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Traditional villa, A/C, heated pool, sea and Funchal views | Vila da Portada

Funchal, Portugal



Refurbished to an extremely high level to include air conditioning, under-floor heating and a heated pool, this traditional Madeira house is set in an elevated position with panoramic views of Funchal and ocean. Being located on the road to Monte, which is only a couple of kilometres away, you can watch the famous Madeira wickerwork toboggans going down the hill nearby!

Conveniently all on one level, the contemporary open-plan lounge, dining and kitchen lead via a naturally lit corridor to the three bedrooms, all of which feature air conditioning and under-floor heating, cable TV and benefit from the views to the ocean. The master bedroom has an en suite shower-room and the other bedrooms share the family shower-room.

The whole frontage is the south facing solarium where you will find the heated infinity pool and sun-beds and the covered built-in barbecue and outdoor dining table, which overlook the wide garden below. Being only 500 metres below the leafy village of Monte, Vila da Portada is perfectly located to combine a holiday in Funchal with being close to nature and walking in Madeira. With everything you might hope for in a holiday rental, vllas in Madeira do not come more appealing than this!


Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Bedroom 1, ground floor, super-king size double bed, en-suite shower room, TV, A/C and under-floor heating, sea-views
Bedroom 2, ground floor, king size double bed, TV, A/C and under-floor heating, French doors to pool deck, sea-views
Bedroom 3, floor, two single beds, TV, A/C and under-floor heating, dressing area, sea-views
Bathroom 1, ground floor, single washbasin, walk-in shower, toilet, heated towel rail, hairdryer
Bathroom 2, floor, single washbasin, walk-in shower, toilet, heated towel rail, hairdryer
Bathroom 3, By the pool, washbasin, toilet

Fully equipped kitchen. 4-ring induction electric cooker, built-in electric oven and microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, kettle, toaster, hand held liquidizer.

Sitting area, seating for 6, with flat screen cable TV, DVD, Bluetooth speaker.
Dining table for 6.
Air conditioning and heating, picture windows opening to pool solarium.

Covered barbecue area with built-in barbecue, single gas ring, sink and worktop.
Outdoor dining table for 6.

Swimming pool
Surrounding solarium with panoramic sea-view and sun beds.
Covered area with a retractable sunshade.
Type: Rectangular
Length: 7m, Width: 3m
Depth: from 1m to 1,60m
Swimming pool heating:
Heating is optional and costs, 120€ per week for 24ºC, paid in cash on arrival.
A supplement of 30€ per week applies for each additional degree up to a maximum of 26ºC
Pool heating can be provided and should be requested at least one week in advance. Should it be requested after arrival at the villa, the minimum charge applicable is one week, which is payable from the time the heating is turned on.

Laundry with washing machine and clothes dryer, iron and ironing board.
There is secure parking facilities for up to 2 cars. Although not essential, as in most villas, a hire car is recommended.
There is free Wi-Fi connection throughout the living area

Cleaning and linen change is provided every 7 days.
All linen and towels are provided, including towels for the swimming pool.

Booking notes
The advertised prices are based on a 4-person occupancy and supplements apply should additional people join you for any length of time.
To secure your reservation, a deposit of 150€ is required, or the full amount if within 8 weeks or arrival. Should you cancel up to 8 weeks prior to arrival only the deposit is non-refundable, and whitin this period the full amount.
This property is registered and has an Alojamento Local lodging license nº 41649/AL


Beautifully refurbished traditional Madeira villa with superb views of Funchal
Property Type








Lounge Seating


Dining Seating


Floor level


Holiday Type

Long-term stays (Over 1 month)

Country Walking


Swimming Pool





Kitchen Facilities



Cooking Utensils & Cutlery




Fridge / Freezer

Coffee Machine



Washing Machine


Hair dryer

Towels provided

Tumble Dryer

Housekeeping included




Central Heating

Beach Towels



Linen provided


Separate Kitchen


Cable/satellite TV

Internet access

Smart Tv

Wireless Internet

Streaming service - Netflix

Free Wi-Fi

PS4 Console


Children Television Networks

Air Conditioning/Heating

Air conditioning/heating


Smoke Detectores

First Aid Kit

Additional Covid-19 related documentaion required

Fire Extinguisher

Safe Deposit

Outdoor Features

Sun beds

Exterior Lightning

Outdoor furniture

Private Garden


Walking Distance to Bars/Restaurants








Suitable for children of all ages

No pets allowed

No smoking


Property accessible for wheelchair users

Parties Not Allowed


Places of Interest


Car Requirements

Car Recommended

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:

  • 114
  • Ground Size:

  • 520
  • touristicLicenceLabel

  • 41649/AL
  • Rates

    Start Date End Date Nightly Rate (€) Occupancy Minimum Stay From To
    13 Sep 2020 31 Oct 2020 150 4 5+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    01 Nov 2020 30 Nov 2020 135 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    01 Dec 2020 18 Dec 2020 110 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    19 Dec 2020 04 Jan 2021 210 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    05 Jan 2021 12 Feb 2021 128 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    13 Feb 2021 20 Feb 2021 150 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    21 Feb 2021 26 Mar 2021 142 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    27 Mar 2021 10 Apr 2021 175 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    11 Apr 2021 28 May 2021 142 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    29 May 2021 30 Jun 2021 175 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    01 Jul 2021 22 Jul 2021 270 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    23 Jul 2021 28 Aug 2021 285 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    29 Aug 2021 11 Sep 2021 270 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    12 Sep 2021 31 Oct 2021 175 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    01 Nov 2021 30 Nov 2021 142 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    01 Dec 2021 17 Dec 2021 110 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    18 Dec 2021 25 Dec 2021 270 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible
    26 Dec 2021 02 Jan 2022 285 4 7+ Nights Flexible Flexible

    Rental & Booking Information

    The advertised prices are based on a 4-person occupancy and supplements apply should additional people join you for any length of time.
    To secure your reservation, a deposit of 150€ is required, or the full amount if within 8 weeks or arrival. Should you cancel up to 8 weeks prior to arrival only the deposit is non-refundable, and whitin this period the full amount.
    This property is registered and has an Alojamento Local lodging license nº 41649/AL


    Booked Provisional Available


    Funchal Airport : 19 kilometres AIRPORT
    Barreirinha Lido : 4.5 kilometres BEACH
    Funchal Port : 4.5 kilometres FERRY
    Madeira Expressway : 1.8 kilometres HIGHWAY
    Bar Rustico : 200 metres BAR
    Restaurante Rustico : 200 metres RESTAURANT
    Palheiro Golf : 8 kilometres GOLF



    9.9 out of 10

    A casa é ótima e tem uma vista magnifica;-) Exatamente como nas fotografias é mesmo um verdadeiro spot para usufruir de umas boas férias na Madeira. É muito bem equipada e tem tudo o que é preciso para se passarem uns bons e agradáveis dias. Não posso esquecer de referir que estava tudo muito limpo. Sem duvida alguma recomendo a todos os que queiram ir visitar só basta conseguirem arranjar disponibilidade;-) Muito obrigada!!!

    Maria Gabriela Neto   Aug 2020
    Management comment
    Gratos pelo seu comentário. Muito satisfeitos que tenham gostado da vossa estadia

    Beautiful Villa!

    Hayley Wallwork   Sep 2020
    Management comment
    Thank you very much.

    We loved our time at Vila da Portada. The hosts were very communicative and easy to deal with. The premises were very clean and we were very impressed with how the property stayed very clean during our visit, even with the indoor/outdoor flow of the house. The landscaping is very well done and the herb garden was such a lovely surprising touch. The bedrooms were very comfortable, just the right size with the amount of storage necessary to unpack for our stay. It's very easy to drive down to town to the big Pingo Doce supermarket to stock up for the week and/or the restaurants in town. The location of the villa is on a hill above town and not walking distance to many restaurants etc, but the views, peace and quiet are very worthwhile. Getting into town with a car, taxi or Uber is very quick and easy. Thanks so much for a lovely stay in Madeira, we can't wait to come back!

    Karen Hu   Aug 2020
    Management comment
    Thank you so much for your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed Vila da Portada and look forward to your return visit.

    Belle villa avec de très bonnes prestations ! Vue magnifique sur Funchal ! Parfait

    Isabelle Roy   Aug 2020
    Management comment
    Merci Beaucoup!

    Ich kann einen Aufenthalt in der Vila da Portada wirklich nur jedem weiter empfehlen. Wir haben die Unterkunft in einem sehr gepflegten und sauberen Zustand vorgefunden. Es war alles vor Ort was man für den täglichen Alltag so benötigt. Ein Auto ist mit Sicherheit von Vorteil ☝ es sei denn man nimmt in Kauf mit dem Bus zu fahren ‍♀️. Vor allem aber auch die tolle Betreuung durch Noberta (Organisation des Mietwagens, Abholung vom und zum Flughafen, Essenstipps etc) soll auf diesem Weg ebenfalls noch erwähnt werden. Auch ein Grund dafür, dass wir auf jeden Fall wieder kommen

    Vanessa Klopcic   Feb 2020
    Management comment
    Vielen Danke :)

    erstlkassiger Ausblick, besser als im Exposee beschrieben, Zufahrt jedoch für Fahranfänger mit Vorsicht zu genießen, alles Weitere angenehm und erfreulich, wie aus dem Exposee zu erwarten.

    Heinz Willmann   Jan 2020
    Management comment
    Vielen Danke.

    Very well equipped and clean house in a nice location with wide view of Funchal. Carolina was our host and she was very helpful with explaining how we can take the most out of our accommodation and what places we should visit during our stay. Only traffic was sometimes louder in the evening when you sit outside (we did not hear it inside), but I think it would be same in any part of Funchal. We have really enjoyed our holiday at Madeira and the house was a big part of it. Highly recommended :)

    Pavel Haberzettl   Mar 2018
    Management comment
    Thank you very much for your great comments and recommendation. Much appreciated
    Great place

    The villa is in a great location, just a few minutes by car to Funchal centre and all the main roads to get around the island. There's a big supermarket, Continente, for all the essentials within 5 mins. The views are amazing! The house itself is modern, spacious, well equipped, and very secure. Highly recommended

    John Long   Oct 2020
    Management comment
    Thank you for your comments
    Die Unterkunft war top ausgestattet, alles sehr neu. Lage und Anbindung zum Busnetz war super. Pollheizung hat sich gelohnt.

    Die Unterkunft war top ausgestattet, alles sehr neu. Lage und Anbindung zum Busnetz war super. Pollheizung hat sich gelohnt.

    Ralf Wapsa   Oct 2019
    Management comment
    Vielen danke
    Vi kommer gjerne igjen! Aud og Jan fra Oslo

    Beliggenheten er fantastisk, med praktfull utsikt over Funchal og utover havet. Bra kollektivtrafikk til Funchal på hverdager med busstopp like ved huset. Flott pool, utekjøkken og hage. Gode senger, deilige bad. Veldig rent og moderne

    Aud Austbø   Dec 2018
    Management comment
    Vielen Dank für Ihre Anmerkungen.
    Sehr schöner Urlaub

    Sehr schöne und luxuriöse Wohnung. Alles perfekt organisiert. Nur zu empfehlen.

    Wolfgang A   May 2018
    Management comment
    Vielen danke
    Sehr schönes Haus

    Sehr schönes Haus, sehr modern und komfortabel eingerichtet. Der Pool, die Sonnenliegen und besonders der Blick auf Funchal laden sehr zum Verweilen ein. Das Willkommenspaket, bestehend aus Marmelade und Brötchen, ist sehr aufmerksam. Wie überall in Funchal braucht man jedoch ein Auto, die Villa liegt im Hang von Monte, und sogar der Gang zum Bäcker (ca. 15 Minuten) auf einer sehr steil abfallenden Straße ist schwierig und für Knei und Füße eine Tortur. Die Betten empfanden wir als etwas hart.

    Anja Namur   Aug 2019
    Management comment
    Thank you for your comments
    Traumhafte Ferienwohnung

    Tolle Lage, sehr nette Vermieter, unkomplizierte Abwicklung, perfekte Ausstattung, stilvolle Einrichtung, sehr sauber, Stellplatz auf dem Grundstück

    Wolf D   May 2019
    Management comment
    Vielen Danke
    Urlaub zum Genießen

    Alles war wie so schön wie auf der Website abgebildet und beschrieben. Besonders begeistert waren wir von der hochwertigen Bad- und Kücheneinrichtung, den guten Betten / Matratzen, dem Pool und dem hervorragenden Service. Es war der perfekte Standort um mit dem Mietwagen die Insel zu erkunden. Die Restaurantliste haben wir abgearbeitet und können wir nur weiterempfehlen.

    Kirsten Dau   May 2019
    Management comment
    Vielen Dank für Ihr positives Feedback. Ihre Kommentare werden sehr geschätz
    Lovely stay and a great house

    We had a great stay at this beautiful villa. The house was really clean and everything was dealt with in a really professional way. We enjoyed the heated pool even though the weather was not all that warm. We also barbecued quite a lot. The views over Funchal are amazing, much better in real life than in the pictures. Also the location close to Monte is nice. I would definitely recommend this villa!

    Laura Reivinen   Mar 2019
    Management comment
    Thank you very much indeed for your comments and recommendation.
    high standard holiday accommodation

    We had a very relaxing and refreshing stay. The house is at a very high standard, it was spotlessly cleaned and decorated at a beautiful modern, understated interior design. It was wonderful to return from our various trips over the island to this place where we could enjoy the view of the endless ocean by day and the lights of Funchal by night. We felt very well looked after by the agency on arrival and when checking out. - There is a road of medium size going round the property with some traffic on it (a few metres below the level of the property) however we did not feel disturbed by it and the house itself is very well insulated, so during the night it was very quiet. - We also took advantage from the busstop right in front of the property and on two occasions walked uphill to Monte (quite steep, but not longer than 20 minutes), using the little road behind the house. In Monte one then can take the cable car down to Funchal.

    Wiebe Kortum   Mar 2019
    Management comment
    Some lovely comments, thank you very much. We are pleased that the house and location was to your liking.
    Winter Break

    Beautiful villa over looking harbour of Funchal fantastic views, modern with a very high spec finish you would want these builders every time superb. 3 bed 2 bath with underfloor heating throughout air con throughout, everything you need really utensils wise kitchen / lounge diner. internet very good WiFi 56mb i took my amazon firestick with me for more tv options, outside good size pool very safe area, outside cold shower, sink, barbecue, outside toilet / wash. 6 sunbeds ratton table & chairs, also large table & chairs for dining, local bus into centre 50 yards away 2 euros last bus back 2330 number 22 both ways, all in all exceptional only slight negative we spent a lot of time at villa just to relax road was a little more noisy than we wanted, & needs a new toaster as rubbish. Norberta very accommodating let us check out few hours later as it was not booked next day big thank you. we will look to book again. Regards Colin & Deb **********

    Colin Brown   Mar 2019
    Wonderful holidays
    We have been their for two weeks. At least I would say that these holidays have been amazing. The house was very luxurious. The organization of the Villa and around was excellent( thanks to Noberta ) The Villa looks exactly like the Fotos
    Wolfgang Ax   Jun 2018
    Management comment
    Thanks so much for your great review. Hope to Welcome you back in the future.
    Superbe séjour à la villa da portada
    Nous avons passé une semaine à la villa da portada sur les hauteurs de Funchal à Monté. C’etait Parfait ! Un peu difficile à trouver mais très bon accueil a l’arrivee. La villa est récente, très propre, 3 belles chambres à coucher, 2 salles de bain, tout le matériel dans la cuisine, lave vaisselle, machine à laver, sèche linge....tout ! Nous avions même le petit déjeuner pour le premier jour. La piscine est super, nous avions demandé de la chauffer à 24 degrés (120 €), salon de jardin, banquettes, barbecue (un peu long à démarrer) et une très belle vue sur Funchal et la mer. La villa est située tout près des fameux traîneaux en osier. Nous avons adoré Madère, des paysages de fous, des bananiers, des palmiers partout et des fleurs à profusion. Le propriétaire nous a proposé un restaurant le premier soir : parfait avec une navette qui vient vous chercher et vous ramène. Nous avons loué un minibus par lui et c’etait Très bien. Bref excellent séjour dans cette villa, n.hesitez pas, allez y !
    Sylvie Herlem   May 2018
    Management comment
    What an absolutely super review and great for our future guests to read. Thank you very much for your lovely comments, all very much appreciated. We hope to Welcome you again one of these days.
    A must stay
    A fantastic place, living area was nice, kitchen had everything you needed, bedrooms were really comfy. Outside BBQ was great and swimming pool was lovely. Pub just down the road and used the local bus service which was easy and cheap.
    Mark Roshier   Dec 2017
    Management comment
    Thank you very much. A very positive review and very much appreciated!
    Great villa with excellent facilities.
    A very well equipped villa, with great views over Funchal. The villa has been renovated to a very high standard with attention to detail and I would definitely stay here again. The welcome pack on arrival is a nice touch and the management company make the arrival and departure very easy. The villa is not within walking distance of Funchal, however the local bus service runs past the villa and operates a good service, taxis are approx 10 euro from the town but do not pick one up from the bottom of the toboggan run to go into town as they are charge double. A great place to stay and recharge the batteries.
    Karen Waite   Jul 2017
    Management comment
    We hope to welcome you back one day to recharge your batteries! Thanks for the great review.
    Madeira, dreams come true
    Beautiful new house, very well equipped with all you need for a enjoyable stay. We loved the big views over Funchal and the sea. Right from the house you can walk up the hill. There is also a little restaurant near by, where you can eat very cheap meat and fish. And it is not only cheap, it is also very very good!!! For us holidays on Madeira is a dream coming true! Thanks a lot to Linda, Norberta and Ricardo, who did all to make our stay unforgettable! We will be back soon!
    Claudia Etzinger   Jun 2017
    Management comment
    Thank you very much for your comments and recommendation and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and our service. We look forward to seeing you soon.
    Fantastisch! Nur zu empfehlen!
    Wir hatten eine traumhafte Zeit auf Madeira. Die Wohnung liegt oberhalb von Funchal mit super tollem weiten Ausblick. Die Fotos zeigen das Objekt genauso schön wie es ist. Unterhalb des Pools ist noch eine Art kleiner Garten mit Kräutern, die man auch nutzen darf. Die Ausstattung ist top und die Einrichtung sehr geschmackvoll. Zwei große Bäder mit Regendusche und Kommoden. Wir sind herzlichen empfangen worden und haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Wir kommen auf jeden Fall wieder!
    Ellen Jung   Jun 2017
    Lovely villa in Monte, Funchal.
    We spent a very enjoyable ten days at this property - it was just as described in the details and had all you need for your stay and very clean, including a mid week clean and change of bed linen and towels.We mainly ate out although it was useful to have the BBQ. It was nice to be able to walk to O Rustico's just down the road from villa and we also enjoyed meals at Olives and Espettus (our favourite). We didn't have a car and although buses regular did feel a car is a must. Would definitely recommend this villa to anyone visiting Madeira.
    Tim Pullin   Jun 2017
    Management comment
    Thank you very much for your comments and recommendation and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay.
    Glorious views, stunning pool and deck area
    The property description and pictures are accurate, this is a very impressive property, all newly done, very well equipped, spotlessly clean and with splendid views over Funchal and the ocean. We stayed as up couple, so it was a very generous size for the 2 of us. It might be a bit cramped for 6, if the weather isn't good, there is plenty of outside space, but the lounge and kitchen area would be a squeeze. We had quite a lot of rain, so were sadly forced indoors more than we would have liked. We loved the outside terrace, with the pool and BBQ, as well as the roof top seating with chaise longues. It took us about 40 minutes to walk into the centre of Funchal, but it was extremely steep, so we relied on the bus, (convenient bus stop outside) and taxis. On 2 nights, we walked to very pleasant local restaurants, Rustico and Vasca da Gama and also made use of the BBQ on a couple of evenings. The property is well located for getting out of Funchal too, without going through the city centre, very close (we walked) to Monte, with its beautiful gardens and the cable car and with easy access to the mountains and motorway. We would definitely recommend this property.
    Rachel Cerfontyne   May 2017

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