A FEW MINUTES WALK FROM LIDO WITH WI-FI

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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A FEW MINUTES WALK FROM LIDO WITH WI-FI

Funchal Apartment Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom apartment to sleep 6 / 8 in the tourist area of Lido

Very comfortable self-catering Modern 2 bedroom - 2 bathroom recently decorated apartment . Located in the popular Lido area of Funchal. Situated on the 2nd floor of a private complex , this accommodation is within easy reach of the beach & city & is ideally situated for all the island’s top attractions. The kitchen is fully equipped with hob, oven, fridge/freeze, microwave, kettle, toaster, washing machine & dishwasher. This is an ideal apartment for those who enjoy evening strolls, wish to explore the charming capital city of Funchal as well as for those who want adventure & to discover the beauties of our sub-tropical island of Madeira. Lots of other entertainment & time-passes located nearby, such as cinema, restaurants, shopping centres, etc.

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
cath (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2009
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Speaks portuguese, english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

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a few minutes walk from Lido with wi-fi
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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a few minutes walk from Lido with wi-fi
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Funchal Madeira
Nivå, Denmark
5

Wonderful as usual

  • 5 of 5
A great week once again. This apartment is simply the best, and Cath makes it happen. A warm welcome as usual, and lots of goodies.
We'll return as soon as possible.
  • Submitted: Jan 10, 0006
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Funchal Madeira
5

Terrific Apartment

  • 5 of 5
The apartment is exactly as others have described and Cath is terrific. We loved it!
That said, here are some additional observations.

Funchal is a vertical city, and streets that may appear to be one block away on a map, may actually be 60-70 feet up or down. That is the case of this property which is one block above the Estrada Monumental (the main street of the Lido area) I only mention this so one is not taken by surprise.

We followed Cath's advice to get to Estrada Monumental from the apartment. There are 90 steps down (and of course, back up), but they are broken into several short platforms and one large terrace of the Mesalusa Restaurant. Alternatively, continue on the road to the left to the first street to the right, the Rua Casa Branca, where you'll find the oft mentioned O Dragoiero Restaurant across the street at the corner. Continue on down to the Estrada Monumental. This route is a bit longer, but easier for those stair challenged.

As for locating the Wine Shop that sells bus tickets: we could not find the Yacht Club mentioned, but did find the wine shop across from the Sunrise Restaurant, easily recognized on the ocean side of the Estrada Monumental, just to the right as you get down the stairs beyond the supermarket. The proprietor was very helpful in explaining the bus system.

For easy reference, the nearest hotel on the Estrada Monumental is the Florasol Resort Hotel, handy for taking a taxi, as they seldom come by the street above where the apartment is. I found using Google maps and entering the starting address of the apartment then entering the address I wanted, say to a restaurant, then clicking the walking directions (little man), that gave me the walking route.
  • Submitted: May 29, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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Funchal Madeira
Nivå, Denmark
5

A great visit - again!

  • 5 of 5
A return visit to our "home away from home" and the usual warm welcome from Cath. Our first night dinner is always at "O Dragoeiro" - good food and another warm welcome.

This visit we tried "Restaurante do Forte" at Forte de Sao Tiago in Funchal. They offer a four course menu (plenty of choices) indluding aperitif, good wines, and coffee, for €39, and it is well worth it. Fabulous food, both in presentation and taste.

Better start planning for our next visit!
  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
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a few minutes walk from Lido with wi-fi
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Funchal Madeira
5

A lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5
We returned home yesterday after a lovely 1 week stay in this apartment. There were 4 adults in our group. I agree with everything the previous reviewers have written on this site - the apartment is exactly as described and the photos provide a true impression of what it's like.
Before we arrived, we weren't sure exactly where on the Val d'Ajuda, the apartment was situated - but if you look on a map, it is more or less behind the 'Melia Madeira Mare' hotel, and the photo taken from the apartment balcony is the 'Enotel' (previously known as Tivoli).
Cath arranged transport to & from the airport, met us at the apartment upon our arrival, and provided a really nice welcome pack (fruit, wine, bread, water, cheese, ham, eggs, butter) - which was greatly appreciated.
The apartment was very clean, well maintained and well equipped with a variety of kitchen utensils, plates, plenty glasses etc. We enjoyed the space of the apartment - especially with 2 bathrooms - and we sat in the sun on the balcony - even in January!
The apartment is well located for buses - just a few mins walk to the bus stop to and from Funchal town. The wine shop next to the Yacht Club sells bus tickets - & the staff there are helpful if you need a bit of advice on bus travel.
We visited the local coffee shop (called Ravioli) several times and we loved it too.
Try the 'jeep' tours if you like the scenery - you get to see some amazing views of the island.
We went on the 'Santa Maria' boat trip (30 euros pp for 3 hours) and we saw lots of dolphins - amazing!!
The 'Forum' shopping centre is an easy 10 mins walk - and close by is a restaurant called 'Rubi' - someone recommended it to us - at first sight it looked more like a cafe than a restaurant, but the food was fabulous, cheaper than most tourist restaurants, big portions, delicious, and the wine's well priced too!
We also ate at a local restaurant called 'O Dragoiero', we sat in the garden in a January evening (lovely!) and had a 3 course set menu for 23 euros - good food - and there were several other restaurants to choose from too - all looked good.
We also liked 'Petiscos' restaurant near the Melia Madeira Mare, we liked 'O Fort' in the old town, 'Real Canoe' near the Grand Hotel - in fact everywhere was good!!
Try the 'passion fruit pudding' - we chose this nearly every time - it is different in every restaurant - but always delicious.
There are a couple of good supermarkets within walking distance too.
A lovely place
  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
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Funchal Madeira
Nivå, Denmark
5

Well, Cath & Jorge did it again!

Well, Cath & Jorge did it again!
  • 5 of 5
We rented another apartment in May, but this was our first choice, and we had a wonderful week. We were greeted like old friends and with the usual very generous welcome pack. The apartment was wonderful, spaceous, spotless, and we spent every late afternoon on the balcony, relaxing in the sunshine with a glass of wine.
Tip: Walk left, as you leave the building, and a few minutes later you will arrive at a coffee shop (cafe) with the best coffee and very friendly service.
Thank you, Cath and Jorge, for once again making our visit so pleasant. We shall return!
  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
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Funchal Madeira
5

Lovely Relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5
Lovely appartment, great location, everything you need nearby! We have young children and the Lido area was perfect for us all :)
Cath was a real pleasure to deal with & always happy to help.
Would love to return one day :)
Many thanks Cath/

The Miles Family
  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Funchal
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Praia Formosa
Car: not necessary

This apartment complex (Hab d'Ajuda) off Estrada Monumental, enjoys a central location in the heart of the Lido; a well-known area in Funchal where you will find some of the best restaurants and bars in Madeira. This is a pleasant private residential block. It is ideal for families and young visitors who are looking for pleasant and comfortable accommodation with excellent standards of quality and service. There are extensive leisure areas with swimming pools offering stunning views over the coastal strip of the Lido area.

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Availability & Rates

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Funchal Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
ALL YEAR
Jan 9 2014 - Jul 8 2015
3 night minimum stay
€60
€290
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 3.0%
Notes Minimum booking 3 days. Bookings for 2 to 7 guests are welcome. Rate given is based on 2 people sharing,extra persons 5 euros per night. Booking can be secured by email and confirmed on receipt of 25% deposit. Deposit payments by bank transfer or credit card, the remaining to be paid cash on your arrival.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Funchal Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 108 m²
  • 6 stories
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Sofa Bed
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Internet ...
  • Garage
  • Elevator
  • Parking On Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • theme parks
  • forests
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • mountain climbing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
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