São Roque Beach

With its pleasant and peaceful atmosphere, São Roque Beach takes up a large portion of the emblematic Machico bay. This is one of the most popular recreational areas among holidaymakers in the region.

Located between the mouth of Ribeira de Machico and São Roque Chapel, built in 1489 by Tristão Vaz Teixeira, this beach offers all the necessary conditions for a relaxing day by the sea. It has the typical pebbles that can be found on most of Madeira's beaches.

Furthermore, São Roque Beach, which is freely accessible, has various facilities to ensure the safety and comfort of bathers. Users will find toilets, showers, a first-aid station, an area with parasols, and also an area with restaurants and bars nearby. During the bathing season, this beach is supervised by lifeguards.

To park your car, we recommend using the car park of Fórum Machico, located nearby. You will find all the necessary conditions to enjoy a pleasant and peaceful bathing experience at São Roque Beach, with the undeniable elegance that characterises the city of Machico as a backdrop.


São Roque Beach, a pebble beach, takes up a large portion of Machico bay. It is equipped with various support facilities, ensuring a comfortable and pleasant bathing experience.

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