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Luxury Funchal Apartment - Central Location Close To Restaurants & All Amenities

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Apartment in Funchal, Madeira South Coast, Portugal - Easy Access To Local Beaches And Swimming Facilities, With Mountain & Sea Views

This family-owned apartment is situated in the heart of the Island’s capital Funchal, and within the fashionable Savoy hotel tourist district. A very spacious 3-bedroom apartment, it has been recently refurbished with both style and comfort in mind and caters for those who are looking for that special holiday combined with the privacy and freedom of a 'home abroad'. The apartment will comfortably sleep up to 6 people, with 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite), a large kitchen/diner, a reception hall and lounge, and balconies, the largest of which has a partial sea view. This light and airy 3rd floor apartment boasts 5 balconies which are all served by the sun at different times of the day throughout the year, ensuring that there is always a comfortable and cooling retreat from the year-round sunshine should it be needed. Full parquet flooring throughout and ventilated window shutters combine to maintain a comfortable temperature inside the apartment, even on the hottest days.

Sarah Akhtar
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 June, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in São Martinho in Madeira

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • town
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Main bathroom - comprises of a bath, with connected shower fitting and curtain, sink, large mirror, wc and bidet. Large frosted window allows plenty of natural light. En-suite bathroom (bedroom 2) - equipped with a power shower room, sink, wc and bidet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - spacious room, double bed, large balcony, views of West Funchal and the Atlantic Ocean Bedroom 2 - large room, double bed, en-suite bathroom Bedroom 3 - double bed, balcony Bedroom 4 - 2 single beds, large balcony, views of the Atlantic Oce
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The apartment is very spacious and is suitable for guests of all ages, including children. Outside: Apartmento Princessa Dona Amelia is situated amongst a large number of local amenities and places for entertainment and leisure. There is a small grocery store located across the road and a larger supermarket under 5 minutes walk away. The closest pool is at the Bright Star Hotel, which is right next to the apartment. Use of the hotel’s pool costs % Euros per person, sun loungers and access to its outside bar and refreshments facilities. The apartment has a large selection of highly recommended restaurants, cafes and bars all situated within a few minutes walk. The tourist information desk is located a minute away from the apartment, making it very convenient to gather details of the island, tours and activities. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bedlinen will be changed weekly as a standard service, however, a daily maid / house keeper service is available upon request and at a small additional cost, paid locally. Other: Apartment has 5 balconies, the main balcony has a superb view across the west of Funchal (including the famous Savoy and Reid’s hotels) and of course the glistening Atlantic Ocean.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)


Absolute Gem

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful apartment at the beginning of July. It was just me and my Husband and we were spoiled with such spacious and tastefully decorated accommodation !

It's in a convenient location and remarkably quiet, we absolutely loved sitting out on the main balcony (1 of 5 ) just chilling watching the world go by. The little Shop just a minute away came in very handy for the wine to be consumed that evening!!!

We walked into the Center which took us about 15 minutes. There are plenty of shops and a nice big supermarket, we didn't feel the need to take a bus or taxi as we enjoyed cutting through the beautiful Santa Catarina Park. We also paid a couple of visits to the Lido which is lovely and clean. There is a walk you can do which goes along the coastline to Camara de Lobos, Which takes in some stunning views.

We have never been to Madeira before and we can't wait to come back, lots to do like the cable cars to Monte, the Gardens,catamaran trips to see Dolphins and Jeep safaris.

The apartment is very large and the photos really don't do it justice, as mentioned earlier it is beautifully decorated and it was a pleasure to spend time here, felt like I was very posh in the big main bedroom.

On the main balcony there is a lovely view toward the ocean, on our next Visit we will bring our family to this lovely highly recommended apartment.

Many thanks to Sarah who was very very helpful in all communications a pleasure to deal with !!!!

Madeira is a beautiful , stunning island and we have both fallen in love with it, we've never been to the same place twice. We will be sure to return more than once.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Spacious clean comfortable apartment

  • 4 of 5

Apartment is well situated with good restaurants nearby and small shop for essentials. Bathrooms well equipped with excellent showers. Comfortable beds. Plenty of storage and very spacious rooms. We met Sarah on the last day and she is delightful. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in Madeira and will most likely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great taste all through the property

  • 5 of 5

It's as described however I was unable to make true use of the apartment as on our arrival my companion suffered a stroke. I therefore cannot truely comment. What I will say is that Sarah came to the rescue in calling an ambulance and offering to help in any way. She was I believe genuinely concerned and phoned on several occasions for updates. I think if she hadn't been there I would have taken longer to call an ambulance and in these cases speed is of the essence, so therefore 5 stars and a public thank you.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic spacious apatment.

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment with very comfortable beds and everything you need if you want to eat in. It's location is ideal, you can easily walk to the Old Town or the other way to the Lido area in about 20 minutes. There's a good choice of restaurants, cafes and pubs within a few minutes walk. I had a hire car and was always able to find a parking space nearby, 61 cents an hour between 08:00 and 20:00 but free overnight.

I highly recommend this apartment if you are visiting Madeira.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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comfort and style

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is in a great location if you want to be near town. The steps at the bottom of the road lead directly to the start of the harbour. Walk to the top of the road and you are on the main road leading to the lido areas and from there, the promenade walk that goes right along to the forum area. This walk is extremely pleasant and there are restaurants and bars along the way.

The apartment is very spacious and very stylish but unlike some stylish apartments I have stayed in, it is also extremely comfortable. The beds are very comfortable with good quality cotton bedding and the wet rooms are modern and well appointed.

There are a couple of nice restaurants near by if you can't be bothered going into town. We liked the Italian Bernini restaurant and Casa del Penha which was excellent.

Sarah is really lovely to deal with and answered all our questions promptly. The price for the apartment is very reasonable considering it is actually 4 bedrooms. The area is quite bustling during the day but very quiet at night. We had lovely sleeps. Very nice main balcony to sit and watch the world go by. We will return.

Thankyou Sarah.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Never fails to impress!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third visit and we enjoyed it as much as the first. This apartment is in a great location, close to public transport with several restaurants nearby. The standard of furnishings is exceptional and the little personal touches make it stand out. It is well maintained and the cleaning service is excellent. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to either a couple or a family. We hope to return for another visit.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
10 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
Standard price
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Minimum booking of 1 week (if less required; contact us). Bookings for 2 to 8 guests are welcome. A deposit of 25% of full the total booking is required at reservation. The remaining balance to be paid in full 60 days prior to arrival. An additional £150 must be paid in advance for any damages. This is fully refunded if there are no damages. All payments by Bank Transfer. Please contact us for further details.

Changeover Day:
In the event of a changeover day we would normally expect 12 pm Checkout time for guests leaving and 3pm to 4pm Check-in for new guests arriving. These times are, however, flexible, according to circumstances.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds for two people.
Extra persons are charged at £100.00 per person per week.

Last minute and long term rentals are welcome.
Please contact us for special prices on long term rentals.
Booking Conditions:
• A deposit of 30% of the total cost is required to confirm your booking. This deposit is non-refundable & constitutes
acceptance of the booking conditions.
• All bookings will be placed on a first come first served basis and can only be confirmed upon receiving the booking deposit of 30%.
• All outstanding balance due, must be paid in full no later than 8 weeks prior to the start of the holiday.
• An additional security deposit £150.00 shall be required as a breakages deposit. This shall be refunded in full upon your return,
once the apartment has been checked.
• Payment of bookings are to be made by Bank Transfer.
• Cancellations - Advance notice of cancellations equates to the following (not inclusive of booking deposit):
Up to 8 weeks notice – no cancellation charge
4-8 weeks notice – 50% of rate refunded
2-4 weeks notice – 25% of rate refunded
Less than 2 weeks notice – no refund
No Pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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