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Madeira Self-Drive Tour Package


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Description

The unique beauty of Madeira Island along with its mild climate all year round makes for a perfect combination for a small break in the middle of the Atlantic. Known as the " Pearl of the Atlantic" Madeira has been the favorite destination for Europeans for a couple of centuries. Madeira is known for its excellent climate, high quality of tourism services and the warm and friendly welcoming of the locals. This package was built to assure a great and restful stay and can be tailored to your requirements in case you wish to add or delete some days to your stay.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Madeira, car collection at Madeira's airport and accommodation at selected hotel for 5 nights.

Day 2

Day to Explore Funchal (if you wish a private tour, please consult us).

Day 3

Day to Visit Madeira's East coast.

Day 4

Leisure day, to relax on the hotel facilities or other activities (Our suggestion: visit the Island of Porto Santo on the local ferry boat; or walk through the Levadas (Water canals), or Visit Madeira Museums - please consult us if you wish some of the suggested options).

Day 5

Day to Explore Madeira's West coast.

Day 6

Hotel Check-out and departure to Funchal Airport. Car delivery at the Airport.

Places you will visit

Funchal: This is the capital of Madeira, famous for the botanical gardens everywhere in the city! If you wish to have a real experience we suggest you to go to the Market of Lavradores, where the locals sell the daily fresh and delicious products.

Monte: Not too far from Funchal centre, you'll find Monte with beautiful views over the Funchal Bay. We suggest you a visit to the Church of Our Lady of Monte, and to take the chance to use the most famous transport of the Island - The Toboggan.

Curral das Freiras: Is what we call truly hidden part of Madeira. The name means "Nuns' Valley" and here you'll find a crater showing obvious evidences of the volcanic presence in the island of Madeira. Do not miss the local liquor.

East Madeira: On the East of Madeira you will find the most remote areas of the island that we suggest you to visit: Camacha, famous as the wicker work village; The Pico do Arieiro, one of the highest points of the island; Ribeiro Frio to visit the curious trout hatchery. Santana Village, with its traditional thatched roofed cottages; Porto da Cruz and Portela, whit a spectacular view over the town of Machico.

West Madeira: On the west side we will suggest you to visit the small fishing village of Câmara de Lobos; The most famous Cape of Madeira: the Cabo Girão, the highest promontory in Europe; Ribeira Brava a seaside village; Serra de Água and Encumeada where you can see both the North and the South coast; Porto Moniz famous for its natural pools; Paúl da Serra, a 1400m high plateau.

Photos

Typical house in Madeira island
visit Madeira island - Camara dos Lobos | Portugal.com
Hiking in Madeira island - Portugal Travel and Tours | Portugal.com
Funchal at night - Madeira island | Portugal.com
Camara dos Lobos in Madeira island | Portugal.com
Golf in Porto Santo island - Madeira | Portugal.com

What's Included

Includes

  • 6 nights accommodation in Madeira
  • Comfort 3 Stars Level: Hotel Orquidea or Hotel Madeira or Hotel do Carmo  (Standard rooms) 
  • Superior 4 Star Level: Hotel  Castanheiro Boutique or Porto Mare Hotel or Hotel Baia Azul (Standard rooms)
  • Premium 5 Stars Level: Belmond Reid's Palace or Royal Savoy Hotel or The Cliff Bay Hotel (Standard rooms)
  • Breakfast
  • 6 days of rent-a-car, Group C  Renault Clio IV/Nissan Note or Similar, manual transmission, CDW , LDW, TP insurance & unlimited Kms.
  • Car Pickup and drop Off at the Airport  between 8:30 am to 8:30 pm. 
  • Local phone support in Portugal (24 hours)

 

Not Included

  • Car collection at the  airport fee before 8h29 am and after 8h31pm: 23,50 EUROS  direct payment 
  • Other car insurances or extra services to be booked directly with the car rental 
  • Other meals than breakfast

 

 

 

Dates & Rates

Rates are per person in US dollars
Double = 2 persons per room

General

Booking your vacation

  • Early booking is advised. Availability of accommodations and inter-island flight is limited especially in summer months
  • If hotels named in itinerary are not available at time of booking, alternate similar same rating properties will be confirmed, and subject to new quote.
  • Order of islands visited may need to be altered due to flight schedule changes
  • Unless otherwise indicated, sightseeing tours are by private car with English speaking driver. Other languages are available upon request
  • Quotations with different hotels have a non refundable deposit of $50. Deposit will be credited towards final booking price

Booking your Vacation with Air

  • International airfare for this package is additional to price shown on Rates table. Departure cities are limited to those serviced by SATA International (Azores Airlines)
  • If you want a quote for airfare to be included make sure to check yes when prompted during the booking/reservation request process

Booking Conditions

  • A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $350 per person per vacation is required to book and hold space for you. Deposit includes airfare
  • Final payment is due 45 days before departure
  • Option to pay full price up front is available

Cancellation Policy

  • $200 per person if canceled up to 45 days from day of departure
  • 25% of total reservation if canceled 15 to 45 days from day of departure
  • 50% of reservation if canceled 7 to 14 days from day of departure
  • No refunds if canceled less than 7 days or less from date of departure

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  • Click on the Book Now button to send your reservation request
  • No payment will be collected at this time
  • Our travel Associate will contact you via email to answer any questions and book your Package
  • If you don't plan to book at this time please click here to contact us with any questions or concerns about your trip or your holiday

Booking Changes

  • A fee of $35 per person, per transaction, will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. 

Travel Insurance

  • We understand that there are unforeseeable circumstances, like flight cancellations, that prevent our clients from making their trips as planned. For that reason, we recommend purchasing travel insurance as we will not be able to refund any service which clients have not been able to utilize under these circumstances. Please click here for more information.

Hotels

Note: Hotels shown are for reference only. We reserve the right to change hotels based on availability, group size or other factors. Should alternate hotel be required, it will be of same or better rating .

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