Villa do Monte

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Sleeps: 8 - 10 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Modern Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids

*EARLY BIRD 2023*

Book a 2023 villa holiday by 31st January and receive:

  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Up to £100 private chef voucher
  • Trees planted to offset 110% of your villa stay

Ts&Cs apply.

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!

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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 Hairdryer Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV DVD Working Fireplace Heating 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.

Lower Ground Floor
- Bedroom with double bed (160 x 190 cm) (no windows)
- Bathroom with walk-in shower
- Guest toilet
- Garage for two cars

Ground Floor
- Ample living room with comfortable seating, satellite TV, fireplace and access to the terrace
- Open plan dining area for 8 people and access to the terrace
- Fully equipped modern kitchen with breakfast bar and access to the terrace
- Office room
- Guest toilet

First Floor
- Master bedroom with double bed (200 x 200 cm), walk-in closet, access to a balcony and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with double bed (160 x 190 cm), access to a balcony and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with double bed (160 x 190 cm), access to a balcony and en-suite shower room

Exterior Grounds
- Private infinity heated swimming pool, with Roman steps access (extra cost, see T&Cs)
- Large terrace and garden area
- Various sun loungers
- Covered terrace
- Outdoor dining
- Garden furniture
- Private parking
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Air conditioning
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Dishwasher
- Jacuzzi (extra cost, see T&Cs)


Registration Number: 22072/AL

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa do Monte
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Wine Tasting Golf 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

(16 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Port Santo Ferry Port

(5 km)

Nearest Village Sao Goncalo

(4 km)

Nearest Town/City Funchal

(7 km)

Nearest Restaurant Padaria Sesamo

(800 m)

Nearest Bar/Pub Bar do Alto

(1 km)

Nearest Supermarket Amanhecer Super Rio Mar

(800 m)

Nearest Beach Toco Beach

(2 km)

Nearest Golf Palheiro Golf Course

(4 km)

Nearest Tennis Madeira Tennis Academy

(4 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

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.

There are some incredible villas on the island and we believe that we have done a great job finding them for you. Have a browse and let us know what you think.

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

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
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • DVD
  • Fenced Grounds
  • 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 charged to client’s credit card before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4 pm
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? Yes. 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 4 nights during low season.
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 €30 per day between March - Oct and €45 per day between Nov - Feb (to be paid to OT prior to travel). Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures (max 26 degrees).

The jacuzzi has an extra cost of €35 per day, to be paid at the time of the booking (optional).
Tax Tourist Tax included in the rental price.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people: For every additional guest up to 10, it will cost an additional £31 - £33 per person per night.

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 9th 2022 - Dec 21st 2022 £1,884 £2,355 £2,512
Dec 21st 2022 - Jan 3rd 2023 £3,292 £4,114 £4,389
Jan 3rd 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 £1,884 £2,355 £2,512
Apr 1st 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 £2,231 £2,789 £2,974
Apr 15th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 £1,884 £2,355 £2,512
Jun 1st 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 £2,960 £3,700 £3,947
Jul 1st 2023 - Sep 1st 2023 - - £4,633
Sep 1st 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 £1,939 £2,423 £2,585
Oct 1st 2023 - Dec 21st 2023 £1,884 £2,355 £2,512
Dec 21st 2023 - Jun 11th 2024 £3,292 £4,114 £4,389

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people: For every additional guest up to 10, it will cost an additional €34 - €36 per person per night.

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 9th 2022 - Dec 21st 2022 €2,050 €2,562 €2,733
Dec 21st 2022 - Jan 3rd 2023 €3,582 €4,477 €4,776
Jan 3rd 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 €2,050 €2,562 €2,733
Apr 1st 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 €2,428 €3,035 €3,237
Apr 15th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 €2,050 €2,562 €2,733
Jun 1st 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 €3,221 €4,026 €4,295
Jul 1st 2023 - Sep 1st 2023 - - €5,041
Sep 1st 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 €2,109 €2,637 €2,812
Oct 1st 2023 - Dec 21st 2023 €2,050 €2,562 €2,733
Dec 21st 2023 - Jun 11th 2024 €3,582 €4,477 €4,776

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people: For every additional guest up to 10, it will cost an additional $36 - $38 per person per night.

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 9th 2022 - Dec 21st 2022 $2,165 $2,706 $2,886
Dec 21st 2022 - Jan 3rd 2023 $3,783 $4,728 $5,043
Jan 3rd 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 $2,165 $2,706 $2,886
Apr 1st 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 $2,564 $3,204 $3,418
Apr 15th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 $2,165 $2,706 $2,886
Jun 1st 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 $3,402 $4,252 $4,535
Jul 1st 2023 - Sep 1st 2023 - - $5,323
Sep 1st 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 $2,228 $2,784 $2,970
Oct 1st 2023 - Dec 21st 2023 $2,165 $2,706 $2,886
Dec 21st 2023 - Jun 11th 2024 $3,783 $4,728 $5,043

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.

Reviews

  • An easy 5 star review

    Posted by Marcus Leverton on 12/11/2021

    Having spent 11 weeks researching the perfect villa for my wife’s 40th birthday celebrations we found Villa do Monte…….. and it did not disappoint!!!!!!!!
    Simply Stunning
    The villa itself is breath-taking, spacious and has every amenity that you could require, but the true success with this place are the views at night.
    Pour a glass of wine get in the Jacuzzi and soak it up!!!!!!
    I have been home a week and already I am wanting to return.

  • This holiday home really deserves the name villa

    Posted by Klaus on 23/10/2021

    This holiday home really deserves the name villa. The location, facilities and stunning views are hard to beat in our opinion. We will definitely be back.

  • Had a great week at this very modern stylish villa with my family

    Posted by Heidi Buckley on 27/07/2021

    The Villa needs a little TLC maybe due to being empty for so long during covid but nothing that spoilt our holiday. Would definitely recommend for families with babies (still not crawling or walking) or older children due to the design. There are a few shops within walking distance but as the villa is on an extremely steep hill I would not recommend the walk for the less able. We had cars for the week which is a must. Overall it was a fantastic breakaway.

  • 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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