Where to stay around Ribeira Brava?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,827 holiday lettings near Ribeira Brava. From 560 Houses to 265 Villas, 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 Ribeira Brava is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,282 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Casino: 2,252 holiday lettings
  • Funchal Marina: 2,253 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Stadium: 2,189 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Theme Park: 2,248 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ribeira Brava 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 Ribeira Brava?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 560 Houses in Ribeira Brava. Our other popular types of Ribeira Brava holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 265 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 93 self catering accommodations
  • Country houses: 11 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent mountain rentals in Ribeira Brava?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 500 mountain rentals in Ribeira Brava. You have also many other possibilities in Ribeira Brava area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 425 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 356 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 328 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ribeira Brava?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 634 holiday homes with pool available in Ribeira Brava. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Ribeira, Portugal your home away from home

    If you are looking for a beautiful resort to escape to in the south of Europe, then Ribeira is an excellent choice. Located on the Portuguese island of Madeira this is charming place offering lots of things for holidaymakers to see and do. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, B&Bs and apartments.

    Things to do on holiday to Ribeira, Portugal

    Tourists can enjoy the wonderful sea views and relax in the sun on the beach at Ribeira Brava. Holidaymakers can participate in various watersports nearby such as surfing, wind surfing, sailing and fishing. Visitors can explore the wonderful landscape here by hiking and cycling as well as taking four wheel drive or horse riding excursions. There are also opportunities to try paragliding, climbing, go-karting and tobogganing in two-seater wicker baskets down a steep road. Golf fans will pleased to know there is an 18-hole course only 17 miles away and there are tennis courts open nearby too. There are some charming bars, cafes and restaurants in the area, and self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink as well as souvenirs from some small shops and supermarkets here.

    Places to visit on holiday to Ribeira, Portugal

    In and around Ribeira there are many fantastic places for holidaymakers to visit. In Ribeira Brava visitors will see attractive building including the Church of Sao Bento with its baroque bell tower and clock dating back to the 15th century. The Museu Ethnografico da Madeira is also well worth a visit and is housed in an old rum distillery and sugar cane mill in the resort.

    The island capital city, Funchal is about 10 miles away and is a great place to visit with many interesting attractions including several museums and churches. Beautiful gardens and parks are located around the island with the Botanical Gardens near Funchal and a cable car ride takes visitors up to the Monte Palace Tropical Garden. Various boat rides are offered from Funchal including a ferry service to the island of Porto Santo and dolphin and whale spotting trips.

    Weather in Ribeira, Portugal

    The warmest months of the year on Madeira are July and August when the average high temperature is 26 degrees centigrade. Even in January the average high is 17 with the minimum rarely falling below 10 degrees centigrade. During the summer months there is hardly any rainfall and the wettest month is usually November with an average 4.2 inches of rain.

    Travel to Ribeira, Portugal

    Madeira Airport (FNC) is located near the capital city Funchal and approximately 35 kilometres from Ribeira. Flights come in to Madeira from Amsterdam (AMS), Berlin-Tegel (TXL), Brussels (BRU), London-Gatwick (LGW), London-Stansted (STN), Lisbon (LIS), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Vienna (VIE) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. Passengers will find taxis located outside the terminal building and six car rental companies operate out of the airport. These are Auto Jardim, Avis, Drive Car, Europcar, Hertz and Rodavante.

    Sightseeing in and around Ribeira Brava

    Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Ribeira Brava a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (8.1 mi / 13 km)
    • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (8.7 mi / 14 km)
    • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Palheiro Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
    • Madeira Theme Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
    • Quinta Da Junta (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Ribeira Brava

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ribeira Brava. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Monte Palace Gardens (8 mi / 12.9 km)
    • Botanical Garden (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
    • Palheiro Gardens (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
    • Cabo Girao (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
    • Ponta Do Sol Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
    • Formosa Beach (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)