Find the best place to stay — Ribeira Brava

Where to stay around Ribeira Brava?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,775 holiday lettings near Ribeira Brava. From 800 apartments to 535 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 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: 2,240 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Casino: 2,217 holiday lettings
  • Funchal Marina: 2,214 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Stadium: 2,153 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Theme Park: 2,209 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 apartments in Ribeira Brava?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 800 apartments in Ribeira Brava. Our other popular types of Ribeira Brava holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 535 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 257 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 93 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 610 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.

    Attractions in and around Ribeira Brava

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Ribeira Brava? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Church of Nossa Senhora do Monte, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Quinta das Cruzes Museum or Frederico de Freitas Museum. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Ponta Do Sol Beach and Formosa Beach, and green spaces such as Monte Palace Gardens and Botanical Garden. Want to take in a game or event? Get tickets for Madeira Stadium. Stop by Palheiro Gardens, Cabo Girao and Church of Our Lady of Light while in the area. Why not also add Beachside Square, Caves of Sao Vicente and Volcanism Center or Pico do Ariero to your agenda?