Villas in Madeira, Portugal

Explore Portugal's hidden gem – Madeira

Enter and discover this beautiful place at your own pace from your holiday lettings in Portugal in Madeira.  The autonomous region of Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean, filled with unique culture and ethereal landscapes.  Besides Madeira, the main island, there is also the island of Porto Santo and some other uninhabited islands that you cannot miss during your stay in our villas in Portugal in Madeira.  Madeira is 57 km long and 22 km wide and is located 400 km north of Tenerife. Temperatures vary between 13 ° C and 27 ° C making it an ideal destination to visit and explore at any time of the year.

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Beaches and Bays on Madeira

On the island of Madeira you will find spectacular rocky areas of coast which you can explore. Snorkel in the clear waters and enjoy the scenic beauty that this island offers during your holiday in our holiday villas in Portugal.  There are no sandy beaches, but there are several artificial bays ideal for relaxing, sunbathing and enjoying with your family and friends.  Do you fancy discovering this beautiful place? One of NOVASOL’s gorgeous self-catering holiday villas in Portugal on the lovely island of Madeira is surely the perfect base for your adventure.

Things to do from your villas in Portugal on Madeira

Choose the right holiday home for you from our selection of apartments and villas in Portugal to rent in Madeira and you will be close to many of the attractions and sights of this stunning island.  Discover Porto Santo, an island that is only 20 minutes by plane and 2-3 hours by boat.  There is a 9km long sandy beach, ideal for enjoying the beauty of the coast of this magnificent island.  The island of Madeira is very mountainous, making this an utter paradise for hikers, especially the routes along the water channels called Levadas, which have proven to be popular for their lush greenery and waterfalls.

Hiking and nature in Madeira

Do you dare to explore? We have Portugal holiday lettings in Madeira in a unique setting, not far from the Pico Ruivo mountain area of ​​1862 meters altitude, where you will be able to wrap yourself in the wildest nature of the island.  We would definitely recommend a visit to the beautiful Laurel forests during your stay in our hand-picked apartments and villas in Portugal which are typical of Madeira and considered World Heritage by Unesco and therefore highly protected.

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Funchal, capital of Madeira

Funchal, the capital of Madeira, is home to around 112,000 of the total 260,000 people. It is, therefore, the largest urban centre of the island and is said to be the tidiest and picturesque capital of Europe.  It is a clean and cosmopolitan city that is during your holiday self-catering in our villas in Portugal in Madeira.  Spend an evening in one of the numerous trendy and opulent restaurants which sit in contrast to the untouched wild nature of the landscape that surrounds the city, or simply soak up some of the vibrant Portuguese culture that abounds.  Immerse yourself in the stunning surroundings and get a feel for the local way of life whilst self-catering Madeira in one of our villas in Portugal. 

Active holiday in Portugal in Madeira

For those of you who enjoy being active during their self-catering holidays and are in search of some adrenaline-fuelled action, then our holiday villas in Portugal on Madeira may just be the right choice for you.  As a result of the island’s unique landscape there will be ample opportunity for hiking and biking and Madeira’s flora and fauna make it a popular destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts.  For something a little more sedate, then you can enjoy walking tours through the wine making regions or take even indulge in a bit of bird-spotting. 

Food and culture to experience from your villas on Madeira

Alongside the island’s lovely scenery, rich culture and traditions and generally serene atmosphere, there are also plenty of fantastic delicacies that you should try whilst self-catering in our Madeira self-catering villas in Portugal.  Being an island, of course you will find lots of great seafood dishes – limpets are a particular favourite – however you will also find a selection of excellent meat dishes and authentic soups which are typical of the traditional Portuguese cuisine to enjoy during your stay in our Madeira villas and apartments.  Madeira wine, known all over Europe, is grown here and is often used for cooking.


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