Category Archives: Madeira

Pretty, truly authentic cities

(1 min read) Pretty, truly authentic cities. Located in the north of Madeira, the pretty little town of Porto Da Cruz will make you completely crack. The small white houses adorned with roses on their facades, its narrow streets in zigzag

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Re-energize in the heart of an incredible nature

(1 min read) Re-energize in the heart of an incredible nature. In Madeira you will find dream beaches yes, but it is also all the nature that is impressive! You can then enjoy a real homecoming, relax in these soothing landscapes that will give you the impression of being alone in the world.

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Beaches that you will not find elsewhere!

(1 min read) Beaches that you will not find elsewhere! With its mild climate all year, Madeira is the ideal place for a weekend where you can enjoy swimming or go for a stroll on the beach. Moreover, this fabulous archipelago of Portugal has beaches with surprising scenery, mixing mountain and turquoise water, it is what makes its charm.

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Health & Wellness in Madeira

(2 min read) Madeira islands are the ideal destination to renew your energy. In this landscape of contrasts, that we invite you to indulge yourself in a rejuvenating programme. Madeira is becoming more and more a destination for health and wellness seekers.

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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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Is Madeira safe to visit?

Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, is located in the Atlantic Ocean and well known for its namesake wine and a warm, subtropical climate. Perfect for a visit throughout the whole year, also in winter time. Nowadays there is a question that is getting more important when choosing your next holiday destination: "Is it a safe…
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Madeira Natures Flower Festival

(1 min read) Preparations are taking place in Funchal (Madeira) for the Flower Festival event, that will start on Thursday 2nd of May and ends on Sunday 26th of May.

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Madeira … Walk up the isle

According to Adhamhnan O'Sullivan in the Independent.ie there is one thing that Madeira lacks of ... and that is flatness. If you decide to make Madeira your holiday destination, be assured you will be following in famous footsteps. One of the more regular trippers was Winston Churchill who first visited in 1899 on his way…
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Santana

Santana ... short form for Santa Ana (meaning Saint Anne) is a municipality along the northern coast of the island of Madeira, and is familiarly depicted in guides as the area with "A"-frame homes. These images point to the typical, stone-walled thatched roof houses found in the area. Santana is located gracefully on the Northern…
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Ponta do Sol

Ponta do Sol is said to be the Madeira sunniest and hottest spots of the island. Hence the name "Ponta do Sol" which means "Point of the Sun" in English. Ponta do Sol is located between Ribeira Brava and Calheta, on the southwest coast of Madeira. Coming from Funchal just follow the high-way all the…
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Machico

Machico is the oldest settlement and Madeira's second largest town. It is said that Machico had gotten its name after an Englishman called Robert Machin, who was shipwrecked here with his mistress in 1344. Machico was Madeira's capital from 1440 - 1496 under Tirstão Vaz Teixeira. Funchal became the capital when the island was unified…
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Porto Santo

Remote from the island of Madeira, Porto Santo is a blissful sanctuary for those needing a break from the relentless demands of modern life. Lying roughly 50 kilometers to the north east of Madeira, Porto Santo is a surprisingly small island - only 11 kilometers long and 6 kilometers wide. The island covers an area…
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Porto Moniz

Porto Moniz, situated on the North Western tip of Madeira, is a lovely town to visit. It is known for its natural volcanic ocean pools (Piscinas Naturais), which in the summer is very popular with both locals and tourists. Porto Moniz has the safest harbour on the north coast of the island and a heliport…
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