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Since 2003 - Ocean, City and Mountains View - Fireworks Grandstand - Easy access

Bedrooms 2
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

High standard, sunny and bright apartment with breathtaking panoramic view.

In holiday apartments madeira industry since 2003

Self catering two bedroom holiday apartment in Funchal Madeira Island.

Fully furnished and equipped to a high standard.

Free Wi-Fi | Free private parking space.

Sleeps up to 4 guests. Master bedroom with double bed and twin bedroom.

Children are welcome. A baby cot and a high chair is provided free of charge.

Murteiras Apartment is a charming and romantic atmosphere top floor Funchal holiday rental apartment with character, decorated with very good taste and the constant improvement makes this self catering accommodation most welcoming.

Wide sliding glass doors lead onto the large private balcony with a small table, chairs and a hammock to enable relaxation overlooking the breathtaking panoramic sea, city and mountains view.

Sunsets are an absolute must at this private apartment.

It is definitely a place to stay!

Ideally located in a Funchal city quiet alley, opposite from the touristic area which facilitates immediate contact with genuine local life.

Not far from the city centre and very near the motorway which ensures easy access to the rest of the Island.

If you are looking for a place to stay which reflects the city lifestyle over hotel rooms, you get that feeling within apartments in Funchal Madeira, and this particular one is definitely one of the top Funchal holiday apartments to consider and to be included in your holiday rentals Madeira short list.

Check the following offered amenities and make a decision according to your needs, in opposition to your selection of holiday apartments in Funchal Madeira (accommodation Madeira apartments).

You won’t miss a thing in our private property!

The regular serviced urban transport (bus stop a few meters away) easily takes you in a few minutes to the town centre and sea front promenade, with plenty of tourist attractions, such as museums, cable car, boat tours, and so on.

You can also take advantage of the traditional shopping and restaurants, plus the historic market and supermarket if you choose to cook at home.

Licensed property by the Funchal Municipality, as "Alojamento Local" (local housing) according Portuguese legal requirements.


Cancellations are non-refundable unless we are able to re-rent the apartment for the period reserved by the guest.

If we are unable to re-rent the apartment for the said dates, we reserve the right to keep 100% of the deposit.

If we are able to re-rent the apartment, we will refund accordingly, minus a 75 EUR administration fee.

We will not make exceptions to the cancellation policy due to the personal circumstances of the guest or force majeure.

Personal circumstances include illness, changes in travel plans, travel delays, and any other reasons related to the clients personal circumstances which results in them not being able to fulfil the booking with Murteiras Apartment.

Force majeure includes war, strikes, natural catastrophes and any other events considered 'Acts of God.'

We recommend that guests have adequate travel insurance including the risk of cancellation in their own policies.


The following conditions are applicable to all reservations made.

Acceptation of a reservation shall imply acceptation of these general terms.

Murteiras Apartment reserves the right to modify the conditions at any time, without prejudice to any rights acquired previously.

It is important it to keep in mind the following rules of conduct:

I. Noise

- It is very important to respect the noise level (people, music) after 9.00 at night.

- Parties are not allowed.

II. Security

- Always close the parking gate and the main door. It is important to ensure after entering or leaving that the doors remain securely closed.

III. Garbage

- Do not leave garbage bags in the entrance. The garbage should be taking out of the apartment in closed plastic bags into the garbage containers in the end of the street.

IV. Smoke

- Smoke in the apartment is not allowed. You can use the balcony as smoking area.

V. Lights and Heaters

- Help save energy and our environment, when you leave the apartment for a long period please ensure lights are turned off, heating is put on minimum or switched off.

VI. Behavior

- The guest is obliged to use the apartment only for the purpose for which it is intended.

- Any damage caused to the apartment or its contents has to be reported immediately to Murteiras Apartment. The guest shall be responsible for such damage.

- The guest has a duty to behave in a civic manner and to respect the normal co-existence rules. In the case that these general co-existence rules are not kept, Murteiras Apartment have the right to demand the guests to vacate the apartment.

VII. Maid Service

- The apartment will have been cleaned to a high standard before your arrival day.

- A 3 hours cleaning service is included for stays more than 7 days.

- The exit day the guest shall leave the apartment in a reasonable condition.

VIII. Towels and linen

- Fresh towels and linen will be provided the arrival day.

- An extra set of bed linen and towels will be also provided.

- The linen for the baby cot is not provided.

IX. Amenities included

- Murteiras Apartment shall offer the apartment with all the amenities described, in the case that on the arrival day some of the amenities are not provided the guest could ask for a compensation.

X. Guests Identity

- In the arrival day a registration form must be filled and signed including information related to the guests staying in the apartment.

XI. Security Deposit

- On the arrival day Murteiras Apartments has the right to ask the guest for a 250 EUR security deposit.

- The deposit will be refundable the departure day less any charges for damages, and extra cleaning service if the apartment is not left in a reasonable condition

XII. Liabilities

- Murteiras Apartment shall not be liable for any inconveniences which are out of its control.

- Murteiras Apartment cannot be held responsible for theft/damage to personal goods or accidents resulting in injury.


In the unlikely event that you are disappointed with the temporary accommodation, you must contact us at once.

We will try to solve the problem.

If after that you still feel that the problem has not been resolved to your reasonable satisfaction you should within 7 days of returning from Madeira, put your comments in writing.

More Details

Nuno Galiza
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Any other language using Google Translate tool
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

About Nuno Galiza

My name is Nuno and I am renting out an apartment with stunning ocean views in the Portuguese Madeira island.

I'm interested in architecture, design and photography but I also love to travel, tending to prefer beach or city destinations.

If you have any questions about my flat, please feel free to get in touch with me.

Nuno Galiza purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Nuno Galiza chose Madeira

I knew this apartment was 'THE ONE', since the moment I got inside and watched its' magical view.

The quiet surrounded area and easy access were also a plus.

After visiting this apartment, I've lost any interest I had in any other I had visited before.

It was love at first sight.

What makes this apartment unique

The best view in Madeira!

Extremely comfortable and excellently equipped Holiday Home.

High standard, sunny and bright 2 bedroom Apartment with breathtaking panoramic view over Funchal Bay, amphitheatre and mountains.

Quiet and advantageously located with easy access.

Funchal Madeira Island.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'We have loved this apartment which has been a real home from home. We have never stayed anywhere so well equipped.' Smith

'The reality of enjoying the view and the accommodation has been more than we hoped for.' Pringle

'The flat is wonderful, fabulous views, extremely comfortable, excellently equipped. We hope to return again!' Green

'The scene from the balcony has been a delight, especially watching Christmas come alive. Thank you so much for sharing this place with us.' Scott

'We have had a very enjoyable holiday based at this lovely apartment.' McGill

'What a wonderful place. We enjoyed our stay immensely. The view from this lovely apartment is breath-taking.' Gidden

'We have enjoyed our stay in this lovely apartment with it wonderful view over Funchal.' Best
Nov 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment on Funchal, Portugal

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • Electric heated towel rail.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • Portable baby cot available upon request. Please bring your own baby linen.
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Veranda ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Please provide your own beach towels. Amazing wide views over the ocean, the city and mountains, from the living room, master bedroom and balcony. A perfect view point for the Atlantic Festival in June and New Year fireworks displays.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)


Wonderful view! Very comfortable flat. Charming host.

  • 5 of 5

Just back from an excellent fortnight in Nuno's flat - despite somewhat cloudy weather so trips round the island were a bit curtailed. No joy in driving through low cloud when you want to enjoy the spectacular views! But the flat was warm and cosy, with fabulous views over Funchal and the harbour. The hammock was a delight on sunny afternoons - the balcony is a real suntrap.

The roads in Funchal are a bit of a challenge, narrow and winding and of course very hilly. But Nuno's instructions were excellent and it was good to be able to park in the driveway and not fear someone clipping the car in the narrow street in front of the house. The neighbours were very helpfu too - only too willing to move cars to enable us to park. And as an alternative route into town, the bus service is very easy - just remember that it takes about 10 to 15 mins for the bus to reach the stop from town as the timetable provided only shows departure times from town and the terminal at the top. The stop is at the end of the road and you then go up to the terminal and turn round immediately for the return journey - which goes through other streets so it is best to do what the locals do and go for the ride. It only adds a few minutes to the journey. The bus stops opposite the indoor market in town and you can pick it up again from the harbour promenade.

The flat was very comfortable with a well equipped kitchen and excellent wifi coverage. The pictures give a good feel for the place.

Nuno and Carlota could not have been more helpful - Carlota even came out to replace the flickering neon light in the kitchen. And a weekly clean was a nice touch.

All in all we thoroughly recommend the flat, Thank you Nuno and Carlota.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Katharine! Thank you for choosing our holiday apartment for your stay in Funchal. We really appreciate that you took the time to send such valuable, kind and encouraging comments about your stay at our home, especially for mentioning our customer care, the comfort and the views of the apartment and the local area. We are more than happy to hear that you had a great time. It was a pleasure to meet you both! We hope that you will soon find time to visit us again. Best regards
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  • 5 of 5

Madeira island is beautiful! The apartment is fantastic, nicely decorated and with a breathtaking view over Funchal bay. It´s the best place to see the fireworks on New Year's Eve for sure! ;) The person who received us was very helpful and gave us good tips of things to do and places to visit. We will surely return!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your comments. We are pleased to know you enjoyed your stay in our holiday apartment and plan to return. We are looking forward to welcome you back. All the best!
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24 0

Wonderful place to stay! Couldn't be any better!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week and loved every minute! The apartment was very easy to find from the airport and only 20 minutes away. When we arrived Carlos was there to meet us and was really thorough, kind and helpful. The apartment 's position is perfect, overlooking the town and with fantastic sea views from the large balcony.; I spent many an hour watching the cruise ships come and go!

There is a parking spot right outside the apartment, which is great, and the neighbourhood is very quiet. Inside it is extremely spacious and well equipped, everything you could need for an enjoyable holiday. The lounge area overlooks the sea and has two, large and comfortable sofas; there is also a dining table and a cupboard full of useful stuff! We both rely on wifi and the provision was excellent; we had a fast connection and were able to do everything we needed to do.

The beds are very comfy and there is plenty of spare linen etc; the bathroom is also large and well equipped. In the kitchen there is a washing machine and dishwasher, also everything else you could expect in a kitchen!

The local bus service runs right at the end of the avenue and is very regular; take some Valium though, as it's a steep ride down into the town!

I would really recommend this place and shall definitely return! Five star! 😀😀😀

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for enthusiastic detailed comments about your experience since your arrival, the description about the apartment, the view and the location! We are very happy to know you had a great time and you plan to return. See you soon!
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25 0

Horizonte pur

  • 5 of 5

Die Aussicht ist, wie bereits vielfach beschrieben wurde, einfach traumhaft. Man fühlt sich erhaben, Funchal liegt einem zu Füßen und die Sonnenuntergänge und das Lichtermeer abends sind wunderschön. Vom Bett aus kann man aufs Meer blicken Zudem ist das Apartment sehr gut ausgestattet, komfortabel und geschmackvoll eingerichtet (was, wie wir bei der Suche gesehen haben, nicht selbstverständlich ist). Es ist an fast alles gedacht, es gibt Kerzen und jede Menge Windlichter, sogar ein Fernglas. Es gibt elektrische Heizkörper, was im März angesichts der noch kühlen Abende angenehm war. Die Küche ist gut ausgestattet (scharfe Messer!!, elektrische Saftpresse, Wok, selbst an Fischbesteck wurde gedacht). Wir haben dort gerne und oft gekocht.

Das Apartment ist in einer ruhigen Wohngegend gelegen, überwiegend Einzelhausbebauung. Ja, die Hunde bellen dort manchmal, auch nachts, aber das hat uns nicht so gestört. Wir waren heilfroh, dass wir nicht im Hotelviertel gelandet sind. Uns hat das Ambiente gut gefallen. Die Straßen sind sehr steil und oft auch schmal. Wir hatten einen Mietwagen, aber es gibt unmittelbar an der Straßenecke auch eine Bushaltestelle. Allerdings fährt der Bus meist nur jede Stunde. Obwohl man nur ca. 1 km von der Schnellstraße entfernt ist, hört man sie überhaupt nicht. Durch diese Lage ist das Apartment nicht nur ein guter Ausgangspunkt für Stadtbesuche in Funchal, sondern für Ausflüge rund um die Insel.

Carlos und seine Frau Ana kümmern sich hervorragend um die Wohnung, sind sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit und verlässlich.

Wir kommen gerne wieder!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to send us your lovely detailed comments about our property and the location! We are very glad you had such a great time as you described. The bus frequency varies between 15 minutes and 2 hours, depending the period of the day and the day of the week. On working days 32 trips down to the centre (6h35, 6h55, 7h10, 7h25, 7h40, 7h50, 8h05, 8h20, 8h35, 8h55, 9h20, 10h00, 10h40, 11h20, 12h00, 12h40, 13h00, 13h25, 13h40, 14h05, 14h25, 14h55, 15h40, 16h35, 17h35, 17h55, 18h40, 19h05, 19h55, 20h40, 21h35, 23h00). On Saturdays 19 trips (6h35, 7h10, 7h30, 7h50, 8h10, 8h35, 9h20, 10h20, 11h20, 12h00, 12h40, 13h30, 14h40, 16h20, 17h55, 18h50, 20h15, 21h20, 23h00). And Sundays 15 trips (6h50, 7h40, 8h20, 9h20, 10h30, 11h25, 12h30, 13h30, 14h40, 16h20, 17h55, 18h50, 20h05, 21h20, 23h00). We always provide the Bus Time Table. There are 1, 3, 5 and 7 days Tickets (4.60€, 11.80€, 16.20€ and 21.85€) valid from the time of 1st validation in any route of the urban service, without limit of trips. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in 2 months. See you soon!
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Beautiful location, clean, tidy

  • 5 of 5

A great location for a week's break in Madeira. Town centre is walkable on the way there and you can get the bus back (it stops outside the flat). You wouldn't want to walk! Parking is tight - get the smallest car you can - we had a Renault Clio and it only just fit. Carlos (the guy who looks after the property) is a delight. Really friendly, excellent English, lots of good recommendations.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for having booked our apartment. We really appreciate your positive comments and suggestions to the other Guests. We hope to host you again soon. Kindest regards.
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30 1

First Class Appartment- we were delighted

  • 5 of 5

Sehr schöne Ferienwohnung mit toller Aussicht zu jeder Tageszeit und jeder Beleuchtung!. Saubere Wohnung mit geschmackvoller Einrichtung - man fühlt sich sofort wohl. Geschirr und Küchenausstattung sehr reichhaltig - alles da. Bad mit Wanne / Dusche und Bidet.

Lage nahe der Schnellstrasse, aber total ruhig. Bushaltestelle Linie 34 nur 30m entfernt. Aufenthalt für 4 Personen ideal.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and for your very kind comments. Much appreciated! It was a pleasure to host you and we look forward to your next visit. Kind regards.
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29 1


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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Year round price 2017
1 Feb 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Christmas & New Year 2017/2018
18 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Year round price 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 17 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Christmas & New Year 2018/2019
18 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Year round price 2019
8 Jan 2019 - 17 Dec 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £210.73

Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.
Rates depend on number of persons.
Don't include Christmas and New Year (on request).
Long term special offers.
All water, electricity and gas are included.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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