Beach vacations, they’re some of the best when it comes to relaxation and stress-relief. There are a myriad of popular spots to enjoy beach vacations and some of them are offered by Saga Travel. With this in mind, having a grand escapade by the sea is easy, especially if you’ll spend it at Madeira.
Located in Portugal and known for its wonderful weather, rugged landscape, and rich history of seafaring, this island has always been flocked by tourists from all over the world. There’s plenty of alluring attractions in this island, but some of the best ones are elaborated below.
Located right next to Funchal Airport, Santa Cruz is one of kind place to stay for a short period or an extended one. If you’re a beach lover and a foodie because you’ll find plenty of things to do there, but on top of your list should visiting the indoor fish market as well as the promenade where you can find the catch of the day. Visiting the said locations can also give you the rare chance to experience the island’s culture and at the same glance its local fish: Espada (the Spanish word for sword).
Heralded as Madeira’s finest attraction. The neighboring island of Porto Santo is located at the Portuguese archipelago. It is the perfect place if you some peace of quiet because it has one of the less crowded beaches in Madeira and just a handful of hotels, restaurants, and villas, among other establishments. In addition to all these, it has volcanic sands that are said to have curative and can soothe various ailments.
Laurel Forest (Laurisilva)
It should be noted that the island of Madeira is not just about beautiful beaches, because it also has some of Europe’s finest subtropical forests. In fact, it has been declared an UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999. Visiting this place is a must if you’re someone who has a knack for captivating trees, beautiful flowers, and alluring animals.
The beach is probably the most visited vacation destination of all time and if you want to achieve a one of a kind beach vacation that is fun, exciting, relaxing, and everything in between, you should make it a point to visit the island of Madeira. It’s a little something that you won’t regret.