Destination guide

Head to the secluded city of Santana

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Santana. Travellers especially like the parks, gardens and island views in this relaxing and scenic city. Monte Palace Gardens and Madeira Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Santana

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Santana a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Madeira Theme Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Quinta Da Junta (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Santo da Serra Golf Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Palheiro Golf Club (10 mi / 16 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Santana

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Santana. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monte Palace Gardens (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Botanical Garden (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Palheiro Gardens (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Pico Das Pedras (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Pico Ruivo (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Santana

Fly into Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo), the closest airport, located 10.6 mi (17 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Santana?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,699 holiday lettings near Santana. From 463 Houses to 42 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Santana is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santana?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Santana:

  • Santa Maria Maior: 463 holiday homes
  • Sao Pedro: 536 holiday homes
  • Santo Antonio: 144 holiday homes
  • Estrela da Calheta: 155 holiday homes
  • Imaculado Coracao de Maria: 384 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Santana?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Santana. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Madeira Theme Park: 2,449 holiday lettings
  • Pico Ruivo: 2,578 holiday lettings
  • Faial Beach: 2,203 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,495 holiday lettings
  • Funchal Marina: 2,456 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santana listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Santana?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 463 Houses in Santana. Our other popular types of Santana holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 42 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santana?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 480 holiday homes with pool available in Santana. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.