Villa Ponta

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Sleeps: 2 - 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Pool Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids

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Villa Ponta is a stellar home on the island of Madeira that was created from an old villa. The restoration process has produced a beautiful home that sits amongst the island’s famous greenery.

The splendid home is beautifully designed and the living has a regal feel with décor and furniture in various shades of brown. The room sees cosy chairs surround a warm and comforting fireplace where guests can completely relax and unwind. Every ornament and artwork placed inside this room has been carefully thought out and effortlessly complements the furniture.

A spacious hallway leads into the kitchen which opens directly onto the front terrace. Breakfasts and morning coffees can easily be enjoyed on the terrace while taking in the epic views. The kitchen holds a quaint seating area emblazoned with bright house flowers and plenty of counter space to prepare food on.

Upstairs, guests will find all three of the bedrooms. The master suite benefits from an en-suite bathroom, offering ample privacy, and the remaining two bedrooms possess French windows that open out onto a large balcony furnished with sun loungers. You will be delighted by the views from this spot, especially at sunrise and sunset. Wherever you end up sleeping, you’ll have a marvellous stay and a brilliant night’s sleep.

The homes large gardens see an actual working typical Madeira Levada or irrigation channel run through them and boast well-kept lawns dotted with flowers and trees. The freeform swimming pool is one of the homes most excellent features and is a fantastic way for you to spend your day. The garden’s veranda has comfy wicker chairs and a dining table where you can eat dinner under the stars and amongst the glistening lights of the island.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The villa’s pool can be heated but this should be requested at least one week before arriving
  • The home has parking for one car

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Satellite TV DVD

The Villa

Villa Ponta is a stylish 3-bedroom villa. With a uniquely shaped swimming pool and extensive gardens, you and your guests will find yourselves spending much of your holiday outside.

Ground Floor
- Communal bathroom
- Dining & living area
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Utility room

First Floor
- King bedroom, with en-suite bathroom & balcony
- Double bedroom, with balcony
- Twin bedroom

Exterior
- Private infinity swimming pool, with Roman steps access (9mx4m)
- Barbecue
- Lawn area
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Private Parking
- Sun loungers

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Ponta
Beach Nearby Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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The Small House is a charming little venue situated in the town of Ponta do Sol which is 5-minutes away by car. The quaint restaurant & bar serves a large selection of alcohol from all over the world which can be enjoyed with delicious cheese and meat boards. Madeira’s traditional drink, Poncha is particularly excellent here and a hit with all those who try it.

Villa Ponta is only a 25-minute drive away from the lively capital, Funchal. Here, you can board one of the city’s famous cable cars and take in the epic birds-eye view of Funchal and the entire island of Madeira. One of the oldest municipalities in Madeira, Ponta do Sol is one of the most attractive and character-full towns on the island, with small streets and lanes that have been carefully preserved along with the delightful town houses. Some of these have been transferred into small hotels, bars and restaurants.

As you board the car and slowly levitate above the city, you will see Funchal’s ample greenery and flowers as well as locals going about their daily business. Funchal is where the countryside meets the city and this is all evident from such a high sky-scraping location. The car ride will come down and end in the town of Monte where you can pay a visit to The Municipal Garden which covers a lot of the town. The garden’s vivid flowers, range exotic plants (100,000 to be exact) and towering trees all make for an enchanting experience.

The parish of Monte holds a beautiful 18th Century church that presents a great space to absorb and admire history in. Most notably, the tomb of Carlos de Habsburg is located in the church’s left side chapel. He was the last emperor of Austria.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Funchal Airport

(35km)

Nearest Town/City Calheta

(13.4km)

Nearest Restaurant Ponta do Sol

(1.6km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Ponta do Sol

(1.6km)

Nearest Beach Ponta do Sol

(1.6km)

Nearest Golf Palheiro Golf

(30km)

Nearest Tennis Clube De Ténis

(26km)

Nearest Ferry Port Funchal Port

(25km)

About the area

About Calheta

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

Prior to Booking

Please be aware that Madeira is an island nation that experiences weather patterns dictated by the North Atlantic Ocean. This sub-tropical rainforest type climate can result in the island experiencing erractic weather patterns. When thinking about booking your holiday to Madeira, please consult Foreign travel advice for more information.

Entry Requirements

Tourists who are British Citizens will not require a visa and upon arrival and Departure Tax is included in most flight costs. Please check Entry Requirements before departure.

2020 Local Public Holidays

1st January - New Year's Day
40 Days before Easter - Carnival Tuesday
10th April - Good Friday & Easter Sunday
25th April - Liberty Day
1st May - Labour Day
10th June - Portugal Day
11th June - Fest of Corpus Christi
1st July - Madeira Day
15th August - Our Lady of Assumption Day
5th October - Day of the Republic
1st November - All Saint's Day
1st December - Restoration of Independence Day
8th December - Immaculate Conception Day
25th December - Christmas Day
26th December - Boxing Day

Getting There

Madeira is served by Madeira International Airport Cristiano Ronaldo CR7, Funchal.

From the UK:
Direct flights are available from London on Air Portugal, British Airways, easyJet  and many others. Chartered flights are also available from several other UK airports.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens Ideal for Xmas/NY

In Funchal, kids will adore the ‘Painted Doors Project’ which is situated in the old town. The project is an art installation that sees painted doors decorated in a variety of striking artworks.

Kids will have fun choosing their favourite door and even more fun striking a pose in front of it. The area is now somewhat of a permanent art gallery beautifully enhanced by an array of expressive and dynamic artworks.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Maid Service Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters 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 pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

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

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, 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 €300 to be paid in cash upon arrival
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Included in the rental price
Tax Included in the rental price
Changeover day Flexible
Minimum stay 7 nights
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included
Pets welcome? Pets are not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping is not permitted inside the villa
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Pool heating charge? Please request - Pool Temperature of 24ºC is €120 per week, 25ºC is €150 per week & 26ºC is €180 per week. To be paid in cash on upon arrival.
Other Ts and Cs Parties are not permitted at this villa
Other 2 Cot & High Chair available upon request

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people: For every additional guest up to 6, it will cost an additional £15 per person per night.

Rental period Weekly
Aug 7th 2020 - Aug 30th 2020 £1,705
Aug 30th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020 £1,449
Sep 13th 2020 - Nov 1st 2020 £1,151
Nov 1st 2020 - Dec 1st 2020 £972
Dec 1st 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 £844
Dec 19th 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 £1,176
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 5th 2021 £1,176
Jan 5th 2021 - Feb 13th 2021 £972
Feb 13th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 £1,023
Apr 3rd 2021 - Apr 18th 2021 £1,279
Apr 18th 2021 - May 22nd 2021 £1,023
May 22nd 2021 - Jun 30th 2021 £1,151
Jun 30th 2021 - Jul 17th 2021 £1,449
Jul 17th 2021 - Aug 29th 2021 £1,705
Aug 29th 2021 - Sep 12th 2021 £1,449
Sep 12th 2021 - Oct 31st 2021 £1,151
Oct 31st 2021 - Nov 30th 2021 £972
Nov 30th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 £844
Dec 18th 2021 - Dec 19th 2021 £1,176
Dec 19th 2021 - Feb 8th 2022 £1,176

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people: For every additional guest up to 6, it will cost an additional €15 per person per night.

Rental period Weekly
Aug 7th 2020 - Aug 30th 2020 €1,771
Aug 30th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020 €1,505
Sep 13th 2020 - Nov 1st 2020 €1,196
Nov 1st 2020 - Dec 1st 2020 €1,010
Dec 1st 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 €877
Dec 19th 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 €1,222
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 5th 2021 €1,222
Jan 5th 2021 - Feb 13th 2021 €1,010
Feb 13th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 €1,063
Apr 3rd 2021 - Apr 18th 2021 €1,328
Apr 18th 2021 - May 22nd 2021 €1,063
May 22nd 2021 - Jun 30th 2021 €1,196
Jun 30th 2021 - Jul 17th 2021 €1,505
Jul 17th 2021 - Aug 29th 2021 €1,771
Aug 29th 2021 - Sep 12th 2021 €1,505
Sep 12th 2021 - Oct 31st 2021 €1,196
Oct 31st 2021 - Nov 30th 2021 €1,010
Nov 30th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 €877
Dec 18th 2021 - Dec 19th 2021 €1,222
Dec 19th 2021 - Feb 8th 2022 €1,222

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people: For every additional guest up to 6, it will cost an additional $18 per person per night.

Rental period Weekly
Aug 7th 2020 - Aug 30th 2020 $2,103
Aug 30th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020 $1,788
Sep 13th 2020 - Nov 1st 2020 $1,420
Nov 1st 2020 - Dec 1st 2020 $1,199
Dec 1st 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 $1,041
Dec 19th 2020 - Dec 20th 2020 $1,451
Dec 20th 2020 - Jan 5th 2021 $1,451
Jan 5th 2021 - Feb 13th 2021 $1,199
Feb 13th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 $1,262
Apr 3rd 2021 - Apr 18th 2021 $1,577
Apr 18th 2021 - May 22nd 2021 $1,262
May 22nd 2021 - Jun 30th 2021 $1,420
Jun 30th 2021 - Jul 17th 2021 $1,788
Jul 17th 2021 - Aug 29th 2021 $2,103
Aug 29th 2021 - Sep 12th 2021 $1,788
Sep 12th 2021 - Oct 31st 2021 $1,420
Oct 31st 2021 - Nov 30th 2021 $1,199
Nov 30th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 $1,041
Dec 18th 2021 - Dec 19th 2021 $1,451
Dec 19th 2021 - Feb 8th 2022 $1,451

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • Lovely villa with fantastic views

    Posted by Stuart on 09/08/2019

    Lovely villa with fantastic views. Perfect base to explore the paradise of Madeira.

  • Stunning views

    Posted by Jane on 20/05/2019

    We very much enjoyed our stay, it was a very peaceful and relaxing place with stunning views. The villa was beautiful and clean. The only point we would recommend is to hire a car as the supermarket is at the bottom of the hill and the public transport isn't easy to work out.

  • Beautiful home, great antiques, lovely grounds

    Posted by Melody on 12/05/2019

    The house is beautifully cared for and well equipped. The information book left by the owner was very complete and quite helpful. We enjoyed the porch at all times of the day and found the location perfect for exploring levadas on all parts of the island.

  • Exceeded expectations

    Posted by Peter on 03/04/2019

    Property is one of the best we have stayed in. Like every property it has its minor niggles and annoyances however go beyond that and you find a wonderful holiday home. The kitchen is well equipped, albeit a knife sharpener would be a welcome addition. The bedrooms are airy and spacious and the bathrooms are both excellent. The lounge we didn't really use as we liked the kitchen/dining area or either of the two terraces. The property is south facing. In the morning the sun is on your left allowing early sun bathing or, in the afternoon, the sun is to the right to do more. The swimming pool is neither very big nor very deep but it is lovely to simply slip into to cool off. When fitting the pool cover in the evening, ensure the winding wheel is to the house side of the pool and it is placed across from the semi-circular steps. The house is really easy to find.... Once you know where it is! From Funchall airport as you arrive into Ponta do Sol there is a roundabout with a BP garage on the left. Take the 3rd exit up a hill and over three or four speed bumps with chequer board markings to a roundabout where, again, you take the 3rd exit up another hill. A garage with a green door will come to you on the left. Slow down and prepare to pull onto a short concrete driveway around a right hand corner and just before a zebra crossing. If you go over the crossing, you've gone too far. The name Girassola is on a plaque on a wall to the right hand side of a green metal sliding door. There is no doubt we will do this again in the same quinta. Thank you.

  • Stunning Setting

    Posted by Philip on 11/02/2019

    Despite the pictures we were unprepared for the stunning setting and superb property. We needed nothing more for our perfect winter sun holiday. The position is excellent for a Madeiran experience. Close to all amenities but not too close. (We hired a car for the duration and explored the island. The car parking arrangement is a bit of an "adventure" until you get used to it) The walk up from Ponta do Sol is not for the faint hearted but Nelson Lala provides an excellent taxi service 24 hours a day. The infinity pool was great, yes even in February! The house was well equipped for us to cook if we wanted with inside and outside seating options but there is plenty of choice locally to dine out.

  • Great views and so comfortable

    Posted by Anne on 29/06/2018

    This is a well equipped, clean and comfortable home. We loved the week we spent here. It is closed to towns, restaurants and shopping. We enjoyed dinners on the porch and many of the local restaurants. It's central location makes it easy to explore the island. I would definately rent here again.

  • A lovely secluded villa with a great view.

    Posted by Dorothy on 07/03/2017

    Villa Ponta is a very attractive villa set high up, with a beautiful view of the garden and pool, and the ocean beyond. We had a very relaxing holiday there. We hired a car to travel around the island, as the villa is quite secluded.

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