Desertas Islands Vacations

The Desertas Islands are a designated nature reserve and a licence is needed to land there. Though close to the main island of Madeira, where the islands can often be seen on the horizon, the geology is starkly different. The high, long, and rocky islands of the group are barren of soil, and the only wildlife consists of about sixteen species of ... Read more
birds, including eight species of seabirds, and a scarce population of feral goats, rabbits, and rodents, brought from Portugal by the mariners who first touched the rocky shores.



Desertas Islands
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