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Porto do Seixal Beach

The Seixal Port Beach is a dive into the contrasts of nature: the black volcanic sand gives way to the majestic green mountains and the shimmering sea that hypnotizes us. To discover more attractions in Madeira, read Top Things To Do In Madeira.

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  • Coordinates: 32.822183, -17.103103

To reach it, follow a road offering breathtaking coastal views. At every turn, new scenery is presented to us.

Although there is no lifeguard supervision, a shower invites us to refresh our bodies.

With waves that challenge our courage, the Seixal Port Beach is the perfect spot for those seeking adrenaline, whether surfing, bodyboarding, or stand-up paddle.


The nearby Seixal Natural Pools are a geological spectacle that defies imagination. Crystal-clear waters invite us to dive in, while a beach bar offers comfort by the sea.

If you enjoy hiking, let yourself be enchanted by the magical region of Fanal. A Laurissilva forest that seems to have come straight out of a fairy tale, with centuries-old trees shrouded in moss. Breathtaking landscapes stimulate our senses.

Where to eat in Seixal, Madeira

Marisqueira Pedra do Mar: a seafood restaurant specializing in Portuguese cuisine. Located at Estrada Regional 101, nº 105.

Lounge Bar Clube Naval do Seixal: a bar and restaurant with a sea view and live music. Serves Portuguese and international dishes. Located at Rua da Praia, n.º 1.

Inland, about 5 km away in Chão da Ribeira, Casa de Pasto Justiniano specializes in old-fashioned skewers, roasted in a stone oven and with bay leaves. Located at Estrada Regional 221 n.º1.

Chão da Ribeira is an agricultural valley surrounded by the Laurissilva forest. With various trails, including the Chão da Ribeira Walk (10 km and takes about 4 hours).

Where to Stay

Lazy Lizard by the Ocean is a holiday home with a garden, free Wi-Fi access, and 24-hour reception. It is located 1.6 km from Porto do Seixal Beach.

Things To Do nearby:

Porto Moniz is a picturesque area on Madeira’s Island.

The famous natural swimming pools of Porto Moniz are the main attraction of the region, a true paradise of clear and crystalline waters that invite a relaxing dip.

Don’t miss the chance to visit the Madeira Aquarium reproducing the diverse marine habitats of the island.

Heading east, the São Vicente Caves present impressive rock formations sculpted by the magmatic force, becoming an essential destination for nature and adventure lovers.

Venturing into the island’s interior, we find the dense Laurissilva forest. Departing from the Vale do Rabaçal Valley, we can explore breathtaking trails.

Among them, the Risco Levada leads visitors to a majestic waterfall.

While the 25 Fontes Levada provides splendid views of the dense vegetation and crystalline waterfalls along the route, culminating in a crescent-shaped lagoon.

Along the road that takes us to Seixal and São Vicente, a stunning viewpoint captures our attention: the Véu da Noiva waterfall Viewpoint.

Finally, don’t miss the unique and thrilling experience of the Achadas da Cruz Cable Car, which takes us to a small pebble beach surrounded by towering cliffs.

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