Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Porto Moniz

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A tropical paradise created by natural phenomena, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools sit in the nonwestern section of Madeira near the small town of Porto Moniz. These volcanic pools, formed ages ago by lava flow meeting the waters of the Atlantic, attract swimmers from around the world with their natural layout and sweeping views of the ocean. The surrounding rocks reflect in the crystalline pools, creating an impression of an underwater world filled with craggy stone pillars. Try to time your visit for late afternoon or early evening, when the reflections of the setting sun blur the line between sky and water. Our Porto Moniz online trip builder makes visiting Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools and other Porto Moniz attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We visited Porto Moniz in March time and however we knew it was out of season, we didn't expect for most of the pool areas to be closed off. It was actually only one entrance that could be used to ent...  more »
  • I'm not strictly a mega fan of "bounded" bathing areas. It does make me feel best on the endless sandy beach. Lava lake in Porto Moniz, although they are of natural origin, but concrete hand of man is here, of course, I know. It is not natural as natural. However as it says the name of my review, just under 2 euros here slapping almost all day. And it is really worth it! In addition, in the area there are also refreshments, locker rooms, showers, lifeguards, handsome and you meet some crab. So why not.
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  • You can stay some time in Porto Moniz, the pools are very nice to look at, especially when strong wind comes up, it has some bars and souvenir shops trappings.
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