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Magnificent Funchal And Marina Views With Convenient Location.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Lovely House With 2 Double Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

“Casa Bela Vista” is situated a short 20 kilometers from Funchal Airport in the quiet elevated area of Alegria, Sao Roque, blessed with magnificent views over the bay. Sao Roque, with its gorgeous vista of the marina and city of Funchal has a cathedral and miradouro (viewing point), bars, restaurants and a mini market.

The best thing about choosing” Casa Bela Vista” is not only its central location, but, it is situated on a regular bus route with a bus stop on your doorstep. The buses run a regular hourly service to and from Funchal Marina (6km) with many convenient stops. Car hire would only be essential if you wanted to explore the more rural area and North side of the Island.

New Year’s eve is the most special evening of the year in Funchal and from” Casa Bela Vista” you not only have a the best view in Madeira, you have the best viewpoint for the most special 180 degree fireworks display you will ever experience.

Being one of six townhouses in the Alegria area, the house has its own off road parking and private entrance.

Casa Bela Vista is completed to a high finish and is tastefully furnished. The house has two bedrooms and sleeps 4 people. It is spread over three floors and is south facing.

On the ground floor there is a well equipped modern kitchen, complete with utensils, crockery, espresso coffee pot, microwave, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle and washing machine. There is a modern 5 station gas hob and an electric oven.

There is a bathroom down stairs which has a large shower with two shower heads, a modern wash basin, under counter storage, mirror and toilet.

The lounge and dining room has a beautiful fireplace, with large sliding doors leading out to a balcony with the most amazing views of the city of Funchal and the marina where you can see the luxury cruise boats arriving and departing daily.

In the lounge there is a large 42” television complete with Apple TV, local television stations and broadband WIFI.

From the balcony, there are steps down to outdoor area complete with wash line.

On the first floor there are two double bedrooms with luxury beds, bedside tables, fresh linen, built in cupboards. There are glass sliding doors leading out to the upper balcony with more magnificent views. The doors are completed with shutters which afford the occupants with complete privacy, fresh air and shade in the hot summer months.

The upstairs bathroom has a bath with hand held shower, bidet, toilet, wash hand basin and under basin storage. Both bathrooms have plug points for shavers and hairdryers.

500 meters, a short walk up the hill from Casa Bela Vista is a lovely mountain trail which traverses around towards the west… AMAZING views can be had in the tranquil shade of the forest whilst listening to tumbling streams along the way.

Your lovely managers have a wealth of knowledge about the island, its wonders and its attractions. Diving in Madeira is great and of course the levada walks, lido visits, town walks and rural villages and beaches are all a stone’s-throw from Funchal.

The house has a few travel books on Madeira, brochures and maps.

Suitable for older children or children over the age of 8.

More Details

Julian and Corrina Fourie
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, dutch, Afrikaans
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Julian and Corrina Fourie

Julian, Corrina and Cameron (our son aged 12) moved from Cape Town, South Africa in 2002 to the UK. They found the sun in Madeira shortly after that and have been holidaying in Madeira at least twice a year for the last 8 years.

Why Julian and Corrina Fourie chose Funchal

We had stayed all over the island, north, south east and west but staying centrally in Maderia offered us the best options for our busy, action filled holidays. We love to walk, explore, swim, dive, fish and sail, so Funchal was the obvious choice for a lock up and leave home away from home.

What makes this house unique

The best thing about Casa Bela Vista is the regular hourly bus service. We find we hardly need a car now because the bus takes you right into the hub of Funchal. From there, the Lido, bars, restaurants, shopping, cable car and other buses are right there and are cheap to use. The bus to Monte and the botanical gardens is centrally situated and the cabs offer a great affordable service around Funchal and close environs.

The large supermarket is around 3 km from the house.

Please feel free to contact the owner to discuss your holiday query

A 'Welcome Pack' is included when you book your stay at Casa Bela Vista.


São Roque House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Incl. wash basin, with large mirror and shaver plug point
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , Incl. wash hand basin, large mirror and shaver plug point
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Free 'Welcome Goodie Pack' for guests


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Magnificent Funchal And Marina Views With Convenient Location.
average rating of 4.2222223 based on 9 reviews

Lovely house and great views

  • 3 of 5

We were retirees and found the steepness of the adjoining roads too challenging for walking! However the hourly bus service was very reliable and took about 20 minutes to central Funchal.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Great view; plenty of space; clean; Margarida was very polite and helpful.

  • 4 of 5

Wish the place was closer to Funchal. Buses were not as reliable as posted. Other than that, everything was fine. We loved Madeira!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Casa Bela Vista. The view was magnificent and the house was well equipped and beautiful, with three terraces. Extra thanks for the welcome pack including food and drinks to start the holiday.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent séjour

  • 5 of 5

C'est la deuxième fois que nous venons à Madère et dans cette maison. L'accueil est toujours aussi sympathique, la communication excellente et la maison, toujours aussi charmante et bien équipée. Nous recommandons vraiment cette maison car en plus, elle très bien placée, la vue sur la baie est magnifique et elle est en dehors de la zone du tourisme "de masse". Merci encore aux propriétaires et à Marc et Marylin qui nous accueillent toujours si bien.


  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent accomodation and location.

  • 5 of 5

Casa bela Vista is a place I would recommend to my friends travellers : plenty of room, comfortable house, super view, friendly managers. We didn't rent a car and took great pleasure in our excursions and walks. Madeira is a wonderful island which makes you feel like coming back!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour.... Merci Beaucoup :) Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Would love to have you come and visit again and look forward to keeping in touch. kind regards Julian and Corrina
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Un séjour magnifique

  • 5 of 5

Nous sommes restés environ 12 jours dans cette maison qui dispose de tout le confort. Elle est tout d'abord très fonctionnelle : grande cuisine toute équipée, salon très confortable et salle à manger qui donnent sur la terrasse avec vue sur la mer. Une salle de bain et des toilettes sont également au rez- de-chaussée. A l'étage, 2 chambres avec une literie très confortable de grandes armoires et elles donnent toutes les deux sur une 2ème terrasse avec vue sur mer. Il t a également une salle de bains et des toilettes à l'étage. La maison est magnifiquement décorée et elle est très lumineuse. Elle se situe dans un quartier très calme et typique, sur les hauteurs de Funchal. La ville est très bien desservies par les bus, que ce soit pour aller au centre ou dans une autre ville. Néanmoins pour sillonner l'île en toute liberté, il est essentiel de louer une voiture. Nous avons été accueillis chaleureusement et il y a eu un très bon contact, que ce soit avant ou tout au long du séjour. En résumé, à louer sans aucune hésitation ! Merci encore à Corinna, Julian, Marc et Marylin pour ce séjour merveilleux, nous reviendrons !

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Nearest Airport
23 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Bar & shops
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Palheiro Golf course
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

São Roque House Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Holiday rental : Arrival on any available day.
Minimum short stay is 5 days.
Rate based on 2 persons staying. Additional charge, per week for each extra person.
Discount offered depending on length of stay
Key pick up with owner/manager at location.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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