Villa Horizonte

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Sleeps: 2 - 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 4


Recommended Pool Villa/House
Great Value
Beach Nearby All Bedrooms En-Suite Parking Space

A striking and characteristic property situated in Ribeira Brava, Villa Horizonte is perfect for guests who are looking to immerse themselves in a holiday home that exudes a premium sense of style. As you approach the exterior of this property, you will be blown away by the considerable nature of the opulent swimming pool that sits in the centre of the grounds. This pool accentuates the entire property and allows guests to cool off and relax whenever they please. This property also showcases a splendid selection of outdoor terraces, allowing guests to capture the immense sights that surround them from a variety of different viewpoints.
Inside, this property is teeming with eclectic decors, which help to build a villa like none other. The living room contains a chic grey sofa that is expertly decorated with a collection of red scatter cushions. In turn, guests can use this space to binge-watch their favourite shows on the flat screen TV that sits at the back of the room. The dining area also follows a sleek and stylish theme, showcasing a sturdy wooden table as well as an accompanying selection of high-backed chairs. As a result, guests are encouraged to use this space to its fullest potential using it to enjoy a tremendous array of mouth-watering meals. The kitchen within this property is nothing short of pure perfection, making good use of an assortment of attractive cupboards and surfaces as well as a variety of red accent features. As such, guests will have access to everything they would need to prepare and serve a collection of mouth-watering dishes that the whole family is sure to love. The ground floor is also home to the first bedroom, which hosts a pair of single beds. Therefore, this room is suitable for two small children or for a couple who prefers to sleep separately.
Travelling up to the first floor, this is where you’ll uncover the second room. This room contains a luxurious double bed that has been fitted with a wealth of ample linens. Thus, guests are sure to achieve a restful and tranquil night’s sleep throughout their time on this property.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • There are no handrails leading into the pool, so children must be supervised
  • Since this property contains a lot of stairs, it may not be suitable for disabled guests
  • A car is necessary to enjoy this villa and the local area
  • Please note the property is located on a steep road

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Coffee Machine Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath TV Heating Parking Space

The Villa

Villa Horizonte is surrounded by a pure Madeira Island natural environment of tropical gardens with fruits and a totally quiet relaxing place. Close to services, restaurants, beach and levadas walking paths.

Ground Floor
- Ample living room with comfortable seating, TV and access to a terrace
- Open plan dining area for 6 people
- Well equipped integrated kitchen
- Guest toilet
- Bedroom with two single beds, access to a terrace and en-suite shower room

First Floor
- Bedroo with double bed, exterior access and en-suite shower room

- Summer kitchen with dining area for 10 people and access to the terrace
- Guest toilet

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

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

Tourist License: 102597/AL


About the surrounding area of Villa Horizonte
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Rural Location Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Villa Horizonte is based just a stone’s throw away from Ribeira Brava, making it incredibly easy for guests to soak up the local atmosphere of this charming and enticing area. Sao Bento Church is an immense religious landmark that can be found around 10 minutes away from the villa. This church is best recognised for its traditional white-washed walls, making it a tremendously authentic landmark for guests to enjoy. Inside, this monument hosts a plethora of unique artefacts and fixtures, allowing guests to deepen their understanding of this region’s far-reaching history. In addition, a lot of these pieces have also been displayed in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, showcasing their terrific legacy.
Another impeccable landmark within this area is Solar dos Heredia, a unique temple that is teeming with a selection of grandiose Baroque features. Despite being built in the late 18th century, it now serves the very modern purpose of being the area’s town hall, giving it a much more communal feel. Thus, guests now have the opportunity to take a deeper look into Ribeira Brava’s history in both the past and present. As such, this is an incredible landmark to visit if you are looking to embark on a sightseeing tour with a twist. Solar dos Heredia is located just over 10 minutes away from Villa Horizonte.
Sao Bento Fort is a truly exceptional landmark that is situated just over 5 minutes away from the villa. First crafted in 1708, this monument was first built to help the region’s coast from a variety of ferocious attacks. However, it suffered a tremendous amount of damage due to a serious flood that occurred in 1803. It wasn’t until 1916, when the fort was rebuilt, that it became a key landmark throughout the area. Guests must travel to the very top of this landmark and bask in the variety of alluring sights of the iconic buildings that sit below. Once you have explored everything that this monument has to offer, be sure to take a short walk into the local town and gaze out at the quaint sea views that sit before you.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Madeira Airport

(36 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Madeira Ferry Port

(20 km)

Nearest Village Ribeira Brava

(650 m)

Nearest Town/City Ponta do Sol

(8 km)

Nearest Restaurant Ramon & Gois Restaurante

(800 m)

Nearest Bar/Pub Sanck Bar Rio

(1 km)

Nearest Supermarket Continente Modelo

(4 km)

Nearest Beach Ribeira Brava Beach

(4 km)

Nearest Golf Palheiro Golf Course

(25 km)

Nearest Tennis Funchal Tennis Court

(18 km)


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.


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.


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!

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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Teens

Ribeira Brava hosts a wide variety of family-friendly attractions, helping children to create a selection of lifelong memories for themselves. The Madeira Ethnographic Museum works tirelessly to showcase the rich history of this area and is split into numerous sections known as Productive Activities, Transport, Domestic Units, and Traditional Trade. As such, guests can explore a range of riveting industries that have helped to shape the prosperous nature of this area. This attraction also allows guests to delve into Madeira’s relationship with sugar cane and how it was once the region’s most successful commodity. In turn, this is also a great landmark to visit if you wish to learn more about the economic history of this area. The Madeira Ethnographic Museum is located just under 10 minutes away from the villa.
If you are eager to pick up a few unusual souvenirs to show off back home, a trip to the Ribeira Brava Market is an ideal way to do so. This market showcases a range of local vendors, all of which promote a selection of artisan goods such as bags and clothing. Thus, guests can purchase a few items to remind them of their wonderful time in this area. Guests can also browse through an array of fresh produce, inspiring them to pick up a few ingredients to use in their own cooking back at the villa. Throughout the 1990s, this market was completely remodelled, adding a collection of local dining establishments. Thus, guests can visit this attraction if they wish to gain a more authentic taste of this region. The Ribeira Brava Market is situated around 10 minutes away from Villa Horizonte.
For families who boast of very adventurous appetites, you must try the fantastic Madeirense steak, a prime cut of beef that is usually served alongside a chopped selection of locally grown vegetables. Since this is a truly iconic dish, many restaurants offer a live cooking experience for guests to enjoy. Thus, this is a great activity for guests who are looking to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience whilst also delving deeper into the area’s transformative and eclectic food scene.

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


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 4 - 10 pm. Please note that a late check-in will have a fee of €30 after 10 pm and €50 after 12 am, 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 €150 to be paid with the balance payment 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 7 nights during Christmas. 5 nights during other periods.
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 €50 per night (to be paid in cash locally 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 4, it will cost an additional £20 per person per night.

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
May 20th 2024 - May 21st 2024 £841 £1,178
May 21st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £742 £1,039
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 31st 2024 £1,138 £1,593
Jul 31st 2024 - Sep 6th 2024 £1,484 £2,078
Sep 6th 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 £1,138 £1,593
Oct 1st 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 £742 £1,039
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 6th 2025 - £1,385
Jan 6th 2025 - Apr 5th 2025 £742 £1,039
Apr 5th 2025 - Jun 1st 2025 £841 £1,178
Jun 1st 2025 - Jul 31st 2025 £1,138 £1,593
Jul 31st 2025 - Sep 6th 2025 £1,484 £2,078
Sep 6th 2025 - Oct 1st 2025 £990 £1,385
Oct 1st 2025 - Nov 21st 2025 £742 £1,039

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people: For every additional guest up to 4, it will cost an additional €22 per person per night.

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
May 20th 2024 - May 21st 2024 €914 €1,280
May 21st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €807 €1,129
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 31st 2024 €1,237 €1,731
Jul 31st 2024 - Sep 6th 2024 €1,613 €2,258
Sep 6th 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 €1,237 €1,731
Oct 1st 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 €807 €1,129
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 6th 2025 - €1,505
Jan 6th 2025 - Apr 5th 2025 €807 €1,129
Apr 5th 2025 - Jun 1st 2025 €914 €1,280
Jun 1st 2025 - Jul 31st 2025 €1,237 €1,731
Jul 31st 2025 - Sep 6th 2025 €1,613 €2,258
Sep 6th 2025 - Oct 1st 2025 €1,076 €1,505
Oct 1st 2025 - Nov 21st 2025 €807 €1,129

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people: For every additional guest up to 4, it will cost an additional $23 per person per night.

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
May 20th 2024 - May 21st 2024 $989 $1,384
May 21st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $873 $1,222
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 31st 2024 $1,338 $1,873
Jul 31st 2024 - Sep 6th 2024 $1,745 $2,443
Sep 6th 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 $1,338 $1,873
Oct 1st 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 $873 $1,222
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 6th 2025 - $1,629
Jan 6th 2025 - Apr 5th 2025 $873 $1,222
Apr 5th 2025 - Jun 1st 2025 $989 $1,384
Jun 1st 2025 - Jul 31st 2025 $1,338 $1,873
Jul 31st 2025 - Sep 6th 2025 $1,745 $2,443
Sep 6th 2025 - Oct 1st 2025 $1,163 $1,629
Oct 1st 2025 - Nov 21st 2025 $873 $1,222

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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