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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

  • 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..

  • Costa Linda

    Dr. Abel De Freitas Sitio Casas Proximas P - 9225-050 Porto da Cruz

    Located on one of the most beautiful coasts in the north-east of Madeira, this hotel is surrounded by breathtaking landscapes of the sea and the volcanic mountains. Costa Linda is located on the seafront side of the village of Porto da Cruz, whe..

  • Hotel Vila Bela

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

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