coast by sea, as it is surrounded by very high cliffs.
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Interesting places in Madeira for your excursion

Madeira Airport

From the series “The Most Dangerous Runways in the World”
In the environs of the Spanish city of Santa Cruz is the unique airport of Madeira, one of the most dangerous airports in the world. Its runway was built on the coast, above the water, and recalls the bridge with the large concrete pillars. The stretch 'of the bridge' forms 2 777 meters, it is supported by the 180 concrete columns, whose height is 80 meters. The space under the unusual runway is not empty. Here was the large parking lot equipped. … Read further
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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this

24.06.2021

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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Madeira

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Madeira for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Madeira.
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