Being an island in the Atlantic, Madeira has the perfect view of our star (and we’re not talking about Cristiano Ronaldo, but the Sun, ok?). We found these 16 spectacular places, which we recommend at any time of the day!

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Pico Ruivo

Altitude: 1861 m, the highest point in Madeira and the third highest in Portugal

When the sky is clear, it provides an extensive view over several points of interest: Curral das Freiras, Santana valley of Ribeira Grande and São Jorge, Ponta de São Lourenço, Paul da Serra, Porto Santo, and the Desert Islands group.


Pico do Arieiro

Once you’ve reached one of the highest peaks on the island, sit for a moment and breathe the pure air and enjoy the incredible views of the mountains of Madeira  and admire our stunning views of great plateaus, while you are going up until you reach the famous Pico do Areeiro.

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Prazeres

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At Prazeres you can have one of the most wonderful sunsets with the reflections on the ocean.


Ponta do Sol

Altitude: 1500 m

This is said to be the hottest place on the island and where the sun shines the longest. It is the only plateau on the island of Madeira.

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Paúl do Mar

A pebble beach very popular with surfers and families, also known as Ribeira das Galinhas beach. The fishing village has a harbour and friendly bars.


Madalena do Mar

Located on the southwest coast of the island, the town provides Instagrammable photo opportunities.  It has a small church, good restaurants, and a pebble beach.

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Ponta do Pargo

The lighthouse of Ponta do Pargo stands on a cliff above sea, in Ponta da Vigia, the westernmost point of the island of Madeira. Classified as a local heritage of cultural value, it includes a museum complex.


Pico dos Barcelos

The viewpoint was built in 1950 and was recently improved with a restaurant area and green spaces. It is 355 meters high, overlooking the bay and city of Funchal and, in the background, the Desert islands.

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Baía d’Abra

Located on the long Ponta de S. Lourenço, the easternmost peninsula of Madeira, this bay offers a spectacular view, with a landscape marked by coastal erosion and the movement of the waves.


Ponta da Ladeira – Porto Moniz

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Ponta da Ladeira is an incredible sunset viewpoint. You can find this coastal spot just near Porto Moniz on the north coast. It’s just a few rickety steps to a small plateau, but once the sun begins to set over the ocean you are in for a show of amazing colours.


Raposeira viewpoint – Calheta

Looks like one of those not-to-be-missed viewpoints. You just need to walk from the car park to the viewpoint.

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Fajã dos Padres – Câmara de Lobos

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Among the remnants of the small houses, some of which are the former homes of settlers, others which served as barns, and another which used to be a warehouse for fishing material, you can watch the sun going down the sea.


Cabo Girão – Câmara de Lobos

Go to Cabo Girao at sunset, romance guaranteed!

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Neves Viewpoint – Funchal

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Situated at the extreme east of Funchal, is the Pináculo viewpoint this is a spot not to lose.


Cristo Rei viewpoint- Garajau

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Cristo Rei famous tourist viewpoint in Ponta do Garajau is also an amazing place to watch the sunset.


Cabanas viewpoint – Santana

Cabanas Viewpoint is located between São Jorge and Arco de São Jorge, and offers you one of the best spots so watch the sunset in Madeira.

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