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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).

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    Villa #1985482
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      Villa #406393
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          Villa #1504248
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            Villa #1005641
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
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                Villa #1045160
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                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                  • 4 BR
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                  Villa #426077
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                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                    Cottage #1056047
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                      • 3 BA
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                      Villa #1027388
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                        Excellent! 4.5/5
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                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                          Villa #6048059
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                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                            House #860784
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                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                              Multiple rentals Apartment #50288
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                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
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                                House #2555798
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                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                    Cottage #1403309a
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                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                      • 2 BR
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                                      House #6177234
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                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                          Villa #1000231
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                                          Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
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                                            Multiple rentals Cottage #1151900
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                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
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                                              House #1168381
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                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                • 3 BR
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                  House #1669046
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                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #803954
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                                                          Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                          Villa #1704052
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                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                              Villa #430466
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                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                House #1006863
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                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 3 BA
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                                                                  House #8041405
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                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                    Villa #1000229
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                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Cottage #1403172a
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                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (67 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                                        Cottage #898940
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                                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                                          Villa #851822
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                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
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                                                                            Villa #1317328
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                                                                            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                              Villa #478602
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                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #803954
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                                                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  House #6452304
                                                                                  11
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                                    Cottage #868430
                                                                                    12
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                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (7 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                      Villa #1851426
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                                                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                                                        Villa #869794
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                                                                                          Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
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                                                                                          House #1172809
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                                                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
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                                                                                            House #86750
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                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Villa #2122627
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                                                                                              Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Cottage #1725056
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                                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                                                  Apartment #1040129
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                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    Apartment #1009441
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                                                                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #431495
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                                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Amazing villa. Couldn't have hoped for better!!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The property really is as good as advertised and beyond. Exceptional quality throughout and the views are just stunning. The hosts, Rosa and Alberto were really helpful and attentive. This is simply the best place we have ever stayed in!!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Ultimate family getaway

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We are a family of four: two hard working parents and two teenage boys. Sun and Moon was the perfect spot for us to unwind and enjoy just being a family. Christina was marvellous ! The perfect mix between respect for privacy and nice attentions such as the fabulous meal when we arrived en the cooking in between. The best summer house we ever rented.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017