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Funchal Vacation Packages

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Top Hotels in Funchal

Porto Mare Hotel
Porto Mare Hotel
4 out of 5
Rua Simplicio Passos Gouveia 21, Funchal
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $162 per night from May 13 to May 13
4.7/5Exceptional! (447 reviews)
Happy stay
"This is a lovely hotel in beautiful gardens with great sea views. We made extensive use of tennis and table tennis facilities. Very good breakfast. Great service throughout. We will definitely return."

Reviewed on Jan. 16, 2021

Porto Mare Hotel
Les Suites at The Cliff Bay
Les Suites at The Cliff Bay
5 out of 5
Estrada Monumental, 145, Funchal
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $559 per night from May 27 to May 27
4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"Amazing hotel, great clean large rooms and perfect location"

Reviewed on Sep. 26, 2020

Les Suites at The Cliff Bay
The Cliff Bay
The Cliff Bay
5 out of 5
Estrada Monumental 147, Funchal
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $277 per night from May 12 to May 12
4.9/5Exceptional! (653 reviews)
Lovely hotel
"Very restful stay in beautiful location. Staff were friendly and warm and eager to make our stay a delight. Will definitely return."

Reviewed on Dec. 28, 2020

The Cliff Bay
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Top things to do in Funchal

Funchal Vacation Packages

The capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira is a beautiful city on the southern coast offering beaches, historic buildings and marine wildlife adventures.  With houses built on the side of a hill, an attractive bay and a mountainous backdrop, Funchal has one of Portugal’s most beautiful settings. The coastal city is the capital of the island of Madeira and combines a modern beach resort with hundreds of years of history. Surf, tour ancient buildings and sail the ocean to see whales and dolphins.

The town is named for the bright yellow fennel (funcho in Portuguese) that grew here when the Portuguese settled the area in the early 15th century.

Funchal’s natural beauty isn’t confined to the coast and surrounding mountains. Spend a few hours in the sunken, rose and French gardens of Jardins de Palheiro. Stroll through J ardim Orquidea ’s miniature jungle filled with varied orchid species. Enjoy thousands of blooms at the Madeira Botanical Gardens.

Explore the historic buildings of the old town area. Admire the stained-glass windows, baroque altars and gothic arches of the 16th-century Sé Cathedral. Amble along cobblestone streets lined by old buildings, some dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries. Visit the Museo Municipal for its natural history exhibits. Gaze at the collection of Turkish and North African decorative tiles at the Frederico de Freitas Museum.

Ride the cable car up to Monte, a small village 1,804 feet (550 meters) above sea level. When you want to come back down to Funchal, ride a toboggan. These resemble large wicker baskets and are pushed down the steep roads by drivers.

Walk along the promenade from the city center to the Praia Formosa, a collection of beaches. Venture farther out to sea on a dolphin- and whale-watching trip or take a boat cruise along the coast.

As Madeira’s capital city, Funchal has good transportation links. Madeira Airport is 13 miles (21 kilometers) away. With Funchal’s mild subtropical climate, its beaches, gardens and historic sites can be enjoyed year-round.

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