Madeira Blanca

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Sleeps: 2 - 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Recommended Pool Villa/House Catered Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Parking Space

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A sleek and modern villa based in Ribeira Brava, Madeira Blanca ensures that guests can capture the true beauty of the region from a wealth of captivating viewpoints. The exterior of this property hosts an immense swimming pool that is filled to the brim with refreshingly cool water. Thus, guests are free to use this space to cool off and relax after spending the day exploring everything that this region has to offer. Guests can also revel in a tremendous array of spectacular outdoor terraces, giving guests a range of perfect spots to indulge in a variety of al fresco dining experiences.
 
Travelling inside, you will be blown away by the impeccable nature of this considerable property, giving guests more than enough space to live as they please. The living room showcases a premium L-shaped sofa that is accompanied by an assortment of plump scatter cushions. Guests are encouraged to use this space to its fullest potential, recharging their batteries as they discuss their favourite elements of the trip so far. Moving on to the dining area, this space also adheres to a classically minimalist theme. By making good use of a chic glass-topped table and a selection of fabric chairs, guests can use this space to delve into an array of mouth-watering meals and spend some quality time together as a group. The kitchen is utterly marvellous and presents a striking range of bright white cupboards and surfaces. As a result, guests will have access to everything they would need to create a delectable variety of meals that the whole family is sure to love.
 
The first floor hosts three incredible bedrooms, each of which adheres to its own sense of unique style. The first bedroom contains a pair of single beds, making it ideal for two small children or for a couple who prefers to sleep apart. The remaining two bedrooms both contain opulent double beds that have been fitted with a plethora of ample and crisp linens. As such, guests are sure to revel in a deeply restful night’s sleep throughout their stay on this truly amazing property.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • There are no handrails leading into the pool so children must be supervised
  • All of the bedrooms are equipped with an abundance of storage space to help keep your belongings safe and secure throughout your stay
  • This property also makes use of a range of solar panels, making it ideal for more environmentally conscious guests

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Coffee Machine Hairdryer TV Heating Parking Space

The Villa

Madeira Blanca is a superb quality air-conditioned villa with heated pool (extra cost) with the great advantage that it is located in the sunniest area of Madeira and with outstanding panoramic sea-views surrounded by tranquil countryside.

Ground Floor
- Ample living room with comfortable seating, TV and access to a terrace
- Open plan dining area for 6 people and access to a terrace
- Well equipped kitchen with 4-ring induction hob, built-in oven and microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric kettle, coffeemaker and toaster
- Laundry room with washing machine, iron and ironing board
- Guest toilet

First Floor
- Master bedroom with double bed, air conditioning, access to a balcony and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with two single beds, air conditioning and access to a balcony
- Bedroom with double bed, air conditioning and access to a balcony
- Family bathroom

Exterior Grounds
- Private heated swimming pool
- Ample terraced area
- Various sun loungers
- Covered terrace
- Outdoor dining
- Private parking
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Air conditioning
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Dishwasher
- Hair dryer
- Cot and high chair (on request)


Tourist License: 130580/AL

Location

About the surrounding area of Madeira Blanca
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Madeira Blanca is situated just a few minutes away from the centre of Ribeira Brava, ensuring that guests can explore the vivacious nuances of this area without taking up too much of their relaxation time. If you wish to experience the true nature of this area, you must visit the lively Ribeira Brava Market. This market was completely renovated in the 1990s and now offers a diverse array of local dining establishments. Thus, guests are encouraged to delve into a wealth of local delicacies during their time here. Guests can also pick up a few souvenirs to show off back home, such as artisan bags, clothes, and jewellery. In turn, this is an incredible attraction to visit if you are eager to interact with the amicable locals and experience the wonders of the region from a more intimate perspective. The Ribeira Brava market can be found around 10 minutes away from the villa.
 
The Madeira Ethnographic Museum is a prized tourist attraction that is based just under 10 minutes away from Madeira Blanca. This museum focuses on the prime commodities that have helped to spur the region into a prosperous economic boom throughout the course of its history. As such, this establishment is operated into a collection of distinct areas known as Productive Activities, Transport, Domestic Units, and Traditional Trade. Guests are encouraged to explore this establishment in full, deepening their understanding of how this area managed to uphold such a dynamic agricultural industry as well as its keen relationship to sugar cane.
 
If you wish to learn more about the region’s rich and far-reaching history, a trip to Solar dos Heredia is a must-do activity. This looming fort was first constructed in the late 18th century and has become a truly pivotal landmark due to its wide variety of traditional Baroque motifs. Despite its extensive legacy, this monument is now regarded as Ribeira Brava’s town hall, allowing guests to uncover more about the area’s past and present. Guests are free to examine this landmark in full, ensuring that they can capture the life and soul of this bustling area. Solar dos Heredia is located just over 15 minutes away from the villa.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Madeira Airport

(15 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Porto Santo Ferry Port

(19 km)

Nearest Village Ribeira Brava

(1 km)

Nearest Town/City Calheta

(15 km)

Nearest Restaurant Desafio Restaurante

(2 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub The Good View Bar

(1 km)

Nearest Supermarket Bo Despacho Mini Market

(2 km)

Nearest Beach Ribiera Brava Beach

(4 km)

Nearest Golf Palheiro Golf Course

(24 km)

Nearest Tennis Funchal Tennis Club

(17 km)

Note

Please be aware that the location tab shown on the website is not based on the property's exact location; therefore, all location amenities are an approx of facilities, restaurants, and villages/towns you might find around the property. The property's exact location will be provided to you before arrival and might come along with some recommendations about the area and what to visit.

THE REGION

Calheta, meaning ‘Small Cove’, is where many tourists flock to in order to indulge in beautiful man-made beaches and striking scenery.

This part of Madeira is formed of several municipalities, each with something unique and special to offer. Calheta Village is an ideal place to start especially if you enjoy a stiff drink! An old sugar cane factory still produces one of the world’s most respected white rums – Aguardente…perhaps you want to leave this part of your holiday till late in the evening!

Jardim do Mar is where you will find many of the locals on dawn patrol, taking to the waves and surfing. The waters can both be heavy and flat, making them ideal for abilities of surfer. Akaw!
 
For lovers of seafood, you should look no further than Paul do Mar. This is a village where most of the fisherman work out of, so you know you’ll be able to find the catch of the day here.

For those who have travelled to Madeira for its inland beauty, then look no further than Arco da Calheta and Prazeres. Within these locations you won’t only be able find some stunning hiking trails, but you’re also likely to stumble across some traditionally styled Parishes and unforgettable views.

ABOUT MADEIRA

The island of Madeira can be found south west of mainland Portugal, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Due to the island’s location, its is considered to have a Mediterranean climate that serves locals and visitors all year round – making it an ideal escape from reality at any point in the year.

What we love Madeira for is its seemingly ongoing festivals! Madeirans have found an excuse to celebrate most things; including film, their natural surroundings and key patron saints. This means that planning a visit during these days and even weeks of commemoration is well worth it (scroll down to see some key dates).

Madeira is divided into several municipals, each with a special offering to those who visit this island. Our favourite two communities are Funchal and Calheta and these are where you will find most of our beautiful villas.

Madeira’s landscape extends much more than a striking coastline. Make sure you pack some hiking boots and venture inland during your stay. With mountainous trails along Vereda do Arieiro, or more countryside appropriate paths like Levada do Risco and waterfall chasing treks like Levada do Caldeirao Verde – this archipelago has everything a keen outdoors person requires.

For those who enjoy either playing or watching sports, you’ll be happy to know Madeira offers so much selection. Madeira is also home to three notable football clubs, so if you’re visiting during the football season and want to see a good quality of football, you have every chance to. Porto Santo Golfe is the island’s renowned golf course. With an 18-hole course (Par 72) overlooking a Galapagos-like backdrop, golf enthusiasts will certainly want a ‘slice’ of the action! Surfers can access some great beaches like Jardim do Mar, Ponta Pequena, Paul do Mar, and Fajã da Ovelha in order to find some swell. Or, if you’re simply looking to recline on a sun lounger and soak up some rays, whilst listening to crystal clear waves break as they hit the shores, you will find plenty of man-made beaches & Lidos created for your leisure!

With a superb climate, close proximity to the coastline, wonderful cuisine, charming locals and astonishing scenery – this is a fabulous holiday choice for families & friends.

But while you're enjoying one of our fantastic villas in Madeira, you may well want to take some time out from all that sun worship to explore everything else the region has to offer – so we've put together this handy travel guide to give you a little help and inspiration!

Download our Madeira travel guide >>

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Ribeira Brava is teeming with an array of fascinating tourist attractions, allowing children to explore every element to their heart’s content. If you are looking to enjoy a sightseeing experience with a twist, a trip to Sao Bento Fort is an ideal way to do so. This looming monument was first built in 1708 to protect the region’s shores from unruly attackers. Yet, it suffered great damage in a flood that occurred in 1803 and wasn’t completely fixed until 1916. Nowadays, it has grown into a significant tourist attraction that explores the area’s resiliency and immense legacy. Guests are encouraged to travel to the very top of this landmark and examine the inspiring panoramic views that surround them. Sao Bento Fort can be found just under 10 minutes away from Madeira Blanca.
 
Sao Bento Church is an extremely significant religious landmark that is situated around 10 minutes away from the villa. The exterior of this property is characterised by a series of elegant white-washed walls, giving the entire building an ornate and traditional feel. Inside, this monument is filled with inspiring artefacts and fixtures that help to accentuate the region’s extensive links to Christianity as well as the communal nature of the entire area. Thus, this is a great place to visit if you are eager to escape the crowds and take some time to reflect during your holiday.
 
If you consider yourself to be an avid foodie, you must delve into a Madeirense steak, which is one of the most iconic dishes found throughout this area. This dish makes use of prime cuts of beef as well as a plethora of locally sourced vegetables to create a deeply indulgent and homely menu option that is also perfect for those looking to enjoy a much more nourishing and nutritious meal. This dish is often cooked on skewers over a roaring wood fire, making it a great option if you are looking to enjoy a live cooking experience. As a result, guests now have the chance to see this dish being prepared from an entirely new perspective as the continue to absorb the energetic nature of the local culture.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool

Services Available

  • Catered

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit Credit card details are required 2 weeks prior to departure for pre-authorisation.
Arrival time Between 3 - 10 pm; late check-in will have a fee of €30 after 10 pm and €50 after 12 pm, to be paid on arrival.
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Pool towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
End of stay cleaning included? Not included in the rental price, extra €140 to be paid with the balance to OT. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Minimum stay 5 nights during low season. All other durations on request.
Changeover day Flexible.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping are not permitted.
Pool heating charge? For those who require pool heating, there will be an additional charge of €350 per week, to be requested at least 4 days in advance (to be paid locally in cash on arrival). Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Tax Tourist Tax is included in the rental price.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people: For every additional guest up to 6, it will cost an additional £35 per person per night.

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 24th 2024 - Mar 20th 2024 £1,087 £1,521
Mar 20th 2024 - May 21st 2024 £1,333 £1,867
May 21st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £1,087 £1,521
Jun 1st 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 £1,482 £2,074
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 £1,679 £2,350
Sep 7th 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 £1,087 £1,521
Dec 20th 2024 - Aug 27th 2025 - £1,728

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people: For every additional guest up to 6, it will cost an additional €38 per person per night.

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 24th 2024 - Mar 20th 2024 €1,183 €1,656
Mar 20th 2024 - May 21st 2024 €1,452 €2,032
May 21st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €1,183 €1,656
Jun 1st 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 €1,613 €2,258
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 €1,828 €2,559
Sep 7th 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 €1,183 €1,656
Dec 20th 2024 - Aug 27th 2025 - €1,882

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people: For every additional guest up to 6, it will cost an additional $41 per person per night.

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 24th 2024 - Mar 20th 2024 $1,281 $1,794
Mar 20th 2024 - May 21st 2024 $1,573 $2,201
May 21st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $1,281 $1,794
Jun 1st 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 $1,747 $2,446
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 $1,980 $2,772
Sep 7th 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 $1,281 $1,794
Dec 20th 2024 - Aug 27th 2025 - $2,038

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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