Close to nature: still a centre for fishing and agriculture with a new fishing harbour and many banana fields 'Paul' is now more famous for ‘the feel-good factor’ – peace and relaxation in the country on the hottest Madeiran coastline with the most sunshine. This means that all can relax, swim and walk in these sunnier and hotter climes all year round! Popular amongst walkers, fishermen and swimmers with several safe swimming areas and closeness to famous mountain and Levada Walks such as LEVADA NOVA the 'Rabacal/25 fountains' and the PR 19 Paul do Mar - Prazeres walk.
Attractions and things to do include swimming in Paul do Mar and from FREE white sand beaches next to Calheta Marina 10 minutes drive away and fishing and visiting attractions such as a rum factory 'Engenhos' with a museum, Prazeres village with 17th century church, fruit and vegetable market and ‘Quinta Pedagogica’ - a FREE Zoo, art galleries, cider tea houses! Plus, there is the award-winning international Art Centre perched on the cliffs: ‘Casa das Mudas’ and the UNESCO-protected Ancient Laurisilva Forest. Also, Whale/dolphin-watching and big-game fishing boats operate from Calheta marina and locations such as Paul do Mar and Ponta do Pargo are recommended for birdwatching species including Cory Shearwater, owls, kestrels, buzzards.
To reach Paul do Mar from the Airport and Funchal has never been easier . Take the VIA RAPIDA the fast 2 lane motorway in the Funchal/Camara de Lobos direction. After coming off the fast road at Riberira Brava town, follow the signs to Ponta do Sol, Madalena do Mar, Calheta town, then Jardim do Mar, Paul do Mar's smaller sister village. Calheta Town with FREE white sand beaches and full town facilities is less than 10 minutes drive away. Funchal City is 40 minutes away. Funchal International Airport is 1 hour away.
Changeover Day: flexible The Rates above are for 4 people sharing the accommodation. The house accommodates 4 people. Payment is in Euros to a Portuguese Euro account by a bank to bank transfer. Deposit: a deposit of 30% of the total rental price must be made within 5 days to secure a booking and the balance must be paid 6 weeks before check-in at the accommodation. Last minute: Bookings made within less than 6 weeks of check-in: when a booking is made within less than 6 weeks before check-in, the Total Payment is required within 5 days and it is non-refundable. Communication of cancellation: clients wishing to cancel must communicate this in writing immediately to the managers of the property. Check-in: from 3pm.Check out: latest 10am The accommodation is NON SMOKING so guests are requested to always smoke outside. For more information and to book the Villa. Contact: Paul or Iva on +351 291872036 e-mail: email@example.com