Category Archives: Activities

Madeira Birdwatching

(3 min read) For the travellers who love to admire all kinds of birds, not only for its physical beauty but also for its skills and ingenuity, then Madeira Island is the ideal destination to practise birdwatching.

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Madeira Flower Festival

Each year after Easter, the city of Funchal changes into a stage of a luxurious treat for the senses. It is known as the famous Madeira Flower Festival (pt: Festa da Flor)

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Diving and Snorkeling Madeira

There are excellent areas for diving and snorkeling on Madeira. Did you know that the Garajau area is declared the first and only Marine Reserve in Portugal? It is part of Madeira´s Natural Reserve, with the Laurissilva forest, the Deserted Islands and Selvage Islands. The diving conditions are good nearly all year round (with a…
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50 Shades of Green

The island of Madeira has many nicknames, such as the flower island, the island of eternal spring or the Pearl in the Atlantic… When I think of Madeira, I think of 50 Shades of Green… Don´t worry, not in a kinky way but because of the beauty of its nature! Funchal is a very green…
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Essential mountain walking know-how

The first step to a successful and safe (non-group) walking experience in the mountains of Madeira Island is ... PLANNING The level of planning required depends on factors such as weather forecast, experience, the route, etc. Always plan for the best ... take with you the essentials, and know your limits. This applies not only…
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