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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Santana, Madeira your home away from home

Santana is an attractive village in the hills on the northeast side of the island of Madeira. The small town is well-endowed with amenities for those choosing to stay in Santana holiday cottages or gites. There is a local church, pharmacy, post office, supermarket and several restaurants making it a great base for exploring Madeira.

Things to Do in Santana, Madeira

Visit the Palheiros, which are distinctive triangular-shaped houses with thatched roofs which reach down to the ground. These colourful buildings were traditional homes in this area and were used as stables or for storing grain. Holiday rentals in Santana are very popular for those wanting to enjoy a walking holiday in Madeira. Close by are a number of pleasant trails with stunning mountain scenery. Many walks follow the levadas – small channels built to carry water down the mountains and they are all next to paved service paths. The Levada do Cantinho is one of the most popular in the Santana area. Boat and catamaran trips from Funchal are ideal for dolphin spotting and snorkeling. In the summer whales may also be seen. The area hosts a Folk Festival during July with traditional dance, national costumes, food and music.

Places to Visit Around Santana, Madeira

The Parque Natural da Madeira and the rare Laurissilva Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are close to Santana. The Madeira Theme Park is also just a stone’s throw from your Santana holiday rental home. It offers a voyage of discovery about the island’s history and culture in a park-garden landscape. There is a restored watermill, maze, boating lake and a play area for children. Cabo Girau is a high viewpoint above a steep sheer cliff down to the crashing sea below. It is the second highest sea cliff in the world at around 500m high. The capital city of Funchal has a harbour and waterfront, wine tasting centres and a buzzing flower market.

Weather in Santana, Madeira

Holiday rental homes in the Santana area enjoy hot dry summers with average temperatures reaching around 25°C (77°F) during the day. The area is very pleasant in the winter with temperatures generally above 18°C (65°F) from January to March. There is no frost but more rainfall is likely.

Travel to Santana, Madeira

The nearest airport serving Santana holiday rentals is the Funchal (FNC) Airport which is about 14 km drive away. Due to the mountainous terrain the runway extends out in a curve over the sea, supported on columns and has won many awards for its design. Many budget airlines serve Madeira Airport including easyJet, Jet2, Monarch and Thomson Airways, making it a cheap and easy destination to get to. A hire car is essential for exploring the island and can be picked up from the airport.

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                                                                                                      Just back from a great holiday. Niara couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful during the booking process and our stay. Apartment in great location with amazing views and sunsets. With lots of excellent restaurants within walking distance. We had the most brilliant day tour with Niara's husband Miguel in his amazing old jeep such a fun way to see the beautiful island of Maderia so pleased we booked before arriving. Hope to return again very soon.
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                                                                                                      Apartment is very large, but the balconies are small, so can't lie out on them. The manager luis is a gem - Very helpful and friendly. Thanks so much for your help. The apartment is quite a bit out of Funchal, and we haired a car to compensate for that - the hills up the bus are Very steep, and for elderly people not used to it, a bit of a stugggle. It would have been nice to have a book in the appartement with more info on how to work the TV - no English channels although there were supposed to be because the internet signal was too weak - just kept buffering,
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2017