Portela Viewpoint, Porto Santo Island

Admire the beauty of the seascape from Portela Viewpoint, offering a vista of the island's coastline from the area's highest point. Wearing comfortable shoes as well as sunscreen is advisable as there is no shade on the way up to the top of the hill. Add Portela Viewpoint to your Porto Santo Island travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Porto Santo Island itinerary planning site .
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  • Almost the whole island is visible from here - from the marina (just below the viewpoint) up to Ponta da Calheta, including the sandy beach on the southern coast, the small airfield, Vila Baleira and ...  more »
  • Spectacular view point. The day was overcast but not so the beauty of there sighted was diminished. Must go.
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  • We rented a car and stopped here in order to take some pictures. The view is amazing. You can see the harbor from the top and also the whole island with beach  more »
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  • Located east of Porto Santo at 670 meters altitude, you will find a magnificent scenery with hills and the valley stretching towards the ocean. Nice views over Porto da Cruz, Penha d'Águia and Cortado area in Santana. There's a nice chapel on the way to.
  • Good view, nice atmosphere, but after the request take 45 to serve 4 people, was the only one having lunch restaurant. Good kebab, eat well
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  • Great views of Porto da Cruz, in front is the Penha d ' águia and the Atlantic the bottom
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  • Beautiful views of the city of Porto da Cruz and Faial, in the lead with an Eagle's rock. Very nice place
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  • Beautiful view, I can only recommend.
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