A Festa – Christmastime in Madeira

Here in Madeira we don’t call Christmas Christmas, we call it A Festa, The Party, with capital letters!  It is a long and warm celebration of what unites us: family, music, the landscape, memories and of course, food.  Between the beginning of December and the Sweeping of the Cupboards, which is celebrated on January 15th […]

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How much does it cost to live in Madeira?

There are many reasons why Madeira is considered one of the best places in the world to live or retire in. The extremely affordable cost of living is just one of them… If you’re thinking of living in a foreign country, the first thing you should ask yourself is, what lifestyle do you want to […]

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Porto Santo and Seixal have the best beaches in Europe

Porto Santo beach – 1st Place Safe, golden and sunny, combining nature, wellness, outdoor sports, gastronomy, golf, idleness and easily accessible from European and American airports — including direct flights from New York — the Madeira Islands are a great destination to recharge your batteries. Voted for seven years among the most beautiful islands in the world […]

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How to Spend 7 Fantastic Days in Madeira

This seven-day guide for Madeira Island is perfect for travellers that wants to experience Madeira for the first time. This is a specific guide for those who don’t want to rent a car in Madeira but still want to see the island. WELCOME TO MADEIRA Day 1: The Mythical Funchal & Monte Funchal, the capital […]

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Quinta da Saraiva – Experience in Madeira

Madeira was named “Portugal’s Best-Kept Secret” by Travel and Leisure magazine. It has been a leading island destination since 2015, yet the Câmara de Lobos region is often overlooked in favour of larger cities. Our experience at Quinta da Saraiva convinced us that small-town life on Madeira is the best way to experience the island. […]

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