Ponta DelgadaPonta Delgada is a small village on the northern coast of Madeira Island, located in the district of São Vicente with beautiful scenery of the mountains and sea.
Overlooking the cliff you may admire a charming village, the local church by the sea and its new pool complex. Here you may also find a house museum belonging to the famous teacher, writer and journalist Horácio Bento de Gouveia with a display of his published works and antiques.
This rural village is also able to produce many of the freshest agricultural products and also traditional handicrafts, embroidery and wickerwork.
Ponta Delgada is proud of its mother church; the Imaculado Coração de Maria built in the 15th century, famous for its big Religious festival of Senhor Bom Jesus which takes place in the first weekend of September, bringing thousands of visitors and pilgrims from all parts of the island.