Being the largest city of the Madeira Islands in Portugal, a weekend won’t be enough for a vacation to Funchal. This city has a lot to offer to tourists and travelers and you’ll learn from the local culture and people. Pico do Arieiro is one of the main attractions if you love sightseeing and beautiful views. If you love museums or art, visit the Caravel Art Center and the Universo de Memorias Joao Carlos Abreu museum. And, of course, if you love the beaches, you can visit Marina Bay and have fun snorkeling and swimming. For an even better experience, stay in one of these Airbnb vacation rentals in the Funchal area.
Sitting atop a hill, this simple Mediterranean home offers a stunning view of the city and the bay. It’s an easy walk towards town, which is only two minutes away. Almost everything here is a walking distance, including popular attractions in the city, restaurants and bars. This home offers basic amenities, such as Wi-Fi, hot water, parking and some essentials. Guests aren’t allowed to use the kitchen, so make sure you get some food stocked in the apartment. If you want to relax, they have a garden with beautiful views outside.
ShaggyFunchal, Madeira, Portugal
Top guest reviewsbeautiful view from the apartmentthe apartment is nice modern and cozy and you have an outstanding view from the terracegyrs place was brilliant super comfy bed quiet neighborhood and great views of funchalthe apartment is very good value for money it offers a great view of madeira at night and daythe view is awesome as the apartment is located in the high area of funchalwell clean and organizedthe apartment is clean and chicclean and basic as he describesthe place was clean and airynice and clean apartment with everything you need
Host:attentive and very helpful for all our questionsgrys was a fantastic hostthe host very accomodating and relaxedgrys is a great host very helpfulgrys was a friendly host and was readily available to answer any questionsRead more reviewsthe location was amazinglocation is close to pretty much everythinggreat location for getting around funchalthe location was great just a short walk into the city centrelocation is perfect to explore funchal
Everything you need is right here – a magnificent view of the city of Funchal and the bay, a balcony for relaxing or sunbathing, a lovely dining area and an equipped kitchen. This home is ideal for both shorter and longer stays, for it offers plenty of amenities. They include Wi-Fi, cable TV, household essentials, hot water, a travel crib for kids and parking. When you’re in town, make sure you explore Madeira Island, which is simply breathtaking. There’s so much to see here and, although the apartment is located atop a hill, it’s easy to walk to the city.
Funchal top viewFunchal, Madeira, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was extremely comfortable with excellent views over the seareally nice apartment with great view of funchalsuperb view from balcony even from bed you will see great view area is quiet and peacefullour stay at christina’s apartment was fantasticthe apartment also had free wifi and the bed was so comfortablethe place was really clean and privatethe flat itself was clean and well equipped and comfortablenice little flat in funchal heights clean & accessiblethe apartment was beautiful and super cleanher place is clean and cosy we felt like at home
Host:our host was great and answered any questions we hadcristina was a great host and very hospitablecristina was a great host and together with her husband showed us excellent hospitality throughout our staycristina is both very professional and very friendly hostcristina and her husband are great hostsRead more reviewssn excellent little supermarket close bynice and quiet location and easy to access downtown funchalfantastic location with plenty of parkingthe location is perfect it's quiet and you not far away from the center and the seathis apartment is in a great location for the super fit (although there are regular buses for the rest)
Luxury living is at its finest in this apartment, situated right next to the beautiful central garden called the Jardim Municipal. If you love the arts, the Baltazar Dias theatre is right next to it, as well. This luxurious home overlooks the beautiful bay. Guests will have a welcome gift upon arrival and access to the entire home, too.
The hosts can give you good recommendations on the best places to visit and other tourist information you’ll need. The kitchen is fully equipped, yet you’ll be close to restaurants that offer international cuisine. By far, this home is one of the best in Funchal.
Central Garden,heart city,quiet square,marina,AC,PFunchal, Madeira, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthe apartment has a garage and a lift and wonderful views across the gardens in the squaretwo balconies two jet stream bath tubs wooden floors marble bathrooms huge tv screen etcthe apartment was just outstanding with luxury services and high quality furniture and appliancesthere are 3 large bedrooms one of which has an ensuite and a very comfortable bedwe had everything we needed for a comfortable stayvery clean and modernthe appartment was very clean modern and luxuriosthe apartment was super clean and exactly as describedthe apartment was spotless on arrival and had charming small gestures of welcomevery clean and with everything you need for a perfect stay
Host:the hosts were very responsive and accommodatingzelia and juliao were wonderful hosts very kind and helpfulzélia is a great host and was easily reach when we had any questionszelia and her team are the perfect hoststhe hosts are incredibly charming attentive helpful reliable and yet unintrusiveRead more reviewsgreat location and big apartmentfantastic location very close to everything in towngreat location for easily getting around in funchalgreat accommodation in a perfect locationvery nice place great location in the city center near many restaurants and places to visit
As soon as you enter this exquisite apartment, you can enjoy a perfect combination of comfort and modernity. Featuring two bedrooms and a bathroom with a shower, this apartment is ideal for four people. Prepare your morning breakfast in the equipped kitchen and take it outside, so you can get some vitamin D and marvel at the views of the surroundings.
FAA Rentals January 31 Penthouse, the city at your feetFunchal, Madeira, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthe amenities in the apartment are great the views from balcony are stunningwe loved the rooftop patio and enjoyed simple dinners and breakfast with the amazing 270° viewswe have just spent the last week in this lovely penthouse apartmentvery nice apartment the terrace is absolutely the bestvery clean and well equippedthe apartment was very clean and is quite luxuriousafter 1 week the apartment was cleaned and we were provided with fresh towelsit was comfortable and clean the perfect relaxing place to come back to after hiking all day
Host:hosts were easy to communicate withoverall a great stay and great hoststhe hosts are great always there to help with your stayandré was extremely responsive and even took care of our transportation from and to the airportRead more reviewsgreat location for the cityamazing apartment in a great locationit has perfect location close to all shops central markets restaurants etcthis apartment is in a great central location within walking distance of most things in funchalvery nice apartment in an extremely central location
Good for four people, this large apartment has a balcony overlooking the beach. It’s in the Lido area, which means everything is within walking distance - the supermarket, gyms, parks, spa and beaches are all about a five-minute walk away. The bus stop, which will take guests to the airport, city center and popular tourist spots are also within walking distance.
This rental offers plenty of amenities to guests, including internet connectivity, cable TV, a highchair for babies and some household essentials. Guests can also use the kitchen.
New - Spacious Apartment with Balcony Near BeachesFunchal, Madeira, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthere is a massive patio where we enjoyed having our breakfasthaving the home amenities made our two week stay very comfortable and easynice clean with a bedroom living room kitchen and a nice balconywe loved the apartment and had a fantastic stayeverything very clean and comfortablevery clean and met our needsvery clean and tidy high end flatprivate parking and a very clean & nice apartmentin the flat everything was clean and i found everything i needed
Host:great host and a great appartmentthe host was exceptionally friendly and welcomingthank you igor for being an amazing hostigor was helpful and responsiveigor was a perfect host and did everything for us having a good time at his apartmentRead more reviewsperfect location in funchalgood sized shopping centre/mall ten minutes walk away toogreat restaurants on walking distancegreat apartment in a great location near restaurantsthe location was very comfortable for us
This is the place for couples and families looking for complete relaxation in Portugal. The photos say it all: magnificent views, a large pool, modern living and a private balcony. They have the best sunrise and sunset views from here. It’s also fully air-conditioned and features a large queen-sized bed. It can accommodate up to four guests and has one bath. Everything is brand new, including the kitchen, which has what you need for preparing meals. Several restaurants and tourist spots are within walking distance.
Apartment Ocean Panorama: Spectacular View & PoolFunchal, Madeira, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthe see view is stunning and the balcony perfect for a breakfast under the sunshineexcellent wifi and access to the pool terrace and barvery nice apartment with a wonderful viewi chose this apartment just because the view from the balcony is very beautifulthe a/c was glorious for us because it does get warm in funchalthe apartment was clean and well equippedher nice apartment was clean and nice furnisheda clean compact apartment with everything we neededthe apartment was spotless and very freshthe room is definitely clean and seaside out of window is beautiful
Host:nice hosts who provide lots of information and great servicesligia and joão were amazing hoststhe hosts are very welcoming and helpfuli have never experienced the level of service that these super hosts providedshe was also really responsive during our stayRead more reviewsthe location is perfectthe location is perfectgreat location well worth a visitexcellent location very good communicationthere are several excellent restaurants within walking distance and the bus is vey close
Sparkling clean and cozy, this apartment, which can accommodate three guests, is situated in the center of Funchal on Madeira Island. It’s fully furnished and the living room is pretty trendy. The best part? It’s only a few steps away to the ocean, shops, cafes and restaurants. Plenty of amenities are also available to guests. They include Wi-Fi and a workspace, cable TV, a crib, parking, kitchen facilities, a first aid kit and all the household essentials you’ll need.
La Vie Funchal - Cozy & Central | W/AC & Car ParkFunchal, Madeira, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was exactly what we expected in fact the photos probably did not quite do it justicethe bedroom is lovely and very spacious but we didn't find the mattress and pillows very comfortablethe apartment is modern an clean and perfectly located to access all the sights and amenities of funchalgreat one-bedroom apt in the heart of funchalit's luxurious and spacious with a super well equipped bathroom and kitchensparking clean and stylishthe apartment is clean and well situateda lovely clean comfortable well appointed well maintained enjoyable placeclean with the best amenitiesthe apartment is big and very clean
Host:carlos was a great hostcarlos was a great hostcarlos was a very welcoming and well organised hostcarlos was attentive easy going and a good host when we arrivedcarlos is truly and outstanding hostRead more reviewsgreat location shopping mall is just underneath the apartment with supermarketin the perfect location to get around funchal with easy access to everywherecarlos' apartment is in a great location walking distance to many great restaurants and attractions in central funchalit's in a very good locationthe convenience of location was outstanding
This fully-furnished suite is on the fifth floor of a home but with a lift. It’s in the heart of Funchal, which means everything is nearby. If you want privacy and to completely relax, this is your place. You’ll surely love the comfortable bed and the well-lit living room with a fireplace. For movie nights, you can always watch cable TV. You may visit the bars and restaurants within walking distance, too. Explore this beautiful city and don’t forget to buy some unique handmade paintings and other souvenirs made by the local Madeira artists.
Azulejo Flat In The Heart Of The CityFunchal, Madeira, Portugal
Top guest reviewsthe balcony was our highlight the view is amazing and is perfect for a lovely breakfastfunctional apartment with a great view up the mountainsthe apartment has a beautiful view and everything you needthe absolute best thing about the apartment is its views from the roof and from the balconyreally enjoyed our stay here the apartment is very nice and stylish with all the amenities you would needclean and spotless with great attention to detaila very clean well equipped apartmenteverything was very clean the communication was very fast and efficientall was spotlessly clean and the towels and linens generously suppliedit’s very clean and comfortable
Host:our host was attentive and helpfulnice place nice host :)thank you to the hosts for all of your effortsthe owners are very nice and helpfulvery good welcome and advice received by the hostRead more reviewsgreat central location with everything easily accessibleperfect location to explore both sides of funchal really central and convenientexcellent location and everything you need in the apartmentvery well located close to the centre of funchaleasy walking to many excellent restaurants
The historic farmers market and Funchal’s Old Town are about a five-minute walk from this sunny apartment in the city. The vacation home has one bath and can accommodate up to four guests. It’s a very stylish apartment and situated in a really good location. Marina Bay, shopping areas, outdoor activities and restaurants are within walking distance, too. The accommodation will give you access to everything in the apartment, including the kitchen.
Sunny Apartment in the Heart of FunchalFunchal, Madeira, Portugal
Top guest reviewsvery central accommodation with tasteful interior and a comfortable bed accurate description and attentive hospitalityi spent a week at joão and amália’s apartment and loved itperfect apartment exactly as described on listingvery comfortable and safe place for familiesthis apartment is very well placed and contained everything we needed for a 5-day stayit was very clean and well equipedvery clean well equipped and spacious for two peopleeverything was clean and tidy and as advertised and excellent value for moneythe apartment is clean tidy well equipped and well decorated and furnishedthe bed is extremely comfortable and the flat is very clean and well equipped
Host:wonderful hosts and lovely apartmentour hosts were incredibly helpful and highly communicativwe did not meet our hosts but they messaged to check we had arrived okvery friendly and accommodating host 100% recommended for holiday makers to madeira only drawback ishosts were very thoughtful and had great communicationRead more reviewsperfect location just few minutes walk to downtownit’s location is greatan authentic place so well locatedreally nice apartment in a good central but still quiet locationa lovely apartment in a great location
This hostel is perfect for budget travelers. It’s close to the main interests in the city, restaurants, a Cuban pub, the harbor and lots of other good places. Although only the basic essentials are provided, the bedroom is comfortable and clean. The hosts are also very accommodating and willing to give you tips and advice on what to do around the city. The hostel is basically next to the city center, so everything you could ever need is within walking distance.
Twin RoomFunchal, Madeira, Portugal
Top guest reviewswe had an amazing room with authentic details and a beautiful ceilingclean and on cheaper sidethe place was clean and tidynice and very clean place in the heart of funchalclean and right in the center of townthe rooms are very spacious
Host:rosa was the best host you can imaginejoao and staff were very helpful and offered good advice for walkingrosa was super nice and responsivehe is a great host not only for young people but also for us 2 older womenthe owner of the hostel is friendly understanding and he did a lot to make our stay amazingRead more reviewsgreat location very good price welcoming rosagreat location if you want to be in the centre of the old town but tucked away a littleeverything is fine kind person very central in the citygreat location (basically center of funchal) - makes it easy to go around the town at nightwe made a fantastic tour and great walk on the west side of the island with joao
Poças do Gomes, where you can go snorkeling or swimming in the lava pool, is only a few steps away from this cozy yet small home in Funchal. If you need anything, the Forum Madeira mall is just a few minutes’ walk away. The hosts are extremely helpful and accommodating. Amenities include Wi-Fi, cable TV, hot water, parking and some essentials. A full kitchen is also at your disposal. This is a clean and modern home that was refurbished in 2016. You’ll surely be comfortable.
Apartamento Romântico no Funchal
Walking tours in Funchal
This city isn’t only blessed with cultural and historical gems, it’s also abundant with beautiful fountains, lakes and mountains. If you’re up for it, take a walking tour around Funchal. You may have to hike or trek, but it will be worth it. The views of the mountains here are simply breathtaking and truly a must-visit when in Portugal. Plan that vacation now and explore Funchal! Don’t forget to book one of these beautiful Airbnb vacation rentals in the area.
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