Where to stay around Municipality of Calheta?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 709 holiday lettings near Municipality of Calheta. From 299 houses to 166 villas, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Municipality of Calheta area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Municipality of Calheta?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Municipality of Calheta. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Arco Da Calheta: 1,024 holiday homes
  • Jardim Do Mar: 933 holiday homes
  • Estreito da Calheta: 1,028 holiday homes
  • Paul Do Mar: 866 holiday homes
  • Prazeres: 965 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Calheta! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Municipality of Calheta?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Municipality of Calheta with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Arco Da Calheta: 1,024 holiday lettings
  • Jardim Do Mar: 933 holiday lettings
  • Estreito da Calheta: 1,028 holiday lettings
  • Paul Do Mar: 866 holiday lettings
  • Prazeres: 965 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Municipality of Calheta?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Municipality of Calheta. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Paul do Mar Beach: 1,284 holiday rentals
  • Eglise de Faja da Ovelha: 1,186 holiday rentals
  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,282 holiday rentals
  • Madeira Casino: 2,252 holiday rentals
  • Funchal Marina: 2,253 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Calheta listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Calheta, Madeira your home away from home

Situated on the south-west coast of the beautiful island of Madeira, Calheta is the island’s most important agricultural centre, growing copious bananas, sugar cane and grapes for making Madeira’s finest wines. The region is characterised by mountains, lush valleys and excellent beaches, and of course, the region’s famous sugar cane rum, Aguardente.

Things to do on holiday in Calheta, Madeira

Calheta holiday villas are perfect for those who want to spend time relaxing on stunning beaches with dramatic backdrops, away from the tourist hordes. Although the region is very popular, you never get the sense of being crowded in Calheta, especially when you take the privacy and space of a villa in Calheta. There are fine sandy beaches everywhere, and if you love the beach, you will love Calheta. There are plenty of water sports to enjoy too. Windsurfing is a particular favourite, and exploring the coastline from a canoe is a great way to explore.

Fishing is an important occupation for the locals, and you can organise a fishing trip easily from Calheta Marina, and go out into the turquoise waters which surround the island and try to catch one of the trophy fish which surround the island.

The wild interior of Calheta is perfect for hiking. The mountains are perfect for treks off all lengths and difficulties, and the jewel of Calheta’s walking crown is the breathtaking, towering Risco Waterfall.

Places to holiday in Calheta, Madeira

You will fly into Madeira’s capital, Funchal, which is a beautiful city, well worth investigation for a few hours before setting off for your villa in Calheta. The whole city, including the stunning hills which surround the urban centre are accessible on foot, and there are some charming cafes to rest in after a morning’s exploration.

Weather in Calheta, Madeira

Even during winter, you will be basking in average temperatures of around 17°C in January and February, and by July, the beaches become a real asset to Calheta villas, as temperatures soar to around 23°C.

Flights to Calheta, Madeira

To reach your self catering Calheta holiday villa, you must take a flight to Funchal International Airport (FNC), taking under four hours. Flights are provided by Thomsonfly, among others, flying from London, Manchester (MAN) and Glasgow (GLA).

Sightseeing in and around Calheta

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Calheta a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Madeira Theme Park (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Palheiro Golf Club (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Calheta

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Calheta is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monte Palace Gardens (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Botanical Garden (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Palheiro Gardens (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Paul do Mar Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Ponta Do Sol Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Fanal Protected Area (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)