This house with the most amazing view onto the mountains, the ocean and the saint church of Ponta Delgada lies on the North of Madeira island. Amazing hikes...
Where is it?
Madeira is a small Portuguese island off the coast of North Africa, near the Canary Isles. It is known as the "Jewel of the Atlantic". Only a 3 1/2 hour flight from London. It is a 2 hour flight to mainland Portugal.
Our apartment is ideally situated between the airport and seaside city of Funchal. With excellent buses and taxi service, you can get everwhere using local buses. There are several modern shopping centres,cafes and restaurants close by.Try the local specialities:- Espetada (grilled best beef chunks on metal skewers), Bolo de Caco (a special regional bread served toasted with garlic butter or with chorizo) Prego especial (steak, ham, cheese, salad and garlic butter sandwich).
Tourists can enjoy levada walks, cable car to tropical gardens with Madeira wine tasting, sightseeing tours, dolphin and whale watching boat trips, or just relaxing in the warm all year round sub tropical climate.
Madeira is either for people who like to smell the flowers, chill out with amazing people, food, wine and beautiful views. Or for the more active outdoor pursuits, if you like diving, deep sea fishing as well as sailing, kayaking or mountain biking, rock climbing and different levels of levada walks even surfing so come try it.
Also a popular Christmas/New year destination, people and cruise ships come for the spectacular fire work display New Year's Eve which lights up the island.
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