The Villa

This villa enjoys a superb location with enchanting views over the sea, the bay of Funchal and the beautiful mountains.

It is located in the historic centre of Funchal, 5 minutes away from Funchal’s famous Fish and Flower market, Monte Cable Car Station and Fort São Tiago. One of the best yet well-known secrets about the old town is its excellent restaurants, these are all located within 5 minutes walk from the villa.

Less than 100 meters away is a public Lido complex with a swimming pool and access to the sea.

Villa São Tiago offers a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere in a unique location in Madeira!

The Madeira region

Madeira´s has a superb year round mild climate. Funchal in particular, has an appealing climate, as it is located within one of the microclimates on the island, giving the location less rain and more sun! It is a paradise for walkers and the sea allows all year round swimming.  Madeira has a rich and varied culture and tourists love the wide choice and superb quality of the local restaurants and the of course the famous Madeira wine!

Funchal / Old Town, Santa Maria Maior

The Old Town is the beautiful and historic area of Funchal, close to the sea front and the Barreirinha beach resort is just a 100m walk. Funchal market, historic roads and museums, shops and restaurants are all within walking distance. It is a great place for simply relaxing in the sun, for exploring the 500-year old city centre or shopping. Palheiro Golf course is just 10 minutes away by car.

How to get there

Easyjet now fly to Madeira, as well as several other airlines such as British Airways, Thompson and First Choice. TAP also has regular direct flights. The villa is just 15 minutes from the airport by car. A taxi costs between 25~30 Euros.

A bus service runs from the airport. This costs 5 Euros each way and has 3 drop off or pick up points in Funchal. The nearest drop off point to the apartments is on Avenue do Mar by the Balloon Café, about 10 minutes walk or 3.50 Euros by taxi. Another option is to hire a car. There are many car hire companies available at the airport with prices around 30 Euros per day.

Car hire is not necessary as the villa is within walking distance of Old Town and Funchal city centre.

Nearest Travel Links


Madeira International Airport: 20 km


Funchal Port: 1 km

Activities near Funchal:

Water sports
Horse Riding
Golf within 10 minute drive
Big game fishing
Scuba diving

Other interests:
Levada walking
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
Eating out


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