Find the best place to stay — Santana

Where to stay around Santana?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 950 holiday lettings near Santana. From 507 apartments to 251 houses, 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 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: 2,307 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,339 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Casino: 2,315 holiday lettings
  • Funchal Marina: 2,315 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Stadium: 2,241 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 apartments in Santana?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 507 apartments in Santana. Our other popular types of Santana holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 251 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 101 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 29 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santana?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 176 holiday homes with pool available in Santana. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Santana, Madeira your home away from home

    Santana is an attractive village in the hills on the northeast side of the island of Madeira. The small town is well-endowed with amenities for those choosing to stay in Santana holiday cottages or gites. There is a local church, pharmacy, post office, supermarket and several restaurants making it a great base for exploring Madeira.

    Things to Do in Santana, Madeira

    Visit the Palheiros, which are distinctive triangular-shaped houses with thatched roofs which reach down to the ground. These colourful buildings were traditional homes in this area and were used as stables or for storing grain. Holiday rentals in Santana are very popular for those wanting to enjoy a walking holiday in Madeira. Close by are a number of pleasant trails with stunning mountain scenery. Many walks follow the levadas – small channels built to carry water down the mountains and they are all next to paved service paths. The Levada do Cantinho is one of the most popular in the Santana area. Boat and catamaran trips from Funchal are ideal for dolphin spotting and snorkeling. In the summer whales may also be seen. The area hosts a Folk Festival during July with traditional dance, national costumes, food and music.

    Places to Visit Around Santana, Madeira

    The Parque Natural da Madeira and the rare Laurissilva Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are close to Santana. The Madeira Theme Park is also just a stone’s throw from your Santana holiday rental home. It offers a voyage of discovery about the island’s history and culture in a park-garden landscape. There is a restored watermill, maze, boating lake and a play area for children. Cabo Girau is a high viewpoint above a steep sheer cliff down to the crashing sea below. It is the second highest sea cliff in the world at around 500m high. The capital city of Funchal has a harbour and waterfront, wine tasting centres and a buzzing flower market.

    Weather in Santana, Madeira

    Holiday rental homes in the Santana area enjoy hot dry summers with average temperatures reaching around 25°C (77°F) during the day. The area is very pleasant in the winter with temperatures generally above 18°C (65°F) from January to March. There is no frost but more rainfall is likely.

    Travel to Santana, Madeira

    The nearest airport serving Santana holiday rentals is the Funchal (FNC) Airport which is about 14 km drive away. Due to the mountainous terrain the runway extends out in a curve over the sea, supported on columns and has won many awards for its design. Many budget airlines serve Madeira Airport including easyJet, Jet2, Monarch and Thomson Airways, making it a cheap and easy destination to get to. A hire car is essential for exploring the island and can be picked up from the airport.

    Attractions in and around Santana

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Santana? Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Church of Nossa Senhora do Monte. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of PARQUE FORESTAL DE QUEIMADAS, Pico Das Pedras and Pico Ruivo. Want to take in a game or event? Get tickets for Madeira Stadium. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Monte Palace Gardens, Botanical Garden and Palheiro Gardens during your stay. Also a trip to Madeira Theme Park, Faial Beach or Pico do Ariero might be a nice excursion.