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Best 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Funchal, Portugal - Updated 2021

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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 the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Funchal, Portugal.

1. Mediterranean-style home with a bay view (from USD 47)

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.

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
174 reviews
Entire villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view from the apartment
the apartment is nice modern and cozy and you have an outstanding view from the terrace
gyrs place was brilliant super comfy bed quiet neighborhood and great views of funchal
the apartment is very good value for money it offers a great view of madeira at night and day
the view is awesome as the apartment is located in the high area of funchal
well clean and organized
the apartment is clean and chic
clean and basic as he describes
the place was clean and airy
nice and clean apartment with everything you need
attentive and very helpful for all our questions
grys was a fantastic host
the host very accomodating and relaxed
grys is a great host very helpful
grys was a friendly host and was readily available to answer any questions
the location was amazing
location is close to pretty much everything
great location for getting around funchal
the location was great just a short walk into the city centre
location is perfect to explore funchal
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2. Apartment with a Funchal view (from USD 43)

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 view
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
98 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was extremely comfortable with excellent views over the sea
really nice apartment with great view of funchal
superb view from balcony even from bed you will see great view area is quiet and peacefull
our stay at christina’s apartment was fantastic
the apartment also had free wifi and the bed was so comfortable
the place was really clean and private
the flat itself was clean and well equipped and comfortable
nice little flat in funchal heights clean & accessible
the apartment was beautiful and super clean
her place is clean and cosy we felt like at home
our host was great and answered any questions we had
cristina was a great host and very hospitable
cristina was a great host and together with her husband showed us excellent hospitality throughout our stay
cristina is both very professional and very friendly host
cristina and her husband are great hosts
sn excellent little supermarket close by
nice and quiet location and easy to access downtown funchal
fantastic location with plenty of parking
the location is perfect it's quiet and you not far away from the center and the sea
this apartment is in a great location for the super fit (although there are regular buses for the rest)
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3. Luxury apartment in Funchal (from USD 91)

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,P
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
93 reviews
Entire condominium 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has a garage and a lift and wonderful views across the gardens in the square
two balconies two jet stream bath tubs wooden floors marble bathrooms huge tv screen etc
the apartment was just outstanding with luxury services and high quality furniture and appliances
there are 3 large bedrooms one of which has an ensuite and a very comfortable bed
we had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
very clean and modern
the appartment was very clean modern and luxurios
the apartment was super clean and exactly as described
the apartment was spotless on arrival and had charming small gestures of welcome
very clean and with everything you need for a perfect stay
the hosts were very responsive and accommodating
zelia and juliao were wonderful hosts very kind and helpful
zélia is a great host and was easily reach when we had any questions
zelia and her team are the perfect hosts
the hosts are incredibly charming attentive helpful reliable and yet unintrusive
great location and big apartment
fantastic location very close to everything in town
great location for easily getting around in funchal
great accommodation in a perfect location
very nice place great location in the city center near many restaurants and places to visit
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4. An exquisite apartment in the heart of the city (from USD 105)

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 feet
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
57 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities in the apartment are great the views from balcony are stunning
we loved the rooftop patio and enjoyed simple dinners and breakfast with the amazing 270° views
we have just spent the last week in this lovely penthouse apartment
very nice apartment the terrace is absolutely the best
very clean and well equipped
the apartment was very clean and is quite luxurious
after 1 week the apartment was cleaned and we were provided with fresh towels
it was comfortable and clean the perfect relaxing place to come back to after hiking all day
hosts were easy to communicate with
overall a great stay and great hosts
the hosts are great always there to help with your stay
andré was extremely responsive and even took care of our transportation from and to the airport
great location for the city
amazing apartment in a great location
it has perfect location close to all shops central markets restaurants etc
this apartment is in a great central location within walking distance of most things in funchal
very nice apartment in an extremely central location
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5. Spacious apartment with a balcony (from USD 60)

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 Beaches
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
106 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a massive patio where we enjoyed having our breakfast
having the home amenities made our two week stay very comfortable and easy
nice clean with a bedroom living room kitchen and a nice balcony
we loved the apartment and had a fantastic stay
everything very clean and comfortable
very clean and met our needs
very clean and tidy high end flat
private parking and a very clean & nice apartment
in the flat everything was clean and i found everything i needed
great host and a great appartment
the host was exceptionally friendly and welcoming
thank you igor for being an amazing host
igor was helpful and responsive
igor was a perfect host and did everything for us having a good time at his apartment
perfect location in funchal
good sized shopping centre/mall ten minutes walk away too
great restaurants on walking distance
great apartment in a great location near restaurants
the location was very comfortable for us
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6. Vacation home with spectacular views of the ocean (from USD 47)

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 & Pool
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
125 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the see view is stunning and the balcony perfect for a breakfast under the sunshine
excellent wifi and access to the pool terrace and bar
very nice apartment with a wonderful view
i chose this apartment just because the view from the balcony is very beautiful
the a/c was glorious for us because it does get warm in funchal
the apartment was clean and well equipped
her nice apartment was clean and nice furnished
a clean compact apartment with everything we needed
the apartment was spotless and very fresh
the room is definitely clean and seaside out of window is beautiful
nice hosts who provide lots of information and great services
ligia and joão were amazing hosts
the hosts are very welcoming and helpful
i have never experienced the level of service that these super hosts provided
she was also really responsive during our stay
the location is perfect
the location is perfect
great location well worth a visit
excellent location very good communication
there are several excellent restaurants within walking distance and the bus is vey close
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7. Cozy apartment with car park

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 Park
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
92 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was exactly what we expected in fact the photos probably did not quite do it justice
the bedroom is lovely and very spacious but we didn't find the mattress and pillows very comfortable
the apartment is modern an clean and perfectly located to access all the sights and amenities of funchal
great one-bedroom apt in the heart of funchal
it's luxurious and spacious with a super well equipped bathroom and kitchen
sparking clean and stylish
the apartment is clean and well situated
a lovely clean comfortable well appointed well maintained enjoyable place
clean with the best amenities
the apartment is big and very clean
carlos was a great host
carlos was a great host
carlos was a very welcoming and well organised host
carlos was attentive easy going and a good host when we arrived
carlos is truly and outstanding host
great location shopping mall is just underneath the apartment with supermarket
in the perfect location to get around funchal with easy access to everywhere
carlos' apartment is in a great location walking distance to many great restaurants and attractions in central funchal
it's in a very good location
the convenience of location was outstanding
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8. Azulejo flat in the heart of the city (from USD 48)

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 City
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
137 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the balcony was our highlight the view is amazing and is perfect for a lovely breakfast
functional apartment with a great view up the mountains
the apartment has a beautiful view and everything you need
the absolute best thing about the apartment is its views from the roof and from the balcony
really enjoyed our stay here the apartment is very nice and stylish with all the amenities you would need
clean and spotless with great attention to detail
a very clean well equipped apartment
everything was very clean the communication was very fast and efficient
all was spotlessly clean and the towels and linens generously supplied
it’s very clean and comfortable
our host was attentive and helpful
nice place nice host :)
thank you to the hosts for all of your efforts
the owners are very nice and helpful
very good welcome and advice received by the host
great central location with everything easily accessible
perfect location to explore both sides of funchal really central and convenient
excellent location and everything you need in the apartment
very well located close to the centre of funchal
easy walking to many excellent restaurants
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9. Sunny apartment in the heart of Funchal (from USD 36)

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 Funchal
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
100 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very central accommodation with tasteful interior and a comfortable bed accurate description and attentive hospitality
i spent a week at joão and amália’s apartment and loved it
perfect apartment exactly as described on listing
very comfortable and safe place for families
this apartment is very well placed and contained everything we needed for a 5-day stay
it was very clean and well equiped
very clean well equipped and spacious for two people
everything was clean and tidy and as advertised and excellent value for money
the apartment is clean tidy well equipped and well decorated and furnished
the bed is extremely comfortable and the flat is very clean and well equipped
wonderful hosts and lovely apartment
our hosts were incredibly helpful and highly communicativ
we did not meet our hosts but they messaged to check we had arrived ok
very friendly and accommodating host 100% recommended for holiday makers to madeira only drawback is
hosts were very thoughtful and had great communication
perfect location just few minutes walk to downtown
it’s location is great
an authentic place so well located
really nice apartment in a good central but still quiet location
a lovely apartment in a great location
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10. Hostel for budget travelers (from USD 37)

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 Room
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
40 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had an amazing room with authentic details and a beautiful ceiling
clean and on cheaper side
the place was clean and tidy
nice and very clean place in the heart of funchal
clean and right in the center of townthe rooms are very spacious
rosa was the best host you can imagine
joao and staff were very helpful and offered good advice for walking
rosa was super nice and responsive
he is a great host not only for young people but also for us 2 older women
the owner of the hostel is friendly understanding and he did a lot to make our stay amazing
great location very good price welcoming rosa
great location if you want to be in the centre of the old town but tucked away a little
everything is fine kind person very central in the city
great location (basically center of funchal) - makes it easy to go around the town at night
we made a fantastic tour and great walk on the west side of the island with joao
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11. Charming two-bedroom apartment with a terrace (from USD 104)

When traveling to Funchal, experience the best of what it has to offer by staying in this stylish two-bedroom apartment big enough to accommodate four guests. This property has a living room with a couch and flat-screen TV, as well as a dining area and kitchen with updated cookware and stainless steel appliances for guests to cook meals with. Guests will sleep on a queen bed and a sofabed. There is also a bathroom with stylish tile work and functional amenities, with toiletries and essentials, provided for guests’ use. Head up to the terrace to enjoy the cityscape and the ocean views, guests would enjoy after a long day exploring the city. The property is just walking distance to the best restaurants, bars, and shops in Old Town Funchal.

Admire the Hillside's Red Rooftops from the Terrace Day Bed
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
35 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is stunning and the rooftop has an amazing view
however don't forget the terrace on the lower level which was perfect for a leisurely breakfast
we had a lovely stay at joana's apartment
if you want somewhere to stay in madeira i would highly recommend this apartment
so clean freshly decorated comfortable beds with lovely bedding and towels
immaculately clean obviously loved and in a perfect spot to enjoy funchal
joana’s place was very clean and the rooftop terrace was an amazing addition
the apartment was modern clean & catered for all our needs
this apartment is sparkling clean with all basic amenities
they were also super responsive and helpful throughout our stay
joana was a great host
the hosts were responsive and communicated well
ana is a great host caring and approachable but not intrusive
ana and joanna were great hosts and did everything they possibly could to make our stay comfortable
it is very close to the city centre and main attractions
great location and easy to walk into old town
the place is at a great location with nice restaurants very near
fabulous apartment in a fabulous location
it was easy to walk to the main area from the house and plenty to see and do
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12. Newly restored 1930s townhouse with a pool (from USD 195)

Get the best of what Funchal has to offer and stay in this pristine one-bedroom townhouse big enough to host four people. This home is ideal for small families or a group of friends traveling to Funchal. It has a spacious living room with a couch and flat-screen TV, a kitchen, and a dining area where guests can use updated cookware and electric appliances for guests to prepare their meals in. Experience sleeping comfortably in a comfy queen bed with high-quality linens and plush pillows. There is a full bathroom with shower essentials and toiletries guests are provided with. An outdoor pool in the garden backyard is available for guests who wish to make the most of their staycation or vacation in Funchal. The townhouse is walking distance to the beach, a mini-market, cafes, restaurants, and other shops locals and tourists frequent.

Bordal Houses Casa do Garanito
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
13 reviews
Entire townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the garden with the pool and the view is just amazing
amazing garden with trees and aromatic herbs and a swimming pool just outside your door
we had a fantastic stay at susana’s apartment
susana is an amazing host
susana and her husband are great hosts full of great attention and advice
susana is the perfect host so thoughtful and kind
susana and her husband were wonderful hosts throughout our stay and i can’t recommend them highly enough
susana and her husband are perfect hosts
perfect location to relax and to start hiking trips
we always found free places to park our car nearby
the house is the best place we went to with airbnb
so we definitely recommend this place and would be really pleased to come back
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13. Romantic apartment in Funchal

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
50 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

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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