Best time to visit Madeira

Beach Season

Sunny weather and warm ocean at one of the world's most picturesque resorts

Beach Season in Madeira - Best Time
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Madeira enjoys warm weather during the whole year. However, winter is considered to be a wet season with some rainfall, especially in January — February, foggy, windy, and cloudy conditions. Water temperature could drop below 19°C. So if you are looking for a perfect beach vacation it's the bes​t to choose summer season.

Porto Santo Beach
Porto Santo Beach

Most beaches on Madeira are rocky or large pebble. However, in some areas artificial beaches made of imported sand are available. The best sand beach is in Porto Santo, a small island off the coast of Madeira.

Beach near Calheta
Beach near Calheta

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