São Mateus Beach

Santa Cruz da Graciosa


The São Mateus Beach is located on the beautiful east coast of the wonderful Graciosa Island, on the greenish Azores Archipelago, famous for being the only sandy beach of this small and charming Island.

This is a quite central beach, in the heart of the second more important village in the Island, São Mateus, also known as Praia (“Beach“), exactly due to the importance of this beach that was a privileged disembark place, which lead to the village and Island great development for centuries.

This is a Beach quite looked for by local inhabitants as well as by the many tourists that get delighted with the great water conditions along with a pleasant sandy area, so rare in this volcanic island.
The Beach is also famous among Diving practitioners, that find in the submerse landscapes and the many species that live here, excellent conditions for the practice of this sport.

The São Mateus Beach presents wonderful conditions and amenities for all visitors, endowed with toilets and showers, bar and lifeguard services as well as good accesses, namely for the disabled.

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