Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Sao Vicente

The island views, mountains and parks display a scene truly unique to Sao Vicente. This relaxing city is known for its sightseeing, coffeehouses and gardens. Monte Palace Gardens and Madeira Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Sao Vicente

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Sao Vicente a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Madeira Theme Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Quinta Da Junta (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Palheiro Golf Club (13.6 mi / 22 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sao Vicente

Travelers appreciate the island views and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Sao Vicente has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sao Vicente is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monte Palace Gardens (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Botanical Garden (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Palheiro Gardens (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Caves of Sao Vicente and Volcanism Center (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Seixal Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Laje Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sao Vicente

Fly into Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo), the closest airport, located 16.3 mi (26.3 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sao Vicente?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,338 vacation rentals near Sao Vicente. From 765 Houses to 116 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sao Vicente for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sao Vicente?

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 Sao Vicente:

  • São Martinho: 865 vacation rentals
  • Santa Maria Maior: 486 vacation rentals
  • Sé: 525 vacation rentals
  • Sao Pedro: 564 vacation rentals
  • São Roque: 159 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 Sao Vicente?

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

  • Caves of Sao Vicente and Volcanism Center: 2,595 vacation rentals
  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,511 vacation rentals
  • Funchal Marina: 2,469 vacation rentals
  • Santa Cruz Beach: 1,786 vacation rentals
  • Funchal Farmers Market: 2,465 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sao Vicente 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 Sao Vicente?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 765 Houses in Sao Vicente. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sao Vicente include:

  • Bungalows: 116 rentals available
  • Cottages: 116 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,020 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sao Vicente?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 790 vacation rentals with pool available in Sao Vicente. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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