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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).

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (17 reviews)
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    • 1 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Villa #430466
    17
    Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
      Excellent! 4.4/5
      (7 reviews)
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      • 4 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Sleeps 10
      House #8041405
      7
      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5/5
        (6 reviews)
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        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 5
        Villa #1851426
        6
        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
          Exceptional! 5/5
          (21 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Villa #1000231
          21
          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5/5
            (26 reviews)
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            • 3 BR
            • 3 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Villa #2122627
            26
            Viewed 75 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.7/5
              (57 reviews)
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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 6
              Villa #1045160
              57
              Viewed 93 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (6 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                House #2555798
                6
                Viewed 75 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5/5
                  (17 reviews)
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                  • 4 BR
                  • 4 BA
                  • Sleeps 8
                  Villa #1985482
                  17
                  Viewed 175 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                    (11 reviews)
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 3 BA
                    • Sleeps 8
                    House #6348555
                    11
                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (56 reviews)
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 8
                      Villa #426077
                      56
                      Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (10 reviews)
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Villa #6048059
                        10
                        Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (64 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 3
                          Cottage #898940
                          64
                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                            (7 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Cottage #1625351
                            7
                            Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.4/5
                              (19 reviews)
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 9
                              Villa #1704052
                              19
                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (23 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 5
                                House #1100543
                                23
                                Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (12 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 3 BA
                                  • Sleeps 7
                                  House #1669046
                                  12
                                  Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (25 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 5
                                    Villa #869794
                                    25
                                    Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (16 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      House #3888514
                                      16
                                      Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (14 reviews)
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #1403309a
                                        14
                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                          (19 reviews)
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          House #860784
                                          19
                                          Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (34 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Villa #1000229
                                            34
                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (12 reviews)
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Villa #478602
                                              12
                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (24 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Villa #811414
                                                24
                                                Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  House #1947710
                                                  10
                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (13 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Cottage #1403172a
                                                    13
                                                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (12 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      House #1006863
                                                      12
                                                      Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Very Good! 4/5
                                                        (2 reviews)
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        Villa #1022920
                                                        2
                                                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                          (21 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          House #868729
                                                          21
                                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (47 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Villa #1005941
                                                            47
                                                            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                              (9 reviews)
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              House #6805017
                                                              9
                                                              Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (22 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Villa #684838vb
                                                                22
                                                                Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  House #1895545
                                                                  2
                                                                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 5 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    Villa #1982674
                                                                    1
                                                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (14 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                      House #1367840a
                                                                      14
                                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (4 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Villa #685399vb
                                                                        4
                                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (20 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                          House #1139172a
                                                                          20
                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (32 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Villa #1504248
                                                                            32
                                                                            Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (25 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Cottage #1056047
                                                                              25
                                                                              Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                House #6725124
                                                                                5
                                                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #1151900
                                                                                  26
                                                                                  Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (6 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Chateau / Country House #6838517
                                                                                    6
                                                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                      (8 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 12
                                                                                      Villa #1411008a
                                                                                      8
                                                                                      Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (11 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Villa #1776053
                                                                                        11
                                                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                          (21 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                                          Apartment #854857
                                                                                          21
                                                                                          Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (43 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Cottage #868500
                                                                                            43
                                                                                            Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (15 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Villa #1091785
                                                                                              15
                                                                                              Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (4 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                House #1773808
                                                                                                4
                                                                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (55 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Villa #1005641
                                                                                                  55
                                                                                                  Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (14 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    House #6496785
                                                                                                    14
                                                                                                    Viewed 79 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                                      (10 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Villa #1763494
                                                                                                      10
                                                                                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      This was a very special place to stay!

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a lovely time here. We enjoyed everything about it. We loved the house, the outside deck area where we had dinner every evening ( this is the best dinner view in Calheta ) and I loved cooking in the kitchen. Would we stay again? YES - In a heartbeat!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Very happy to go back there

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Really good villa in a nice spot. The photos are representative and the owner was helpful. Really good value holiday.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017