Destination guide

Beautiful Ribeira Brava will entice you

The mountains, ocean views and gardens are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Ribeira Brava. This scenic and welcoming city entices travelers with its spas and hiking. Monte Palace Gardens and Botanical Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Ribeira Brava

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ribeira Brava a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Palheiro Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Madeira Theme Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Quinta Da Junta (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ribeira Brava

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ribeira Brava. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monte Palace Gardens (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Botanical Garden (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Palheiro Gardens (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Cabo Girao (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Ponta Do Sol Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Formosa Beach (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ribeira Brava

The nearest airport is in Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo), located 15.1 mi (24.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Ribeira Brava?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,147 vacation rentals near Ribeira Brava. From 694 Houses to 298 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ribeira Brava for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ribeira Brava?

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 Ribeira Brava:

  • Estrela da Calheta: 163 vacation rentals
  • Santo Antonio: 143 vacation rentals
  • Monte: 126 vacation rentals
  • Santa Maria Maior: 463 vacation rentals
  • Sao Pedro: 537 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 Ribeira Brava?

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

  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,532 vacation rentals
  • Funchal Marina: 2,494 vacation rentals
  • Faial Beach: 2,237 vacation rentals
  • Paul do Mar Beach: 1,503 vacation rentals
  • Funchal Farmers Market: 2,498 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ribeira Brava 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 Ribeira Brava?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 694 Houses in Ribeira Brava. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ribeira Brava include:

  • Villas: 298 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 108 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 939 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 Ribeira Brava?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 737 vacation rentals with pool available in Ribeira Brava. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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