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Porto Moniz Tourist Information

Porto Moniz is located in Madeira's north-west. It lies west of Santana and Machico and northwest of Funchal. Porto Moniz is divided into four parishes: Achadas da Cruz, Porto Moniz, Ribeira da Janela and Seixal.

Must See and Do Tourist Attractions in Porto Moniz

Porto Moniz offers a breathtaking view of the ocean and the surrounding region. The Living Science Centre (Centro de Ciência Viva) shows alternating exhibitions on science-related subjects.
During your stay in Porto Moniz, you should grab the chance to swim in the naturally formed volcanic rock pools with crystal clear water in the local swimming pool. They are filled by the tide, surrounded by lava rocks and guarantee a unique experience in a stunning scenery.
If you are interested in Porto Moniz' architecture and culture, visit Forte São João Baptista, N. Sra. da Conceição Church, Chapel of S. Pedro and Igreja da Santa Maria Madalena.

Family Days out in Porto Moniz

The Madeira Aquarium in Porto Moniz is fun for both children and their parents. You can also spend your day in the safe rock pools or at the pebbled beaches of Porto Moniz.

Sport in Porto Moniz

Swimming and walking are popular activities in this region.

Shopping in Porto Moniz

Porto Moniz has small shops that sell everything you need during your stay. A pharmacy, a post office and a grocery store are located within walking distance of the centre of the municipality.

Nightlife in Porto Moniz

The numerous cafés and restaurants are good locations for your night out in Porto Moniz.

Transport in Porto Moniz/ Madeira

A main road connects Porto Maniz directly to Santana, Funchal and Calheta.

Madeira International Airport (FNC) in Funchal offers frequent flights to and from Madeira.
Cruise ships also take you to Madeira and a ferry ships you to Portimão (Algarve) once a week.
Madeira has an extensive bus system which transports you across the island.

Official Tourism Office for Porto Moniz

Porto Moniz Tourist Office
9270 Porto Moniz