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Ponta de São Lourenço

Ponta de São Lourenço

May 04, 2020

Ponta de São Lourenço is the eastern point of Madeira and is a nature reserve with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and spectacular rock formations.

Ponta de São Lourenço in Madeira

The caniçal parish is located in the southeast of Madeira Island, and is best known for its port with fishermen's boats, walks by the sea, the curious Whale Museum, and delicious fresh fish restaurants. Ponta de São Lourenço stands out because it belongs to the Natura 2000 Network and is an ex-libris in the geosite's circuit of Madeira, corresponding to a site of high geological relevance. Stroll to this viewpoint called Ponta do Rosto, which offers one of the best views of the island, from there we can see the famous Lorde farm on the southeast side and Porto da Cruz. From here you can contemplate the contrasts of the sunset and the natural cuts of the north and south coast of the island.

How to get there?

There are 3 ways to get to Ponta de São Lourenço by bus number 113, car or our organized tours for a visit with a jeep or mini-bus or even to do the Ponta de São Lourenço walk.

Activities in Caniçal:

  • Diving Snorkeling
  • Kayak
  • Climbing
  • Stand up paddle

Hiking in Caniçal:

  • Cais do Sardinha
  • Pico do Facho
  • Levada Nova

Where to eat?

  • Amarelinho
  • La Cala
  • Aquarium
  • Leone
  • Tasquinha do Pescador

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