Visit the Lighthouse Islet
Hike to the top of ‘Ilhéu’ and see flora and fauna, along with panoramic views of Porto Santo Island. You will also have a chance to go snorkeling.
Hike to the top of ‘Ilhéu’
See flora and fauna.
Panoramic view of Porto Santo Island
Chance to snorkel
Level 4: Challenging - good mobility and fitness needed
We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes and to bring a swimsuit, towel, sun protection, hat, and jacket.
Departure from the marina towards Ilhéu do Farol (Lighthouse Islet). Start your ascent on foot to the top of ‘Ilhéu’, where you can see flora and fauna, places of geological interest, and extraordinary panoramic views of Porto Santo Island. Stop at the lighthouse, where you can enjoy a tasting of local and regional products. Finally, before returning to the ship, you will have the chance to snorkel in an area classified as a marine reserve since 2008.
Included: Taste local and regional products.
Remarks/requirements: We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes and to bring a swimsuit, towel, sun protection, hat, and jacket.
Walking information: This tour has a walking component with ascents and descents. There are 713 steps to reach the top of the islet, which sits at 407 feet above sea level.