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City Bubble Car Rental
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City Bubble Car Rental

There's no better way to explore an island as tiny as Porto Santo than a Bubble Car. These two-seater eco-friendly vehicles allow you to zip around in comfort and safety. They have a roof but are open-sided. With the Bubble Car, you'll be able to nip from sight to sight in no time. Flores lookout point at Cape Calheta, the capital, Vila Baleira, and the hamlet of Camacha will all be within easy reach. Bubble Cars have up to 100km of electric drive range – about for roundtrips of the island – on a full charge and reach a top speed of 90km/h. They are fun, safe and easy to drive.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Porto Santo Yacht Tour
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Porto Santo Yacht Tour

The mixture of Porto Santo's rugged volcanic peaks and extensive golden sands provide a great backdrop for cruising. Climb aboard your luxurious yacht, where you'll be welcomed by your friendly and capable crew. Glide westward along the southern coast, savouring the 9-kilometre stretch of unbroken golden strand slowly drifting by. Enjoy the warm Atlantic breeze washing over you on deck as you cruise on past Ilhéu de Baixo Island, a volcanic outpost jutting sharply from the sea. Relax with a drink before stopping for a refreshing swim in the sea, and keep your eyes peeled for whales and dolphins.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Smaller Group Size
Ilheu de Cima Tour with Picnic
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Ilheu de Cima Tour with Picnic

The second largest of the islets lying off Porto Santo is the destination for this morning tour. Ilheu de Cima lies a 20-minute boat trip to the east. On landing, follow a scenic trail to the summit and the clifftop lighthouse. Here, take in views over the islet and enjoy a picnic of local products. There's time to snorkel, too, before returning to Porto Santo.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Guided Tour
Golf Porto Santo
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Golf Porto Santo

Designed to blend in with Madeira's natural landscape, Porto Santo Golf Club and Course offers just the right terrain to challenge golfers. The 18-hole course is spread out over 6,434 metres with a par 72, with the north route taking you along the top of cliffs, and the south route by lakes. The 9-hole pitch and putt course is ideal for training and trying to perfect your drive, while the club house features all the amenities you could need – a sauna, Jacuzzi and golf shop.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Instant Confirmation
Porto Santo Check Dive
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Porto Santo Check Dive

If it's been a while since you last dived, and feel that your scuba skills are a bit rusty, then this check dive will help you get your confidence back. This check dive is ideal if you're a certified diver but you would like to get back into the flow. With a professional on hand, you'll head out into the seas around Porto Santo to remind yourself of proper weight checks, the basics and the skills you need when scuba diving. And once you've gone back through the main steps, you'll be back on track to enjoying some underwater adventures.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Windsurfing - Porto Santo
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Windsurfing - Porto Santo

The warm Atlantic waters and pristine sands of Porto Santo's uncrowded beaches provide ideal windsurfing conditions. The windsurfing conditions are generally so good on this small island that it is often referred to as “Europe's best kept windsurfing secret”. Your friendly, English-speaking instructor will give you personalised instruction on how to balance on your board and navigate it through the various points of sailing. Once you're comfortable with the basic techniques and the equipment, it's time to take to the water to apply your newly-acquired skills.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Porto Santo RIB Speedboat Experience
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Porto Santo RIB Speedboat Experience

There's no better way to describe this experience than as an adventure at sea. Leaving the port behind you, you'll head out into the azure waters where your captain will steer a course for the islet of Ilhéu de Cima. The boat is fully seated, so you can enjoy the passing scenery as we go, or even watch for signs of dolphins and whales that may join us along the way. We'll cruise along the south coast and drop anchor just off the islet Ilhéu de Baixo where you'll get the chance to grab the on-board snorkelling equipment and jump right in.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Smaller Group Size
Paddle Surf in Porto Santo
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Paddle Surf in Porto Santo

The sheltered warm waters off Porto Santo's golden sands are tailor-made for stand-up paddle boarding. Paddle boarding is one of the world's fastest-growing water sports because it's a mellow way to travel across the water – and it doesn't take too long at all to master the basics. And, because Porto Santo's beaches are wonderfully uncrowded, it's the perfect place to give it a go. Your expert, English-speaking instructors at this premium Porto Santo water sports centre will give you just the right amount of beach instruction before leading you to the shallow waters.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Smaller Group Size
Porto Santo 4x4 Tour
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Porto Santo 4x4 Tour

On this tour, you'll hop into a 4x4 to get off the well-trodden path and discover the real Porto Santo. First up is the Pico das Flores, a lookout point that gives you a 360-degree view over the island. Next, you'll bump back down the dirt tracks and head up the Pico Ana Ferreira, an amazing natural rock formation. You'll also hurtle past old farming villages and striking cliff formations. And you'll explore Fonte da Areia, a place full of fascinating shapes of sand. Rounding off the tour is a stop at a traditional house, where you'll get to try local products such as wine, liqueur or biscuits.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Available in:

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Porto Santo Diving Packages
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Porto Santo Diving Packages

To breathe underwater and see what lies beneath the surface is one of those experiences that ranks high on most people's bucket list. With so much marine life waiting to be discovered under the water, now's the time to scuba dive and see what people love about it. You'll be led by local instructors who know all the best dive sites, and they'll be there to show you where to go and what to see. However many dives you opt for, the best part is that you'll have explored every nook and cranny around Madeira.

free cancellation
Duration more than 8 hours
Smaller Group Size
Pirates and Corsairs Tour
Excursions & day trips

Pirates and Corsairs Tour

free cancellation
Duration up to 3 hours
Instant Confirmation
Island Tour Porto Santo
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Island Tour Porto Santo

The small island of Porto Santo is all pristine beaches, volcanic rock formations and sleepy villages. On this morning tour, you'll explore gold-sand beaches and the dramatic volcanic coastline, before getting a snapshot of unhurried, everyday local life as you drive through the little villages of Ponta, Campo de Baixo, Campo de Cima and Lombas. Then, it's on to the north of the island and the charming village of Serra de Dentro, where you'll sample some of the island's best, sun-filled wine. At the last stop, Portela viewpoint, you'll find windmills and the best views across the whole island.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Available in:

de, en, fr, pt 

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