Romancing the Island


Ilheu da Cal, Porto Santo, Madeira islands in Portugal

1 Monte Palace Tropical Garden – spend a day in the most spectacular garden of the island where you can admire together with the tropical vegetation, the central lake with the majestic swans, many blackbirds and peacocks and the most famous tile collection in Portugal.

2 No matter the moment of the year you are traveling here, in the Orchid Garden you will find blooming flowers to delight your eyes. In a natural surrounding you will find from spectacular to very little orchids.

Madeira awesome view at night

Sunset over Madeira Island, Camara de Lobos, Madeira Island, Portugal

3 Go back in time in spectacular virtual journey in the Madeira Story Centre.

4 The history lovers will find important things about Christopher Columbus, rare books and coins if visit the Mário Barbeito de Vasconcelos Library Museum.

5 Take a walk to São Vincente Volcanic Caves and admire the lava accumulation and the volcanic stalactites. Do not miss the wonderful gardens of São Vincente where you can admire the Madeira endemic flora.

6 Part of Madeira archipelago, Porto Santo is a place for the ones that love to relax in tranquility. The 9 km long beach, the quiet atmosphere and the cuisine based on local dishes seems to be all you need for a perfect holiday.

7 Take an authorization and make a boat visit to the Desertas Island’s Natural Reserve to admire the colony of sea lions.

8 Spend leisure days on Lido Promenade! Admire the breathtaking view of the sea, the botanical gardens, swim in clear waters or simply relax on the beach.

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