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Avenida D. Manuel I, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
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All reviews man made beach sandy beaches nice beach across the road small marina protected beach per hour an umbrella two nights car hire changing rooms plenty of choice deck chairs madeira island in december free of charge toilet facilities
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

Calheta beach is part of Hotel that's also owned by the Savoy Group. It really designed for family & kids to provide European beach conditions rather than the black lava sands that are familiar to Madeira. Not busy as it was off season although few...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RMK_10
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Calheta Beach is a small man made beach next to Calheta marina. Today it would be the venue for a wedding.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank albeback1
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Dont forget this si a volcanic island. Calheta does have a sandy beach , but i would say that about it,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeetieWeetie2014
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We went to this beach because it was quiet, not a lot of tourists the sun loungers and umbrellas were a decent price no more than €2 for pretty much all day until 6pm I will say that there are stones on one side of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank nicolewE7123ID
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

just perfect! brilliant food, not much people, so sunny and hit, but not boiling! everybody should check Madeira!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mada M
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic holiday This hotel is the best we have stayed at in the last 3 years. It’s says 4* I’m the reviews and that is just what you get. We stayed in a sea view room. It’s was very smart, clean and modern...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Free of charge. Clean water. Free toilets and douches. It's better to use bath shoes because of stones.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bumali
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Went to this beach today warm water lovely weather day well spent with family will come back there is a bar near for some snack and drinks and ice cream

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank beetoven
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Theres 3 sandy beaches on Madeira, where golden sand as been brought in from Morroco. My wife and I spent the whole day (Thursday) at Calhata beach. Weekends can get very busy on the sandy beach.So go for any other day(s) for space and enjoyment....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank C5769OQstevek
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is the only sandy beach on Madeira. We had a shot walk on it but came back . They had a bad winter and a lot of the sand had been washed away in the storms . We didn't bother sitting on it as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jackie B
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6 April 2017|
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Response from allisoncC9367UE | 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
5 April 2016|
Response from ilovetherat |
No only in Funchal
Jean H
15 February 2016|
Response from ilovetherat |
You can go by bus. It’s cheap