Visit the northernmost island of the Madeira archipelago on a day cruise to Porto Santo. See a 9-kilometer beach of golden sand and admire the peaks of mountains such as Pico do Castelo. Go to the Miradouro da Portela lookout for breathtaking views.
What to Expect
Depart Funchal and cruise to Porto Santo, the northernmost and easternmost of the islands in the Madeira archipelago. Cross by ferry to the harbor in Porto Santo, where a vehicle will be waiting to take you on a 2.5-hour guided tour of the island.
Travel by comfortable minibus or bus, depending on the size of your group, and visit many scenic viewpoints for breathtaking views of the south bay and mountains of the north coast. See landmarks such as Calheta, the gardens and zoo of the Quinta das Palmeiras, the summit of Pico do Castelo, the rustic Casa da Serra and the Miradouro da Portela lookout.
Experience the everyday life of the island and its people before returning to the harbor at Porto Santo for the ferry crossing back to Madeira Island.
- Return ferry boat from Madeira to Porto Santo and back
- Guided tour of Porto Santo