Where to stay around Gaula?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,281 holiday lettings near Gaula. From 822 Studios to 817 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 Gaula is on HomeAway.

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gaula. 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 Gaula 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 Gaula?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 822 Studios in Gaula. Our other popular types of Gaula holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 817 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 266 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 124 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent downtown rentals in Gaula?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 314 downtown rentals in Gaula. You have also many other possibilities in Gaula area, including:

  • Mountain rentals: 252 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 200 holiday rentals
  • Oceanfront rentals: 193 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 Gaula?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 63 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Gaula. 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 Gaula, Portugal your home away from home

    Gaula is a small parish that is located just a few kilometres south of the city of Santa Cruz, in the south-east corner of the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira. The island is well-known for its laid-back pace of life, and Gaula is a perfect example of this, being a sleepy village that is situated out in the middle of the countryside. Self-catering accommodation options in Gaula are mainly rural cottages and houses – making the most of these unspoilt surroundings.

    Things to do in Gaula, Portugal

    Agriculture has long been the most important industry in Gaula, and this is evident by the sheer number of fruit orchards dotted around the parish. In fact, the entire surrounding area consists of countryside and unspoilt scenery, with mountains to be found to the north-west and the Atlantic Ocean to the south-east, meaning Gaula is a great place to visit for a relaxing, ‘get away from it all’ holiday. In Gaula, fishing is also a mainstay of the local economy, and a great fish market can be found along the sea front, on the way to Santa Cruz.

    With its great scenery, mountainous terrain and fantastic weather, Madeira is almost designed for walking and hiking. There are an abundance of walks to be found around Gaula, ranging from beginner-level to those that will challenge even the seasoned hiker. Outdoor sports lovers will also be pleased to find that several golf courses can be found in and around the parish.

    Within the centre of the village are all of the amenities you require to enjoy a self-catering vacation in Gaula, including several food shops and small restaurants. If you are looking for more vibrant evening entertainment you can make the short journey into the city of Santa Cruz.

    Places to visit on holiday in Gaula, Portugal

    Santa Cruz is the nearest place to head if you are seeking busier tourist facilities such as large supermarkets, busy restaurants and cafe-bars. Funchal, the islands capital city, steps things up another level, and has by far the biggest array of attractions, amenities and sites of interest in the island. Though you may prefer the serenity of Gaula as a base, no visit to Madeira is complete without a visit to Funchal.

    Weather in Gaula, Portugal

    The geographical position of Madeira results in a year-round warm climate. August and September are the hottest months in which to visit Gaula, with a daily average temperature of 26°C, and little in the way of rain. Even the ‘coldest’ months, which are found at the beginning of the year, often receive temperatures above 20°C, though rainfall does increase significantly during this period.

    Flights to Gaula, Portugal

    Madeira Airport (FNC), also known as Funchal Airport, is just a few short kilometres from Gaula, and receives a number of flights from the UK, particularly during summer months. The cheapest prices are usually found through easyJet, but it is worth checking every operator, as there are often special offers to be taken advantage of.

    Sightseeing in and around Gaula

    Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Gaula a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Santo da Serra Golf Club (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
    • Quinta Da Junta (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
    • Palheiro Golf Club (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (5.6 mi / 9 km)
    • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
    • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Gaula

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gaula is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Palheiro Gardens (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
    • Botanical Garden (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • Monte Palace Gardens (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
    • Santa Cruz Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Reis Magos Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Ponta da Oliveira (2.5 mi / 4 km)