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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
(26 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Apartment #1744018
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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  • 1 BA
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Apartment #496154
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #807623
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Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1891988
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Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1172196
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Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #430851
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Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.2/5
(39 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1040168
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Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(37 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #443154
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Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #434559
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Viewed 30 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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Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals House #1128960
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Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(29 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6387393
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Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Multiple rentals Apartment #1890532
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Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Villa #1888222
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #801174
4
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6811377
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Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(37 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #637165a
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Multiple rentals Apartment #1890532
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Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6884675
6
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #83142
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Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6577853
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Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Apartment #1213817
5
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
House #1723290
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Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6722300
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Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(28 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Multiple rentals Apartment #1213817
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Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #3698570
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Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1682596
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Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Apartment #8035024
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Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1573101
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Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #867751
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Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #6556001
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1031446
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Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6543174
7
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1120204
6
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
House #1933300
11
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #6254685
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Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(19 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #678137a
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Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Apartment #1213817
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Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #8084792
7
Viewed 97 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 58 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(32 reviews)
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  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #1386752
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Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1023897
7
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6686400
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Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(31 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1770711
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Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #803184
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Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #3683448
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Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6497039
5
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1936474
7
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #6722816
6
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(37 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1022738
37
Viewed 93 times in the last 48 hours

Self-catering Funchal - Holiday Rentals (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Super apartment

5 of 5
Absolutely loved this place. Great to be able to wander from the lounge straight into the jacuzzi without having to think about anybody else! The location is ideal, only a short walk into Funchal, but if you don't want to go that far the restaurants and cafes locally are excellent. The manager who met us was very helpful and quickly returned to replace a couple of light bulbs. Everything was exactly as claimed in the advert and we cannot recommend it highly enough.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Wonderful Apartment and view

4 of 5
Only downside is the supermarket is about a 25 minute walk away all uphill, so if you have trouble getting around I would not recommend this apartment.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017