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Situated at the entrance to the large and fertile valley of Ribeira de Machico, this town is comprised of a fishing district called Banda d'Além to the east of the river, and the old town to the west. You can visit the parish church and the Capela dos Milagros, a chapel of miracles which marks the site of the tomb of the two mythical lovers who are said to have been stranded here.

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Tourist attractions Machico : Things to see and do

  • Ponta de São Lourenço Recommended Recommended

    R101 P - 9200 Caniçal

    This point, comprised of volcanic rocks in ochre, red and black, juts far out into the sea. Despite being weather-beaten by waves and wind, this is the only place on the island where you will find a sandy beach - Prainha beach - which is well protect..

  • This belvedere is named after a Portuguese poet, nick-named "the little Camoens" (1772-1806), who praised the merits of Madeira. There is a beautiful view over Machico and São Lourenço points.

  • Boca da Portela

    R102 P - 9200 Machico

    At the crossroads of the Portela pass (662m above sea-level), make your way up to the belvedere. It dominates the green valley of Machico.

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Hotels Machico

  • Hotel Vila Bela

    Rua da Praia, nº23/25 P - 9225-050 Porto da Cruz

  • Dom Pedro Baia Club

    Estrada De São Roque P - 9200-126 Machico

    Situated on the island of Madeira, the Dom Pedro Baia Club is located on the beach of Machico Bay. It has a spacious seawater pool and offers rooms with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. Dom Pedro rooms have private bathrooms..

  • White Waters Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Praceta 25 De Abril P - 9200-084 Machico

    Prix Prices from : 47 €

    White Waters is a modern family-run hotel located in Machico’s Main Square, just 200 metres from the beach. Guests will enjoy breakfast in its tranquil tea garden and rooms with ocean-facing balconies. Rooms at White Waters Hotel are bright and airy..

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