Coronavirus on Madeira Island, Portugal Visiting Madeira in the first half of 2020 was not possible for a long time. The island has isolated itself from the rest of…
What is coasteering, and what is it like to try our this outdoor sport on Madeira Island, Portugal? What can you expect? Here is our coasteering for beginners story.
The beautiful, modern, panoramic terrace of Quinta Mirabela in Funchal, Portugal will be a great wedding ceremony setting, but it is not the only thing that makes this place…
Quinta Mirabela in Funchal is a modern hotel, offering guests beautiful, panoramic, ocean & city views. Its location is also very, very unique… Why?
The most famous street art district in Madeira is probably Rua de Santa Maria (Santa Maria Street) in the Old Town of Funchal. Interesting paintings, installations, and murals can also be found in other Madeira towns. Which ones?
The famous Porto Moniz pools aren’t the only lava pools on the island. Funchal also has its own lava pools complex called Doca do Cavacas (Poças do Gomes).
There are several trails and levada walks on Madeira Island that are easily reachable by public transport. One of these hikes is the route lying just north of Funchal: Levada dos Tornos
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If there is one hotel on Madeira Island that has a truly overseas destination wedding vibe, that would be in my opinion Porto Mare. Green banana & palm trees, azure blue pools, and most of all: a beautiful sea view altar – if this is what your dream wedding location looks like, you might want to consider Porto Mare Hotel.
The Cliff Bay is a 5-star hotel belonging to PortoBay Hotels & Resorts, located on Estrada Monumental in Funchal, the main hotel area of Madeira Island. What makes its location unique is that it is built on the corner of a small peninsula-shaped piece of land, which guarantees great ocean views both from the east and south.
The most popular picture from Levada do Moinho – Levada Nova is a picture of a characteristic waterfall carved in the rock. This part of the hike is definitely…
Learn or improve your Portuguese before visiting Madeira Island. Here is a free podcast lesson with a number of useful words that you will definitely come across when exploring the island.