Beach in Funchal
Between beaches and bathing complexes Funchal has several options to choose from, just choose, as the bathing complex of Barreirinha, is a rocky beach facing the port of Funchal and is next to the St. James Fort, this complex It offers a saltwater pool and access to the sea, providing infrastructure such as solarium, toilets, changing rooms, lockers, bar, parasols, sun loungers and first-aid station. Open Monday to Sunday from 9:00 to 19:00, during the bathing season. But the Bathing Complex Ponta Gorda is open from 8.30 am to 20.30, during the bathing season and the rest of the year from 9.00 to 18.00. The Bathing Complex Dock Cavacas, also known as Dock Cavacas, a small holiday complex that offers a natural pool of volcanic origin, providing infrastructure such as changing rooms, surveillance and direct access to the sea, this is between the Lido and Beach Formosa. To the west of this we see the highest cape of Europe, Cabo Girao and Formosa Beach. This is open Monday to Sunday from 10h00 to 20h00. And Bathing Complex Praia Formosa is located at Praia Formosa is the largest public beach in Madeira, offering a complex consisting of four sandy beaches and pebbly, and this New Beach, Taiwan, Valentine and Areeiro. To the west of Funchal, this establishes a link with the Lido Promenade and the Promenade that connects the Câmara de Lobos. The safety of this beach is ensured by lifeguards and offers infrastructure support such as parking, showers, toilets, first aid post, a playground, a sports, a soccer field, restaurants and bars.
Regarding the beaches, Gorgulho Beach, next to the Lido Promenade, this beach has crystal clear water, but without surveillance, and a public beach is an option for those wishing to take a quick dip. This further offers of bathrooms, free showers and a small bar. And the beach of St. James is next to Fort St. James, this small public beach allows contemplate the port of Funchal and offers conditions to take a dip in the bay.