Great flat in a touristic area
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Great flat in a noble and touristic area of Funchal, main city of Madeira Island. It has 120m^2, 2 balconys with great view over sea and notorious promenade, great areas, fully equiped, it is well decorated, and has everything in order for you to spend a nice, relaxing vacations. Wide balconys, where you can even listen to the ocean in the most quiet nights. Has 2 bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, big living room and kitchen. The living room and Kitchen are for common use (to 3 bedrooms) and in each room is equipped with king size bed.
It is located in the 5th floor of a quiet neighbourhood and situated in one of the most expensive tourism areas of funchal, where all the main hotels are settled. It has one of the main shopping malls really close: It will take you no more than 5 minutes walking to reach it. Also five minutes away, you have the beach and some natural swimming pools available for your use. Public transportation to the center of old town just 20 meters away from the flat.
2 indoor parking places
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praia fromosa e Doca do Cavacas 1 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bus 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sea view|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The Madeira region
The city of Funchal of today is very different from Funchal at the time of pirates and fennel . In fact, this modern city , cosmopolitan and rejuvenated is famous for luxury restaurants , the amazing hotels of 4 and 5 stars . Ie , is known for its style and its content.
The town itself is set in a magnificent natural amphitheater , facing the Atlantic and contrasting with the towering mountains . Situated on the southern island of Madeira , located in the sunniest coast in the middle of banana plantations and wonderful gardens where flowers emerge throughout the year , housed in lush mountains , Funchal town is a fresh and relaxed during the day and with a vibrant nightlife .
Funchal is also , for many years , one of the main ports for passenger ships of the Atlantic , and its port for cruise ships is located near the city center . The approach to the harbor of Funchal is widely recognized as one of the two most spectacular in the world . It is now tradition that most European cruise operators pass on his first trip here , it is very common to see four cruise ships arriving at the same time. Once ashore , the cafes , restaurants and historic sites that dot this capital are merely steps away.
Tourists in Funchal also gather to enjoy activities like diving in the clear waters , boat trips , swimming with dolphins , spend the day at sea to watch whales , go on excursions along the coast and the mountainous forests smelling eucalyptus paragliding on the coast , enjoy great rounds of golf on famous courses of the island or simply a snack try the numerous street cafés on the terraces or gardens.
In fact , on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday evenings , Funchal comes alive after midnight . Residents and tourists more informed enjoying dinner at the usual time , but instead of leaving right after the meal , go home and rest for a few hours before leaving for Madeira night.
Clear that Funchal has not lost his famous charm, because tourists ( the beach and the night) live peacefully together . The island not only strives to care for the more mature tourists who enjoy long walks in the sun, enjoy the scenery and outdoor dining , as it is also an increasingly attractive destination for young modern Europeans , many of them from the mainland to the island on weekends weekend just to enjoy the festivities and entertainment nightly . Attracts them to ample supply and the fact that , unlike what happens in most European cities , there was virtually crime in the streets , or groups of drunken inadvisable to make some parts of the island . Funchal is a city truly secure - something new tourists , fun-loving, like and respect.
The promenade in Lido area in Funchal , already known for tourist facilities it offers, has become an area more suited for leisure and is much sought after by locals as by tourists . Surrounded by palm trees and pleasant gardens , this promenade connects the Lido area and Formosa Beach , offering lovely views over the sea and Cape Girão those who wander there , walk, run ... or just relax in one of the many benches scattered along the route !
Feel like taking a dip or catch some sun ? Along this promenade choices are many more . There are three public pools - the beach resort of Lido with the largest saltwater pool , the Club Naval and recent beach resort of Ponta Gorda - we have several facilities and in which is saltwater pool , children's pool , sports activities , restaurants , snack bars , etc. ... everything you need to spend a relaxing day on the sea front !
Along the promenade of the Lido is still some restaurants that specialize in different types of cuisine - some are hidden within the bathing complex - which give you the opportunity to enjoy your meal while dazzles with the magnificent setting of the sun and views of the ocean!
Among the many festivities , perhaps the best known is the display of Fireworks Fireworks New Year , the biggest in the world (yes , the world ) according to the Guinness Book of Records . The spectacular and colorful Carnival Flower Festival , full of samba and people in costumes themselves , are not. During the month of June, the Festival of the Atlantic , with an International Fireworks Fireworks that takes place every Saturday , will impress you .
Christmas is a fantastic time , full of fantasy, with lights and festive decorations that light up the entire city and the night sky . The urban center becomes in Wonderland and lights flashing .
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