Southwest Tour + Caves

Sao-Vicente-CavesThis Madeira Southwest Tour + Caves with a pickup from all hotels in Canico and Funchal,  goes directly to Sao Vincente for a 45 minute visit at the Volcanism Center. This is a guided tour with a 3D film on interesting facts about the islands existence. With great views of rocky cliffs and waterfalls we make our way to the natural rock pools of Porto Moniz. From here we make our way up to Ponta do Pargo, which is a simple and interesting town with well-preserved customs and traditions. At Ponta do Pargo we will stop for lunch and you will then get a chance to see its famous for the lighthouse which at 312m,  is regarded as one of the highest in the world.

Our next stop along the southwest coast, is the fishing village of  Paul do Mar, which until the late 1960’s, the only access to this village was by sea. The southwest coast also offers excellent surfing conditions, with really big waves that attracts surfers around the world. Our next stop, the picturesque village of Jardim do Mar, also attracts surfers that want to ride its spectacular waves, considered to be among the top surfing spots in Europe.

Further a really scenic coastal drive, we reach Arco de Calheta. At Calheta – which actually means ‘small beach’ in Portuguese, has a man made, white sand beach. Here we will visit the sugar cane factory where they make honey and rum from sugar cane.

West + Caves Tour

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