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Penthouse apartment with the best ocean and moutain view

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,356 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Penthouse apartment by Formosa beach, Funchal - Sunny and Peaceful Location, with private terrace, swimming pool and direct access to the Beach

This penthouse apartment is situated in Funchal (Reg. Nr. 24787/AL) at Formosa beach, with an amazing view to the Atlantic Ocean and direct access to the beach. To profit the mild climate of Madeira island, you can enjoy the sun and the sea view relaxing at the sun chairs at the apartment terrace or choose to take a swim in the swimming pool or in the sea. With the advantage of having everything you need at a walking distance, you have also nearby a coffee shop and a local fish restaurant just 2 minutes minutes walking.

Registration Number : 24787/AL

Owner
N.Figueiredo
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, portuguese
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About N.Figueiredo

I'm a Madeira lover and they would like to share my apartment with you in order you can have the best holidays as possible here!

Why N.Figueiredo chose São Martinho

It is an amazing apartment in an unique location by the sea! It has everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay taking profit of the mild climate of the island and its amazing view (the best views of the complex).

What makes this apartment unique

Very spacious apartment (130 m2!) with a private balcony and a private rooftop terrace over the sea (it is really neaby the sea!). A very comfortable and modern apartment in a quiet and unique location!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We really enjoyed Madeira and the apartment was exactly what we needed. Thank you also for all you did for us, your help made the holiday much more enjoyable and we got to see much more of the island with your recommendations. We will definitely return to Madeira - and when we do, we'll get in touch." Jerry and Andrea (England)



"We all really enjoyed staying at the apartment. It was wonderful to look out every morning and see, smell and hear the sea, not something we can do often living near London! Thank you for your help with making our short break run so smoothly. We had some lovely memorable moments, not least the little fishes in the lido tickling our feet! Madeira is a lovely island and hopefully we will come back for another visit some day and enjoy more Maderian hospitality." So Lin, Tony and Jay (England)
Nov 2012
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Amenities

São Martinho Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1356 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
General:
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • 1 spacious ensuite bathroom with 2 lavatories, bath and bidet. 1 spacious second bathroom with lavatory, bath and bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Spacious bedrooms with big wardrobe. The master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and balcony with sea view.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
Outside: Spacious private rooftop terrace and balcony over the ocean with great view to the beach and to the swimming pool. Sun chairs and garden table. The city centre is only 10 minutes by car from the apartment. Just nearby you have coffee shops and restaurants with esplanades by the sea, other shops and supermarkets only 10 minutes walking from the apartment. Just in front of the apartment you have the Formosa beach and from here you can walk to Lido area (with natural swimming pools and a walking path along the sea with more coffee shops and restaurants along the way) or, to the other side, you can walk until Câmara de Lobos, a fishermen village (good to eat fresh fish) just 2,2 Km far along the beach. Utility Room: Clothes washing machine. Iron and board, dry clothes stand. Vacuum cleaner. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, linen and final cleaning included.

Reviews

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Penthouse apartment with the best ocean and moutain view
average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews
5

Wonderful Apartment & Great Jeep Tour

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, spotlessly clean, unrivalled views, wonderful roof terrace, well equipped kitchen, very comfortable beds & nice big bathrooms. We spent a great week in Niara's apartment. She is a great host, responds quickly, has lots of good restaurant suggestions and is very helpful. We had a really relaxing holiday in this apartment. The pool is very clean. Highlight of our trip was jeep tour with Miguel. We booked this directly with Niara. Miguel was a great guide and our teenage daughters really enjoyed his tour. We got some fantastic photos and we would really recommend this to you. We hope to return again in November.

If you enjoy seafood - try 'By the sea' just out of the car park gates on the right.

Forum shopping centre nearby has a very good supermarket.

Easy to take a bus in to the centre of Funchal.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for such kind words! It was my pleasure have helped you having the best holidays as possible! I'm glad you have enjoyed it so much! I will be here waiting for your next visit in November!
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5

Fantastic location, great host

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described. Location was perfect. Incredible views from the balcony watching the sunset each evening. Very quiet (except the sound of the waves!!) Close to many restaurants. About 20 mins walk to shopping centre with large supermarket (can get taxi back if you don't want to walk back). Bus #2 bus stop is about 5 mins walk , which takes you into Funchal. It was great to have direct access to the beach / boardwalk. 3 great cafes along the beach, perfect place for dinner or afternoon drink. Sandy beach (black sand) about 5 minutes walk. Being along the boardwalk, you can walk to the nearby fishing village Camara de Lobos (about 30 mins walk). One day we actually walked into Funchal (allow 1-1.5 hours with sightseeing stops along the way - took bus back). Niara was very good communicating beforehand and during our stay via email or whatsapp. We did the jeep tour with Niaras husband, Miguel, which was fantastic, He took us along the north west of the island. Our kids (15 & 17) loved it, and so did we. Niara also organized a taxi to pick us up and return us to the airport, that was much easier, not knowing where to go. Would highly recommend the apartment for a stay on Madeira Island....and Miguels jeep tours!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I'm really happy you have enjoyed your holidays so much! It was a pleasure have you and you familly here and I really hope you can come back one day!
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5

Stunning property and location

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in Madeira many times but this location, the quality of the apartment and the freedom given by self catering, gave us a superb holiday; enhanced also by the care shown to us by Niara and her partner, Miguel, who took us an exhilarating day trip in his Jeep to some spectacular parts of the island, not normally available to tourists. Will be back soon.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! It was all our pleasure! You were more than welcome an you will always be! Looking much forward to see both of you again soon!
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5

Great apartment, Great location, Great service

  • 5 of 5

This apartment has great views and is very spacious. Niara recommended some fantastic places to visit and I would recommend you hire a car for part of your trip to visit this beautiful Island. That said I would also recommend the use of the airport transfer that Niara organised for us. It was very well organised, very reasonably priced and the service was excellent. Niara was also incredibly supportive when we needed some assistance due to a problem that arose that was unrelated to the apartment. Great apartment, great location, great service from Niara and her contacts.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Apartment with fantastic sea views

  • 5 of 5

We have just come back from a two week holiday in beautiful Madeira. We had the most fantastic time and done so many things. The apartment we stayed in was spacious, clean and had everything in it to make our stay perfect. We loved how close we were to the sea. It was very special going to sleep and waking up to the sound of the waves. Although the balcony is spacious, we spent a lot of time up on the roof garden, and I particularly liked the swinging seat up there. The hotel pool was always clean and the surrounding gardens are well maintained. We thought the location was just right. It was lovely and peaceful but you could easily walk to restaurants, supermarkets etc and the walk to Camara de Lobos, which is just along the coast is only about 30 - 40 minutes, and worth the trip. We enjoyed eating in the various seafront restaurants which are about a 5-10 minute walk away on the way to Camara de Lobos.

Niara was a great host and would suggest good restaurants and always answered any questions very promptly. You always felt that she would help you if needed. We also found the staff at Reception and around the hotel really friendly too.

We also wanted to mention the jeep safari booked with Miguel who is Niara's partner. It was one of our best days. Miguel was very knowledgeable and told us lots of interesting facts about the Island. We loved going 'off-road' through the forest. We tried the local poncha (yum), done a levada walk and also went swimming in lava pools during our jeep safari. It was money well spent & Miguel gave us recommendations for other activities that we wanted to do like coasteering and canyoning. He also recommended a boat trip that was well worth going on.

I would definitely recommend this apartment to other people, and I really can't say there was anything about Madeira that we didn't like. It is a beautiful place, stunning flowers and gardens, friendly people, good roads, great food etc etc. We would love to go back sometime. Thank you Niara and Miguel.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anya Thank you so much for such kind words! It was all our pleasure help you to have the best holiday as possible! (we always recommend things to do as we usually recommend to our friends and things we normally do as well). I'm very happy you have enjoyed your stay and Madeira island just like us! In fact it is a special place, with special people too, so it is easy fall in love with it! You will always welcome when you decide to come back! All the best for you and your familly!
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5

This is the nicest apartment we have stayed in

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is bright, clean, quiet and spacious. Niara, the host is friendly and has plenty of local knowledge and so can answer any questions.The balcony and roof terrace have fantastic views. If you want a quiet location with only the sound of the sea to lull you to sleep each night then this is the place for you.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such kind words! It was my pleasure have met both of you! I hope to see you again soon!
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Kilometres
Madeira airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Metres
Maresia
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Funchal Harbour
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Palheiro Golf
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
São Martinho exit
Nearest Restaurant
5 Metres
By the Sea
Nearest Beach
2 Metres
Formosa beach
Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Direct access to the beach from the swimming pool area. Walking path along the beach.

If you would like to explore Madeira island and if you are looking for a informal, cultural, relaxed and real way to explore this island paradise... for me the best choice is doing it with my husband Miguel, in his UMM open classic jeep (convertible)... 27 years old… so no air conditioned, automatic windows or doors (nothing automatic!)… and its noisy but loads of fun, trough the old paths!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit payment with 25% is required to secure the reservation.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day flexible.

If changeover on the same day, clients are requested to leave the property before 10h00 am and new arrivals can check-in after 2h30pm.

Notes on prices:
The prices above are in Euros, based in 7 nights staying.
Special prices for longer stays. Please ask

Prices based on 2 people stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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