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Superbly located 2-bedroom apartment in Funchal, Madeira

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom in the Lido area, Funchal, Madeira

Very well located 2-bedroom apartment in the Lido area in Funchal, Madeira. It has a sitting room, a kitchen and two bathrooms.

The apartment is fully equipped and ready to be moved into . It's on the 7th floor of the building, it has great views over Funchal bay; and certainly perfect to watch the New Year's Eve fireworks display. The building has a common swimming pool and a small leisure area with sub-tropical plants and a lawn. Parking is available for cars.

The apartment is less than 5 min walk to the sea (and public swimming pools), a park, a supermarket, restaurants and all the amenities that make a holiday relaxing and easy.

We have special rates for long-term rentals.

More Details

Owner
Bruno
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Bruno

I am born and raised in Funchal, 10 minutes away from this very apartment. Meanwhile, I have spent a few years studying in the UK and the US. When I had the opportunity to buy an apartment in such perfect location, I couldn't pass it by, I knew it would be a perfect place to rent out to visitors tour island.

Bruno purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Bruno chose Funchal

This area has been, for years, developing as the main area for visitors to stay in Funchal; so it is not surprising it has all the amenities in a radius of less than five minute walk.

You have several places which can give you access to the gorgeous sea (the complexo balnear do Lido and the Clube the turismo). Just in front of the latter you can also find a nice city park, a well stocked supermarket and several restaurants.

A few hundred meters form the apartment you will find more choices for restaurant, british-style pub and a very nice bakery.

The apartment is on a 7th floor with unimpeded fantastic view of the Bay of Funchal. A fully equipped kicthen, free high-speed internet, and lcd TV, fresh linens and towels make this apartment fully prepared for the visitor who likes to self-cater and have a comfortable base to explore Madeira's beauties.

What makes this apartment unique

It will be hard to find another area in Funchal where you can have a quiet place to stay, while having all amenities within walking distance. Such closeness to the sea is also rare in the city. It is not a coincidence it has developed in the main area for visitors to stay in Funchal.

The owner's family is fluent in English and always glad to help make your stay enjoyable.

Amenities

São Martinho Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 7
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Elevator
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • One bedroom has a double bed and the other has two single beds. Each bedroom has access to their own bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Very well located 2-bedroom apartment in the Lido area in Funchal, Madeira. The apartment is fully equipped and ready to be moved into. It's on the 7th floor of the building with great views and access to the building's swimming pool. It's also superbly well located with buses, restaurants, bars, supermarket and the sea less than 5 min walk away. The Lido area is in Funchal and it's away from the hustle and bustle of down town area, which is easily reachable by bus (15 min bus ride away). Discounts available for longer stays.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Superbly located 2-bedroom apartment in Funchal, Madeira
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
5

Wonderful location, excellent view

  • 5 of 5

We spent three weeks at this apartment and loved our time there. It is close to several grocery stores and many bars and restaurants. The promenade along the ocean is a short walk downhill, and it is only a 30 minute walk to downtown. Great options for bus service are close by. Four of us shared the apartment (two couples) and we had ample room indoors and on the balconies. It is very charming, clean and comfortable with several couches and a small television. We would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to help our guests enjoy their stay in Madeira; they were wonderful guests.
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5

Great views, quiet, close to everything

  • 5 of 5

We (a family of four) had a great time in the apartment back in July. The view from the balcony is truly superb - we quickly got into the habit of having coffee there, and we even saw whales blowing in Funchal bay one early morning. Whenever we were too lazy to explore, we spent time at the swimming pool in the garden. The apartment was spotlessly clean, it's well equipped in general, fast Wi-Fi and a TV (important as our stay was during the World Cup!). Two bathrooms. Very quiet, as it's so far above the city and faces away from the street.

There are plenty of restaurants and convenience stores within walking distance, a big supermarket is 5 min away, and an impressive seaside beach 10 min away. The only reason we took a car was to explore remote parts of the island - it just takes a short bus ride to get to central Funchal. The apartment block always had parking available.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect holiday family apartment

  • 5 of 5

An ideal apartment for a family of 4 (kids age of 15 and 12). The apartment had all the facilities needed and the pool area was great for both the kids and for relaxing in the sun. Supermarkets, car rental, bakery, restaurants and the sea were all in short walking distance from the apartment, so the location was very central, but at the same time also a quiet area. Superb value for money and definitively our choice of accommodation also the next time we come to Madeira.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5

We were so happy with our choice - Bruno is a wonderful host, and more importantly, the property was terrific. Everything is as described, and some features are even better than advertised!

The flat is clean, spacious, and comfortable - couldn't ask for anything more. The location is excellent - near everything we needed/wanted. Finally, the value is compelling. Similar and inferior properties are more expensive (significantly in some cases). Truly, it was a special experience and we will definitely stay with Bruno when we return.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mr. J and his companion where truly the perfect guests. It was such a pleasure to help them have an unforgettable stay in Madeira.
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5

Excellent place for our month holiday

  • 5 of 5

We visited Madeira for a month and this apartment was ideal. When we rented a car, there we could park it inside; but unless yoXu want to travel around the island a car is not needed. Everything you might need is close by: we enjoyed buying the excellent fresh portuguese bread and "bica' (expresso) every morning from the bakery down the street. There were two different mini-markets around the corner, but e recommend the bigger supermarket "Pingo Doce" down the street (5 min walk away towards the sea). Ask the owner for their excellent map of the area.

cross the street fro the supermarket you have the the Lido swimming pools and access to the sea and a nice park with restaurants around it. If you like restaurants the street of the apartment building has several.

The owner and his family are very quick responding to us, very professional and the did everything they could to made you feel welcome and have a comfortable stay.

We are planning to return!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very glad Mr. and Mrs. F. had a nice holiday, it was a true pleasure to have met them and we are very glad to welcome them again this coming Fall.
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5

Excellent base to explore the island.

  • 5 of 5

The location is indeed excellent for an easy holiday; everything you might need is at walking distance like other reviewers wrote.

Also, waking up every day to panoramic views of the sea and Funchal's bay is worth a million pounds!

We didn't spend much time at home, since Madeira has so much to see; but the apartment provided an excellent base for our explorations; we did enjoy the crystalline swimming pool some days and had some dinner in the main balcony enjoying the lazy end of the day.

You can trust Bruno and his family, the booking procedure was very professional and smooth. The apartment was spotless clean when we arrived. They have a lovely apartment and we already booked our next stay (this apartment books-up quite quickly, it seems).

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure for us to help the J. family have an enjoyable holiday in Madeira. They were perfect guests.
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Map

Car: not necessary

The area is known as the Lido; it has one major supermarket, several bars and restaurants. The sea and two major swimming pool clubs are all less than 5 minutes away. It is very well served by public transportation, and although there's car parking in the property, one can do very well without one. Of course, it will be easier if you have a car in order to travel around the island to see it's beautiful mountains, golf courses, beaches and taste its food in the ubiquitous restaurants.

The Lido area is in Funchal and it's away from the hustle and bustle of

down town proper, although it is easily reachable by bus (15 min bus ride away).

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Rates & Availability

São Martinho Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$381
$981
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$414
$1,198
 
 
Autmun 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$381
$981
 
 
New Year's Eve
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 10 2018
7 night minimum stay
$545
$1,634
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 11 2018 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$392
$981
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$392
$981
 
 
Summer 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Sep 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
$436
$1,198
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $217.89

Long term rentals are available any time. Stays longer than one month are eligible for discounts.
LAST MINUTE RENTALS. Valid any time. If enquiry is made on the same month as the rental we will make a 10% discount.
There are special rates for long-term rentals.

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