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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).

Wonderful! 4.9/5
(22 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1985482
22
Viewed 420 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(33 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #406393
33
Viewed 148 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(19 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #3888514
19
Viewed 164 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(37 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1504248
37
Viewed 106 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(62 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #1005641
62
Viewed 196 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
House #6805017
14
Viewed 94 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(59 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1045160
59
Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(59 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #426077
59
Viewed 80 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(26 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1056047
26
Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(31 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1027388
31
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1015816
20
Viewed 142 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #6048059
12
Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #860784
20
Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(33 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Multiple rentals Apartment #50288
33
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #2555798
8
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1947710
14
Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(19 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1403309a
19
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(35 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1000229
35
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6177234
21
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #1151900
30
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(25 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #1100543
25
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(28 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #1000231
28
Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1168381
12
Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(26 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #868729
26
Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #6348555
13
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #1669046
14
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1913136
18
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(30 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Multiple rentals Apartment #803954
30
Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #1704052
21
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 12
Villa #1411008a
9
Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(22 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #430466
22
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
House #1006863
18
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #8041405
9
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1403172a
14
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(67 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #898940
67
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Villa #851822
13
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #478602
14
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Apartment #803954
20
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6452304
11
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #868430
12
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Villa #1851426
7
Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Villa #869794
27
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(29 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #1172809
29
Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #86750
12
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(28 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #2122627
28
Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1725056
10
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1317328
16
Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #6102522
17
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1040129
20
Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(36 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #1009441
36
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours

Calheta Holiday Homes & Villas (300+)

 

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