Ponta Do Sol

Small town located in the southwestern coast of the Madeira island. Scroll down to read interesting facts and useful information about this place.

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Ponta Do Sol

Hotels in Ponta Do Sol

Quinta do Alto de São João ****

Accommodation overlooking the Ponta do Sol countryside and the ocean, from the top of a mountain shoulder in Lombo de São João. The unit has views over the Atlantic Ocean and the mountainous lush green landscape. It features free WiFi access.

Restored and preserved to its original architectural flair from the late XIX century, the accommodation features a décor reminiscent of traditional Madeira farm homes.

Traditional regional and home-grown flavors are on display at guest-exclusive breakfast room. Some homemade cakes are also available. The Honesty Bar has a large selection of beverages and snacks.

Guests are welcome to swim in the outdoor pool and relax following a tour of the levada walks. They can also relax with a drink in the comfortable lounge, enjoy a cool beer in the courtyard, or relax in their own room with a glass of wine.

Quinta do Alto de São João

Enotel Baia ****

Enotel Baia overlooks the Atlantic Ocean just opposite a pebble beach with ocean-side jogging path. It features a heated pool with children area.

Rooms at Baia have views of the beach, the bay or the church, some from private balconies, others from floor-to-ceiling windows. The contemporary ambience is complemented by a TV set with cable channels.

The in-house Bay Restaurant serves typical Madeira dishes, prepared with seasonal produce from the island. Guests can also enjoy sitting on the terrace while sipping drinks from the cocktail bar.

Funchal and Madeira’s International Airport are located 20 km from the Baia Enotel. Wi-fi access is free on public areas and complimentary parking is available.

Enotel Baia

Hotel Da Vila ****

This hotel features stylish rooms with balconies overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

The sea view rooms at Hotel Da Vila feature all-white décor and natural wood accents. Each is equipped with cable TV, air conditioning and a mini-fridge.

Breakfast or evening cocktails can be enjoyed at Da Vila’s restaurant and bar. Bicycle and car rental can be arranged directly with the hotel.

Guests have free use of the facilities at Hotel Da Vila’s sister resort, situated 200 m away. The sister resort offers an sea-view outdoor swimming pool, a jacuzzi, steam bath, sauna, and spa.

Hotel Da Vila

Estalagem Da Ponta Do Sol ****

Perched on a cliff facing the Atlantic Ocean, this design hotel is within a renovated traditional farmhouse. Set on Madeira’s South Coast, Ponta do Sol has a stunning infinity pool and hot tub with panoramic views.

Floor-to-ceiling windows lead from the hotel guestrooms out onto balconies. Some rooms provide sea views, others overlook the garden. The total-white décor is complemented by flat-screen cable TVs.

A game of tennis can be enjoyed on the court, located a 2-minute walk from the Estalagem Da Ponta Do Sol. Guests can also relax the spa & wellness centre where a sauna and massage therapies are provided.

Boasting the most hours of sunshine in Madeira, Ponta Do Sol village is just minutes from the hotel and can be reached with free bikes.

Estalagem Da Ponta Do Sol

Hiking trails

Levada do Moinho (Levada Nova)

The length is about 9 km. Duration of the walk 2 – 3 hours with slow foot. This is a real nature treasure with jaw-dropping scenery, and a fantastic panoramic views!

Remember: before doing hiking always evaluate your physical abilities, strength, and don`t forget to apply basic safety precautions.

Levada da Moinho

Restaurants and bars in Ponta do Sol

The Old Pharmacy

A place were you can find the best of Portuguese art and taste. As well Portuguese souvenirs, teas, wines and tapas of the highest quality.

Address: Rua Doutor Joao Augusto Teixeira n.0 23, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-215, Portugal

The Old Pharmacy

The Small House

A place were you can taste a great variety of beers, cocktails and appetizing snacks.

Address: 29 E 31 Rua Doutor Joao Augusto Teixeira, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-215, Portugal

The Small House

Restaurante Sol Poente

Address: Cais da Ponta do Sol, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360, Portugal

Restaurante Preia Mar

Address: Madalena Do Mar, Ponta do Sol, Madeira 9360-425, Portugal

Restaurante Preia Mar

Estalagem Da Ponta Do Sol Restaurant

Address: Caminho Passo 6, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-529, Portugal

Estalagem Da Ponta Do Sol Restaurant

Mare Alta Bar-Restaurante

Address: Avenida 1ro de Maio Ponta Do Sol, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-500, Portugal

Mare Alta Bar-Restaurante

Restaurante Cantinho da Madalena

Address: Avenida 10 de Fevereiro N0 2, R/C, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-415, Portugal

Restaurante Cantinho da Madalena

Hotel Da Vila Restaurant

Address: Rua Doutor Joao Augusto Teixeira, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-215, Portugal

Hotel Da Vila Restaurant

Restaurante Lugar de Baixo

Address: Caminho Levada da Vargem de Baixo, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-575, Portugal

Restaurante Lugar de Baixo

A Taberna da Madalena

Address: av 1 Fevereiro 108 | Madalena do Mar – Ponta do Sol, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360, Portugal

A Taberna da Madalena

Santa Teresa Restaurante

Address: Sitio do Outeiro | Centro Comercial SantaTeresa, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-031, Portugal

Santa Teresa Restaurante

Restaurante Trianguloso

Address: Caminho Poios 89 | N 3242. 459 W 17 06. 991, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-593, Portugal

Restaurante Trianguloso

Churrascaria Cancela

Address: ER209, 32°43’36.29″N 17° 6’33.14″W, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira, Portugal

Churrascaria Cancela

Buteco da Serra, Churrascaria & Pizzaria

Address: Canhas | Ponta do Sol, Ponta Do Sol, Madeira 9360-325, Portugal

Buteco da Serra, Churrascaria & Pizzaria

Things to do

“Summerboard” Scuba Diving Center

Experience the Atlantic ocean in a way reserved for those who look beyond the surface. Be rewarded with a new aquatic world and encounters with diverse marine life. Diving club is located on the beach and in the hotel Estalagem (top on cliff).

PADI Scuba Diving Courses and diving experiences of Wreck Dive, Garajau Marine Reserve, Aquarium (Porto Moniz), Spear Gun Fishing and others.

Summerboard Scuba Diving Center

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