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Madeira, Portugal

One of the most spectacular of all the Atlantic islands, Madeira enjoys a wonderful year-round climate, magnificent scenery, towering mountains, lush valleys and breathtaking views. The capital, and main resort, Funchal, is a pretty, olde-worlde town with attractive cobbled streets in the centre, tree-lined avenues, a wealth of excellent shops, bars and restaurants and a busy harbour with a splendid waterfront promenade. The town rises on three sides in an almost amphitheatre-like way and offers visitors fabulous views of Funchal Bay, the surrounding mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. The cable car ride from the harbour area to the hills above Funchal is a must. The island is also home to an enormous variety of exotic trees, flowers and plants whilst the famous ‘levadas’ – centuries-old irrigation channels – twist and turn around the mountains and valleys and offer some of the most visually stunning and rewarding walks you are liable to find anywhere. Old traditions are in evidence everywhere with colourful fiestas, fireworks (a free display every weekend in June!) and wine festivals occurring throughout the year. Charming, friendly, elegant, beautiful, rewarding – Madeira is all of these things and more. A wonderful holiday destination!


Hotel Duas Torres ★★★★

Located just 1 km from Funchal’s Ocean Promenade, the Duas Torres commands fantastic views over the hotel’s freeform swimming pool and the Atlantic Ocean. The beach of Praia Formosa is also just 1 km away and a local bus service operates to the centre of Funchal with its harbour, cathedral, colourful market and open-air cafes. Each of the hotel’s well-appointed, air-conditioned bedrooms (all doubles or twins for sole occupancy) has a balcony or terrace, sh/wc, free internet access, telephone, cable TV and a small kitchenette with a fridge and microwave. There’s a restaurant, tennis court and a swimming pool and sun terrace with sunbeds, parasols and breathtaking ocean views. The Duas Torres is an excellent hotel and we are delighted to include it in our 2016 programme.

Things to see & do in Madeira…

  • Funchal Tour – Farmers’ market, botanical gardens, craftworks and more
  • Porto Moniz & the west of the island
  • Santana & the east of the island
  • Nun’s Valley & Monte (toboggan) via cable car

Average tempratures (*C)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Madeira 19 19 20 20 22 23 26 26 26 23 22 20
London 10 11 12 13 16 20 22 21 18 15 13 10

Hotel Duas Torres prices for departures on these dates only

Prices are per person in a twin/double for sole use, half board

Monday Flights 8 Jan 15 Jan 12 Mar 19 Mar 14 May 21 may 11 Jun 18 Jun
7 Nights 929 929 929 929 1069 1069 1099 1099
14 Nights 1469 1499 1699 1699 1699
Monday Flights 25 Jun 16 Jul 23 Jul 6 Aug 3 Sep 10 Sep 17 sep 8 Oct
7 Nights 1129 1149 1149 1199 1099 1099 1099 1079
14 Nights 1749 1699 1699 1699
Monday Flights 15 Oct 12 Nov 14 Jun 2019 21 Jan 2019 11 Mar 2019 18 Mar 2019
7 Nights 1079 1049 999 999 999 999
14 Nights 1549 1549

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Madeira info at a glance…

  • Meal basis : half board
  • Official rating : 4 star
  • Resort representative
  • Welcome meeting
  • Optional excursion programme 
  • Hotel telephone : 00 351 291 706790
  • Monday flights (included in price)
  • Free 20 kgs baggage allowance
  • Transfer time from Funchal airport : approx. 45 mins
  • Private transfers – Madeira transfers are normally shared transfers. Why not upgrade to a private transfer each way from just £30

Madeira map