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Reviewed 2 days ago

The gardens are very pleasent to strole around or just sit and watch the world go by. A cafe and snack van are available along with a play area for children. You also get an elevated view across the port and harbour areas.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank docloc56
Reviewed 5 days ago

You need to climb quite a few steps to get into this garden and it's just opposite the harbour where all the big cruise ships come in. Plenty of seating areas with a small cafe

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KatiePBurtononTrent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely view of the harbour and the cruise ships. Pity the children's park was disassembled. But at least they had great fun running around the pond on the green grass.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnnya770
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy watching the Swans in the lake. Followed by admiring the plants as we walk to see the statue of Columbus. Of course peering out at the harbour and the Cruise ships. Before we walk down to the road and my wife drags me...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MikeMason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is a little oasis just above the port where the cruise ships dock in. There are toilets at the top by the cafe (these are paid) but also free ones (not very fragrant) at the bottom. We saw the Monarch butterflies and lots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank the_Devilyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favourite parks, despite being relatively small and hilly. It has something new and interesting around every corner. There is a lovely pond with fountains and ducks, views over Funchal and the marina, a grassy area to relax in, a cafe, interesting trees,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank paulcninja
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's location is perfect overlooking the harbour, marina and Funchal itself. It has everything, water, fountains, a variety of ducks and swans, trees from all over the world and even large grassed areas. It is a beautiful place to sit and relax yet it is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank llanidloes999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is in a perfect location for excellent views of the harbour and surrounding hills, landscaping is wonderful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gavsal1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this park.You can sit and watch the birds on the lake for ages.The gardens are well kept.The Xmas decorations were beautiful..There is a play area for children and a cafe,plus loos(payable)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ann S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well maintained park with good cafe, Interesting steam roller and other industrial artifacts. The small lake has much photographed fountains. The park also offers good views of the harbour, cruise ships and coast.

Date of experience: January 2019
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lol429
16 February 2018|
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Response from Dugb | Reviewed this property |
Totally free and where you can watch the world go by.
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allenlawson
17 June 2017|
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Response from ering739 | Reviewed this property |
Visited at the end of July. Did not see a cafe.
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