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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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • 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
"small eating places"
in 2 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 5 reviews
"cruise ships docked"
in 2 reviews
"western end"
in 2 reviews
"fairy tale"
in 2 reviews
"hotel area"
in 3 reviews
"visited funchal"
in 3 reviews
"hop on hop"
in 4 reviews
"santa catarina park"
in 2 reviews
"town centre"
in 2 reviews
"cable car"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Here you can pass Funchal along the sea from west to east. Watch all the boats and tourists. Catch most of the buses.

Thank Ingrid49_12
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

With refreshments available and views of the water this is a nice walk. Expect to be approached by the people selling tours and the occasional hawker of tourist trinkets.

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