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Make holiday rental accommodation or a villa in Funchal, Portugal your home away from home

The capital of the Portuguese Island of Madeira, Funchal, is built upon the gentle slopes which surround the harbour forming a natural amphitheatre. No matter where your Funchal holiday rental is located within the city, the town centre will be accessible on foot. It is a beautiful city surrounded by even more beautiful scenery.

Things to do on holiday in Funchal, Madeira

A Funchal villa is surrounded by every type of scenery. To the front lies the sparkling sea, and behind are the rugged mountains of the interior of Madeira. The town itself is filled with botanical gardens, historic building, fine art galleries and modern shopping centre and markets. The 15th century Cathedral which stands proudly in the centre of town makes for fascinating viewing from any of the rental villas in Funchal.

There is actually only one beach in Funchal, which is located at Praia Formose, a spectacular black sand beach adorned with large cobbles. Around the marina however are a range of Madeira’s finest seafood restaurants and cafes which serve the finest of the days catch. At night, there are a few good bars and a casino to keep you entertained when renting a Funchal villa. The marina is the departure point for both whale watching trips and cruises to the idyllic Porto Santo Island.

The hills which surround Funchal are a dream for walkers and hikers, and the island offers a range of facilities for surfing, golf, scuba diving and balloon rides all year round. The Madeira Theme Park and Santa Cruz Aqua Park ensure that families will never run out of entertainment from self catering accommodation in Funchal.

Places to holiday in Funchal, Madeira

Calheta is both stunningly beautiful and a mecca for sailing enthusiasts staying in a Funchal holiday villa. Santa Cruz is a more remote location, set on the back of a secluded bay beach, and offering some beautiful rural scenery.

Weather in Funchal, Madeira

Funchal is blessed with one of the most enviable climates in the world. Temperatures never become scorchingly hot, peaking at around 34°C, and never averaging less than 15°C even during the winter.

Flights to Funchal, Madeira

Madeira Airport (FNC) is also known as Funchal International as it is located within half an hour of the city centre. Direct flights are provided by British Airways, but for the largest range of cheap flights to Madeira, look for flights to mainland Portugal and connecting flights to Madeira from there.

Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Apartment #1744018
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Apartment #496154
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Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
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Apartment #1891988
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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  • 2 BA
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Apartment #807623
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(35 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #443154
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #430851
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Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals House #1128960
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #1172196
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Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #434559
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Very Good! 4.2/5
(38 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #1040168
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(29 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #6387393
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Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Apartment #1890532
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Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals House #1128960
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Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Apartment #1890532
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Exceptional! 5/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Villa #1888222
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Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #801174
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(35 reviews)
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  • 1 BA
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Apartment #637165a
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Apartment #1213817
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Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6722300
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Exceptional! 5/5
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #6811377
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #442093
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Excellent! 4.4/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #1023897
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Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #3698570
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
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House #1723290
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #6556001
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1573101
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #803184
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #1990596
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Exceptional! 5/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Apartment #6254685
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Excellent! 4.5/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #6577853
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #867751
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #6543174
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Excellent! 4.5/5
(31 reviews)
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Apartment #1386752
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #678137a
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Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #83142
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Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #8035024
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Apartment #1682596
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Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #475047vb
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Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(36 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1022738
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Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilets
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Villa #1031446
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Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1649057
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6884675
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Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1936474
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Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Multiple rentals Apartment #1213817
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #870143
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Apartment #1213817
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1596096
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Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6686400
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Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #6722816
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1120204
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Self-catering Funchal - Holiday Rentals (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Excellent accomodation

5 of 5
Our third visit to Madeira and by far the best place we have stayed. The accomodation is excellent. Was extremely clean and very well maintained. It is in a brilliant location. So easy to walk into the town and with supermarket in the same building. We also used Americo's services as our airport taxi driver and also as our driver/guide for a day trip to the east side of the island. Lovely and friendly man. Thanks also to Ivone for purchasing our tickets for seats at the flower festival. We will be back to Madeira and we will look no further than staying here. Would have no hesitation is recommending to anyone wanting to visit Madeira to stay here. Thank you for helping make our holiday memorable
  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017

Great taste all through the property

5 of 5
It's as described however I was unable to make true use of the apartment as on our arrival my companion suffered a stroke. I therefore cannot truely comment. What I will say is that Sarah came to the rescue in calling an ambulance and offering to help in any way. She was I believe genuinely concerned and phoned on several occasions for updates. I think if she hadn't been there I would have taken longer to call an ambulance and in these cases speed is of the essence, so therefore 5 stars and a public thank you.
  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017