Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Arco da Calheta

The countryside, gardens and island views display a scene truly unique to Arco da Calheta. This welcoming city has many special qualities. Monte Palace Gardens and Botanical Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Arco da Calheta

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Arco da Calheta has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Madeira Theme Park (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Arco da Calheta

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arco da Calheta is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monte Palace Gardens (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Botanical Garden (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Ponta Do Sol Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Paul do Mar Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Fanal Protected Area (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Seixal Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Arco da Calheta

Fly into Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo), the closest airport, located 21.8 mi (35 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Arco Da Calheta?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,126 vacation rentals near Arco Da Calheta. From 492 Houses to 211 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Arco Da Calheta for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Arco Da Calheta?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Arco Da Calheta:

  • São Martinho: 863 vacation rentals
  • Santa Maria Maior: 485 vacation rentals
  • Sé: 524 vacation rentals
  • Sao Pedro: 564 vacation rentals
  • São Roque: 157 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Arco Da Calheta?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Arco Da Calheta. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,507 vacation rentals
  • Funchal Marina: 2,466 vacation rentals
  • Funchal Farmers Market: 2,465 vacation rentals
  • Porto Moniz Natural Pools: 1,192 vacation rentals
  • Palheiro Gardens: 2,339 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Arco Da Calheta listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Arco Da Calheta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 492 Houses in Arco Da Calheta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Arco Da Calheta include:

  • Villas: 211 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 234 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 103 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Arco Da Calheta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 446 vacation rentals with pool available in Arco Da Calheta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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