Calheta Cottage Rental Photos and Description
3 bedrooms, sleeps 6.
3 Bedroom self catering traditional Madeiran house in the country and only 5 minutes drive to the beach or 5 minutes in the mountains.
Calheta has the most sun hours and from the garden you can enjoy the spectacular sunset view.
The house is a great location for walkers as there are Levada walks not far from the house.
Down the road is a mini market which also has home-made fresh bread and a café/bar next to it where you can enjoy a hot cup of fresh coffee or try the traditional drinks.
Discovering the area: If you would like to get away from the sun and sea, you may like to visit an Art centre in Calheta called 'Casa das Mudas'.
Apart from the various exhibitions, there are stage performances or maybe enjoy a drink or meal in the restaurant which is in the building and has a stunning view.
If you would like to visit the local church, it is just a walk away from the house.
A few minutes drive you will reach a place called Prazeres, there is a farm house called 'Quinta Pedagógica' where you can visit the various animals from lamas, Emu's to chickens and after in the tea house enjoy a herbal tea or coffee and a slice of home-made fresh cake, you can also buy their home-made jams from Blueberries to wild tomato jam which are delicious.
Not far from the Quinta is a place where you can try the fresh apple cider.
- unsuitable for elderly or infirm
- non smoking only
- children welcome