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This self catering apartment facing the ocean overlooking the promenade and landscaped gardens, is in a excellent location, for your holiday rental, relaxing, beautiful sea views. Situated on the popular Estrada Monumental, where many 5 star hotels and restaurants, bars, shops, supermarket, banks, taxi ranks, bus stop, all within a few minutes walk. The centre of Funchal is a 5-10min ride by bus/ taxi. Or a pleasant walk along the promenade for about 25 minutes. There is a coastal promenade adjacent to the apartment complex, which also gives access to natural rock pools and two swimming complex's. Also, there is a new health club, with indoor swim/pool, sauna, Turkish bath, gym, tennis court, etc close by. The apartment faces seawards and with its 7th floor location enjoys beautiful sea views. Furnished to a very high standard. Fully equipped for your every need. We are there to add that personal touch, and greet you on your arrival, and to insure you have a relaxing holiday.
On your arrival: On your arrival we can arrange for transport to and from the airport to the apartment for you, we have a father and son taxi driver's who we have used for many years, and are friendly and very reliable, and speak very good English. They will collect you from the airport and take you to the apartment where we will be there to greet you and show you around the apartment, and to answer any questions you may have. There will be a welcome pack for you on arrival also.
If you should need any extra help or advice on anything, we would pleased to help.
The apartment is very central, with good transport available close by, but if you should wish to hire a car, there is a underground parking space available in the building.
Golfers- We are pleased to be able to offer a 30% discount on green fees at Palherio Course.
On your departure: On your departure we will return to the apartment to bid you farewell, and to ensure you have had a good holiday. Time of departure from the apartment on the day is flexible, depending on the time of new arrival's. The usual time of departure is 10am, but luggage can be left until your departure to the airport.
Roda mar owner: This is the sole property owned by Rose-Marie Thompson in the Roda Mar apartments. Funchal. Registered - T. of Portugal 25339/AL .
We loved the apartment thanks, so comfortable and modern and perfect for the bus/walks/shops etc. Had great weather all week, one or two day were a bit air/breeze less so were loving the big fan!
Really liked Funchal too... ate some great food.We also did tour of the East and the walls along the front you recommended a few times and saw a concert in the park in the town. A nice relaxing holiday and we'd love to come back again sometime. Thanks again for the welcome and all the info and for having everything we'd ever need in the apartment! Kind Regards. Ramsey.
The apartment is high-spec and the owners have thoughtfully provided everything that one would need on holiday including umbrellas, a varied selection of books and even jigsaws for those so inclined. The apartment is well located within the tourist zone, with supermarket across the road (as well as a health food shop providing tofu for vegetarian visitors) and selection of bars, restaurants around the corner. Of course, these are not 'locals' but the bus-stop is literally just outside and a 10-min bus hop can bring a more madeiran flavour closer: for something more authentic look out for the small-scale 5/6 table cafe cum bars in the back streets where a small beer is accompanied by a plate of garlicy broad beans (or similar). The local lager 'Corral' must be one of the best lagers going and is much preferred to the house wine, which is poor quality. The local spirits, however, are in a league of their own with tropical fruit and nut flavours. The English church holds occasional concerts - the mandolin orchestra was very good, and the national theatre has an operatic programme. The maderia wine tour in the main street by the tourist information is highly informative, or at least I think it was but the detail got lost in the tastings that followed. Also recommended is the cable car and wicket basket descent from the moutain top in Monte. Driving is fine and not as difficult as some of the guide books suggest although the streets are narrow and the going is slow with the hills and bends. As the island is fairly compact a car is not really necessary for a long period and can be a hindrance to walkers as the most appealing walks are largely linear. The owner is extremely helpful and the administrative aspects are dealt with very efficiently and in good time. While not necessarily an 'authentic' experience, all in all the apartment is perfectly situated for location and comfort.
My partner and I have just returned from a five week stay in this superb apartment. If you are looking for a holiday rental in Funchal look no further, this is the best of the best.
We were delighted when we arrived to find a spacious, modern, immaculate apartment which is furnished to a very high standard.
The owners, Adrian and Rosemarie, where there to greet us on the day of our arrival and provide us with any relevant information regarding the apartment and local amenities. They also left us a very generous welcome pack which was much appreciated.
The owners have provided everything you could possibly need to make your stay enjoyable. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances and leads onto the balcony where you can sit and have breakfast in the sun or relax later in the day on the sun lounger with a glass of wine, just perfect!
Looking through the patio windows in the lounge you have the most wonderful views of the sun rise and can watch the cruise ships sail into port. On several evenings we watched cruise ships leaving and heading off across the Atlantic, sailing close to the shore line with all their lights on it was quite magical.
Something that is important to us is a good night's sleep, we found the apartment block to be quiet and we slept well on the very comfortable bed.
The public areas in the apartment block are all clean and tidy and the residents friendly and helpful, always ready to hold the door open and wish you a "nice day". For any first time visitor to Madeira I would like to say that Madeira is a good and safe place to be.
The apartment is located close to all amenities; for anyone looking for some retail therapy the Forum Shopping centre is just across the road and has shops for everyone. Within the immediate area there are lots of good quality restaurants and coffee shops, offering fine dining to something more casual.
From the apartment you can enjoy a walk down into Funchal city centre, or in the opposite direction to Camara do Lobos, along the way admiring the landscape and sea view whilst topping up the vitamin D.
We have been frequent visitors to Madeira over many years and wish we had found this apartment before, it is the best apartment we have stayed in and exceeded our expectations in every way, it is wonderful to know you are returning each night to a perfect place and this makes the holiday even better.
We had a fabulous stay and have already booked our return visits for 2017.
We really enjoyed our stay in this apartment. It was clean, light, safe, spacious and had everything that you might need for a great holiday. We especially loved the views of the sea from every room! The living area was great for sitting and watching the boats on the sea and searching for sight of whales! The balcony was great also especially to sit with a glass of wine and a book! The location was brilliant, near to the shops, supermarket, seafront, bus stop into Funchal and the airport. Taxi driver recommended by Rose Marie highly efficient and attentive - we would definitely recommend his services. Finally Rose Marie gave us a fantastic welcome with supplies of milk, eggs and wine in the fridge which was very kind. She was attentive throughout the stay and even helped us out at the end of stay by sending something back to the UK that we had left in the property. All in all a fantastic place, thoroughly recommended for a self catering getaway. We will be back to Apartment Roda Mar.
This was a home from home! This apartment totally lived up to our expectations. It was excellently situated for nearby peace & tranquility through high quality coastal pathway walks! ( Recommend The Magic Tearoom) yet, within a minute's walk is a high quality shopping mall with supermarket and several excellent reastaurant said! Our favourite was O' Classico!
The apartment has comfortable bed, immaculately clean, & tastefully furnished. There are plenty books, cd,s & dvd's if by any chance there is a wet day.
We cannot recommend highly enough.
It was lovely to be welcomed by the owner Marie!
We spent a wonderful time in this perfect equipped, well located very nice and clean apartment. Never before we met such lovely mindful hosts.
If we should stay once more in Madeira we will choose nothing else :-)
We were greeted by RoseMarie who explained everything we needed to know and made us feel very welcome.
The apartment is very comfortable and has everything required for a trouble- free holiday. Location is ideal with an excellent shopping centre including supermarket just across the road and the bus to Funcal only five minutes away. Local restaurants are also within walking distance and an early morning stroll along the promenade is great for building up he appetite.
The island is fantastic! This was our first visit and Manuel, the friendly taxi driver who collected us from the airport took us on a couple of great tours to the Nun's valley and around the east of the island. Well worth it.
The toboggan drive form Monte is also a must!
Thank you RoseMarie.
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My Standard Rate
Changeover Day: Monday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
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The rate 350 pounds per week is for 2 people for the apartment.Depending on availability and period. A deposit of 25% is required on booking, and balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to departure.
Our change over days are normally Monday's, If possible we can be flexible on changeover day,please enquire if different day needed.
We require a 25% deposit on booking and the balance would be due 6 weeks prior to arrival date