Calheta Beach

The artificial yellow sand beach of Calheta village was opened in 2004. Calheta was, in fact, the first town in Madeira to import sand from Morocco.
It is 100 m long and has two sloped breakwaters as a form of protection.
Located near the Marina, it features a sunbathing area of about 7,300 m2.
It is often sought out by canoers and windsurfers.
Access is free. Lounge chair and beach umbrella rentals are available.