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Calheta Beach

Avenida D. Manuel I, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
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Beach close to the hotel

A small beach but cheap sunbeds and close proximity to Calheta Beach Hotel and a nearby bar. We had... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
_jaxwjax
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London, United Kingdom
Sandy beach warm(ish) sea

As it was overcast in Funchal, we drove 40 minutes west to Calheta beach. Had been taken there in... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
RichardBlakey
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“man made beach” (10 reviews)
“sandy beaches” (8 reviews)
“nice beach” (8 reviews)
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Avenida D. Manuel I, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
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"man made beach"
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"sandy beaches"
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"nice beach"
in 8 reviews
"sun loungers"
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"across the road"
in 5 reviews
"small marina"
in 3 reviews
"quiet area"
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"out of season"
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"protected beach"
in 2 reviews
"sea wall"
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"per hour"
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"two nights"
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"car hire"
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"changing rooms"
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"plenty of choice"
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"deck chairs"
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"big supermarket"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small beach but cheap sunbeds and close proximity to Calheta Beach Hotel and a nearby bar. We had perfect days sunbathing and relaxing

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

As it was overcast in Funchal, we drove 40 minutes west to Calheta beach. Had been taken there in January by a local friend of our who writes the Madeira Island News blog. It was sunny and 21’C then and similar yesterday. The sea temperature...More

Thank RichardBlakey
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Check the photos out, sand does not seem to be there anymore - maybe they have not done it up for 2018 yet

Thank apolk
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Lovely sandy beach and port with amenities. Great to watch the sun set and catch a boat to go fishing or whale watching.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Sandra has a massage tent on the promenade right by the beach. I had a full body massage (inc head and feet)...it was fabulous. She is professional and carries out a deep therapy. She eased my aching, walking muscles and relaxed my back and hips....More

Thank Jchapp999
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Lovely beach to chill, can hire a bed. There are an array of shops along the marina and also a supermarket just where the carpark is.

Thank Charlottef23
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Great location close to a small marina and a few restaurants and cafés! Many companies around who can take you on a boat to see dolphins and whales!

Thank Anthi12
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

2 beaches sheltered from the sea offer the opportunity to swim but the water is a bit shallow and very stony to get in. In late March / early April it was also quite cold....

Thank Studd2710
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing hotel, wonderful place if you are looking to rest and relax. Staff is always there for you and greeting you with a smile. Our room was big and comfortable with a king size bed, really clean too. Plenty of food: lots of vegetables and...More

Thank Ramune G
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Nice to wander around here as a family, enjoyed some places to sit down and drink some nice poncha! Madeira is so nice!

Thank MarcMona
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itta123
6 April 2017|
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Response from Allison C | Reviewed this property |
We swam in the sea. It was chilly but once you're in it's ok. It was actually warmer than the hotel pool
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