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Overnight in Porto santo

We bought a package including ferry tickets and hotel for one night in Torres Priaia Hotel;we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belfast, United Kingdom

We had a lovely but long , day out to Porto Santo .On arrival we intended to spend a day at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Warrington, United Kingdom
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“ferry ride”(5 reviews)
“island tour”(9 reviews)
“small buffet”(2 reviews)
Starting in 1996 the company acquired a ship to connect Madeira and Porto Santo, offering a safe, a regular and comfortable service. The ship transports both passengers and cargo.You'll have an unforgettable journey.
N0 6 Rua Praia, Funchal, Madeira 9000-643, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

had been to porto santo on a one day trip, rented a scooter and it was possible to see the whole island plus chill on the beach for a bit :)) clearly a recommodation 12 out of 10 :))

Thank Flavio W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought a package including ferry tickets and hotel for one night in Torres Priaia Hotel;we upgraded to first class but there was no need-the ferry was clean comfortable and the staff were nice

Thank Trlg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely but long , day out to Porto Santo .On arrival we intended to spend a day at the beach . So made our way to the beach bar recommended. A great day , very cheap once arrived and highly recommended if...More

Thank L8318IVgeorgeg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a day cruise to Porto Santo on a glorious late June day with blue skies and a very calm sea. We were glad we decided to pay the extra charge for first class not least because a number of school parties chose the...More

Thank AndrewC55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the ferry to Porto Santo for a one night stay. We had previously visited just for the day two years ago, but unfortunately booked too late to get 1st class. This time we booked well in advance on the Porto Santo line website which...More

3  Thank soozieb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been on ferry daytrips in several parts of the world the Porto Santo ferry overall compares favourably with one significant exception. There was ample seating on board, a good choice of food in the restaurant and a timely service. However we found it absolutely...More

Thank Irishness
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Taking the day cruise to Porto Santo is well worth the cost. Beautiful island. Take the local 2 hour bus tour around the island - no commentary from the driver but he stops at the spectacular beauty spots and all this for 8 Euro's. Fantastic...More

1  Thank markogap
Reviewed 20 May 2018

if you don't mind paying a bit more for first class,i found the whole experience in taking the ferry from funchal to porto santo and back as a day trip worth every cent.you get to sit near the top deck at the front of the...More

Thank alittletoolate
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went on a Trip to Porto Santo on this boart and enjoyed it very much. Very relaxing lojunges and personel. Nice views from the island from ashore.

2  Thank aznarmarcio
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Took this trip booked at my hotel for same price direct. Had checked weather forecast to choose day and it turned out correct. You need a good day for this trip but also check the wind speed and strength as you are crossing the N....More

1  Thank SilverNomad04
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Jeanette R
3 June 2018|
Response from markogap | Reviewed this property |
No. Unfortunately there is only the one sailing a day from Porto Santo to Madeira. The ferry leaves Porto Santo at 6pm and arrives Funchal about 8.15pm and only returns to Porto Santo the next morning at 8.am. I know that... More
15 August 2017|
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Response from Martin A | Reviewed this property |
The ferry usually is taken out of service in mid January for annual maintenance. This takes approximately 4-5 weeks and it returns in late February.