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Penthouse apartment with the best ocean and moutain view

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,356 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Penthouse apartment by Formosa beach, Funchal - Sunny and Peaceful Location, with private terrace, swimming pool and direct access to the Beach

This penthouse apartment is situated in Funchal (Reg. Nr. 24787/AL) at Formosa beach, with an amazing view to the Atlantic Ocean and direct access to the beach. To profit the mild climate of Madeira island, you can enjoy the sun and the sea view relaxing at the sun chairs at the apartment terrace or choose to take a swim in the swimming pool or in the sea. With the advantage of having everything you need at a walking distance, you have also nearby a coffee shop and a local fish restaurant just 2 minutes minutes walking.

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
11 May, 2017

About N.Figueiredo

I'm a Madeira lover and they would like to share my apartment with you in order you can have the best holidays as possible here!

Why N.Figueiredo chose Funchal

It is an amazing apartment in an unique location by the sea! It has everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay taking profit of the mild climate of the island and its amazing view (the best views of the complex).

What makes this apartment unique

Very spacious apartment (130 m2!) with a private balcony and a private rooftop terrace over the sea (it is really neaby the sea!). A very comfortable and modern apartment in a quiet and unique location!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We really enjoyed Madeira and the apartment was exactly what we needed. Thank you also for all you did for us, your help made the holiday much more enjoyable and we got to see much more of the island with your recommendations. We will definitely return to Madeira - and when we do, we'll get in touch." Jerry and Andrea (England)

"We all really enjoyed staying at the apartment. It was wonderful to look out every morning and see, smell and hear the sea, not something we can do often living near London! Thank you for your help with making our short break run so smoothly. We had some lovely memorable moments, not least the little fishes in the lido tickling our feet! Madeira is a lovely island and hopefully we will come back for another visit some day and enjoy more Maderian hospitality." So Lin, Tony and Jay (England)
Nov 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in São Martinho in Madeira

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1356 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 1 spacious ensuite bathroom with 2 lavatories, bath and bidet. 1 spacious second bathroom with lavatory, bath and bidet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Spacious bedrooms with big wardrobe. The master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and balcony with sea view.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Outside: Spacious private rooftop terrace and balcony over the ocean with great view to the beach and to the swimming pool. Sun chairs and garden table. The city centre is only 10 minutes by car from the apartment. Just nearby you have coffee shops and restaurants with esplanades by the sea, other shops and supermarkets only 10 minutes walking from the apartment. Just in front of the apartment you have the Formosa beach and from here you can walk to Lido area (with natural swimming pools and a walking path along the sea with more coffee shops and restaurants along the way) or, to the other side, you can walk until Câmara de Lobos, a fishermen village (good to eat fresh fish) just 2,2 Km far along the beach. Utility Room: Clothes washing machine. Iron and board, dry clothes stand. Vacuum cleaner. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, linen and final cleaning included.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)


Lovely apartment with beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5

Greeted and looked after by a friendly informative host Niara. Great views from the apartment which overlooks the beach and beautiful sunsets. Well equipped apartment with added bonus of private roof terrace. Would highly recommend and hope to be back one day soon.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Paul! You will always welcome! I hope to see you soon too!
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Lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

Me and my husband came for New Year's Eve which is well worth a trip the fireworks are a amazing. The apartment is fantastic all we needed very spacious by the sea it's about a 30 - 40 min walk into Funchal which we did every day then got a taxi back which was about 10 to 12 euros . Lido is about 20 mins walk with lots of restaurants and bars there's a great Indian there called tajmahal . Niara was very helpful nothing was to much trouble she arranged are transfer from the airport which I would recommend she told us lots of places to eat and drink we had a lovely time would stay again .

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much! It was all my pleasure help you to have the best holidays as possible! In fact the apartment is very well situated and you can find restaurants and coffee shops at a short walking distance, as well as a supermarket just nearby. I really hope I can welcome you again in a near future!
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Great apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent a most enjoyable 10 days in this lovely apartment - falling asleep to the sound of the sea. Everything we needed for 4 of us, lovely to have the balcony (and the roof terrace) to enjoy the lovely November weather. Can thoroughly recommend taking a jeep safari with the owner's partner, Miguel - brilliant way of seeing the island and finding out all about it. Great tips from both of them for local restaurants, many within walking distance of the apartment. So looking forward to coming back again some time.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words! It was all my pleasure! In fact November is a good month in Madeira island, with a good weather along the south coast! (even today, November 20th, feels like summer time with 23 C!). It was a great pleasure have met all of you and I looking much forward to your next visit too!
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A first class apartment in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely apartment in an equally lovely location. Niara arranged our airport transfers by taxi at a special rate. She was so helpful before and throughout our stay. We loved the local bar where the tables and stools were made from pallets and the fish restaurant next door served great food. Funchal is a short bus ride away and the walk to Camera de Lobos takes about 40 minutes with friendly beach bars on the way. I would highly recommend the apartment and location.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Penthouse Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this immaculate apartment, which is located right on Formosa Beach for 1 week. It is a truly spacious penthouse, beautifully equipped, fantastic views wherever you look and a quiet nights sleep is also guaranteed. Niara met us at the apartment and also arranged airport transfers for us. She is an excellent host and is happy to organise trips out and offer advice on delightful Madeira. Her fabulous husband Miguel took us out on a jeep trip and showed us some of the real Madeira. His knowledge and passion for the island is incredible. As well as a jeep trip we enjoyed an easy 10K levada walk through stunning scenery and also a catamaran trip to see many of the local dolphins. The cable care to Monte and the incredible gardens is also another enjoyable visit.

Had we not been so busy and wanted to have a relaxing holiday, the apartment has the largest balcony I have ever seen for sunbathing and also an upstairs rooftop area. When the sun gets to its strongest, there are canopies to open to give a bit of shade! The pool was quiet during August and there were always sunbeds available.

There are a number good places to eat within a 5 minute walk which include a very popular fish restaurant, there is also Chinese, Mexican, Indian and Italian cuisines as well. There are also two good supermarkets close by for groceries and a good selection of wines.

The frequent bus service will get you into the centre of Funchal in 10 minutes, to enjoy the visitor attractions, shops and restaurants. Highlight of our day was each evening sitting on the balcony, glass of wine in our hands, recounting our exciting day and watching the most wonderful sunsets we have ever seen. A perfect ending in our perfect penthouse. Thank you Niara and Miguel.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for such kind words! You do not forget anything! I'm very happy you've enjoyed your stay so much! It was a great pleasure have met and welcome you and I'm already here waiting for your next visit!
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Great apartment and location for family holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Madeira, and it won't be our last.

We stayed in Niara's beach-front apartment for 2 weeks.

The photos and description of the property are very accurate. If anything they didn't do this place justice, as the location right on the beach was fantastic.

The property was perfectly clean and maintained.

Niara should give lessons on hosting holiday properties! She was very helpful in the build-up and provided lots of advice. Even while we were there, Niara always responded to emails about local restaurants etc.

As well as eating out, we like to self-cater and try the local produce. The cooking facilities in the apartment were more than adequate.

It is a 10 minute walk to the local supermarket (which involves quite a few steep steps) but it is a very pretty walk, and it never bothered us. In fact the walk involves a pedestrian tunnel that looks into a sea-cave, and the best sunsets at the right time of day!

We didn't bother with a hire car, as the bus service on the island is very good.

We would also recommend Miguel's jeep tour, but be sure to book it in advance. It was a perfect way to see the island early in the holiday. Miguel knows all about the island - and especially entertained us with some of the wildlife!

We would recommend this apartment, and will probably go back again.

As well as the jeep tour, we really enjoyed the Mountain biking (Free Ride Madeira - the guided descent we took was not for beginners but spectacular - 6 hours riding with a break for lunch), scuba diving experience (Madeira Divepoint, Carlton Hotel - for beginners as well as experienced divers) and the indoor Karting in Funchal (For complete beginners!).

We also tried a guided walk from the second highest peak to the highest. Would recommend walking boots for this, and very worthwhile. Spectacular paths carved into the rock above the clouds.... My 15 year old daughter doesn't have a very good head for weights but managed this walk fine.

After a two week stay there were still a few attractions that we didn't try, and will have them on the list for the next trip to Madeira.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for you kind words! I'm happy to know you have enjoyed your holiday and your stay! It was a great pleasure have met you and you familly and I'm sure we will meet each other again in a near future! We will always be here for you!
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas & New Year
21 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit payment with 25% is required to secure the reservation.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day flexible.

If changeover on the same day, clients are requested to leave the property before 10h00 am and new arrivals can check-in after 2h30pm.

Notes on prices:
The prices above are in Euros, based in 7 nights staying.
Special prices for longer stays. Please ask

Prices based on 2 people stay.

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