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Height of luxury, stunning spacious villa with large indoor pool | Villa Luzia

Funchal, Portugal



Featuring a superb large heated indoor pool and amazing leisure and social area, Vila Luzia is furnished to an exceptionally high standard, and attention to detail is evident everywhere. From Duresta sofas to Carpe Diem beds (as used by the Swedish Royal Family) supreme comfort is assured throughout and makes this one of the most luxurious villas in Madeira, with the added bonus that it is one of the few villas in Funchal that allows you to walk into town.

The open-plan lounge/dining is vast (12,5m X 5,7m) and offers two ample seating areas and an elegant dining table. French windows lead onto the garden and front terrace. Featured in a corner is a large flat screen TV with cable channels, surround sound system and DVD. The kitchen is large, contemporary and very well equipped, with 4-ring electric hob, built-in electric oven, dishwasher, double-door American style fridge/freezer, toaster, coffee maker and juicer. A breakfast table benefits from the views to the hills and ocean through the French doors that lead to the front terrace. A flat screen cable TV allows you to keep up with the news at breakfast time. A separate barbecue room features a bread oven, traditional Madeira barbecue for grilling espetada and electric hob and sink.

The whole of the lower floor is an amazing social and leisure area. Table tennis, table football and a pool table are complemented by a variety of table games (poker, mah-jong, rummycub, and children's games) and features an outstanding middle-east inlaid table for backgammon, chess and draughts. A seating corner with a large flat-screen TV with CD player (a variety of music is available) is served by a fully equipped bar. It leads to the steps that access the indoor pool and a visitor's toilet. A large office with desk and meeting table can be found off the leisure area, a great solution for those needing to deal with business whilst on holiday.

The bedrooms are all beautifully furnished; four are on the first floor (three with en-suite bathrooms) along with a family shower room. The Master bedroom is very spacious and features a dressing area and en-suite bathroom with whirlpool bath and walk-in shower. Both this and the second bedroom have private balconies with those superb views. The fifth bedroom is on the ground floor, suitable for those with limited mobility. All beds are Carpe Diem king-sized doubles with conjoined single mattresses, guaranteeing the greatest comfort.

The heated pool is nothing short of spectacular. Very large at 8,5m X 5,5m it is an interior pool with large glass panes that open up to the garden and view, perfect for both summer and winter, surrounded by easy chairs and sunbeds. There are changing/shower rooms and toilet facilities available. For those that want to keep up their fitness regime, there is a bicycle, treadmill and cross-walker on a mezzanine overlooking the pool. Sunbeds are provided for the garden and front terrace.

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Swimming pool dimensions and details:

Type: Rectangular
Length: 8,5m
Width: 5,5m
Depth: 0,95m to 1,5m
Swimming pool heating is included for a setting of 25ºC.

The south-facing front terrace is perched overlooking the town and ocean, and is partially covered, allowing the choice of catching the sun or keeping in the shade, whilst appreciating those gorgeous views, perfect for watching the cruise ships arrive and depart and for the June and New Years Eve firework displays. Garden furniture includes sun-beds, and two large dining tables with a capacity for 12 people, perfect for alfresco family meals, and tables and chairs for reading or for those sunset evening cocktails.

A separate laundry features a washing machine and tumble dryer, iron and ironing board.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the house and the also in swimming pool area.
Although not essential, as in most villas, a hire car is recommended. There is secure car parking for two cars.

The nearest facilities (a bakery and café) are a mere 300 metres away, and the town centre is 1Km away. A downhill walk into town will take approximately 15 minutes to the main shopping area and market.

Access to the motorway is only a 3-minute drive, allowing you to easily explore the island.
The airport is an easy 20 minutes along the motorway.The advertised prices are based on a 6-person occupancy and supplements apply should additional people join you for any length of time.

Cleaning and linen change is provided every 7 days.
All linen and towels are provided, including towels for the swimming pool.
For health reasons, line for a baby cot is not provided and you should bring your own.

Booking notes
The advertised prices are based on a 6-person occupancy and supplements apply should additional people join you for any length of time.
To secure your reservation, a deposit of 30% is required, or the full amount if within 8 weeks or arrival, and the balance is due 8 weeks prior to arrival. Should you cancel up to 8 weeks prior to arrival only the deposit is non-refundable, and whitin this period the full amount.
A security deposit of 500€ is required by credit card up to 48h before your check-in. 

This property is registered and has an Alojamento Local lodging license nº 27565/AL


Superb luxury property with an amazing games room, overlooking Funchal and only a 15 minute walk to town
Property Type








Lounge Seating


Dining Seating


Floor level


Lower ground floor

1st floor

Holiday Type

Long-term stays (Over 1 month)



Swimming Pool



Indoor pool


Kitchen Facilities



Cooking Utensils & Cutlery




American Style Fridge / Freezer

Coffee Machine



Washing Machine



Beach Towels


Fitness room/equipment

Game room




Jacuzzi Bath

Hair dryer

Towels provided

Tumble Dryer


Linen provided


Separate Kitchen


Cable/satellite TV

Free Wi-Fi

Table Tennis

Selection of DVD's

Table Football

Wireless Internet

Dart Board

DVD Player

Internet access

Pool Table

Stereo System


Children Television Networks

Streaming service - Netflix

Air Conditioning/Heating

Free standing fans


Smoke Detectores

First Aid Kit

Fire Extinguisher

Additional Covid-19 related documentaion required

Outdoor Features

Sun beds


Exterior Lightning

Outdoor furniture

Private Garden


Walking Distance to Beach

Walking Distance to Supermarket

Walking Distance to Bars/Restaurants

Walking Distance to Town Centre








Suitable for children of all ages

No pets allowed

No smoking


Property accessible for wheelchair users

Parties Not Allowed




Town Centre



Places of Interest

Botanical Gardens

Golf course within 30 min drive

Car Requirements

Car Not Necessary

Secure parking

Parking space

Private Entrance


Express Check-in

Contactless Check-in

Guest Identification Required

Social Distancinging following guidelines from local authorities

Staff wear personal protective equipment

Express Check-out

Contactless Check-out

Private Check-in and Check-out

Staff Follow all safety protocols from local authorities

Temperature Checks on staff

Cleaning and Sanitization

Cleaning produtcs against covid-19

Enhanced Cleaning Practices

Guest Accommodation cleaning can be avoided on request

High Touch Surfaces Desinfected

Linen and Towels washed in at least 60ºC/140ºF

Plates, Cutlery, Glasses and other tableware sanitised

Desinfectants used for cleaning

Guest Accommodation sealed after cleaning

Hand Sanitizer Available

Housekeeping Weekly

Linens,towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authorities guidelines

Portugal clean and safe sanitization protocol followed

Nearest Airport

Funchal Airport

House Size: 450
Ground Size: 950
Touristic Licence: 27565/AL


Start Date End Date Nightly Rate (€) Occupancy Minimum Stay From To
18 Jul 2020 29 Aug 2020 420 10 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
30 Aug 2020 12 Sep 2020 350 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
13 Sep 2020 31 Oct 2020 323 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
01 Nov 2020 30 Nov 2020 289 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
01 Dec 2020 18 Dec 2020 231 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
19 Dec 2020 02 Jan 2021 548 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
03 Jan 2021 12 Feb 2021 275 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
13 Feb 2021 20 Feb 2021 290 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
21 Feb 2021 26 Mar 2021 275 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
27 Mar 2021 10 Apr 2021 350 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
11 Apr 2021 28 May 2021 280 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
29 May 2021 30 Jun 2021 310 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
01 Jul 2021 22 Jul 2021 452 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
23 Jul 2021 28 Aug 2021 548 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
29 Aug 2021 11 Sep 2021 452 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
12 Sep 2021 31 Oct 2021 323 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
01 Nov 2021 30 Nov 2021 289 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
01 Dec 2021 17 Dec 2021 231 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
18 Dec 2021 02 Jan 2022 548 6 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible

Rental & Booking Information

The advertised prices are based on a 6-person occupancy and supplements apply should additional people join you for any length of time.
To secure your reservation, a deposit of 30% is required, or the full amount if within 8 weeks or arrival, and the balance is due 8 weeks prior to arrival. Should you cancel up to 8 weeks prior to arrival only the deposit is non-refundable, and whitin this period the full amount. 
A security deposit of 500€ is required by credit card up to 48h before your check-in. 


Booked Provisional Available


Funchal Airport : 20 kilometres AIRPORT
Palheiro Golf Course : 5 kilometres GOLF
Funchal Beach : 2 kilometres BEACH
Café-bakery : 300 kilometres BAR
Madeira Expressway : 2 kilometres HIGHWAY
Funchal Ferry Port : 2 kilometres FERRY
Various Restaurant : 600 kilometres RESTAURANT


The best villa we have stayed in so far
Exemplary property and service which made our stay in Madeira unforgettable. We all loved the pool and the children were able to master pool, table tennis and table football in the most luxuirious surroundings. I have absolutely to hesitation in recommending this villa to the most discerning of guests
Tony S   Sep 2015
Management comment
What a great first review for Villa Luzia - thank you. As you know this is new to the rental market and reviews make all the difference to help future guests. We are delighted that you enjoyed the villa and all it has to offer and hope you may visit us again in the future. Many thanks.
Luxurious Home Away from Home!
The property was everything we could have asked for and more! It was definitely home from home. Villa Luzia is beautifully presented and every room decorated and furnished to an exceedingly high standard. The facilities are second to none. The kitchen has everything any chef could need in triplicate! The indoor BBQ room is also fully equipped without any need to use the kitchen. The lounge is a very restful room in which to relax and read. We all thoroughly enjoyed the games room and pool house. We would definitely recommend this Villa to our friends and family. Hopefully we will return.
Anonymous   Oct 2015
Management comment
Thank you so much for such a lovely reveiw and for taking the time to submit it. We aim to please and it looks as if we have. We would love to have you come and stay again. Thank you.
Beautiful Property - Would highly Recommend
We stayed at this villa with my parents in November and we were very pleased with our choice. It looks exactly like it does in the pictures. All of the rooms are lovely and it has great facilities including a games room and a pool. The views are stunning and it is either a short(ish) walk to town or a very cheap taxi ride away. If we are to come back to Madeira we would book this property again.
Claire   Apr 2016
Management comment
Another super review - thank you. Glad that everything was to your liking and hope to welcome you back one of these days.
Absolutely stunning
We stayed at Villa Luzia for a week in November, and it is simply stunning. The views from the decking over the sea and city are fabulous, the photographs do not do it justice. The facilities are fantastic, we made full use of the kitchen and the BBQ room. The games room with pool table, table tennis were great fun. The pool is very well maintained and clean, as is the whole villa. All the bedrooms are en-suite, spacious and beautifully decorated. The villa is located close to the town, walking down hill to the town centre is easy, but we would recommend a taxi back up the hill, as it is very steep. For anyone thinking of visiting Madeira, Villa Luzia is the perfect base for exploring the city and island, and we would thoroughly recommend it.
Jennifer   Jan 2016
Management comment
Thank you very much for your kind comments and recommendation. Hope to welcome you back again.
Outstanding stay in Funchal
We (4 adults and 4 kids) had a wonderful stay at this outstanding property. The house is equipped with all you can imagine and even more: eg huge playing room with pool billard, table tennis, chess, cards table, etc., a fantastic swimming pool house, in all bedrooms luxury and very comfortable beds, wonderful views. A big thank you to Norbert and Linda who took perfectly care of us.
Heike S   May 2016
Management comment
Yet another super 5 star review - Thank you! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay.
Family Vacation to Funchal
House is even better in person if you can believe that. We are pretty fussy and the house could not have been better or cleaner. Even the 15 and 19 year orders with us were not bored.
Alfred C   Jul 2016
Management comment
Thank you very much. We try our very best!
Beautiful villa, spotlessly clean, great location
The villa was everything you could ask for and very true to the pictures. It had beautiful views out over the sea but within a 15 minute walk of the town and excellent choice of restaurants. The Villa itself was massive, well thought through with everything you could need to have a very comfortable stay, it was spotless and thoughtfully decorated. The swimming pool and general facilities were fabulous. We had a great welcome from Linda and Norberta, there was a useful guide with villa instructions, useful maps and guide books available and an appreciated welcome food pack. All in all nothing you could fault and we look forward to returning in the future.
Caroline C   Oct 2016
Management comment
Thank you very much for your super review and kind comments. We are very happy that the villa and our service was to your satisfaction.
This villa is super luxurious and has every possible amenity. Spacious, charming, comfortable, amazing views, good value, great managers (thanks Norberta and Linda). Love it!
David Olive   May 2017
Management comment
And we love your review! Many thanks.
Excellent property - it has everything you want to a very high standard.
Excellent property. Everything was to a very high standard and lived up to our expectations. The beds were extremely comfy and the quality of everything was good, even down to the pots in the kitchen which seemed to be brand new. The games room was also excellent and well used by our grandsons as was the pool. Only down side was that the pool was on the cool side which deterred some of our group. It certainly wasn't the 30 degrees that the thermometer read! Linda was extremely helpful and friendly and we would certainly recommend this villa.
Anthony Chinnick   Sep 2017
Management comment
Thank you for your super comments and taking the time to submit them. In response to your comment about the water temperature of the swimming pool, when the air temperature is high, as it was during your stay, the water temperature will always feel cooler. We must assume this is the reason for only a 4-bubble review, which is a shame. Never mind ☹
Fantastic place for holiday
Beautiful, stunning house with fantastic view. Very comfortable with perfect location, close to the town centre. We spent there amazing time with friends and our families and felt very sad when had to come back home. Linda was very friendly, supportive and responded immediately when any help was needed. Thank you Linda very much to make our holiday amazing! We would like to come back to Madeira and if possible maybe stay again in the same immaculate house. Many thanks. Wioletta
Wioletta Wnuk   Sep 2017
Management comment
Thank you very much Wioletta for you kind comments. We certainly hope to welcome you again in the future.
Amazing venue in a beautiful and inspiring island!
We stayed in villa Luzia for a week! What a house - it is made to enjoy and have fun. It was very comfortable for 3 families, with plenty of things to do in the villa itself. It a very good point to explore the beautiful island of Madeira and Funchal (being 10 minutes away from Funchal downtown was a hit).
  Sep 2017
Management comment
Great review - many thanks. Delighted you enjoyed your stay.
Beautiful living
Breathtaking waking up in the morning with a full víew of Funchal and the sea. Spacey rooms with lovely, comfy furnishings. Only a ten minute walk to the City with malls and groceries stores. In-house pool with gym and shower. TV with suround system available and the feeling about this accommodation over all is a luxury one! Small amenities makes the difference! Very charming!
  Sep 2017
Outstanding holiday villa
Villa Luzia was everything we hoped for and more! Plenty of space for two families with one 8 yr old and one 16 yr old to chill out. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortable, great views from the balconies and verandah over Funchal, beautiful spotless swimming pool and a well equipped kitchen. The villa is only 10 minutes walk (downhill) into Funchal and a very reasonably priced taxi back! Would love to return to this amazing property, until next time ...
Morag Fraser   Oct 2017
Fantastic house within walking distance of the center of Funchal
What a fantastic house! Great location with brilliant views over Funchal, yet within walking distance from the restaurants (although with quite a climb back to the house). The house is huge, laid out on three floors with a separate building for the swimming pool (connected to the main building with an underground tunnel). The communications from property management where excellent, with clear summaries on what is happening next and quick responses to inquiries. When we got to the house our host Linda was waiting for us and made a great introduction of the property. Upon arrival you need to make a cash security deposit, which I think is fully understandable, considering all the artwork and delicate items in the house. The enormous games room in the basement is great! There is an excellent pool table and also a table football game and a full size ping ball table. There is pretty much everything in the house, cannot really think of anything more to wish for.
Mikko Horsmanheimo   Dec 2017
Luxury, space and remarkably high standard
The web site does not do justice to the space of the site, or the sense of seclusion, overlooking the harbour. We found it difficult to get the car through the gate initially, but after a few times this becomes less of a problem. Walked down to Funchal a number of times, only walked up once, next time we went to the market, got a taxi up to the house for 5 Euros including a tip - taxis everywhere, including just outside Supermarket. Is there a downside? Some traffic noise in the early evening, and the surrounding dogs can be a problem in the evening while they settle down. Understand property is on the market for Euros 2.25M, which gives you an idea of the extent and quality of the property - it may not be available for let after this, so take the opportunity now. Backup from Norberta (understand she is the agent for the property) was excellent! Highlight of the trip? Lunch on the beach near Cabo Girao, only accessible by cable car. Good food, good atmosphere.
David Houldsworth   Apr 2018
Management comment
Thank you very much for your 5 star review. Glad you enjoyed the house and our service.
A beautiful luxurious and spacious villa
Lots of space inside and out. Especially loved the views, the games room and the swimming pool (although a little bit cool). All rooms well presented and comfortable (beds much too soft for me). Outside furniture of which there is plenty good quality and very comfortable. We didn't use the kitchen but it was equipped exceptionally well.
Thirza Oldfield   Jun 2018
What a great stay we had in this very well equipped huge villa. It had everything we needed, the games room was a fun place after a day by the pool or at the beach, we enjoyed drinks on the balcony/outdoor area with amazing views of Funchal town, and the huge bedrooms with the most comfortable beds. It was a short walk down to the old town where there are fantastic seafood restaurants. Our arrival was seamless and Carolina was terrific with her run down of the Villa. I would highly recommend a stay here and encourage you to visit Funchal and Madeira, Portugal. Thanks.
Glenyce Johnson   Sep 2018
Management comment
A great review. Thank you very much and for the recommendation.

Van alle gemakken voorzien, heerlijke bedden, huis nog mooier dan in de beschrijving, brandschoon. Grote benedenruimte met poolbiljart, tafeltennistafel etc. Prachtig zwembad, fantastisch terras met adembenemend uitzicht. Bovendien een geweldige service voor en tijdens ons verblijf door Norberta, Carolina en Linda van Our Madeira. Op loopafstand van het centrum (wel steil), erg leuk stadje. Kortom een vakantie om nooit meer te vergeten. We waren met z'n achten van 2 tot 63 jaar. Iedereen heeft alleen maar genoten.

Nicolaas Wehnes   Nov 2018
Management comment
What a super review. Thank you very much. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return one day.
Perfect location. Lovely views.

This is a marvelous house for visiting Madeira! So spacious & confortable. And the beds...oh the beds! Scrumptious! The views of the city & the water were fantastic. It's was such a pleasure to wake up to that view daily. The house is wonderfully equipped from kitchen to bathrooms to game room. We were two families with several young adults & no one got in anyone's way. The location was great to walk into the city or grab a cab home if it was late. I could not imagine a better place to stay for a visit to Madeira!

Tamara J   Jan 2019
60th birthday celebration with all the family.

We had a wonderful stay at the villa. We found everything that we needed for a wonderful family holiday. The villa was spotlessly clean and beautifully presented. There was plenty of space inside the house and as we were three families there was still plenty of room . The bedrooms were very comfortable with luxury matresses and bedding. We made use of the swimming pool and there were plenty of toys for the children to play with in the pool.[the pool was a little cool] . We found the information provided by the rental company to be correct and Norbetta from the company was excellent she met us at the agreed times and always responded to our emails promptly I would have no hesitation in recommending this property or company to a friend or relative based on my experience with them. Norbetta also found a cook for us and this proved very successful. The only thing we had a slight problem with was pulling out on to the steep road when leaving the property but we soon overcame this having someone keep a look out for us to ensure it was safe. Thankyou for a wonderful holiday Regards Heather

Heather Hall   Mar 2019
Excellent villa, we really enjoyed our stay

The villa is extremely well appointed with everything you would need for a holiday of two families totalling 10. With 6 older children (17- 22yrs) we were close enough to the night life for them, and far enough away for the adults to enjoy the views from the villa over looking the sea. The villa was extremely spacious with more than enough space for us all and the games room was perfect for team competition, so great fun!

Angela May   Mar 2019
Management comment
Thank you!
Lovely villa in Funchal

If you are looking for a luxury accommodation when visiting Madeira this is it. Villa Luzia is a house with a wow-factor and includes everything you need for a perfect holiday. I loved the spacious rooms, the pool house, the comfortable beds and the breakfast area outside the kitchen with full view over Funchal. Madeira is such a beautiful island with wonderful levada walks, nice people and a cosy atmosphere down town. Also excellent service from Linda and the crew. Thanks!

Sara   Apr 2019
Management comment
Thank you very much indeed for your great comments.
Beautiful villa

We had our best holiday ever in this excellent villa. So spacious, luxurious and comfortable in every way. We enjoyed the garden, the pool house and the beautiful views over Funchal and the Atlantic sea. Even if the charming city centre is just a short walk away the surroundings of the house is tranquil and very relaxing. We are planning to come back soon.

Inga Hall   Apr 2019
Management comment
Thank you for your super comments. We look forward to your return visit

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