Pópulo Beach

Pópulo Beach is a bathing zone located in Rosto de Cão, Livramento parish in the municipality of Ponta Delgada. During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the land surrounding this beach was dedicated to the cultivation of vineyards and access was not free being almost the exclusive use of landowners whose land ended on the seafront.

It was already in the twentieth century that this beach located at the gates of the city of Ponta Delgada was improved by the intervention of man through the General Board of the Autonomous District of Ponta Delgada, meanwhile extinct.

Thus, it was in the 50’s of the twentieth century, when the launch of a road through the old land of vineyards with the purpose of making a variant to the Regional Road of the South, which opened to the collective use the beach.

Quickly the boundary lands were subject to construction and the beach became of the use of the city of Ponta Delgada that well happened to be endowed with an excellent bathing zone.



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