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Make a holiday home, apartment, villa or bungalow in Machico, Madeira your home away from home

Located at the north eastern end of the beautiful Madeira Island, the city and municipality of Machico combines history, scenery, beaches and great weather to provide the ideal self catering holiday destination. Popular with families, couples and friends, visitors will find that there are some excellent holiday rentals available in the Machico area of Madeira, ranging from rural retreats to beachside bungalows.

Things to do on holiday in Machico, Madeira

Madeira Island is one of two inhabited islands in the archipelago called Madeira. This Portuguese region is situated 360 miles off the coast of Morocco and 535 miles south of Lisbon, Portugal, giving Machico a near subtropical climate. This great weather means many visitors renting self catering accommodation in Machico come to enjoy the sandy beaches and villa swimming pools on offer.

When not basking in the warm sun, the Machico area has many other attractions too. The city itself, although the third largest in Madeira, is quite compact and surrounded by mountains and forests. The harbour promenade is a popular spot for watching yachts come and go and for views back towards the city. The mountains are very scenic and popular with walkers and hikers, as are the Levadas aqueducts, built in the 1900’s. Numerous fishing villages also line the shores of the Machico area where you’ll find a more relaxed pace of life.

Places to visit on holiday in Machico, Madeira

A little further away from your Machico self catering accommodation you’ll find that Madeira has much to offer. The city of Santa Cruz is just a little way to the south whilst further along the coastline is the largest city and capital of Madeira, Funchal. Funchal has many attractions including historical buildings such as the Santa Clara Convent, and the cathedral, plus the beautiful Botanical Gardens.

The weather in Machico, Madeira

Holidaying in Machico, Madeira you’ll enjoy an oceanic subtropical climate which is especially great on the coast all year round. Humidity is quite low, adding to the appeal of Machico accommodation, and the Gulf Stream warms the sea waters to a pleasant 26°C in the summer. The mild winter weather makes Machico holidays popular all year round.

Flights to Machico, Madeira

Madeira International Airport is a stone’s throw from Machico so getting to your self catering accommodation will be quick and easy. Numerous airlines fly routes from the UK to Madeira; these include major airlines such as British Airways and TAP Air Portugal, as well as budget airline easyJet and holiday charters including Thomas Cook, Thomson, First Choice Airways and more.

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                                                                                    The property was perfect in every way - spacious and very well equipped to cater for all our needs.

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                                                                                    We had a fantastic golfing holiday which was made all the more special due to the kindness and warmth of Jose and Marta, the owners. The villa was so fantastic we only went out one night because everything we needed was at our temporary home and the views we too gorgeous to miss - the photos could never do them justice. The bed was great quality so we slept well and the kitchen and utility room had everything we needed for our stay. It made a big difference that Marta provided some essentials to eat and drink as our flight was quite late in the evening. Also Jose took us straight to the big supermarket to buy essentials and not-so-essentials (wine!) I'm very glad we hired a car as it would have been quite a climb up the hill on foot. The undercover parking ensured the car was in shade so cool when not in use. The villa was beautifully clean and tidy without being clinical - a perfect balance of homeliness without the feel of being in someone else's home. We can't wait to return next year and would not stay anywhere else now that we've experienced the best. Some may see the lack of eating places within walking distance an issue but we loved the tranquility. Thanks to Jose, Marta and of course the beautiful Luzia
                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2016
                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                    The property is very clean and well equipped. Jose and Fatima were excellent hosts.

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                                                                                    We enjoyed our stay very much indeed. We chose not to hire a car and the walk from Santa Cruz village to the property is very very steep. We did the walk sometimes twice a day so that we could eat in the town and also swim in the sea and lido, however in the heat of the day it was really a very hard climb! Having said that there were plenty of taxis available in Santa Cruz and the price was very reasonable. The house is very comfortable with WONDERFUL views, at times the noise from the aeroplanes was a problem (6.00am!) but on the other hand during the day we enjoyed watching the planes. At night time it was sometimes too hot, the accommodation would have benefitted from fans in the bedrooms. The balcony was a beautiful place to sit. T This is a magnificently appointed house which was very well equipped and perfect for us - 2 adults with 2 older teenage daughters, I would very much recommend the property.
                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2016
                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                    Lova;ly cottage near the mountains

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                                                                                    Had a lovely week in this delightful cottage in Santo de Serra. Great hosts who met us and provided madeira wine, fruit, local bread, ham and cheese on our arrival. Patricia was also really helpful finding me a dentist as my tooth had broken on the journey, plus giving good information on local restaurants we especially liked Lilys in Machico. It is an ideal location for visiting the East of the island and not far to Funchal either. We had a mixed bag of weather, but found if it was grey and raining when we woke up we only had to go down to sea level and further west and the sun would come out. We did have some sunshine every day and managed to go everywhere we wanted to. The log fire was lovely each evening and one of the channels on the TV showed films. Can't wait to return to Madeira again.
                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2016
                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Mar 2016