Paraiso Das Flores
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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The perfect place to relax and unwind from your daily routine...
Located in the south west of the Island of Madeira, in the village of Estreito da Calheta in the rural country side; surrounded by vineyards, sugar cane and farmland is where you will find Paraiso das Flores.
The 3 independant houses newly built with your comfort in mind are named after popular Madeiran flowers ( Bougainvillea, Orquidea and Sapatinho), all have sea or mountain views with private gardens, terrace and individual barbaque areas with a common swimming pool.
This perfect home away from home can accommodate up to 4 people per cottage.
To keep up with the rest of the world there is cable TV and free internet connection through out the complex.
Despite being away from the big cities we are a short distance from Funchal just 35 min drive and 50 min drive from the airport.
Just in walking distance there is a mini market / coffee shop and pharmacy. We are in easy reach of nearby villages, Calheta, Jardim do Mar, Paul do Mar and Prazeres, where you can eat out, visit places of interest, do some walking and other activities.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Calheta Beach|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Madeira Islands region
Agriculture is the most important economic activity of the parish. The most predominant culture is the vine, after the sugar cane that was once strongly established. Sugar cane used to be very important, particularly during the prime of the white gold (sugar) era. During that time, Madeira used to export sugar in very large quantities, and trade for Flemish art, which today is exhibited in Museu de Arte Sacra (sacred art museum, in Funchal).
Besides vine, there other important crops, namely potato (usually known in the island by semilha), sweet potato, beans and other vegetables, as well as fruit trees.
Today, the local population is around 2,000 inhabitants.
The climate is very mild, just like the rest of the Island. However, the winter is a little harsh.
Estreito da Calheta
Levadas Walks Madeira
PR 6 Levada das 25 Fontes PR6.1 Levada do Risco
Monuments, Churches, Chapels,
Capela dos Reis Magos
Capela de Nossa Senhora da ConceiÃ§Ã£o
Capela de Nossa Senhora do Livramento
Igreja Paroquial do Estreito da Calheta
Casa das Mudas Art Center
Sugar Mill in Calheta
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