MADEIRA has a superb subtropical climate, warm and sunny even in mid winter. Madeira's year-round spring-like climate, with temperatures varying between 19°C and 24°C. Located in its picturesque bay, the island's capital Funchal lies between the deep blue of the sea and the green of its softly currying mountains. This engaging city with it’s beautifully renovated old squares, overlooked by traditional Madeira buildings and gardens full of multicolored and exotic flowers. FUNCHAL is the most attractive center of Madeira: Cathedral, museums, cinemas, theatre, a lot of various shops with their outside displays very colored, a big special “workers market'' where you'll find exotic fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers...very busy and typical.
Enjoy the cable car journey upwards to village and visit the Monte Palace Tropical Gardens and come down in the basket toboggan exciting ride. In our picturesque old town you will find a wide variety o restaurants to have a romantic dinner. As you see the island offers plenty of activities for all kind of tastes.
There are some Festivals all over the year like: carnival in February; Flower festival in April; Summer festivals all through the summer; Christmas and end of year lighting; New Year Fireworks.
Two international golf clubs located 10 minutes away by car.