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Cascata dos Anjos Madeira

Cascata dos Anjos Madeira
Cascata dos Anjos Madeira

The Cascata dos Anjos ("Waterfall of Angels") falls down a sheer rock face onto the E.R.101 road and in to the sea. It is one of the most picturesque and photographed falls on Madeira.

The beautiful waterfall can be reached easily in a hire car from Funchal. A natural car wash, the Cascata dos Anjos waterfall is about 30 minutes drive west of Madeira's capital.

The flow of water comes from a levada - one of the many irrigation channels that funnel and transport water on the island for agriculture.

Cascata dos Anjos Madeira
Cascata dos Anjos Madeira

Access - Getting There

From Ponta do Sol take the old road up from the pebble beach through the tunnel (*the road may not always be open). Ponta do Sol in west-central Madeira is a pretty village with great sunsets. Some recommended places to stay here include Estalagem da Ponta do Sol and Enotel Baia do Sol with a heated pool and restaurant. 1905 Zino's Palace offers an outdoor pool, restaurant, and pretty garden.

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