Where to stay around Machico?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,273 holiday lettings near Machico. From 815 Studios to 810 Condos/Apartments, 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 Machico is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,285 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Casino: 2,253 holiday lettings
  • Funchal Marina: 2,256 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Stadium: 2,191 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Theme Park: 2,254 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Machico 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 Studios in Machico?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 815 Studios in Machico. Our other popular types of Machico holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 810 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 267 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 124 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent downtown rentals in Machico?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 308 downtown rentals in Machico. You have also many other possibilities in Machico area, including:

  • Mountain rentals: 244 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 193 holiday rentals
  • Oceanfront rentals: 190 holiday rentals

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Machico?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 63 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Machico. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday home, apartment, villa or bungalow in Machico, Madeira your home away from home

    Located at the north eastern end of the beautiful Madeira Island, the city and municipality of Machico combines history, scenery, beaches and great weather to provide the ideal self catering holiday destination. Popular with families, couples and friends, visitors will find that there are some excellent holiday rentals available in the Machico area of Madeira, ranging from rural retreats to beachside bungalows.

    Things to do on holiday in Machico, Madeira

    Madeira Island is one of two inhabited islands in the archipelago called Madeira. This Portuguese region is situated 360 miles off the coast of Morocco and 535 miles south of Lisbon, Portugal, giving Machico a near subtropical climate. This great weather means many visitors renting self catering accommodation in Machico come to enjoy the sandy beaches and villa swimming pools on offer.

    When not basking in the warm sun, the Machico area has many other attractions too. The city itself, although the third largest in Madeira, is quite compact and surrounded by mountains and forests. The harbour promenade is a popular spot for watching yachts come and go and for views back towards the city. The mountains are very scenic and popular with walkers and hikers, as are the Levadas aqueducts, built in the 1900’s. Numerous fishing villages also line the shores of the Machico area where you’ll find a more relaxed pace of life.

    Places to visit on holiday in Machico, Madeira

    A little further away from your Machico self catering accommodation you’ll find that Madeira has much to offer. The city of Santa Cruz is just a little way to the south whilst further along the coastline is the largest city and capital of Madeira, Funchal. Funchal has many attractions including historical buildings such as the Santa Clara Convent, and the cathedral, plus the beautiful Botanical Gardens.

    The weather in Machico, Madeira

    Holidaying in Machico, Madeira you’ll enjoy an oceanic subtropical climate which is especially great on the coast all year round. Humidity is quite low, adding to the appeal of Machico accommodation, and the Gulf Stream warms the sea waters to a pleasant 26°C in the summer. The mild winter weather makes Machico holidays popular all year round.

    Flights to Machico, Madeira

    Madeira International Airport is a stone’s throw from Machico so getting to your self catering accommodation will be quick and easy. Numerous airlines fly routes from the UK to Madeira; these include major airlines such as British Airways and TAP Air Portugal, as well as budget airline easyJet and holiday charters including Thomas Cook, Thomson, First Choice Airways and more.

    Activities and attractions in Machico

    Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Machico 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:

    • Santo da Serra Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Quinta Da Junta (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
    • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
    • Madeira Theme Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
    • Palheiro Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
    • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)

    Seasonal weather in Machico

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Machico

    Machico is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Machico is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Palheiro Gardens (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
    • Monte Palace Gardens (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
    • Botanical Garden (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
    • Quinta Da Junta (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
    • Sao Lourenco Point (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
    • Santa Cruz Beach (4.3 mi / 7 km)