Destination guide

The relaxing city of Calheta awaits you

The ocean views and waterfalls create a pretty picture of Calheta. This relaxing and trendy city entices travellers with its spas and skydiving. Monte Palace Gardens and Botanical Garden are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


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)
Natural features

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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Calheta

Fly into Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo), the closest airport, located 23.2 mi (37.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Municipality of Calheta?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,155 holiday lettings around Municipality of Calheta. From 209 villas to 217 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Arco Da Calheta: 1,187 holiday homes
  • Lombo Do Doutor: 1,130 holiday homes
  • Estreito da Calheta: 1,124 holiday homes
  • Paul Do Mar: 973 holiday homes
  • Prazeres: 1,086 holiday homes 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:

  • Estreito da Calheta: 1,124 holiday lettings
  • Jardim Do Mar: 1,016 holiday lettings
  • Ponta Do Pargo: 1,002 holiday lettings
  • Porto da Cruz: 1,619 holiday lettings
  • São Gonçalo: 1,495 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? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Municipality of Calheta. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Eglise de Faja da Ovelha: 1,340 holiday rentals
  • Casa das Mudas Arts Center: 2,310 holiday rentals
  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,575 holiday rentals
  • Funchal Marina: 2,523 holiday rentals
  • Madeira Casino: 2,528 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Calheta listed on 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.