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Great Apartment W A Balcony W Stunning Sea Views In Excellent Location - MARINA

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Sunshine Bedroom Apartment Overlooking Marina

2 bedroom apartment with a large balcony with superb view over the marina and the sea.

Perfect location in the centre of Funchal right next to the Theatre, the Park and the Ritz and Theatre Cafes. Within 5 minutes from the Cathedral or Marina where most buses stop and the La Vie Shopping Centre that opens every day (with a 9h/24h pharmacy and a large supermarket in the bottom floor). No car is necessary but if you rent one there is a private paid park in the building.

The market is 15 minute walk.

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Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2017

About Elsa

I am a teacher, mother of two, and I live in Funchal, 10 minutes from this apartment.

I hope you will feel at home in my light and comfortable apartment and that will you enjoy the beautiful Madeira.

Elsa purchased this apartment in 1982

Why Elsa chose Funchal

The apartment is spacious and comfortable ideally situated overlooking the harbour. The balcony is sunny with amazing views out to the sea, fabulous for watching all the cruise ships coming and going. It´s so close to so many attractions and just a short walk (10 mins) to the Old Town where all the restaurants are found.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We totally enjoyed our eight nights in Funchal, it is a fantastic apartment with a nice view. The kitchen/washing machine were a bliss for us, you can totally enjoy Funchal and the Island without a rental car just taking tours via companies. Great restaurants, shops, cafes and bars are in walking distance. If we go to Funchal again, we would take Elsa´s apartment again! Enjoy it :)
May 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in São Martinho in Madeira

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The bathrom has recently been restored and has a large walk in shower. Bath towels and beach towels provided. Liquid soap povided. Hairdryer supplied.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Sleeps 4/5 2 bedrooms, one with a queen double comfortable bed and the other one with 2 single beds, bedside tables, wardrobes and large windows and doors opening to the balcony with a view over the sea and Marina of Funchal. The main bedroom has a ceiling fan.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • 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
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: A sofa bed is available in the living room making the total occupancy 5. Outside: A large balcony with canopy where you can enjoy complete privacy and a great view of the sea with the cruise ships arriving and departing from the harbour. Perfect to enjoy alfresco dining with a large table and wicker chairs. Also the perfect place to watch the fireworks every Saturdays in June in the balcony (as the fire works are at the sea) or on New Year´s Eve in the terrace of the building (as the fireworks are at the amphitheatre of Funchal).


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)


Lovely Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This cosy apartment is in an excellent location, close to all amenities, with a lovely view of the marina in Funchal. Access to public transport was close by and good value to all parts of the Island. The wifi in the apartment worked well and was useful for planning our trips. Elsa, the apartment owner, picked us up from the airport and also arranged for her friend to take us back as she was away. We can highly recommend this apartment to anyone planning a holiday to Madeira and would not hesitate to stay here again if visiting in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review. Hope to have you as my guests again :)
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Best view in Funchal

  • 4 of 5

Just returned from another excellent holiday in this apartment. Thanks for everything Elsa, see you next year.

Mike and Gill

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Sea-view apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent holiday apartment, with a great balcony overlooking the Marina and Sea-port. Elsa has very good taste, so the interior design is very pleasing. Everything is provided for your stay, and the central location makes this a great base for exploring, bus trips etc. This is the second time we have booked this, and will certainly book again if it is free. Elsa is very easy to do business with, very professional-we had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you George and Jo for the nice review! I´m happy that you had a great time in my apartment and enjoyed your holidays. I´m waiting for your next stay :-)
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Review from Barbro and Per-Ake Eklof

  • 5 of 5

We have lived in the apartment four weeks per year for four years. It is a wounderfull apartment with the best location in Funchal. It is very equipped, you can find all you need. Elsa Always ask the guests if they need something more. The apartment is Always tidy and yhe ckeaning lady is very nice. The apartment is located on 7th floor eith a weiew from the balcony and all the windows facing the sea and Cruise ships only 500 meters from the balcony. The property has a very frendly doorkeeper and the door is looked during evenings, nights and weekends. The apartment is located right in center near shops, restaurants and cafes.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Barbro and Per-Aker for your nice review!
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Central, clean with great views of the marina.

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed in this apartment for at least three times!

We find the apartment clean, with facilities that make it a home from home.

Its position is ideal for Funchal, with its many shops and restaurants only a brief walk away.

Elsa the landlady is very helpful and provides a personal service to make anyone welcome.

The view from the apartment's balcony provides entertainment and interest at all times. Well worth a stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Peter for your nice review. See you and Charlotte and your Mother next time!
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breath taking views

  • 5 of 5

Property was clean and tidy ,and had wifi ...elsa is a lovely person and very helpful to us .only disappointment for me no were to lie in sunshine ,but plenty of room to sit on bolcany ..wonderful food love the ritz ,and icecream wonderful ..fully recommend elsa appartment so near everything .5star elsa ...

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maria for your nice review! Now I have deck chairs to lie in the sunshine :-)
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
SALE 2017 !!
1 Jul 2017 - 10 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
SALE 2017 !!
31 Aug 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Festive Season 2017
18 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jan 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Flower Festival 2018
9 Apr 2018 - 6 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 May 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Festival Season 2018
17 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Notes on prices: Rate given is based on 2 people sharing. Extra persons €70/week or €15 per night if less than a week. 1st child under 12 years old at the time of check out free of charge, 2nd and 3rd child fifty percent discount. Please contact the owner for rates on long term lets or any specific requirements. Booking can be secured by email and confirmed on receipt of 30% deposit.

Booking Notes:
Minimum booking of 1 week (if less required, please contact us). Booking for 2 to 4 guests are welcome. Another person can stay in the sofa bed.

Changeover Day:Arrivals and departures depending on other bookings can be flexible. Changeover days are also flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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