Madeira holidays

Waking up to the waves of the Atlantic Ocean and spending days under the bright sun of Madeira is a dreamy holiday not to miss. The archipelago is home to exceptional natural wonders only a short trip away from some of the best beaches in Europe. Except for a perfect destination for nature enthusiasts, this paradise island is unsurprisingly popular among couples and newlyweds due to the abundance of romantic locations left for you to discover.

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Madeira holidays

Waking up to the waves of the Atlantic Ocean and spending days under the bright sun of Madeira is a dreamy holiday not to miss. The archipelago is home to exceptional natural wonders only a short trip away from some of the best beaches in Europe. Except for a perfect destination for nature enthusiasts, this paradise island is unsurprisingly popular among couples and newlyweds due to the abundance of romantic locations left for you to discover.

Enjoy amazing views of the island or the ocean in one of the holiday houses on our platform. Cottages, eco-friendly lodges, as well as farmhouses, all of which will provide everything necessary for an unforgettable holiday on Madeira island.

Exceptional nature to explore

Laying atop a volcano is only one of many unique traits of this beautiful island. The variety of geological and geographic forms here is exceptional – high mountain peaks, dense forest, wetlands, meadows, beaches and so on. 150 kilometers of coastline surround the evergreen vegetation of the island – home to the amazingly rare biodiversity of this UNESCO Heritage Site.

The oldest but still very much preserved part of the island is the ancient forest Laurissilva. On a trip through its paths, you will encounter local animal species carefully watching you hidden behind gigantic trees. This forest is part of the Madeira Nature Reserve, which in fact occupies as much as 2/3 of the island territory.

Another part of the reserve is Garajau – a reserve created to protect the coast and seabed of Madeira. Garajau presents an interest not only to tourists, but also to scientists, which often come here to study marine species and their life in the rich diversity of the protected area.

Activities

On the easternmost peninsula of the island, there is another natural reserve on top of high and almost vertical cliffs hanging above the ocean. Ponta de São Lourenço is unique due to the vegetation, not only almost untouched by humans, but also very specific to the area. Enjoy this destination on an organized guide tour in order to learn the most about these specifics.

Pico Ruivo is the highest point of the island and a preferred hiking destination for the more experienced. Nevertheless, there is also an easier route to the top, starting from Achada and enjoyed mostly by tourists.

Along the streams in the Paul da Serra Mountain there is a beautiful and easier hiking trail which will take you on an adventure to some of the best views of the island. Moreover, numerous cascades and an extremely high waterfall are among the vividly beautiful landscapes you will encounter along the route. The waterfall Cascada da Risco is the reason why this area is so well known and adored by both locals and visitors.

Madeira is a great place to meet with the local culture, but also to try the traditional cuisine. In fact, the two are inseparable and the only way to fully enjoy the cuisine is to fully immerse in the colorful folk traditions of the locals. Of course, seafood, meat and fish are preferred for most recipes.