Villa Martinho

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3


Pool Modern
Great Value
Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids

Villa Martinho sits in an elevated, prime position close to the heart of Funchal, Madeira’s capital city. This newly-built holiday home offers all the comfort and convenience you could need, along with outside space to enjoy. Amenities are attractions are all within a short drive of the villa.

Every space inside Villa Martinho is relaxed and suited to the need of families. The neutral colour scheme with pops of bright colour adds a sense of fun and personality, with soft furnishings creating a cosy atmosphere.

The main living space is open-plan and features areas for both unwinding and dining. The lounge features a comfortable sofa and flat screen television with DVD player for getting together and enjoying movie night. Large patio doors open straight onto the terrace. Sharing the living space is a dining table that can seat up to six people. The modern kitchen is fully-equipped and a range of convenient amenities are available, including a dishwasher, oven and fridge freezer. There’s also a small table with chairs for those leisurely breakfasts when you’re not in a hurry to head out for the day.

Upstairs is where you’ll find the three bedrooms, with all being of a good size and tastefully furnished. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, ensuite bathroom, balcony and fantastic sea views. Another bedroom also has a king-size bed, with the third bedroom featuring two single beds. There’s a lovely family bathroom for use by all guests.

Outside on the terrace is a large, private swimming pool, with sun loungers close by for soaking up the peaceful atmosphere. You can enjoy al fresco meals at the dining area with a table and charming built-in barbecue. The garden is walled, giving you both peace and privacy. It’s the perfect place to relax and unwind with pre-dinner drinks or spend lazy afternoons by the pool.

Guests will have easy access to restaurants, bars, cafés, shops, banks, pharmacies, car hire, supermarkets, gardens, and the largest public Lido. At the same time you and your guests will experience peace & quiet, as the villa located on a side street.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Only the master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, but the main bathroom is spacious and well-appointed
  • The pool is unfenced, so take extra care with younger children
  • Despite being close to a residential street, the villa is quiet and peaceful

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 Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Satellite TV DVD Waterfront

The Villa

Villa Martinho is 3-bedroom villa that has a private swimming pool and excellent outdoor facilities. With several amenities close by too, you might have found an island gem!

Ground Floor
- Dining & living area
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Office

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

- Private swimming pool, with Roman steps access (8mx4m, with a depth of 1.2m)
- Barbecue
- Lawn area
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Parasols
- Private Parking
- Sun loungers


About the surrounding area of Villa Martinho
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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As the villa is part of a small neighbourhood and centrally located, convenient amenities are very easy to reach. Restaurants, cafés, bars, a supermarket and even a bakery are all within a five-minute drive. Forum Madeira Shopping Centre is also just five minutes away by car and is where you’ll find a great range of shops and leisure facilities. Make sure you visit the rooftop garden for stunning views over the sea and the main plaza where plenty of activities for children are on offer.

Just a short drive away are the main attractions of this area of Funchal. These include the marina, a waterfront area full of lively atmosphere and restaurants. You can also enjoy some dolphin watching by going on a catamaran trip from here. Despite there not being any golden-sand beaches in the area, there are several Lido's that give you access to black sand and volcanic-rock stretches.

The old town area of Funchal is full of charm and history, which you can feel as you stroll along its narrow, cobbled streets. It’s referred to as Zona Velha by locals and is known for its beautiful old buildings and churches. One of the most impressive is the 15th-century Corpo Santo Chapel. Enjoy a cable car ride from Funchal old town up to the Monte area, with its lovely botanical garden to explore.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Funchal Airport


Nearest Town/City Old Town, Funchal


Nearest Restaurant

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Beach Funchal Lido & Beach


Nearest Golf Palheiro Golf


Nearest Tennis

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Ferry Port Funchal Port


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.


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

Villa Martinho is a great base for a family holiday to this lively part of Madeira. It offers relaxed and sociable space indoors, with plenty of room to enjoy outside. Sure to be a favourite feature with children of all ages is the private pool.

Around a 45-minute drive away in the town of Santana is Madeira Theme Park. It’s been totally designed with children in mind, making it a great place to spend a day out with the whole family. The park aims to tell the story of Madeira’s traditions and natural beauty, with the use of traditionally-built buildings and simulation rides. There’s even a large play area for the children to burn off some steam.

Kids Activities Close-by

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

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD
  • Waterfront

Services Available

  • Maid Service Available


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

Villa Conditions
- Villa availability is structured on a Request Basis, so please enquire with our Consultants when booking a Holiday.

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

Security deposit €200 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.
Other Ts and Cs Parties are not permitted at this villa
Other 2 Two additional guests can be accomodated on sofa beds. A supplement of €100 per adult & €60 per child, per week is required.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 7th 2022 - Sep 1st 2022 £1,813
Sep 1st 2022 - Dec 21st 2022 £1,563
Dec 21st 2022 - Jan 2nd 2023 £1,933
Jan 2nd 2023 - Jun 30th 2023 £1,563
Jun 30th 2023 - Aug 31st 2023 £1,813
Aug 31st 2023 - Dec 20th 2023 £1,563
Dec 20th 2023 - Jan 8th 2024 £1,933

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 7th 2022 - Sep 1st 2022 €1,992
Sep 1st 2022 - Dec 21st 2022 €1,718
Dec 21st 2022 - Jan 2nd 2023 €2,125
Jan 2nd 2023 - Jun 30th 2023 €1,718
Jun 30th 2023 - Aug 31st 2023 €1,992
Aug 31st 2023 - Dec 20th 2023 €1,718
Dec 20th 2023 - Jan 8th 2024 €2,125

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 7th 2022 - Sep 1st 2022 $2,030
Sep 1st 2022 - Dec 21st 2022 $1,750
Dec 21st 2022 - Jan 2nd 2023 $2,165
Jan 2nd 2023 - Jun 30th 2023 $1,750
Jun 30th 2023 - Aug 31st 2023 $2,030
Aug 31st 2023 - Dec 20th 2023 $1,750
Dec 20th 2023 - Jan 8th 2024 $2,165

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.


  • Superb Villa

    Posted by Susan on 29/07/2016

    Villa Martinho was delightful. Everything you could need -and more- was supplied, even pool towels. It was really good quality. Very clean and new. We loved the comfy beds, crisp, quality bed linen and really appreciated the American fridge freezer and ice machine. The pool was amazing! Perfect size, clean, with sun all day, and so nice that it was chlorine free. It was difficult to tear the children away from it! The outside space was bigger than the pictures show, with plenty of space for barbecue and lazing about. There was even a ping pong table in the basement. The owner met us at the villa and showed us round, and was on hand to call if needed (but everything worked so well we didn't need to!) We found we didn't need a car for our first time in Madeira, as the villa was centrally located, easy walking distance to town, Marina, Lido, restaurants and Promenade with a bus stop just a few steps away. On one neighbouring side of the villa there is an allotment type garden with chickens and a cockerel. We loved waking to the sound of the cockerel -it made us feel like we were truly away from it all. Finally we really appreciated not being overlooked in the pool or garden -which, with the hillside nature of Madeira, can be difficult to achieve. We hope to come back to Madeira and would happily stay in Villa Martinho again.

  • Great place to stay in Madeira!!

    Posted by Nelson on 09/05/2016

    Great place to stay near great restaurants and bars on rua da casa branca. White House, hole in one and moynihans pubs all nearby. House is on a steep hill but near the bottom so no problems there. House is as described, lovely interior and and great outdoor with pool and bbq. Table tennis in the garage as well for those that like something to do. House is 5 mins from lido where you have lido complex, bars, buses restaurants etc. Also have aerobus at €5 which can take you to and from the airport in 40 mins. Adelino is efficient in responding to emails and really takes pride in his house. Won't hesitate to stay here

  • Very nice Villa

    Posted by Allan on 28/06/2015

    Very nice villa with lots of space. Pool area clean and private. All amenities provided, appliances nice and modern. Owner discreet and non-intrusive. Good location for both old town and Lido. Would happily recommend this property to anyone else.

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