Calheta Beach

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From30€ - 4H per person

This tour includes:

+15 points of Interest
+15 points of Interest

Enjoy your stay in Porto Santo to get to know the island in the most ecological, autonomous and private way on a 4-hour self-guided tour. Visit the Oasis that is Quinta das Palmeiras and take the opportunity to go to the famous beach of Calheta.

activity highlights

  • 2 Hours to get to know Porto Santo, driving a fully sustainable vehicle.
  • Stroll around the island, and marvel yourself with amazing views and crystal water beaches.
  • Be independent. Stop wherever and whenever you want.
  • Privacy guaranteed. Just you and yours.
Tour Description

calheta beach

Porto Santo is the smallest island in the archipelago of Madeira.The hospitality and friendliness of the population, the mild climate throughout the year, the spectacular unique landscapes, together with the richness and variety of natural, historical and cultural resources, constitute only some of the reasons to discover this paradise.        

The island of Porto Santo is bathed by turquoise waters, its main feature being the beach of fine golden sand that, stretching over 9 km, invites many sunbathing and sea bathing. Health and well-being go hand in hand on this magnificent beach, given that, in addition to the translucent waters, the sand has rare therapeutic properties. It is very smooth, light and little abrasive, and is mainly composed of calcium carbonate, in the form of calcite, which gives it very particular thermal properties.       ·        

Security, associated with the friendliness of hospitable people, the pleasures that nature offers, the beautiful beach of fine sand and the sea of calm waters, make the island of Porto Santo a privileged place among similar routes.

Visit this pearl in the Atlantic in an ecological, autonomous and private way, behind the wheel of a fun Renault Twizy, on a 4-hour self-guided tour. At the wheel of Twizy you will discover the natural wonders of the island. Stroll through hills, go to beautiful viewpoints, get to know the peculiar and exotic quinta das Palmeiras and visit the must-see for its beautiful Calheta beach. Enjoy and take a dip in the sea, it is always at a good temperature.       

Take this opportunity to discover the most important points of the island of Porto Santo, in a fun and unforgettable experience.         

Come and discover an island where tranquility is queen!

A partnership Live Electric Tours & Moinho Rent-a-car.


autonomy, privacy and customization

In this 4-hour self-drive city tour around Porto Santo, your independence and privacy are guaranteed. Do you wish to change your route and take an alternative road? Don’t worry, your tour is customizable! Go wherever you want and stop whenever you want to take some incredible pictures. Just you and yours, no one else to disturb.


All of this on board of the fantastic Renault Twizy, a little and funny 100% electric car made for 2. With this totally sustainable and eco-friendly vehicle we have managed to save tons of CO2 emissions to the atmosphere, making the city and our world better places. That is why we were considered the best “Sustainable Tourism” Start-Up in the world in 2020, for the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

safety (covid-19)

For your safety, and in accordance with Portuguese Gov. and WHO standards, we have implemented extraordinary measures to protect you from the Covid-19 pandemic. Live Electric Tours has adopted all published and approved standards so that you can enjoy your tour in a completely protected way. Our cars are disinfected at the beginning and end of each tour. This procedure is performed by our team, which complies with all the rules established for this purpose. We remind you that all of our tours are completely private, so you will not have contact with other people, except the friend/relative which is with you at the car. Interactions with our team will be reduced to a minimum, occurring only at the beginning and end of each tour, with all the security measures adopted.

where to begin

Join us for this tour on the island of Porto Santo. Choose the most convenient place to pick up the vehicle and be at the date and time set with our partner Moinho Rent-a-car.

Delivery Locations: 

- On arrival at the boat Lobo Marinho (Porto de Abrigo). 

- In the city center. 

- Hotel Pestana. 

- Hotel Vila Baleira. 

What’s Included
  • Rental of a Renault Twizy for 2 hours (capacity: 2 people/car).
  • Civil liability, Personal accidents and Car insurance.
  • Vehicle briefing before start
  • Assistance at any time
What’s Not Included
  • GPS Audio Guide. 
  • Free Wifi in the vehicle.
  • Livestreaming of your experience via Social Media.
  • Digital recording of the whole experience.
Points of interest

exit from porto de abrigo


black stones beach

Praia das Pedras Pretas has a family atmosphere and is mainly frequented by people who reside in that area.This beach is located in the area that gives it its name, and attracts its users for the purity and temperature of its waters.At Praia da Pedras Pretas you can count on a lifeguard who seeks above all your safety, a first aid post, a bar with a small terrace where a shower was improvised. There are also some huts that you can use for free.

st. peter chapel and belvedere

The Chapel of São Pedro, located in Campo de Baixo, has a Baroque and Mannerist style and was built in the 17th century.Inside, the late-baroque main altarpiece in gilded wood stands out, as well as the main chapel's roof in false wooden vault with decorative paintings.


Calheta and beach

Praia da Calheta, located southeast of Porto Santo, is where the long beach ends and that's why it is more rocky. From this beach you can enjoy a beautiful landscape over the Ilhéu da Cal.Praia da Calheta also has therapeutic sands and its warm waters offer users the ideal conditions for bathers. Due to its location, this beach becomes more private.

Eiras with visit to quinta das palmeiras (1 HOUR)


Quinta das Palmeiras is a mini-zoo and mini-botanical garden that offers visitors some ornithological species and a variety of lush plants in a covered area of ??5380 m2. This Quinta generates a sudden patch of green in a dry area west of the airport, and results from the vision of Carlos Alfonso, and 15 years of hard work. The garden was designed and planted by Alfonso. This oasis offers a haven of shade with roses, rockets, hibiscus and dates in abundance. Here you can find swans swimming around a fountain, cooing pigeons, stunning parrots and several species of other birds.


Lombas belvedere and WIND MILL

From the Miradouro das Lombas you can see a beautiful panoramic view over the bay and beach of Porto Santo.In this viewpoint, overlooking the town of Porto Santo, there is a mill that serves as a tourist attraction.



Photos of this tour

Renting Conditions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Maximum of 2 persons (including the driver) per car.
  • Minimum driver's age: 21 years old.
  • ID/Passport and Valid driving license required (for the driver).
  • Children under 6 years old are not allowed for safety reasons.
  • Youth (between 4 and 17) must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Final Price is per car.
Cancellation policy
  • Free cancellation up to 24h before the activity starts.
  • We guarantee full refund.
  • Possibility to reschedule the date and time of your city tour (subject to availability).

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Free cancellation up to 24h before the activity starts. We guarantee full refund.
From 30€ - 4H per person

This tour includes:

+15 points of Interest
+15 points of Interest
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