Villa do Monte

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Sleeps: 8 - 10 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Modern Great Value Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids All Bedrooms En-Suite

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Villa do Monte sits within a small neighbourhood, commanding an elevated position overlooking the bay at Funchal, the capital city of Madeira. Surrounded by traditional village atmosphere and stunning hillside scenery, this contemporary holiday home is a place to feel welcomed and relaxed.

The inside of the villa is an oasis of calm, featuring crisp, white walls and soft furnishings that create a sense of peace. Complementing the neutral colour scheme and light wood floors are stylish design features, which is a theme that continues into the stunning outside space.

On the ground floor is an open-plan living-dining-kitchen space. It’s incredibly bright and airy, thanks to the numerous glass sliding doors that offer beautiful views and direct outdoor access. There’s beautiful furniture throughout the space, with quirky pieces adding personality and charm. Within the living area is a large sofa where everyone can get together in front of the television in the evenings, with a fireplace creating an even cosier atmosphere. Behind the living area is a dining table that seats up to eight people, with the sleek kitchen conveniently located right next to it. There’s also an office on this floor, which is perfect for enjoying some quiet time alone.

To the first floor are three of the four bedrooms. The Master bedroom has a double bed, large flat screen television, walk-in closet and an en-suite bathroom that features a walk-in shower with rejuvenating waterfall feature. There’s also a daybed perfectly positioned to make the most of the spectacular views over the bay. The other two bedrooms both have a double bed and en-suite bathroom each, as well as a balcony terrace.

On the lower-ground floor is the fourth bedroom with two double beds. There’s also a bathroom with walk-in shower.

The outside space is of a generous size and features several different areas. Directly accessed via the living-dining-kitchen area is a terrace with outdoor seating, as well as a table for enjoying alfresco dining with fantastic sea views. Further into the garden are areas of lawn dotted with exotic trees and plants. The star of the show, however, is the private swimming pool that lies right at the edge of the garden, giving unparalled views across the bay at Funchal. By the pool are several sun loungers and a daybed for taking in the scenery without getting your feet wet!

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Villa do Monte is part of a residential area, but it’s quiet and relaxed
  • Take extra care with younger children around the unfenced pool
  • On the lower ground floor is a garage with parking for two cars

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV DVD Waterfront

The Villa
Villa do Monte is a modern 4-bedroom villa overlooking the bay in Funchal. With an enclosed garden, this is an ideal place to let the little ones run around in.

Ground Floor

- Communal toilet
- Dining & living area
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Office

First Floor
- Master bedroom, with en-suite bathroom
- Two Double bedrooms, with en-suite bathroom

Basement
- Bedroom with two double beds, with en-suite bathroom
- Communal bathroom

Exterior
- Private infinity swimming pool, with Roman steps access
- Barbecue
- Balinese Gazebo
- Jacuzzi
- Lawn area
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Poolside shower
- Private Parking
- Sun loungers

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa do Monte
Beach Nearby Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Being part of a small neighbourhood means that amenities are just moments away at Villa do Monte. They include a supermarket, restaurants, cafés and a bakery, which are all within a five-minute drive. As you get closer to the coast, an even greater choice of restaurants, bars, supermarkets and shops become available.

The centre of Funchal, Madeira’s capital city, is less than a 10-minute drive away. This port city is full of cosmopolitan charm and centuries of history, with everything being within really easy walking distance. The old town area is where you can stroll through narrow, cobbled streets and take in the beauty of all the historic buildings found along them. Many of them date back to the 15th century and there are plenty of picturesque churches to spot. Ride the cable car up to Monte, close to where the villa is, for some truly breathtaking views of the botanical garden and across the sea.

Also less than a 10 minute journey by car is the coastal town of Caniço. The most famous attraction here is the Christ the King statue that sits on a viewpoint by the Garajau Marine Reserve. The views from here across the sea are beautiful, and get even more impressive if you continue walking to the tip of the peninsula. Make sure you visit the lovely pebbled beach down below too. There are plenty of great overall walking opportunities here, whether it’s along the tops of cliffs or through the lush hills. Mountain biking, snorkelling and diving are also very popular activities in Caniço.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Madeira Airport

(15.5km)

Nearest Town/City Funchal

(7km)

Nearest Restaurant

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Bar/Pub Bar Maltez

(2.2km)

Nearest Beach Complexo Balnear do Lido

(7km)

Nearest Golf Palheiro Golf

(4km)

Nearest Tennis Associação De Ténis Da Madeira

(4km)

About the City

About Funchal

Funchal is the largest city on the island of Madeira and is encapsulated by Pico Ruivo and its neighbouring mountains, which look as if they have been seamlessly carved into the skyline by a Lusitanian God.

There is no better spot to start your holiday than in the Old Town, which illustrates its personality though street art, architecture and busy local businesses. There are many fine eateries, botanical gardens, a cathedral and impressive museums. Perhaps hop on the Madeira Cable Car as one of your first activities, as this will give you a great idea of the islands size.

Many flock Funchal in order to enjoy the Atlantic Coastline. This is home to its prominent harbour, where hundreds of boats and yachts, some of which enable visitors to embark on a magical sea voyage, can be found. Funchal really is a destination for lovers of the sea; as there are renowned surfing points, as well as being a great place to spot some whales.

Madeirans are also notorious for their elaborate festivals. If you’re travelling during the New Year, you will be treated to one of the world’s biggest Firework Festivals…a dazzling sight! During late February & early Mrach, you are able to witness Carnival and the streets of Funchal are lit with parades and festivities. If that’s not enough for you; the Atlantic Festival International Fireworks Competition, Wine Festival and Christmas are all noteworthy dates for anyone visiting Funchal.

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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 Kids Ideal for Teens Ideal for Xmas/NY

Villa do Monte suits the needs of families with children down to the ground. It’s especially great for those with older children, as they’ll love the independence of having their own bedroom with ensuite bathroom. There’s plenty of space outside for both relaxing and playing, and the pool is sure to be popular with children of all ages!

Less than a five-minute drive from the villa is Madeira Botanical Garden. It’s one of the largest botanical gardens in Madeira and is a vibrant and beautiful showcase of all the flowers, vegetables and herbs found on the island. Exploring all the individual gardens is an adventure for the little ones, and older children will enjoy learning plenty of interesting facts.

Kids Activities Close-by

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

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • DVD
  • Waterfront

Extras

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 €800 to be held on clients' credit card as guarantee, to be paid at time of booking
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 Not 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? Optional €30 per day between March - October, €45 per day between November - February & Jacuzzi heating is €35 per day (minimum of 4 nights)
Other Ts and Cs Addtional beds available upon request (€30 per person per night)

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people: For every additional guest up to 10, it will cost an additional £35 per person per night.

Rental period Weekly
Oct 27th 2020 - Dec 21st 2020 £2,425
Dec 21st 2020 - Jan 4th 2021 £4,237
Jan 4th 2021 - Mar 27th 2021 £2,425
Mar 27th 2021 - Apr 10th 2021 £2,869
Apr 10th 2021 - Jun 1st 2021 £2,425
Jun 1st 2021 - Jul 1st 2021 £3,810
Jul 1st 2021 - Jul 4th 2021 £3,810
Jul 4th 2021 - Aug 31st 2021 £4,237
Aug 31st 2021 - Sep 30th 2021 £2,869
Sep 30th 2021 - Dec 20th 2021 £2,425
Dec 20th 2021 - Apr 30th 2022 £4,237

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people: For every additional guest up to 10, it will cost an additional €36 per person per night.

Rental period Weekly
Oct 27th 2020 - Dec 21st 2020 €2,509
Dec 21st 2020 - Jan 4th 2021 €4,384
Jan 4th 2021 - Mar 27th 2021 €2,509
Mar 27th 2021 - Apr 10th 2021 €2,969
Apr 10th 2021 - Jun 1st 2021 €2,509
Jun 1st 2021 - Jul 1st 2021 €3,942
Jul 1st 2021 - Jul 4th 2021 €3,942
Jul 4th 2021 - Aug 31st 2021 €4,384
Aug 31st 2021 - Sep 30th 2021 €2,969
Sep 30th 2021 - Dec 20th 2021 €2,509
Dec 20th 2021 - Apr 30th 2022 €4,384

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people: For every additional guest up to 10, it will cost an additional $42 per person per night.

Rental period Weekly
Oct 27th 2020 - Dec 21st 2020 $2,966
Dec 21st 2020 - Jan 4th 2021 $5,182
Jan 4th 2021 - Mar 27th 2021 $2,966
Mar 27th 2021 - Apr 10th 2021 $3,509
Apr 10th 2021 - Jun 1st 2021 $2,966
Jun 1st 2021 - Jul 1st 2021 $4,660
Jul 1st 2021 - Jul 4th 2021 $4,660
Jul 4th 2021 - Aug 31st 2021 $5,182
Aug 31st 2021 - Sep 30th 2021 $3,509
Sep 30th 2021 - Dec 20th 2021 $2,966
Dec 20th 2021 - Apr 30th 2022 $5,182

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

Reviews

  • Highly Recommended!

    Posted by Anonymous on 09/01/2019

    A beautiful home with amazing views and caring host. The kitchen is well stocked. Both indoor and outdoor spaces are exceptional. I would not recommend paying to heat the pool unless you can negotiate a specific temperature (in Celsius) as it was still too cold to use in winter. The hot tub is very nice for enjoying the water outside and you can control the temperature. A hint for Madeira travelers: the airport does not sell sim cards; they must be purchased in town or prior to visit. Roads are very steep, narrow, and curvy. We had to exchange our manual transmission vehicle for a much pricier automatic. Beautiful island, friendly people.

  • GORGEOUS villa!

    Posted by Anonymous on 04/12/2018

    It’s even more amazing than seen in the pictures. The house was extremely clean and has every amenity you could possibly need. The location is perfect (a 20 minute downhill walk to Funchal or 7€ taxi ride) and the sunsets each night can’t be beat. I can’t recommend this location highly enough!

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