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Santo da Serra  is an ideal location from which to explore Madeira Island

Santo da Serra is a small countryside  parish at an altitude of 685m above sea level and with a population of approximately 1600 inhabitants whose main source of income is dependant agriculture.  On weekends visitors have the opportunity to visit the local farmers market and buy locally grown fresh produce.

Santo Antonio da Serra - Madeira Island

This small parish is divided in two.  The one part belongs to the  Santa Cruz region and the other belongs to Machico region.  The Santo da Serra town centre has a clear dividing line separating the parish which curiously  runs through the local church.  The Santo da Serra “quinta” (estate) formerly known at the Blandy estate is a delightful garden open to the public.

The Madeira Island Holiday VIlla & Retreat Venue Hire is located in this majestic region and provides guests with the best of both worlds  – The calm setting and privacy of country life as well as easy access to more populated regions, island attractions and landmarks.

With public transport close by, you will be able to explore the island  at your own leisure. Santo da Serra is  the perfect base from which to explore the island – be it countryside or seaside visits, this quaint region is literally minutes away from everthing.


Minutes away from popular Madeira attractions and landmarks, Santo da Serra is an ideal “base” from which to explore the island.

Santo da Serra accommodationTwo popular beaches, the Machico sandy beach and the Santa Cruz beach and Aquapark are approximately  20 minutes away.  The Garajau marine reserve, a popular spot for scuba diving, is only half an hour away. Funchal, the capital is 35 minutes away. The airport is only 20 minute drive away.

Santo da Serra is home to one of the two golf courses on the island.  This golf course offers visitors a 27 hole golf course with splendid views of Machico and a grand backdrop of natural beauty

Both the Santo da Serra Golf Course and the Santo da Serra Gardens are 5 minutes away from the the Madeira Island Holiday Villa & Venue Hire.

Besides the Levada dos Tornos hiking trail (levada trail), which is literally on the Madeira Holiday Villa & Retreat Venue‘s doorstep, there are many other  levada trails close by.


Attractions within 12km from the Madeira Island Holiday Villa & Retreat Venue

Attractions within 15km from the Madeira Island Holiday Villa & Retreat Venue

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