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Quinta das Palmeiras

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Desert turned green then the magic.

Peering over the rolling hills of Porto Santo and driving a few twists and turns iinto dry barrenl... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2015
Madeira, Portugal
Pleasant and surprising oasis

I read others say it is small. This is true but it is remarkably maintained and a delightful oasis... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2015
Christopher D
London, United Kingdom
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Quinta das Palmeiras is a botanical mini -zoo and mini - garden, which offers its visitors some bird species and a variety of lush plants in a covered area of ​​5380 m2 . This Thursday generates a sudden patch of green in a dry area west of the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Estrada das Pedras Vermelhas | Sitío dos Linhares, Porto Santo Island 9400-235, Portugal
+351 291 983 625
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Peering over the rolling hills of Porto Santo and driving a few twists and turns iinto dry barrenl land, Icould see a small oasis of green. Owner Carlos told me he and his wife, spent ten years transporting water to a desert area to grow...More

1  Thank WhereisMadeira
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

I read others say it is small. This is true but it is remarkably maintained and a delightful oasis where the birds are clearly well looked after. The owner is very hospitable and serves an excellent coffee at a good price. The cockatoos are very...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 3 November 2015

This was a delightful place to visit and the effort that had gone in to building up this oasis was very apparent. It must have taken years to get it to the stage it is at now. The birds were beautiful and all looked healthy...More

1  Thank merciareith
Reviewed 22 October 2015

It is a very small place with a few types of birds. The price 3euros definitely is a bargain, something to do on a rainy/cloudy day.

Thank Stripi
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

We stopped here whilst on our jeep tour of the island with Sofia.The small entry fee was included in our jeep tour cost. Lovely little place,amazing what one man and love and passion for wildlife can do. Beautiful birds and lovely area to have refreshments....More

Thank Daniela W
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

This is a little oasis. The birds have a lot of freedom and are healthy. We enjoyed half an hour here as part of our jeep tour of the island.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 8 October 2015

It is a lovely little garden with mainly parrots and a little café. Although the entry is only 3 euros, the taxi each way was about 15 euros so maybe that is why I think it might have not been worth it for us. But...More

Thank Cristina_Holiday
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Lovely place to visit only 3.5 euros entrance.Lots of beautiful birds to see.Will the cockatoo is a character.Don't let him get hold of anything valuable he will try and eat it lol!

Thank Groovyg3434
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

We hired a bubble car to explore the island and stumbled across this lovely little zoo. It was only 3 Euro's admission and worth every penny.

Thank beach/ski
Reviewed 2 September 2015

How a will of a man , only with his strength , money and will raise such a nice small paradise. The place is very nice, relaxing and with plenty of room for even being better and grow up. It is a place of someone...More

1  Thank Miguel B
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