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Ideally located villa right above the ocean

People22
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms9
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa and apartments located on the sea side, facing the Atlantic Ocean

The villa is situated near Santa Cruz city, about 15 km away from Funchal, the main city of Madeira Island.

It is the perfect luxurious alternative to big hotels and provides you with a familiar and intimate home environment.

The four-storey structure comprises the house with four bedrooms, a large three bedroom flat on the third floor, another stunning two bedroom flat on the second floor, and a sea-level bedroom flat on the first one.

From each balcony you can enjoy a wonderful sea view and look straight out to the Desertas islands. There you are offered the chance to watch the rising sun on the horizon or feel a spell of dry weather from the African Continent.

The lovely blue Atlantic ocean is but 10 metres away from your bedroom window.

Enjoy taking sunbaths, diving in our large swimming pool, or dip in the Atlantic ocean. The host will be at the Villa waiting for you and will supply you the key. You can do the check in any time

Additional Details: The apartments have big balconies overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and you have direct access to the sea.

A maid service is provided once per week.

If you are interested in playing golf, there are two golf courses less than 20 minutes drive away.

Upon confirmation of your reservation you will receive an e-mailed attached document with all the instructions you may require to fulfil your holiday, including driving directions - by taxi or car rental, and map.

Madeira Island: Madeira’s legendary beauty and exceptional climate have long made this small Atlantic island a popular tourist destination. Enjoy a tropical Eden-like landscape and climate packed with exotic flowers and wildlife.

Verdant and with varied and stunning scenery, it is definitely worth exploring the island, and the recent network of roads and tunnels make it so easy now.

Some more reasons to visit Madeira:

- Moderate climate during all year, normally around 20°C-24°C

- Wonderfully warm local people

- Superb landscape and “levadas” (unique irrigation canals that offer the chance of trekking everywhere on the island)

- the famous semi-tropical forest 'the Laurissilva' (witch is unique to Madeira and is a protected World Heritage Site)

- Three beautiful 18-hole golf courses

- Premier fishing location, with its waters home to a wide variety of species

- Boat trips and whale and dolphin spotting

- World famous New Year's Eve fireworks

- Flower Festival

- Funchal's Christmas lights

More Details

Property Manager
Joao Sousa
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Gaula in Municipality of Santa Cruz

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 9 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathrooms 1 and 2 belong to the 3rd floor apartment. Bathrooms 3 and 4 belong to the 2nd floor apartment. Bathroom 5 belong to the 1st floor apartment. Bathrooms 6, 7 and 8 belong to main house. The main house and all the apartments are independent of each other.
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 9 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedrooms 1, 2 and 3 belong to the 3rd floor apartment. Bedrooms 4, and 5 belong to the 2nd floor apartment. Bedroom 6 belong to the 1st floor apartment. Bedrooms 7, 8 and 9 belong to main house. It is possible to put an extra bed for child or a cot. The main house and all the apartments are independent of each other. The apartments and the main house are all quite large and were purposefully designed not to have a sofa-bed in the living room, to ensure guests enjoy higher quality accommodation with more space and less congestion for guests.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • marina
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

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Ideally located villa right above the ocean
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews
Middelburg
5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We had as a family, 10 adults and 11 children a wonderful time in a great villa. Everything was top. Plenty of space, the location, the terrace and Santa Cruz. And an amazing view. For a wonderful stay we all recommand (big and small) this place. Fam. van der Want (A3)

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Views to die for near a lovely village

  • 4 of 5

Our extended family of 13, ranging between the ages of 13 and 76 stayed in the 1, 2 & 3 bed apartments which were comfortable with spectacular views. I don’t think I will ever forget lying in bed listening to the waves crashing below, it was quite magical. The deck area by the pool was large with enough sun beds. It was around 20 degrees whilst we were there, but unfortunately the pool is not heated so was too cold to use.

The pretty village is within walking distance, but there are a couple of steep roads to walk up on the way back which my 70 odd year old parents did struggle with. The first part of the walk from the villa to the town looks a bit run down, going under the flyover and you also had to walk past a very ferocious looking dog that was chained up but barked like mad. There are a number of really nice bars and restaurants in the village and a fantastic bakery which sells rolls to die for. There is also a good size supermarket and a fruit and fish market. There is easy access to the sea and rocks from the property and our group spent a couple of days fishing off the rocks. They didn’t catch much but they had great fun trying and most days we also saw dolphins swimming in the sea

One thing we did not realise when booking was that none of the apartments have an oven, only a hob and we found this very limiting trying to feed 13 of us. The crockery was also a bit of a miss match and we could have done with more than 2 wine glasses between 13 of us!! But it didn’t spoil our fun but it might be something the owners want to look at for future guests. The two and three bed apartments both had two showers but unfortunately we found they could not be used at the same time because of the water pressure so it did mean we had to organise showers so that only one was in use at any one time.

The village is lovely, not touristy at all and the restaurants and bars are extremely good value. We paid just over 1 euro for a pint, 3 euro for cocktails and 2 euro for wine. We also ate out a number of lunch times and never paid more than 70 euro’s between 13 of us, including drinks! We did not hire cars as we have been to Madeira before so instead we relied on the buses and walking and just relaxed, ate good food and went for a quiet drink in the evening. The size and position of the property is just perfect for that. We also went to Funchal by bus, which stops within a minutes’ walk from the property and takes 40 minutes for 5 Euro return.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

I'ts just fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We spend a week in this fantastic house on Madeira this fall. Everything is great about this place. Everyone loved the pool. We swam in the ocean and we spend the days on trips all around the island.

The host is very helpful and the facilities are perfect. We thought the pictures looked great before our trip, but the truth is that the reality of this place is even better.

We just loved it!

Daniel with family

Sweden

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Wonderful spacious house

  • 4 of 5

Nice place - good facilities om a Nice setting.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

fantastic property, very clean and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

12 of my family stayed for 1 week at the villa, it was very comfortable and in an amazing location by the sea. Would have liked to have stayed another week. Would love to go back in the future. Fantastic!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for this lovely review. We're really glad you've enjoyed the villa and hope to welcome you again in a near future! Best Regards, Joao
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Norton, MA
5

Perfection

  • 5 of 5

Stunning home, apartments and views. We were awe struck with the location and views. We rented the entire home and all apartments for a group of 14. We could easily walk into Santa Cruz where there were many restaurants and shops to choose from. Loved our stay and the help from owners. Can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lauren, thank you for sharing such a wonderful review. We are delighted to read that your family enjoyed your stay in our villa. We hope to see you soon again! Best Regards, Joao
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Location

Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Madeira International Airport
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Funchal Harbour
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Freeway VR1
Car: recommended

Here in the Atlantic Ocean, not too far from the centre of Europe, we find the island of Madeira, famous for its friendly people, exceptional natural beauty and mild climate.

Madeira Islands are just a short trip from Europe, to a destination where you can combine holidays on the beach, in the mountains or in the city.

It's the ideal place to relax and restore the balance of mind and body that you need to face the stress of daily life.

Madeira is also very famous for its natural environment, where the most important feature is the Laurissilva Forest, a relic of the Tertiary Age, which has been classified by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site. It is no less well known for its year-round outdoor sports.

The island’s mild climate and a water temperature that never goes below 17ºC mean that you can be on the go all the time. Its traditions and customs, visible in its old buildings, museums and churches and even in regional products like its wine and embroidery.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Gaula, Madeira

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
March, April and May
1 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£363
for 5 nights
£494
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
June
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£406
for 5 nights
£555
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
July & August
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£769
for 7 nights
£769
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
September & October
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£428
for 5 nights
£586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
November & December
1 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£253
for 5 nights
£341
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas and New Year
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£581
for 5 nights
£800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
January & February
4 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
5 night minimum stay
£319
for 5 nights
From
£57
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
March, April and May
1 Mar 2019 - 31 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
£363
for 5 nights
From
£66
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
June
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
5 night minimum stay
£428
for 5 nights
From
£79
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
July & August
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
From
£109
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
 
September & October
1 Sep 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
5 night minimum stay
£472
for 5 nights
From
£87
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
November & December
1 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
5 night minimum stay
£341
for 5 nights
From
£61
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas and New Year
21 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
£647
for 7 nights
From
£87
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£114
for 1 night
From
£79
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £218.51
Cleaning fee £34.96

The availability calendar is not updated on this website. Please contact the owner for more information.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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