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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is in the eastern part of the island near the International Airport and by the sea. It’s a wonderful city with lots of attractions. In the centre of Santa Cruz there is a beautiful historical church; the mother church built in the 16th century. Across the street you will reach the beach of Palmeiras, a beach of calhau very popular among the locals in the summer. It is equipped with swimming pool for children, Beach Games, vigilantes and First Aid Center. Enjoy a pleasant walk on the promenade…

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Santo Amaro Feast [year] in Santa Cruz Events 

Santo Amaro Feast 2024 in Santa Cruz

This religious festivity marks the occasion when families gather to dismantle their Nativity scenes “lapinhas” and “sweep the larder clean” – a tradition that consists in visiting family and friends to share the last holiday’s delights. “Santo Amaro” is celebrated throughout the entire island of Madeira, but it’s in the municipality of Santa Cruz where this festivity is celebrated in honour of its patron saint, in a particularly festive and ceremonial way, setting the end of the Christmas holidays. More Info: Madeira Islands celebrate, in a particularly festive and…

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Madeira Aquapark - Santa Cruz Activities 

Madeira Aquapark – Santa Cruz

Madeira Aquapark is a family-friendly water park located in Funchal, Portugal. The park offers a wide variety of attractions, including slides, pools, and water rides. It also features a wave pool, lazy river, and a spa area. Other amenities include a restaurant, a playground, and shops. Madeira Aquapark is open year-round, and offers special discounts for families. Madeira Aquapark, located in the picturesque island of Madeira, Portugal, offers a thrilling and refreshing escape for families, adventure-seekers, and water enthusiasts. With its diverse range of attractions, the park has become a…

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