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Peaceful Top Floor Apartments With Two Balconies W/ Nice Landscape And Sea Views - Cambridge LEFT



Updated: 08-Nov-2016
Two Top Floor Apartments in Funchal Centre, South Coast Madeira - Peaceful Location In Funchal Centre, 10 Minutes Walk From The Cathedral Or The Marin

Two Top Floor Peaceful Apartments in Funchal Centre Both with Two Balconies: Cambridge Left and Cambridge Right. They have recently been restored. They are very quiet although they are in the centre of Funchal. For larger groups both units can be rented together. There is an adjoining door connecting both apartments, living room to living room. So the adjacent apartments are available individually or are ideal for four couples holidaying together whilst enjoying their own place. Each apartment has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 balconies with nice views of the Madeira landscape and the sea. The apartment RIGHT has another small bedroom with a sofa double bed. Two bedrooms have doors opening onto one of the balconies with views over the rooftops, the mountains, the church and a glimpse of the sea. They are situated in Funchal Centre, just behind La Vie Shopping Centre including a 9h/24h pharmacy and a supermarket opened every day of the week. Even though the apartment is close to the centre it is quiet in the evenings and through the night. 10 minutes flat walking distance from the Cathedral, the Park, the Ritz Café, the Theatre Café or the Marina where most buses stop. Car parking is in the street by pay meters or in a non-expensive secure car park in the building next door.

Details for holiday apartment Cambridge LEFT, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

Comfortable And Quiet Two Bedroom Apartment In Funchal Centre

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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 comfortable apartment, and that you will enjoy the beautiful Madeira.

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Speaks English, Portuguese

Guestbook comments from the owner

Elsa hat uns nach Absprache vom Flughafen abgeholt und uns gleich viel über Funchal und Madeira erzählt. In der Wohnung hat sie uns alles gezeigt und sich viel Zeit genommen, uns über Restaurants und interessante Sightseeing Punkte in und um Funchal zu informieren. Wir hatten einen superschönen Aufenthalt und überlegen schon, bald mal wiederzukommen! Die Wohnung ist sehr großzügig geschnitten und geschmackvoll eingerichtet, so dass man sich sofort zuhause fühlt. Die Betten waren übrigens superbequem, ich habe besser als zuhause geschlafen :-) In der Nähe des Apartments ist ein riesiges Einkaufszentrum, in dem man bis 10 uhr abends einkaufen kann. Auch kleine Cafes und Restaurants sind ganz in der Nähe, so dass man nachts bequem heimlaufen kann. Wenn man vom Apartment gerade runter Richtung Meer läuft (ca. 5-10 min), kommt man direkt zur schönen Marina, wo man im Beerhouse gemütlich bei einem Cocktail oder selbstgebrauten Bier sitzen kann und einen herrlichen Blick über ganz Funchal hat. Wenn man in der Altstadt ausgehen will, läuft man ca. 15-20 minuten. Busse und die Gondel zum Monte sind auch nicht weit weg. Alles in allem hatten wir einen perfekten in Funchal!”
Oct 2016
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13 Reviews

based on 13 holidaymaker reviews


A great apartment with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very big. You can definitely find everything you can think of in this flat. The kitchen is fully equipped with lots of plates, jars, pots, etc. There is even a baby pram and a car seat in the apartment. A wide variety of tourist information leaflets and other literature in different languages could be found in the living room. The location is also very convenient, close to everything and to a big supermarket as well. There is also a car park right next to the block of flats for a cheap price.

Elsa is a very friendly person and a great driver. She offered us a transfer to/from the airport even though our flights were late at night and early in the morning. She has also explained everything about the city, sightseeing, tue island, restaurants and etc. It was a pleasure to meet her and very easy ro communicate with.

Would definitely recommend this apartment to others.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The Elsa's Apartment (Right, 3 rooms), is amazing and beautiful. The apartment is located very near to the The Vie mall and marina. The apartment is full-equipped, very confortable, very clean and very beautiful. Elsa was very nice, and she explained touristic places in Madeira. If I come back with my family to Madeira, I would go back to the Elsa's apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gabriel for your nice review. I look forward to have you and your Family as my guests again.
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Large spacious apartment with lovely views .

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic very spacious apartment. Stayed in the apartments last year ,returned again this year and would recommend the apt. You just walk out the door and are in the heart of it all although still in a quiet location.The apartment has everything and Elsa the owner is lovely ,very helpful ,informative, and we arranged airport transfers with her.Madeira is a beautiful island ,friendly people ,very clean and I shall return again .

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very cosy and big flat

  • 5 of 5

Elsa ist eine äußerst freundliche und zugleich unkomplizierte Vermieterin. Sie holte uns vom Flughafen ab und machte gleich eine kleine Stadtrundfahrt durch Funchal mit uns. Die Wohnung ist liebevoll und komfortabel eingerichtet und mit allem Notwendigen ausgestattet. Sie bietet genug Platz für vier Erwachsene. Wir haben uns sehr sehr wohl gefühlt und können einen Aufenthlat in Elsas Wohnung sehr empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Martin for your nice review. It will be a pleasure having you and your friends again as my guests.
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Centrally located luxury apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was nicely furnished and well equipped for our stay over the Christmas period. It was very comfortable and benefitted from the lovely views of the mountains and the sea from the balconies. The photos give a true impression of the accommodation. The beds were very comfortable and there was plenty of towels provided. The apartment was about 10 minutes walk from the Cathedral and 5 minutes walk to La Vie shopping mall with a Pingo Douce supermarket. This was our second visit to Funchal and we will be returning next year. Elsa was very helpful - we were very late in arriving due to a delayed flight. She also provided transfers and a lot of local information. She speaks English very well. We recommend the Cambridge apartment and will be looking forward to coming again

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jean for your nice comment. It is very helpful. I will be looking forward to your next coming.
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Very good holiday in Elsa's apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was as described and as the photos. We liked the balconies and sat there every day! The kitchen was well equipped and there was enough crockery - in some apartments if you have the dishwasher on you have to wait for it to finish to have a drink! The bedrooms are large and have loads of storage space, The apartment is well situated for restaurants and a large supermarket in the shopping centre nearby. We tried several restaurants but particularly liked Espaco Funchal on Rua Carreira - a couple of minutes walk - and we tried Portugese dishes such as Espada fish and Espetada.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Margareth for your review! Hope to have you as my guest again.
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From the Owner

The apartment is in a fantastic location in Funchal Centre and at the same time in a quiet place. There is every facility we may need and are surrounded by everyday local life but only minutes away from La Vie Shopping Centre with supermarket, bakery and taxi rank and only a 5 minute walk from the Marina, beautiful parks, the Cathedral and restaurants. It is also very sunny and with two balconies with views over the rooftops, the church and the sea.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Madeira International Airport at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Mercearia Dª Mécia &lots in the immediate vicinity at 500 Metres Nearest Ferry : Funchal Port at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Palheiro Golf at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Via rapida exit 11 at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Sabores Alentejanos&lots in the immediate vicinity at 50 Metres Nearest Beach : Praia Formosa (or Barreirinha Beach Complex 2km) at 5 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Madeira events to look out for:

Madeira Walking Festival


Carnival Festivities


Entertainment downtown

Allegoric Carnival Parade

Slapstick Parade

Madeira Flower Festival


Entertainment downtown

The Wall of Hope Ceremony

Allegoric Flower Parade

Flower Auto-Classic Parade

Madeira Island Open Golf (PGA European Tour)

Funchal Atlantic Fireworks Festival

Every Saturday June

Madeira Jazz Festival


Madeira Wine Festival


Entertainment downtown

Live Harvest in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos

Columbus Festival - Porto Santo Island


Madeira Nature Festival


End of the Year Madeira Festivities

Dec 1- Beginning of the Illuminations downtown

Dec 8 - Jan 7- General Illumination of Funchal Amphitheatre

Dec 23 - Market Night

Dec 31 - New Year’s Eve Firework Display

Jan 5 – “Chants of Epiphany” – Municipal Gardens


20 minutes pleasant walk from Barreirinha Beach Complex that is located near the Old City and the Market. Other resorts as Clube de Turismo, Ponta Gorda Beach are 30 min walk away. Here you can access the sea, they have sun loungers, changing rooms and the water is crystal clear. Other Madeira beaches are all pebble, with the exception of a few which have black sand and a couple with golden sand (Calheta Beach and Machico Beach) which you can access by car in 30 minutes.


Funchal airport is about 20 Km from the apartment. Travel time by car is approximately 20-25 minutes. It is not essential to hire a car as buses are frequent and cheap. Excursions are the best way to tour this beautiful island. Going out of town, the fishing village of Câmara de Lobos is about 15 minutes away. The Botanical Garden, Quinta Blandy/Palheiro Ferreiro, Monte Palace are a must for gardening enthusiasts.


You are in the centre of Funchal town, right next to the Theatre, the Park and the Cathedral. Within 5 minutes walk to the Marina where most buses stop and the La Vie Shopping Centre with a 24h chemist´s and a large supermarket. 20 minutes by foot far from the Market, the Old City, the Cable Car and Barreirinha Beach Complex. 5 minutes from the Harbour with lots of restaurants and excursions. There are also many nice restaurants nearby: Sabores Alentejanos, Celeiro, Combatentes, etc.

Madeira has the most fascinating walk-in Levadas which are the irrigation channels built back between 16th and 20th centuries to bring water from the North to the South. Whale and dolphin spotting and marlin fishing. To discover Madeira at its best we supply you some guides for free.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
SALE 2016 !!
28 Nov 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Festive Season
19 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jan 2017 - 3 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Flower Festival
4 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 May 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Festive Season
18 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Jun 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
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

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

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

Notes on prices: Rate given is based on 2 people sharing. Extra persons are charged 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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 08-Nov-2016
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family


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


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • city centre
  • near the sea


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • 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

Floor Area

  • 120 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • 2 bathrooms, one en-suite to main bedroom with toilet, bath with shower and the other with enclosure shower and toilet. Bath towels and beach towels provided. Also toilet paper, liquid soap and hairdryer supplied.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 2 bedrooms, one with a queen double bed and the other one is very large with 2 single beds and a sofa bed. With a window opening onto the balcony with beautiful views over the rooftops, the mountains, the church and the sea. The main bedroom with ensuite has a ceiling fan and large wardrobes .


  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • A sofa double bed is available in the large second bedroom making the total occupancy 6. Cot and high chair supplied on request. The apartment is suitable for the elderly.

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