Nautical Activities

In the coastal area, Funchal offers a panoply of exciting and relaxing marine experiences.

In terms of offers in the public field, we emphasise the chain of Municipal Bathing Complexes and Beaches run by Frente Mar Funchal, with 8 infrastructures, 3 bathing complex (Barreirinha, Lido, and Ponta Gorda), the Santo Tiago beach, Gorgulho beach, Doca do Cavacas, Poças do Governo and Praia Formosa.

There are several boats or catamaran trips that allow you to observe the various marine species, namely the various cetaceans that travel along the maritime coast of our region.

In the sports area, there are several activities you can do, from Stand Up Paddle, Surfing, Sport Fishing, diving, sailing and canoeing or even parasailing.

Get to know our coastline, in an experience that will certainly surprise you!