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POOL-SLEEPS 6-WALK 10 MIN CENTRE-WATCH CRUISE SHIPS PASSING!-FREE NET PARKING!

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Paul do Mar, Madeira, Holiday Rentals

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POOL-SLEEPS 6-WALK 10 MIN CENTRE-WATCH CRUISE SHIPS PASSING!-FREE NET PARKING!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Overview

Funchal Apartment Rental Photos and Description

FREE private parking, Apartment large,Gardens, POOL, 2 bathrooms

CREDIT CARD Payments accepted

Spacious apartment so close to the City Centre but, peaceful. There's much to do and see whether its SWIMMING visiting the ART DECO FOOD MARKET & the attractive historical ZONA VELHA where Christopher Columbus used to wander or DOLPHIN WATCHING or LEVADA WALKING!

The apartment with POOL & GARDEN is bright with natural sunlight SLEEPS 6 - 2 large double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom - 2 bathrooms - large open plan lounge/dining area with LARGE BALCONY has PANORAMIC OCEAN & MOUNTAIN VIEWS. A First floor apartment easy to access by foot and LIFT from the covered basement car park with security.

The MASTER BEDROOM with EN-SUITE bathroom has a balcony with views of CRUISE SHIPS, the port, the swimming pool & the gardens with sub-tropical plants.Bedrooms 2 & 3 have mountain views. Bedroom 2 has a BALCONY too. Spacious kitchen well equipped.

2 Fans are provided in the Apartment for very hot weather & when there is no breeze from the ocean.

After a day of activity refresh and relax on your apartment's balconies or on the sun loungers in the gardens next to pool!

NO NEED TO HIRE A CAR!: If you do not want the hassle of driving and parking on your holiday this apartment could be your answer. It’s 10 minutes from shopping centres such as ‘Anadia’ and the Zona Velha packed with restaurants, bars even with Fado performances. If you do not walk all the time, the public transport including cable-cars from the bottom of the hill where the apartment is up to Monte is excellent and reasonably priced. The taxi fares in the city are reasonable too. And to come back down from Monte you might consider the world famous toboggan ride!

AIRPORT TRANSFERS: We can arrange airport transfers with recommended drivers only.

PUBLIC AIRPORT BUS: to come to the apartment from the airport and return there is a public airport bus which again is reasonably priced.

FUNCHAL SO MUCH TO SEE & DO!: Some recommendations: whale and dolphin watching, land and boat fishing, swimming in the ocean and indeed with dolphins, levada (irrigation channel walking), pamper yourself in a spa, visit the world famous Jardim Botanico and BERARDO Gardens in Monte.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
The Owner (Property Manager)
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Guestbook comments from the manager

"Perfect views"

"We would love to stay again"

"We all enjoyed our stay"



UK Family Group of 6 wrote in the Funchal Bay Apartment Guestbook 31 August, 2013:



We all enjoyed our stay in Madeira and this lovely apartment. The views were perfect. We would love to stay again! Thanks Paul and Iva
Aug 2013
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Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 11 traveler reviews

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POOL-Sleeps 6-Walk 10 min centre-Watch cruise ships passing!-FREE Net Parking!
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 21 reviews
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Funchal Madeira
Bourne, a small market town in Lincolnshire.
4

Good Location for the Old Town

  • 4 of 5
My family of 5 (2 adults and 3 teenage children) have just spent 10 enjoyable days in this flat. It was spacious, clean and very well-equipped. The washing machine and dryer came in very handy. The location is excellent, but the short, steep hill right before the flat would be a problem for anyone who was very unfit. The pool was lovely and never too busy. The only improvement I could think of would be ceiling fans in the bedrooms to help keep them cooler. I would recommend this flat to a friend.
  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: “Pool was lovely and never too busy”
“The location is excellent”
“Spacious, clean and very well-equipped”

Dear
thanks for your review and recommending Funchal Bay Apartment.

Your review confirms that the Apartment is:

-spacious, clean and very well-equipped

has a

Lovely pool and is "never too busy”
and
-“The location is excellent”

Thanks for recommending ceiling fans. Most of the time there is a sea breeze through the Apartment even in Summer but, not always! We have forwarded your recommendation on the Apartment to the owners. There was a fan in the master bedroom wardrobe and if you had contacted us we could have supplied at least one other fan.

So, we look forward to hearing from you, hope that you return to Madeira soon and choose Funchal Bay Apartment again or another property that we manage.

Best wishes
Paul & Iva
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Funchal Madeira
Staffordshire UK
4

Great 2 week stay

  • 4 of 5
Arrived late due to flight delays, but Paul stayed to welcome us which we thank him for. I stayed here with my wife, 18 year old daughter and her friend.
The apartment is in a good location,close to the city centre, is in easy walking distance but please bear in mind that on the way back there is a reasonably steep but short hill to master ! lol
We have stayed in Madeira many times and hired a car from the airport, we had little difficulty finding the apartment and getting around, the under ground car park was ideal.
The pool was kept clean every day and there were always enough sun loungers on the odd time we stayed in the complex.
The apartment itself was clean and spacious with all the things we needed, it had good views of the harbour.
I would stay here again so would therefore recommend it.
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Title of Management Response;
“I would stay here again so so would therefore recommend it.”
Dear Robinson Family
thanks for a great review and recommending Funchal Bay Apartment especially as you have visited Madeira before and stayed in other private vacation rentals!
We have been managing the Apartment for 5 years now and your review confirms along with previous ones since 2010 that the Apartment is overall Good/Excellent!
In particular you mentioned the:
-Cleanliness and space
-The pool cleaning and pool sun loungers
-good location,close to the City centre
-the indoor private parking space
Also, you wrote that you “would stay at the apartment” again..so we look forward to hearing your news and your return!

Best wishes
Paul and Iva, the Managers of the Apartment since 2009
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Funchal Madeira
4

Onnistunut loma

  • 4 of 5
Huoneisto ja varustustaso vastasi hyvin kuvausta. Siisti. Hyvä sijainti, rauhallinen ympäristö. Ei tarvitse autoa kaupungilla liikkumiseen, tosin step testi mennen tullen. Paljon nähtävää kävelyetäisyydellä. Hyvä hinta-laatu suhde. Ystävällinen ja palvelualtis vastaanotto, neuvoja loman aikanakin. Jouluvalot ja -koristelut näkemisen arvoiset, ilmassa joulun taikaa.
  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Funchal Madeira
Witham Essex
5

a memorable week

  • 5 of 5
Thank you both, Iva & Paul for a lovely apartment and stay in Madiera.
We all enjoyed our stay, views were perfect.
Thanks for sorting out taxi transfers to and from the airport.
we would love to stay again.
Neil
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: "We would love to stay again"
"Perfect views"

Neil
thanks for a '5 star' 'excellent' review. We are very happy that all of you enjoyed your stay and that you found the Ocean, Mountain and City Panoramic views east and west from the Apartment "perfect". Also, we are very happy that you valued our client service before check in, after check in including arranging taxi transfers. You wrote: "we would love to stay again." so we are looking forward to your return and hope that you will stay at Funchal Bay Apartment again. Follow us and what's happening in Madeira on our blog!

Best wishes
Paul & Iva
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Funchal Madeira
5

'terrific apartment'

'terrific apartment'
  • 5 of 5
Thank you for all your kind help in arranging taxis for transfers to and from the airport. Quick, easy and punctual. For the welcome pack on arrival. Iva, thanks for showing us around the apartment with clear instructions and being on hand
if we needed you and Paul thank you for your 'orange alert rain' text! Despite the rain (and lots of it) we had a super week recharging our batteries! Loved the apartment; a treat to have individual bedrooms and bathrooms and all sparkling clean. We had absolutely everything we needed and enjoyed eating in a couple of nights. The dual aspect views of the lights on the hillside at night were magical in the evenings. I had been to Madeira before but didn't have the view - what a treat this time! It was definitely worth the pull up the hill! At least it was a very short hill and kept us fit! We certainly didn't need a taxi! We couldn't use the pool as we had a week of perpetual torrential rain (we didn't mind as it was so warm, just went out with our umbrellas) but we wanted to as it was clean, peaceful and quiet. Location was great; 5/10 walking minutes from buses, taxis, the cable car, supermarket and the seafront. What did we like about the apartment? Everything! It was 'home from home' being spacious and comfortable.
As for Madeira itself I can see why people return. It is a genteel island where you really can relax and unwind. Funchal has a nice buzz going on and there are interesting places to seek out in the town. We enjoyed walking along the coast to the fishing village pausing for coffee along the way. We hopped on a bus to return and it made a great day out. A car is not needed and we explored for hours on foot. Transport is cheap and the tours round the island are a must for first time holidaymakers in order to appreciate the scenery and the flowers. Eating out was inexpensive and a pleasure. All in all it was a memorable week and thank you both for a great welcome.
  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Apartment is “a treat”, “magical views”, “memorable week”

thanks for the 5 star review!

We are so happy that despite the rain in November you had a super week and recharged your batteries!

Your review confirms that the Apartment is:

-“a treat”..with individual bedrooms and bathrooms..all sparkling clean

and that the Pool was “clean, peaceful and quiet...”

that

-the dual aspect views of the lights on the hillside at night are magical in the evenings
-the “location is great”.. “5/10 walking minutes from buses, taxis, the cable car, supermarket and the seafront.”

Your review confirms that Madeira is:

-a genteel island where you really can relax and unwind.
-Funchal has a nice buzz going on and there are interesting places to seek out in the town

and that you do not need to hire a car if you are close to the City Centre

“A car is not needed and we explored for hours on foot. Transport is cheap and the tours round the island are a must for first time holidaymakers in order to appreciate the scenery and the flowers.

and that:

“Eating out was inexpensive and a pleasure.” A

Lastly we are happy that you valued our service including: the taxi transfers, the check-in including the Welcome Pack and other information including a text message

We look forward to your next stay in Madeira.

Best wishes

Paul & Iva
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Funchal Madeira
5

Lovely apartment - Exactly as described on website

  • 5 of 5
Thank you Paul & Iva for arranging our taxi from the airport to get us to the apartment and for all information provided by yourselves which made it easier for us to know where everywhere was and how to get there !
The apartment was really spacious and well equipped with lovely views of the harbour from the balcony. The apartment is in a nice quiet residential area - some days we had the whole of the pool area to ourselves !
The apartment is in an ideal location near to the harbour, some nice bars and restaurants and also our local Pingo supermarket.
All in all, a great place to stay which we would recommend to anyone travelling to Funchal despite our daily hill climb !!
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: "..some days we had the whole of the pool area to ourselves ! "
"All in all, a great place to stay which we would recommend to anyone travelling to Funchal.."

Jill C
thanks for a 5 star, excellent review and recommending Funchal Bay Apartment

Your review confirms that the Apartment is:

-really spacious
-well equipped
-with lovely views of the harbour
-in a nice quiet residential area
-ideally located: "near to the harbour, some nice bars and restaurants and also the local Pingo supermarket."

and that

some days you had the whole of the pool area to yourselves !

We are very happy that you valued both the presentation we gave you and the written information.

We hope that you return to Madeira soon and consider staying at the Apartment again. Keep in touch with us by following our blog.

Best wishes
Paul & Iva

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Funchal International
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Anadia shopping centre area
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Funchal
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
No: 12
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Anadia shopping centre area
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Funchal Old Town Zona Velha
Car: not necessary

Funchal Bay Apartment is located in the Varandas complex in a very popular well-established quiet residential accommodation zone with many residents from different countries including the UK and Scandinavia. Situated in Rua Silvestre Q Freitas access to the City Centre could not be easier! YOU DO NOT NEED A CAR! Leave your hire car in the covered private apartment parking place and wander down the hill around to this attractive 500 year old city.

To reach the beginning of the ZONA VELHA City quarter (‘Old zone’) is about 10 minutes. Besides the ‘Art Deco’ MERCADO DOS LAVRADORES market, there are many restaurants, museums including Madeira Story Centre, The City Theatre – a copy of the original ‘La Scala’ opera house and art galleries including the one in the yellow Sao Tiago pirate fort right on the ocean front. 2 shopping centres at the bottom of the hill accommodate a Pingo supermarket open until 10pm and other businesses including a pharmacy.

Madeira is:

'-flower-filled landscapes

-verdant canyons

-pristine waterfalls

-subtropical 'Pearl of the Atlantic' whichhas long entranced visitors

-900km (560 miles) southwest of Portugal

-mountainous, forest-covered interior

-balmy year-round temperatures thanks to warm Atlantic currents

Aside from magnificent walking and trekking, Madeira is famed for its fortified wine

Gateway to the island is Funchal, a picturesque city that rises on steep slopes over the bay. Its attractive old town, vibrant dining and nightlife and cinematic scenery at its doorstep continue to draw travellers from across the globe...'

Also, near the Apartment is the Fort and the sea swimming complex 'Barreirinha' with

crystal clear water. Nearby public transport includes bus stations and the

cable car station to Monte location of the famous Church and botanical

gardens.

Also consider, dolphin & whalewatching from the Marina, day trip to Porto

Santo island or The Desertas Islands in the summer months, Visits to the

Madeira Wine companies, Museums, Art galleries and of course the toboggan

ride down from Monte after the cable car ride up! Road connections to all

parts of the Island from the main roads in Funchal are good.

And after a hard day exploring the Island watch the sunset and relax in the

Apartment's pool and gardens or relax with a glass of wine on the Apartment

balcony

We provide all this information and more. plus maps in the WELCOME PACK.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From €64 Per night

Funchal Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Oct Nov & Dec 2014 LAST MINUTE
Oct 9 2014 - Dec 31 2014
5 night minimum stay
€64
€448
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add €6 per night, per additional guest
 
Jan-June 15 EARLY BIRD!
Jan 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
€67
€469
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add €6 per night, per additional guest
 
July August September 2015
Jul 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
€75
€525
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add €6 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
€67
€469
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes CREDIT CARD Payments accepted

The Rates are for 3 people sharing the accommodation.

There is a supplement of €6, per person, per night for more than 3 persons

Payment in Euros or British Pounds by bank to bank transfer to a Portuguese or UK account.

Deposit of 30% within 5 days to secure a booking and the balance 6 weeks before Checkin

Full Terms and Conditions under English Law
The Rates are for 3 people sharing the accommodation.

There is a supplement of €6, per person, per night for more than 3 persons

Payment in Euros or British Pounds by bank to bank transfer to a Portuguese or UK account.

Deposit of 30% within 5 days to secure a booking and the balance 6 weeks before Checkin

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Amenities

Amenities

Funchal Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bedroom Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , EN-SUITE
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The master bedroom bathroom which is EN-SUITE has a bath with shower. Bathroom 2 has a shower enclosure.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • The Master Bedroom has a LARGE DOUBLE QUEEN BED and sleeps 2. It has: -EN-SUITE bathroom with bath & shower -a balcony with panoramic views of the cruise ship port, hills of Funchal and the complex sub-tropical gardens and swimming pool. Bedroom 2 with a balcony has panoramic views of the hills of Funchal. It has a LARGE DOUBLE BED. Bedroom 3 has 2 SINGLE BEDS and panoramic views of the hills of Funchal.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
FEEL AT HOME: The apartment has been equipped and decorated so it feels like a real comfortable home. The owners and managers provide a small library of German and English books, games and TOURIST INFORMATION and MAPS both in English and German. WELCOME PACK: you may arrive tired so, to welcome you there is coffee, tea, milk, sugar, water and even some Portuguese wine! INTERNET ACCESS: Wireless Broadband PRIVATE SECURE PARKING SPACE: the apartment has a private covered basement parking space with an electronic key for access and exit. I

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