Porto Santo is a Portuguese municipality that occupies the entire island of Porto Santo. It has 42.48 km ² of area. It is one of the six municipalities of Portugal that have a single parish, which has the same name. The nearest town is Machico, on the island of Madeira, in the southwest.
Called by the Golden Island, by the Madeirans.
Porto Santo is a small paradise on the Atlantic. With transparent waters and golden sands, it is a beautiful beach destination, but the island has much more to discover. Visiting Porto Santo should be much more than relaxing on the beach. You can make beautiful walking routes, trips to do and places to meet.