Praia Formosa
Madeira, Sao Martinho

Praia Formosa is the largest free public beach on Madeira Island. Located west of Funchal, it consists of four mixed sandy and pebble beaches known as Praia Nova, Praia Formosa, Praia dos Namorados and Praia do Areiro, each of which offers excellent water quality, officially awarded the Blue Flag Award and equipped with such wonderful amenities such as parking, sports facilities, a skateboard ramp, changing rooms, lifeguard supervision, bars and restaurants, as well as a children's playground. Also, along the coast you can go along the long promenade connecting this beach with Lido beach.