About Ultimate Madeira Holiday
Why Ultimate Madeira Holiday chose Calheta
Ultimate Madeira Holiday was created to provide a dedicated and personal holiday rental service, a unique holiday package and even help you find “a home away from home” in the island of Madeira.
•We advertise a small selection of privately owned properties in Madeira available for holiday lets, Long term rentals with buying options;
•We only promote accommodation that we know and recommend personally;
•Availability can be checked and bookings made directly on-line on this site – see Accommodation listings;
•We also promote activities in Madeira but most especially in the Stunning Calheta. Big Game fishing, Dolphin and Whale watching, Paragliding, Levada walks;
•Other services: Taxi services, baby sitting, on site cooking and homemade food deliveries and housekeeping.
We live in Calheta and are on hand to answer your queries and be called on in emergency.
Self-catering in the Madeira Islands is simple, inexpensive and enables you to be as independent as you like.
Portuguese is the native language and English, French and German are widely spoken by our helpful and friendly people.
Direct flights operate between London and Funchal on a daily basis and from most regional UK airports on an increasingly frequent basis. The flying time is approximately 3.5 hours.
We suggest you hire a car so that you can explore and discover the magic Madeira really has to offer
What makes this apartment unique
Whether it’s just a long weekend or a 3 week holiday, our aim is to provide you with the best service and to ensure that your holiday will be in fact … The Ultimate Holiday on Madeira Island.
Choose a Holiday home from our wide range of self catering, licensed and privately owned properties. A Villa, a House or an Apartment, you decide. And because our accommodation properties are well spread around the Island, you could choose whether you want to stay in one specific Parish or not.
You could for example start your Holiday in Faja da Ovelha where the views are absolutely breath taking and you could enjoy a good variety of Walks, then you could spend a week in Arco da Calheta, the warmest of Calhetas 8 Parishes. In Arco you could really turn your Holiday into the ULTIMATE holiday.
Book your PARAGLIDING jump with us and discover a new meaning to site seeing
If you’re a BIG GAME FISHING fan book your Fishing Trip with us. Calheta is known to have some of the biggest Blue Marlin in the world.
And if you still have time left, why not spend a few days in our Capital, Funchal. Funchal offers you a great variety of good restaurants, museums and gardens. There’s always something going on in Funchal especially at night.
But …There’s more!
When you book your accommodation with Ultimate Madeira Holiday you will benefit from a range of exclusive and personalized services.
See you soon!!!
Calheta is Madeira’s largest municipality measuring around 116 square Kilometres that correspond to 15% of the island surface.
Situated between the south and the far-west of the island, Calheta has 8 parishes: Arco da Calheta, Calheta, Estreito da Calheta, Jardim do Mar, Paúl do Mar, Prazeres, Fajã da Ovelha e Ponta do Pargo.
Founded in 1430 Calheta is one of the island’s most ancient parishes and it was one of the first ones to be explored by the early colonizers. This was the place chosen by João Gonçalves Zarco (Madeira’s discoverer) to make large land donations to his children João Gonçalves da Câmara e D. Beatriz Gonçalves.
Calheta became a village 72 years after its foundation, the 1st of July of 1502, through a royal Charter signed by D. Manuel I.
Embraced home of several Noblemen and Knights, the region pays them tribute perpetuating their names in Lombo do Doutor and Lombo do Atouguia.
At a 25 m from Funchal and 40m from the airport, Calheta has become over the years a Hot favourite between our visitors The reasons are Obvious!!!!
•The best climate all year round
•Great lodging Conditions and hospitality
•Variety of festivities and events throughout the year
•The best Sport fishing waters (biggest Blue Marlin and Tuna)
Visit Our Town Council site for detailed info about Calheta: www.cm-calheta-madeira.com