The pleasure of discovering in its own simple or comfortable hotels, the nooks and crannies of the pearl of the Atlantic, thanks to a wide choice of walks and an absolute freedom of movement
The journey in summary
The pearl of the Atlantic has more than one secret garden to make you discover; to fully appreciate them, nothing is better than absolute freedom of movement. You will have for it a car to go “when you want, where you want”, and a guidebook describing more than forty itineraries! You will be accommodated in hotels spread over 5 distinct places of the island to savor all the diversity. Thus, you can discover the island from east to west
The strong points
- A wide choice of itineraries for a complete discovery
- Diversity of place-stage
- Time flexibility
Day 1 to 5
Day 1 – in case of late arrival: 1 night in Machico hotel residence (in case of arrival in Madeira after 20H00) otherwise:
5 nights in Santana in a rural hotel. The hotel (family) is located in an exceptional setting on a rocky outcrop, very quiet, overlooking gorges with lush vegetation with the ocean as a backdrop; the big peaks are also part of the scenery.
Day 6 to 7
2 nights in Porto Moniz in hotel. Porto Moniz is the northwestern tip of the island; the cozy family hotel is 40 meters from the natural pools (semi-furnished).
Day 8 to 9
2 nights in Jardim do Mar in bed and breakfast. In Jardim do Mar, a small coastal village in the southern part of the island where you can walk. The accommodation is located in absolute calm just a few tens of meters from the ocean.
Day 10 to 11
4 nights in hotel residence in Funchal. The hotel in Funchal is located in a busy street during the day and quiet at night; it’s a simple and unpretentious hotel, but one that has the notorious advantage over many others, of being in the city center and thus allowing everyone to discover Funchal as they see fit. The hotel does not have private parking.
Return of the car to the airport.