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Mark Blezard

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Russian
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A spacious one bedroom apartment with gym, infinity pool, sea views, WiFi

20 Reviews
People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Funchal - Vila Formosa

Self-catering close to Funchal town centre includes use of gym and Jacuzzi

Situated just 4km outside of Funchal town centre, it is perfectly located for eating out, shopping, and sight seeing. Alternatively, relax by the infinity pool and admire the breath taking views over the Atlantic Ocean and Praia Formosa beach with its walkway to Camara De Lobos.

This modern second floor apartment is fully furnished, bright and airy, and comes with access to a fully equipped gymnasium (refitted in October 2015), jacuzzi, and outdoor pool area. It has its own parking space, lift access, and west facing balconies off both the living room and bedroom, espresso coffee machine, and WiFi internet access. An optional single bed is also available for a child.

Vila Formosa gains its name from the beach below, Praia Formosa, which is the main beach of Funchal. The apartment has steps (many!) down to the beach where you will find three great cafes and open air restaurants and a 2km walkway (on stilts in the sea) to the fishing village of Camara De Lobos (also with great cafes and restaurants).

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More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Mark Blezard (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Russian

About Mark Blezard

I'm hard working, like most of us! Consequently, I take 'holiday time' very seriously

Mark Blezard purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Mark Blezard chose Funchal

I wanted a place with a unbroken view of the sea, especially the sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean. A pool and gym was also important.

Reviews

4.9
based on 20 holidaymaker reviews

A spacious one bedroom apartment with gym, infinity pool, sea views, WiFi
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
Berkshire England
5

A little gem in Maderia

  • 5 of 5

We found this amazing appartment having been to Madeira before and would certainly return again. It is close to all the shopping you would require and only a short bus trip away from Funchal. The appartment has stunning views and excellent facilities. Nothing but excellent communications with the owner. If you want a hassle free holiday in a high spec appartment, this is the one for you. A gem on this fantastic island.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Just Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is great! The views are unbeatable! Distance to the old town is 15-20 mins on the bus, buses No1 & No2 run outside the apartment all the time! Apartment was clean and has everything you need for a couple. We were met by Peter, the guy managing the property, he showed us everything we had to know, nice guy! Mark replied to all my emails and answered all my questions. Thanks Mark.

I recommend this apartment for a couple looking to visit Madeira!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location with wonderful view - could hear the waves on the beach at night :-) Steep path/steps down to beach, and several cafes and a good restaurant there on Praia Formosa. Cafe Formosa just opposite the entrance gates - good coffee and pastries. Shopping centre a short walk away, and Funchal is a pleasant walk along the coast path, or very easy to catch a bus.

The apartment is comfortable with all you need to relax, and cook if you want to. Even towels are provided... We thoroughly recommend it :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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1 3
Ireland
5

Just brilliant

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the apartment for a week and had the most fantastic holiday. It was my 1st trip to Madeira and i will certainly return. It is beautiful. The apartment was just as described and better. The location was great - out of town but the bus service was excellent if you wanted to go into Funchal town. There were ample stores to buy food very close by and it was less than 10 minutes walk to the biggest shopping center on the island. The pool area was clean and quiet and the views from the apartment and the pool was second to none. I would have to say that it was all quite perfect. Mark was a pleasure to deal with too and i just couldn't fault the place. Thanks for a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

A Pleasure To Deal With

  • 4 of 5

This was a brilliant apartment with fantastic facilities,the swimming pool and jacuzzi we had to ourselves for the first 5 days.Lots of great shops and restaurants nearby. The walk into Funchal was fine, but we ended up getting the 5 day bus pass,well worth it. Mark was great to deal with right from the start,sending us a very comprehensive information pack,with even restaurant tips.There wasn't to much room for cooking, but we didn't want to cook anyway with so many places to choose from, definitely would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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southampton
5

Vila Formosa

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in excellent condition, it is spacious well furnished, and very well equipped. The pool area, jacuzzi, sauna and gym area are excellent too and were never busy. The location could not have been better for us, easily walkable into Funchal, also a lovely beach walk to Camara De Lobos, and if you want to take the bus it stops right outside the apartments. Local shops have all you need and Forum Madeira which has a large supermarket is 5-10 mins walk away. The whole service provided by the owner is second to none, the best we have had and we have rented a lot of apartments off of the internet. You get a really good detailed information pack, he will arrange transfers if you want (we chose to do this and it was excellent), his local agent met us at the apartment with the keys and took time to explain everything to us, even left us milk in the fridge and a bottle of wine. We had a great week in Madeira and it was also excellent value for money, we are now sorting dates for next year as we will definitely book this apartment again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Funchal
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
200
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: not necessary

Situated just 4km outside of Funchal town centre, it is perfectly located for eating out, shopping, and sightseeing. In about 20 minutes you can walk from the 'Old Town' but close to a taxi rank if you prefer. It is also less than 5 minutes walk from 'Forum Madeira', Funchal’s second largest shopping centre with 86 shops, including restaurants, cafés and snack bars, 6 cinemas (most films in English) and a hypermarket

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Funchal, Madeira

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Funchal in Madeira

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • A modern white suite comprising of full size bath with show attachment above, sink with marble surrounds, toilet and bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Like the rest of the apartment, the bedroom is newly furnished with a light and modern feel. There is a king sized double bed, bedside cabinets and ample built in wardrobe & clothes draws. There is also a portable air-conditioning unit for use in the summer.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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