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We love it here. We first discovered it when our taxi driver took us on a tour on our way back to the airport a few years ago, as he lived there! It is a place that is overlooked by the majority of visitors, as...More
Some of the reviews are of the town. At least one is about one of the three hotels that do exist. The ones which refer to surfing or sandy beaches cannot be about Madeira. It's a wonderful island as are it's inhabitants but don't visit...More
Quiet. Spotless clean. Beautiful. Absolutely lovely local people. So friendly. Great local bars and restaurants. And a short bus ride from Funchal Machico and gorgeous Santana. Will definitely go again.
Pleasant town to base yourself, with good public transport links along south coast st little cost. Although adjacent to airport, flights are not that frequent and aircraft noise not too bad. Sea front is well maintained, as are range of small restaurants. Delightfully free of...More
We stayed at the 4 star Vila Gale hotel on a package with Hotelplan -so half board for 2 adults and a ten year old for 2200 Swiss francs. It was very good value. The hotel was lovely with accommodating staff, good buffet meals every...More