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A Lovely Apartment



Updated: 25-Oct-2016
Apartment in Lido, Funchal, Madeira - Exclusive Location 50m From Promenade And Lido Pools

Lido View is a new small development in the heart of the exclusive Lido area in Funchal. The 2 bedroom apartment is spacious with its own veranda and large terrace on the first floor. Lido pools and promenade are 50 metres away and all other facilities are walking distance.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I was born here in Portugal and I was bought up in the UK from the age of 10... I worked in Social Housing before in the UK before moving back to Portugal. I have been in working in the tourism industry for the past 12 years mainly in Portugal.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Guestbook comments from the manager

So glad we found you on the internet we have thoroughly enjoyed being in this lovely apartment, You are lovely people and we look forward to coming back at Xmas. Carol & Wilfred.

Thanks for a perfect week of rest and relaxation. The apartment is so well equipped quite the best we have ever stayed in perfect location. Liz + Ian

We thoroughly enjoyed our week stay at Lido View, the apartment was very nicely furnished and everything on hand you could wish for. Kind regards, Dave & Evelyn

Description of it in the Owners Direct website is very good. One thing in particular was the fantastic terrace.We often say that we would like to go back to a holiday destination

again, and very rarely do, but I feel that Madeira is well worth

another visit, and when we do go there again we will certainly try you first for accomodation. Thanks again for a great Holiday. Daphne and Peter
Nov 2005
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14 Reviews

based on 14 holidaymaker reviews


What a Gem

  • 5 of 5

Lido apartment was the perfect location for us. The newly lido pools were fantastic just a short walk away. area is very peaceful which makes it so easy to relax on sunny days. The position of the apartmenr does mean you may not need any transport but it is a great base to explore from the area and the island The local café/bar Bela Ilha just 50m away is very friendly and great value for both food and drink. Delfina the maid is brilliant and cleans to a very high standard and she and Aurelio is very helpful. We are already planning our next visit and cannot wait. Thank you Joe

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Nice Apartment

  • 4 of 5

This was our fourth visit to Madeira but the first to this apartment. We had a fortnight to enjoy Funchal and the weather. We were met by Joe's dad who showed us around the apartment. First impression was good, plenty room for the two of us. The size of the balcony/outside space was huge. Joe's dad said he would be back in a week to change beds etc. The weather was very good 25 -28 and very humid. The apartment came with two fans and they were most welcome but air conditioning would have been asset. The apartment is close to restaurants, bus stops, taxis ,supermarkets, small shopping centre.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Just to say thank you for your review and I am pleased that you both had a lovely time in Funchal ...
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A lovely apartment

  • 4 of 5

Had a very nice stay at Joes flat which is beautifully furnished plus a nice new large flat screen TV with loads of channels. The flat is right in the centre of the tourist area a very close to amenities, restaurants and the ocean front. A large patio for our sole use was great for sunbathing [10.30 'til 4.00]. Only slight problem with that was the noise from the adjacent busy road was a bit intusive at times [not a problem within the flat]. Joes communications were great and his Dad is a very pleasant chap with pretty good English. Thanks Joe!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for lovely review and I am pleased you enjoyed the apartment and we look forward to seeing in the future,,,Obrigado
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Well appointed appartment

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a week in this great appartment. Just as advertised, everything you need for a relaxing stay in Madeira. Clean, well maintained, excellent Internet and what a sun trap of a balcony. Owner provided driving instructions and details about the surrounding area. Appartment surrounded by a number of restaurants, the spa lottery on the doorstep was great for those things forgotten from the supermarket just up the stairs on the road above. Would certainly stay again if and when the opportunity arises.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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United Kingdom

Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was comfortable and cosy. Slept well and enjoyed the facilities in particular having free WiFi was a major plus. Location ideal for the seafront and lidos. Shopping mall within walking distance (including C&A!). Bus stop nearby for either local buses into Funchal or tourist buses. I used the Big Yellow Bus with a ticket valid for 2 days. As its a hop on hop off bus it was ideal. Spar shop right by apartment was open late. Bigger supermarkets again within walking distance. Restaurants right on street by apartment. Plenty more within walking distance. I'd definately stay here again and have recommended it to friends too!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would like to say Thank you for your lovely review and i am Pleased that you Had an excellent stay and We look forward in having you in the Lido Apartment soon.
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An excellent first visit to Madeira

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time that my wife and I had visited Madeira, but it won't be our last. We stayed for 5 weeks and were reluctant to leave.

The description of the apartment and it's location was very accurate and even better than we imagined. A spacious kitchen with all amenities, lounge/diner, two spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms and of course the large terrace.

We wanted to be as close to the coast as possible and have a host of facilities i.e. bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from. We were not disappointed. The apartment is very spacious with a sheltered terrace that runs the along it's whole length - a joy to chill out on after a day of walks or tours. Having internet access in the apartment was very important it meant we could easily keep in touch with our family.

It's situation , just a few metres from the coast, was perfect for us as we enjoyed the stroll along the promenade on many occasions.

The apartment was cleaned and serviced every week and nothing was too much trouble.

We would recommend this property to both friends and family as it is an excellent centre for the activities , restaurants and cafes.

Near the apartment there are at least 6 restaurants and more within a 5 minute stroll with a variety of types of cuisine including Portuguese, Chinese and Italian. We especially liked the Atlantic restaurant which had views of the Ocean . Our other favourite was the Yacht Bar where you could sit and relax and watch the world go by. There were several supermarkets nearby, even a shopping centre 'The Forum' a short walk away.

As it was our first visit to the island we were uncertain whether it would be the place for us but within a few hours we had booked Levada walks and day tours around the island, a must for any visitor.

Funchal was a 35 minute stroll or you could use the hop on hop off buses that were available. Funchal did not disappoint as there was a wealth of gardens, cultural centres and views especially of the hills and the harbour.

Would we return to Madeira? Definitely yes.

Would we book the apartment again? Yes we have.

We look forward to returning to Madeira for another 5 week adventure.

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for having chosen Lido apartment during your recent visit to Funchal and for sharing your holiday experience on owners direct. It was a great pleasure to read your nice review and I highly appreciate the lovely comments about the apartment which made the difference. I am very encouraged by your lovely words of this lovely Island of Madeira. We all look forward to welcoming you back in spring 2016
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From the Owner

The main reason why i bought the apartment in this area was due to it's location as it is one the sort out locations in Madeira. Where the apartment is situated there are not many apartments and as you know Madeira is hilly this apartment location is mainly on the flat and close to the Promenade and all facilities at your door step. Another reason is the quality of the finish of the apartment which is of the highest quality and it's large Terrace.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Funchal at 23 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Bella ilha at 50 Metres Nearest Ferry : Funchal Port at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Palheiro at 5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Via Rapida at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Solar de Ajuda at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Lido Facilities, at 100 Metres Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Madeira has fantastic walk-in Levadas which are the irrigation channels built back in the 16th century to bring water from the north to the south. Whale and dolphin spotting and Marlin fishing. Festivals. 1. Flower Festival from in April 20 , 21- 2016, Famous Carnival February 2016. 3. Wine Festival In September. 4. Xmas for the amazing lights and New Year for the famous fireworks.


The apartment is within 2 minutes walking distance from the Lido pools and facilities and about 100 metres from Ponta Gorda Pools facilities. The beach nearest to the apartment is Praia Formosa a short walk away.


Funchal Airport is about 23km away, a 35 minutes taxi ride. There are various car hire companies around the lido area.


Lido is 5 minutes away from Funchal Centre or 25 minutes walk. Camara De Lobos is also about 15 minutes drive and Ribeira Brava is 25 minutes away.

Further Details:

All facilities are walking distance. Madeira has the most fascinating Levadas walks and other places of interest are Monte by Cable car and experience Monte Palace Oriental Gardens, Funchal has various museums of interest.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Nov 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Xmas & new year
20 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
6 Jan 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
21 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
40% deposit non refundable to secure the booking, and the remainder 60% is to be paid on arrival at the apartment.

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From the Owner

All facilities are at your door step. High quality apartment. Spacious apartment. Location, no hills to climb. Promenade 50 metres away and Lido pools. No need for car.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Budget
  • Family


  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 15 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, wc and bidet. Separate bathroom with shower, wc and basin.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Veranda ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Internet access Broadband included. Outside: A large terrace with chairs, table and sun loungers to relax .A large veranda and a 40m2 terrace with sun loungers, umbrellas and wooden table and chairs for al fresco dining. The terrace is slightly raised. Utility Room: Washing machine, iron, ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are changed once a week. Also beach towels are provided. Cleaning is once a week. Other: A large hall adjoining both bedrooms.

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