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Unique swimming spot

Eventhough our hotel has a rooftop infinity pool, something draws us back here every time we visit... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Sebas A
via mobile
Early evening Dinner

Nice restaurant /bar in fabulous coastal position with adjoining sea pool. We arrived with friends... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
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“natural pool”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

walked from Lido to visit this facility to find that it was not open and from the picture taken from above not ready to be opened! long way to walk to find you can not use it!

1  Thank colin r
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Great venue very close to the sea. Fresh fish which is delicious Good service. You need to be fit as its down a very steep hill but worth the trip

Thank cassie02
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Found these sea pools on our walk along the seafront pedestrian way. What great fun with great waves at high tide. The life guards were patient & considerate to those who didn't appreciate the force of the ocean. Even if you don't swim, you could...More

Thank cathcos
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Eventhough our hotel has a rooftop infinity pool, something draws us back here every time we visit the island. The view along the rocks is amazing. Beds and access for two is very affordable at 8 euro. They have a nice bar too, all in...More

Thank Sebas A
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My 10 yo son and I absolutely loved this place! Our hotel was 2 mins walk away so we would come every evening after our tours and would just relax and unwind or just join the locals and jump off the stairs in to the...More

Thank Jeza_jo
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We can see these not quite natural pools from our hotel and when we pop to the supermarket, catch a bus or visit Forum Madeira. They looked very inviting. So, having talked about it for a week, we finally took the plunge... The entry cost...More

1  Thank Kieran S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We passed this place on a walk from Camara Do Lobos to Praia Formosa and decided to go back (using the Yellow Bus!) for a day of kicking back and maybe a swim. It's set in an area of natural rock pools and looks great....More

Thank Fish_McFish
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

For sure you will enjoy the place, landscape, beach access, natural pool and the great restaurant. Its mandatory to visit this unforgettable place in Madeira. You have to pay for entry in the natural pools, however you can enjoy a huge pack of interesting places...More

Thank Gonçalo F
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant /bar in fabulous coastal position with adjoining sea pool. We arrived with friends with young child. This place has a reputation for seafood and fish. We weren't disappointed! Lapas, egg roe vinaigrette and gambas all served with delicious garlic toast. Delightful! Washed down...More

Thank Grumpy-3G
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were staying locally and visited for a drink one afternoon. The place has a great atmosphere,plays great music and offers a variety of snacks and drinks which are great value. In the evenings they sometimes have pool parties which looked great....More

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12 March 2018|
Response from cathcos | Reviewed this property |
Yes amazing