Top 10 Long-Term Rentals In Madeira, Portugal - Updated 2024

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Madeira is an archipelago consisting of four islands that are situated in the North Atlantic Ocean between Portugal and Morocco. It is one of the world’s leading island destinations due to its perennial summer climate, sandy beaches, and unique natural lava pools that are found islandwide.

There’s so much to see and do in Madeira that you will need to pack a bigger suitcase. Funchal, the capital of Madeira, exudes an old-town charm, which is especially visible in the Monte Palace Tropical Garden, which features a good collection of exotic plants. Do remember to try out the unique Monte Toboggan Ride hauled by local sleigh drivers, which was a common form of downhill transport for the locals in the past. If you are planning a well-deserved long break on the islands, check out our list of the top long-term rentals in Madeira, Portugal, for appropriate accommodations.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and long-term stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 29, 2024.

1. Traditional house with hot tub, Arco da Calheta (from USD 104)

Fancy experiencing the traditional vibes of a village house? Casa Leonor offers this and more and is within a 10-minute drive of the popular beaches in the area. It can comfortably house four guests as it has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

This property is unique as it has an outdoor hot tub which overlooks the sea, providing a calming and soothing spot to relax. There is also a fully fenced private garden at the back for those who fancy some fantastic views and fresh air. Monthly discounts are available for long-term stays.

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Madeira, Portugal
43 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is particularly well appointed with nice appliances and utensils
Cleanliness:
all super clean:) we would definitely come back
alexandra is very welcoming and everything is perfectly clean
Host:
superb hosts highly recommended
Location:
great location for hiking along the nearby levadas
wonderful stay with a great location and a well equipped accommodation
this is a good place to stay for some days and discover the west of this beautiful island
nice place to just relax though for a few days
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2. Beautiful townhouse surrounded by lush greenery, Ponta Do Sol (from USD 57)

This townhouse is located on the gently sloping hills in Ponta Do Sol. You can expect the aroma of banana, passionfruit and mango trees, as well as pleasant views of plantations and hills, on the balcony. The guests are free to pick the fruits as well, depending if it’s the time of harvest.

The townhouse can accommodate up to four people, with two bedrooms and a bathroom for guests’ use. For those with children, there are toys and books provided to keep them occupied. There will be discounted rates for extended stays.

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Ponta Do Sol, Madeira, Portugal
172 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast on the balcony always feels like a treat
the bedroom has a 140cm sized bed with a mattress to sleep on like an angel
the apartment was clean with a balcony and good views over the surrounding hillside and towards the sea
two spacy bedrooms and a balcony where you can have breakfast in the sunshine
the lovely kitchen - with nice view - was fully equiped
Cleanliness:
it is very clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
the apartment is clean and lovingly decorated
the whole place was very clean
the apartment is very clean and modern
Host:
very nice host super supportive and quick response :)
he is really nice host
rodrigo is an amazing host
gonçalo is a great host
goncalo is a great host
Location:
banana house is in a great location sunny and calm
great location in the sunniest part of the island
the area is very quiet and peaceful but still centrally located to discover the island
a gem in the very spot of the sunniest place of this beautiful and paradise-like island
me and my friend could not choose a better place to stay in while enjoying the island
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3. Rustic cottage with countryside vibes, Sao Vincente (from USD 119)

This cottage exudes the rustic feel of countryside living. Although it resides in a forested area, it is relatively near to Madeira’s coasts. For those who prefer tranquil surroundings, the cottage provides views of gentle hill slopes and distant houses.

It is spacious and can house up to six guests with its three bedrooms and bathrooms. It comes with a balcony and a cosy patio where you can relax. You will be delighted to know that the owner has also provided outdoor furniture and a portable barbecue grill for relaxing gatherings in the evenings. The good news is you’ll get discounted rates for long-term bookings, be it weekly or monthly stays.

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São Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
85 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage has a nice small garden with tables and chairs to eat outside and two sun loungers
beds were super comfy and communication with the hostwad perfect
good small kitchen and seating area
the interior of the house is authentic and comfortable especiaööy the bedrooms were lovely
the house is comfortable well furnished and our guests extremely welcoming
Cleanliness:
the house is lovely very clean nice beds and linen and thoughtful decoration
the house is a lovely cottage very clean and calm perfect for rest after good visiting
very clean good location nice little garden
Host:
claudia was very helpful and accommodating of our needs
he was an excellent host but we’d have appreciated a smoother start
very friendly and supportive owners who wish our stay to be perfect
Location:
very cute cottage in a very green location
great location for our week hiking around madeira
a great house at a fantastic location friendly host
really lovely house in sao vincente has everything you need and is close to the centre of the town
delightful accommodation in a stunning location
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4. Contemporary apartment for an urban getaway, Funchal (from USD 128)

Looking for a clean and well-kept apartment for an urban getaway? This rental would fit the bill and it is located in the centre of Funchal, the capital of Madeira. It can accommodate around two to three persons and comes with a queen bed and a bathroom. The living and dining areas are spacious and fitted with modern furnishings. There is a 55-inch smart TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime where you can watch your favourite shows.

The rental has a safe in which you can place your precious items. There are weekly and monthly discounts for stays of appropriate durations.

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Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
121 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was strong
the apartment is lovely super modern appliances and luxury furnishings
the apartment is so cozy well designed and everything fits together perfectly
the apartment is bigger in real than what it looks like on photos
beautiful apartment in the centre of funchal
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very clean and modern
francisco's apartment is very nicely appointed super clean and modern
the apartment is modern very clean and equipped with everything you might need
very nice comfortable and clean flat in a modern house
a bright and clean interior gives off a cozy atmosphere
Host:
francisco was also a great host
francisco is a fantastic host
nice and helpful host
francesco is a great host very helpful
francisco is a great host he met us on arrival gave us recommendations and was easily contactable
Location:
amazing apartment with perfect location in funchal
great apartment in a great location it’s right in the city center you can walk everywhere
great apartment with ideal location to visit funchal center
great apartment in walking distance to restaurants and funchal centre / promenade area
good transport links although everywhere is pretty much in walking distance
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5. Elegant and spacious apartments, Funchal (from USD 94)

This property is located in a suburban area of Funchal. As such, you can expect a more serene and quiet neighbourhood. The apartment can house up to three people and it comes with a bathroom.

You may be pleasantly surprised by the aroma of exotic plants, banana and mango fruit trees found in the common gardens. For those who love outdoor cooking, you are in luck as there is a designated area with a barbecue grill. There is also free parking provided here. Weekly and monthly discounted rates are applied to rent.

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Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
92 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment had a very good and modern equipment
we felt comfortable during our stay
Cleanliness:
it‘s super clean and just beautiful
the apartment is modern clean and very well equipped
immaculately clean fantastic helpful host
the apartment is exactly as described and just as modern and clean as the photos suggest
the place was nice and clean and denis was quick to respond at all times
Host:
denis was very nice and helpful
denis was very helpful and answered any of our questions within minutes
denis was a great host who was very friendly and gave us lots of good tips
dennis was friendly and gave us some useful tips
the host is super nice and helpful person i definitely recommend the place :)
Location:
wonderful garden very peaceful setting yet central
great place just in the fringe of funchal perfectly located
pleasure staying in your place
the place is very comfortable and well equiped
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6. Bright apartment with beach access, Calheta (from USD 93)

For those with small families, this bright and airy apartment with views of the sea and pool may just be the accommodation you need. It is located in Calheta, on the southwestern coast of Madeira.

It comes with a travel cot which is handy for those travelling with toddlers or babies. There are also children’s books and toys to keep them occupied while you cook in the kitchen. A high chair and tableware are provided for the little ones. If you need a hot bubble bath at the end of the day, you will be delighted to know that the bathroom comes with a bathtub. The apartment also comes with a balcony which has a swing chair. Discounted rates are available for bookings that are at least a week long.

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Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
87 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fully equipped kitchen large bedroom nice bathroom and a large living room
the apartment is located in a beautiful area with amazing view of the ocean
Cleanliness:
everything is clean and comfortable and the ocean view is stunning
Host:
great place and great host
ana is a great host who we could contact any time
ana is very kind caring and she also communicated with me on my mother tongue
hospitality is absolutely good and communication with ana is very direct and responsive
Location:
hi this appartment is a great place to discover the west of madeira
perfect location to explore the island and also just hang out
there's a good parking place under the building with direct entrance to the appartment
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7. Modern studio apartment with spectacular sea views, Funchal (from USD 119)

Apartment Blue Mar in Funchal offers spectacular views of the sea and pool. It can house up to four guests with its two beds and one bathroom.

Guests can take a dip in the pool and order some snacks or juices to go along. Seawater rock pools are within a short walk from the property. The apartment also comes with a bathtub if you need a hot bubble bath at the end of the day. You can expect discounted rates for weekly and monthly rentals.

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Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
229 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the apartment balcony was stunning both day and night
had a lovely week at this apartment and the views from the balcony were stunning
amazing apartment and views from the balcony both during the day and the night were awesome
this apartment is sizeable for 2 people and the view and ocean sounds are amazing
there is a huge tv with many channels and great wifi
Cleanliness:
lovely apartment spotless clean well equipped with a great aspect
it was clean cosy and small but definitely sufficient for 2 persons
apartment very clean with all you could need for a comfortable stay
the apartment was very clean and cosy with all equipment we needed
the apartment was clean and tidy and also came well equipped with cooking utensils extra towels and bedsheets
Host:
hosts extremely helpful
ligia and emma were fantastic hosts
host were amazing and responsive :)
he was so kind and on time
ligia and johnny are great hosts
Location:
great location with easy bus access to funchal
great house at a great location
nice place in a convinient location
nice place in a good location close to sea front
the location was perfect and so was my stay
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8. Stylish and pet-friendly penthouse, Funchal (from USD 190)

This penthouse is situated close to Funchal Bay, giving you magnificent views of the Atlantic ocean. The property has large windows and glass doors to maximise the amount of natural light indoors. The rental comes with a king bed and two single beds, sufficient to accommodate up to five guests.

For those with pets, you will be glad to know this property is pet friendly and there is a shared garden where you can walk your pet. For families with kids, there is a cot, a travel cot and a high chair for convenience. For those who plan to stay for a month or so, you’ll be glad to know it comes with a discounted rate.

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Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
195 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had everything we needed in the apartment (coffee laundry…) which was very nice
nice apartment with everything you needed and an excellent terrace for eating breakfast and drinking madeira wine
very clean apartment which is equipped with all amenities and the host extremely helpful highly recommended
his apartment is amazing and the best part is the outdoor patio
we would unreservedly recommend alfonso and the apartment to anyone visiting funchal
Cleanliness:
it was clean and we were also given a lot of cleaning products
it was also very clean and well kitted out
the appartment was clean and equipped
on arrival alfonso was pleasant and helpful the apartment was nice and clean also
a lovely apartment spotlessly clean and with a fantastic view
Host:
afonso was a great host
afosno was the perfect host
afonso is a very friendly host who surprised us with a present
afonso's an amazing host super helpful and friendly and full of good advice
afonso was an excellent host helpful knowledgeable and quick to respond
Location:
perfect place with ideal location
the location is great you can walk to the main attractions in funchal
it is located perfectly to get in walking distance to the harbour/old city center and shopping are
easy walking distance to funchal centre and old town
the apartment is in an ideal location
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9. Spacious cottage with a rustic feel, Santa Cruz (from USD 87)

If you are touring Santa Cruz, this cottage is ideal for stays, and it is spacious enough for a family of five. The best part is that it comes with fantastic sea views and is surrounded by mountains with lush greenery. To enjoy nature and get some sunshine with a cookout, the property comes with reclining benches, barbeque utensils and a grill. Child-friendly items are provided for parents’ convenience, including a cot, high chair and children’s cutlery.

For extended stays of a month or more, discounted rates are available.

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Santa Cruz, Madeira, Portugal
225 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable sofas easy chairs both indoors and outdoors
we appreciated the kids furniture (bed chair and several toys) and the fact that the house was clean
the house is very nice with a large kitchen and a garden wich is perfect for children
on a cloudy and/or windy day sitting outside can get less comfortable (mid-april)
our young children 2 years and 4 years old was very comfortable in the house
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and spacious
the house was very clean and nice
the house is also great it is very clean and you have everything you need
the house is very spacious and clean but most of all it is soooo peaceful
Host:
humberto was a truly wonderful host
humberto is a warm and generous host
great hospitality very kind person
the host is very kind and helpful
humberto gracious host met madeira bread fruit
Location:
the location suited us very well
a beautiful place hidden among the mountains and trees just 15 minutes drive from the airport
very pleasant house perfect location and view
easy to get to many places by car
the location is better than anything we wished for we would have loved to stay longer
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10. Elegant rental with hot tub, Arco da Calheta (from USD 103)

Be blown away by the panoramic views that this rental can offer. Located in Arco da Calheta, the rental has a private balcony from where you can see great views of the coast. You can also admire the glorious sunset from the balcony. You can similarly enjoy great views of the entire cityscape while you take a relaxing dip in the hot tub.

The apartment comes with a functional kitchen equipped with an oven, toaster, blender, stove and coffeemaker. Discounts are available for weekly and monthly stays.

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Arco da Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
127 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is strong
i was able to work remotely with strong wifi internet here
the apartment was nice and the view was beautiful
lovely view and apartment would absolutely go back
but the apartment had a beautiful sundown view
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and welcoming
the place was clean and comfortable and the neighborhood was quiet
it is very clean and has everything you need
the apartment itself was clean well equipped and had a nice bathroom
spacious clean apartment with a magnificent view of the ocean and mountains
Host:
the host was very friendly and treated us with complementary snacks and wine which we very much enjoyed
would recommend cláudia (the host) was also very helpful and only a text away the entire time
special mention to the jacuzzi and a big thank you to clàudia who is very welcoming and friendly
Location:
ideal place to stay in order to see the whole island
a great place to stay in madeira
the apartment is also quite isolated so perfect if you are looking for a quiet and private space
even though the street has a huge climb it is quite easy to drive there
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Have the vacation of a lifetime in Madeira

With such beautiful coastal scenery and a wide variety of outdoor activities in Madeira, what are you waiting for? Book your long overdue vacation and take your pick from our list of recommended long-term rentals in Madeira for a great stay.

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