Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, Porto Moniz

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A tropical paradise created by natural phenomena, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools sit in the nonwestern section of Madeira near the small town of Porto Moniz. These volcanic pools, formed ages ago by lava flow meeting the waters of the Atlantic, attract swimmers from around the world with their natural layout and sweeping views of the ocean. The surrounding rocks reflect in the crystalline pools, creating an impression of an underwater world filled with craggy stone pillars. Try to time your visit for late afternoon or early evening, when the reflections of the setting sun blur the line between sky and water. Our Porto Moniz online trip builder makes visiting Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools and other Porto Moniz attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • There are 2 natural pools in Porto Moniz one paying where it is easy to bathe safely, another less well-equipped public, or it seems more complicated to bathe because the risk of injury with the rocks seems high. Even if you do not bathe it remains an interesting place for the eyes!
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  • On a small trip while on a business trip we found that spectacular place. It worths a one day visit.  more »
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