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Avenida do Mar

Avenida do Mar, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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This busy and vibrant boulevard is home to many seafood restaurants and outdoor cafes with waterfront views.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea front” (15 reviews)
“wide avenue” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Avenida do Mar, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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"sea front"
in 15 reviews
"beautiful promenade"
in 4 reviews
"wide avenue"
in 4 reviews
"nice walk"
in 11 reviews
"main avenue"
in 3 reviews
"walk along"
in 3 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 5 reviews
"cruise liners"
in 6 reviews
"hotel area"
in 3 reviews
"visited funchal"
in 3 reviews
"hop on hop"
in 4 reviews
"cable car"
in 13 reviews
"stroll"
in 24 reviews
"boats"
in 16 reviews
"harbour"
in 24 reviews
"beatles"
in 5 reviews
"parade"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The harbour front has been paved and planted since the terrible floods and is a lovely walk now with cafes and small eating places. While we were there, there was a Classic car rally and the front was really busy but a good atmosphere. Lovely...More

Thank Maureen H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting off the us from your Lido hotel near the CR7 hotel and museum allows you to start a journey from the marina to the old town. Even on a dull day, you see Funchal at work and play. Today was very sunny and showcased...More

Thank coh8
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

very pleasant area to explore, lots af small kiosks selling various items and where the hop on hop off bus services pickup from As with all of Funchal, numerous resturants , cafes and ice cream parlours as well as shops selling typical Maderia bits and...More

Thank Norman D
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Nice place for an easy stroll. Beautiful sea view or city view of Funchal itself. Sit down & relax and have a drink.

Thank JK300
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

This whole street area is full of so much to do, people watch, restaurants, small shops, statues, scenic promenade over the harbour.

Thank Teresa H
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The best road for promenading in Funchal and watching the world and the boats go by and possibly enjoying a drink.

Thank td2traveller
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Avenida do Mar (or Ocean Avenue), is the place to walk in relax mode. From Av. do Mar, you can see on your left side (when walking from CR7 Hotel into Teleférico), all the old part of the city, with lots of emblematic old buildings,...More

Thank Domingos S
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Relaxed on a quiet days but when several cruise ships disgorge their passengers its crowded and far less pleasant.

Thank CustomerConsultant
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Interesting place for walk and to observe the nautical activities and people just generally relaxing. Various cafes and information kiosks plus local craft market on some days. Cable car station and main bus terminus.

Thank pbhPlymouth
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Great place to get in your daily 10,000 steps and people watch. Lots of locals can be seen jogging, walking their dogs or just sitting and watching the world go by. Plenty of things to do, exercise area near the cable car, variouse cafes and...More

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