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Being one of the island constituting the archipelago of Madeira, Porto Santo is amazingly different from the island of Madeira. Whilst lush green predominates on Madeira, Porto Santo is almost stripped of vegetation and the southern coast is bordered by a 5 mile long beach of soft golden sand which makes it a highly esteemed resort area




Porto Santo can be easily reached many times a day by aircraft from the airport in Madeira directly to Porto Santo's brand new airport. Flight time is approximately 15 minutes. For those who enjoy a more leisurely pace, then one can travel by sea on the Porto Santo ferry which can also transport vehicles should you wish to take a car.Travel time on the ferry is around 2 hours


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  • Lilasel's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2005 at 3:13 PM

    i guess this island is calling for me... :-)

  • catalysta's Profile Photo
    Jul 8, 2005 at 9:32 AM

    Hah, King Kong looks like he got on the wrong movie set, and he's about to rise like Godzilla from the bay! Charming island...cat

  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    May 25, 2005 at 2:35 AM

    ...and in Mallorca, you can see ad island dragon like shaped. It is named "La Dragonera". Ciao!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Jan 15, 2005 at 1:53 AM

    This place looks great Vitor! I love a nice ferry cruise, especially with sandy beaches like those waiting for me!!

  • belgianchocolate's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2004 at 5:11 PM

    I can't see the shape of a monkey in the rock , what I do see is a perfect place to relax. :-)

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2004 at 3:10 PM

    ....and I missed Porto Santo...too bad...

  • dvideira's Profile Photo
    May 23, 2004 at 2:16 PM

    E quem é que precisa de muita coisa para fazer em um paraíso como esse??????? Lindas fotos, Vitor.

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Dec 7, 2003 at 7:46 AM

    Sounds like a great place for a daytrip!

  • Irine_29's Profile Photo
    Dec 1, 2003 at 12:17 AM

    i am so sad i missed P.S....have heard the best about it.

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Nov 29, 2003 at 6:37 AM

    Beautiful pictures. I like to go to Porto Santo island, the next time we are in Madeira.


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