Is there an airport at Porto Santo?

There is an airport on Porto Santo Island, with a 3,000-metre long runway and a modern passenger terminal, which allows any type of aircraft to operate. There are several daily connections to Madeira Island, but it can also be directly accessed from Lisbon and from some other European cities.

Can you fly to Porto Santo?

Portugal currently has moderate travel restrictions in place. So you can fly into Porto Santo, but you’ll have to quarantine on your return. You may also be required to take a COVID-19 test on or before your arrival. Currently, TUI is the only airline that flies direct to Porto Santo.

Is Porto Santo worth it?

So is Porto Santo worth visiting? Yes, but only if you have time to do it right and only if you really want to relax and take it easy. If you’re looking for an action-packed island adventure, this isn’t the destination for you. If you want to relax and do very little, Porto Santo is a great bet.

How long does it take to get to Porto Santo?

There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Madeira Islands and Porto Santo Island operated by 1 ferry company – Porto Santo Line. The Funchal to Porto Santo ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 2 hours 30 minutes.

How do you get to Porto Santo?

The most popular way of getting to Porto Santo is by ferry, from Funchal on neighbouring Madeira. The boat usually leaves daily from Funchal (in the harbour, near Loo Rock) at around 8h00, and return around 18h00, though there are occasional variations according to season, and on Fridays to accommodate weekend traffic.

How do I get to Porto Santo?

Can I go on holiday to Porto Santo?

The tiny, idyllic island of Porto Santo is the perfect destination for a relaxing getaway in tranquil surroundings. You can enjoy the easy pace, stroll along miles of untouched golden beaches and practice your swing at the superb golf course.

How long is the ferry from Madeira to Porto Santo?

around 2 hours 30 minutes
The Funchal Porto Santo ferry route connects Madeira Islands with Porto Santo Island. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Porto Santo Line. The crossing operates up to 8 times each week with sailing durations from around 2 hours 30 minutes.

Can you walk around Porto Santo?

Porto Santo’s nine-kilometre-long beach is great for an early-morning jog or evening stroll. But the island has plenty more to offer if you feel like a tougher hike, such as a climb up Pico do Castelo, or around Pico do Facho. The tourist office publishes a map of three different island walks. …

Can you drink the water in Porto Santo?

There is plenty of water in Madeira and it is all drinkable and of excellent quality. Porto Santo uses desalinated water, which is perfectly safe to drink.

Can you visit Porto Santo from Madeira?

The ferry to from Madeira to Porto Santo Porto Santo Line is the only company which provides a ferry between Madeira and Porto Santo. No matter of the ticket office or hotel booked with, the ferry boat will always be the same, the Lobo Marinho (the sea lion).