Vacation Rentals & Apartments in Madeira

Vacation Rentals & Apartments in Madeira

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Highlights Madeira

  • Stunning sea views
  • Fine wines and vineyards
  • Ronaldo museum
  • Pitanga fruit

Best Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Madeira

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Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Madeira, Portugal
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Madeira, Portugal
Vacation Rental • 45 m² • 1 Bedroom
9.6
(9 reviews)
The holiday home is located in the countryside, on the sunny south-west coast of Madeira at an altitude of 250 metres, on the cliffs west of Ponta do Sol. The house is quietly situated in a cul-de-sac.quietly situated wooden house directly on the coast of Madeira, ideal starting point to experience the beauties of the island and its inhabitantsThe ground floor holiday home is made entirely of wood and double-walled insulated against heat and cold. The bedroom has two single beds next to each other and mosquito nets. There is a wardrobe and storage space for suitcases in the corridor. The ba...
from CA$98 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Fajã Da Ovelha, Madeira
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Fajã Da Ovelha, Madeira
Vacation Rental • 60 m² • 2 Bedrooms
9.1
(13 reviews)
This gem is an oasis for every nature lover - in addition to marvellous views, you will feel an incredible sense of peace and tranquillity. Your holiday home is not directly accessible by car, but can only be reached via an old cobbled path after about 180 steps. The landlord will be happy to help you transport your luggage. Then you can take your time out in this wonderfully secluded location. Just 8 years ago, the former residential buildings and stables on the terraced vineyards lay abandoned, dilapidated and overgrown with dense thorn bushes. With care and attention to minimising the im...
from CA$84 / night
Vacation Rental for 3 Guests in Madeira, Portugal
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Madeira, Portugal
Vacation Rental • 60 m² • 1 Bedroom
8.9
(5 reviews)
1 bedroom and a sofa bed up to 4 people in a quiet place in Madeira ...- Fully equipped kitchen- 2 bathrooms- Small pool (only in summer)- Very quiet- Isolated paradise- Barbecue- Deckchairs- Patio chairs and table- Near the Hotel Jardim Atlantico- WI-FI Internet for freeTravelling: Airport in 35 minutes. Travelling by bus. As Madeira is a relatively small island, the house is a good base for sightseeing with a hire car.Self-cateringShort descriptionOther : Non-smoking houseShort description 1Number of kitchens : 1SurroundingsLeisure facilities : Car hireSports activities in the surrounding...
from CA$101 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Madeira

CA$286for 25 May - 1 Jun
CA$296 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Madeira

6%for 25 May - 1 Jun
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Vacation rentals in Madeira

Coastal homes with stunning sea views

Most of the vacation rentals in Madeira are situated around the coastal edges of the island, but at just 800 square kilometres, you’ll be able to explore the whole gem of the interior of the island wherever you stay. The north coast of Madeira, where around half of the rentals are to be found, is cooler and wetter than the south and less densely populated. The south of the island plays host to the beautiful Funchal, the main city of Madeira and centre of its shopping and nightlife.

Swimming pool with a view

On this subtropical island paradise, rental properties are designed so that you can soak in the view, from floor-to-ceiling windows to delightful terraces and attractive gardens overlooking the sparkling Atlantic Ocean. Many vacation rental in Madeira have swimming pools, including infinity pools so you can swim at the same time as you take in the outrageous views.

Vacations in Madeira

The area and getting around

An island of majestic natural beauty

Madeira is a Portuguese island in the Atlantic Ocean, 90 minutes flight from Lisbon. Most people arrive by air, into the Cristiano Ronaldo Airport in Funchal, with some coming by ferry to the same city. The largest city, Funchal, is in the south and is a fun, hipster, arty and welcoming place with a vibrant nightlife scene. It has a delightful old town which grew out of a fishing village. The north is also home to the popular seaside town of Camara de Lobos. In contrast, the quiet north of Madeira is a natural paradise, with more animals than people and jaw-dropping scenery.

Ancient volcanoes make modern playgrounds

One of the most interesting parts of Madeira is in Porto Moniz, a small village in the north west, where ancient volcanoes have formed natural pools in the sea where young children can play in complete safety. You might even get lucky and spot dolphins leaping in the waters outside the pools! Nature abounds on Madeira, and just inland from Porto Moniz you’ll find lush, green landscapes and you may spot some of the island’s rare birds such as the Laurel Forest!

Travellers and activities

Madeira for wine lovers

Famous for the wine of the same name, Madeira produces a range of fortified wines from dry, premium dinner wines to sweet, sultry dessert wines. The grapes are grown on treacherously steep slopes and picked exclusively by hand. Madeira is an aged wine using a unique process where even the young versions are at least 3 years old. The wine tour with the super-friendly crew at Barbeito Madeira is the highest rated on the island.

Madeira for sea life lovers

The crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean surrounding the island are a haven for sea mammals such as bottlenose dolphins, pilot whales, sperm whales and the monk seal. The Garajau Parcial marine park on the south coast of Madeira is home to manta rays, mero fish and moray eels. This marine sanctuary is tightly controlled – hunting and fishing of any kind is absolutely banned – and very few boats can enter the water here, making it a very special place to dive.

Football fans can visit the Cristiano Ronaldo museum and take photos of themselves next to a waxwork of their hero!

Top 5 travel tips in Madeira

1. Take a walk on the wildly high side

The Cabo Girão Skywalk, located on the south coast of Madeira, is a glass walkway – a cliff skywalk – and the highest in Europe. Great for those who like to challenge their inherent vertigo head one!

2. Explore the Levadas

From the Portuguese verb ‘to carry’, levar, the Levadas are a series of water canals along which water is taken from the wetter north to the hot, sunny south. Walk the canal tow paths and discover the real heart of Madeira.

3. Munch on a Pitanga at the market

Hit the Mercado dos Lavradores in Funchal’s old town for the fruit and vegetable experience of your life. Try out the Pitanga, a small, red fruit and find more rare, unusual and delicious foodstuffs at this fun and friendly market.

4. Travel in (basket) style

A remarkable way to travel – the Carro de Cesto is a wicker sledge on which you are pushed by two strapping men along the 2 kilometre journey from Monte to Funchal. They use their boots as brakes, but don’t let that put you off!

5. Go catch a fish

For those who like to catch but not eat, catch and release fishing is very popular in the waters around Madeira. The main fish of choice is the spectacular Blue Marlin, with large adults easily reaching 100kg in weight!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Madeira

How much do you pay on average for vacation rentals in Madeira?

Rentals in Madeira offer unbeatable prices, costing on average CA$161.02 per night in 2020, which makes it the most money-saving vacation destination in Portugal.

Which month allows you to save the most on vacation rentals?

If you would like to save as much as possible during your vacation to Madeira, go there in January (CA$138.25 per night on average), February (CA$141.07), or March (CA$142.45), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Madeira go up the most?

Analyzing the data from 2020, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of July (CA$193.28), June (CA$182.15), and August (CA$179.03).

Is Madeira a good location for a last-minute getaway?

When visiting Madeira, it is not necessary to plan well in advance as the annual occupation is 37%.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

In 2020, the months with the largest number of properties available of the year in Madeira were June, May and April, with average availabilities of 71.75%, 71.6%, and 66.25%, respectively.

When are fewer rentals available in Madeira?

The months with the lowest properties available in Madeira are, in order, August, February, and March with respective average availability figures of 53%, 54.8%, and 58.25%, based on data collected in 2020.

Are there many rentals in Madeira?

We have grouped together the offers from 23 different partners in Madeira, so we can provide you with around 3300 properties. You're going to have a hard time choosing!

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