Travel Blogs from Funchal
... any sort of obstructions - a really good introduction to Levada walking. If you continue past the tea house around the first corner you will be met by a horrible smell that comes from the poultry farm housed in a huge building extending down the hillside..hurry on past with your hand over your nose! It is possible to continue all the way to Camacha, but it is long way there and ...
The heat was a pleasant changed to the cold weather. The taxi ride, was interesting. I think the driver thought speed was essential. We had bends, cars pulling out and all the while Iain pretending to drive. (I don't need to wax my legs, Sarah did it for me.) 30mins Iain said.......more like 15mins.....F1 eat your heart out. Ended u at the hotel, amazing!!!! ***** stars resort looks fantastic. We left out cases outside and booked in. On the forth floor we went to our ...
There is ample parking alongside the beach area of Praia Formosa. Take a right turn out of the car park and the constructed walkway is obvious. Very easy walk (even in trainers) to the west and continue past the beach cafes. The walk to Camara do Lobos takes about 50 minutes and the views as one enters the fishing port are the ...
... one's feet - not comfortable. As the walk progresses to the 40 minute mark the path is confined to the parapet alongside the water channel and this is not for the faint hearted! Generally the surroundings are smelly, however you do get a glimpse of the coast and the "Winged Bridge", but there are much better walks - avoid this ...
Booked a cruise, had always wanted to try one and so as a cruise virgin i thought i would start off with an 11 night cruise travelling with my mum, little sister and my son on board Independence of the Seas. Setting sail from Southampton, we headed towards the north of Spain and Portugal before reaching the Canary Islands. We had days at port including Vigo, Lisbon, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Gordon Residencial Funchal
Other places to stay in Funchal
Rua Imperatriz D. Amelia 55, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- Loved the Hypnotist!
- Beautiful-We were treated with great care.
- Fabulous! No kids!
Rua Simplicio dos Passos Gouveia, 29, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $191
- Nice, Relaxing Hotel
- Great suites
Estrada Monumental 175-177, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $151
- A wonderful hotel.
- Would definitely reccommend
- This hotel exceeded our expectations....
Largo Antonio Nobre , Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $112
- Would stay at this hotel again
- Our most enjoyable holiday for years!
- Great location for Town Centre
Estrada Monumental 284, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $74
- Good Honest Value
- Very pleasant hotel
- Good Hotel
Lido - Rua de Leichlingen nos. 2-4, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $100
Estrada Monumental 316, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $68
Rua Nova Vale D'Ajuda, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $61
Rua Simplicio Passos Gouveia, 21, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- Will return
- Madeirn Magic
Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $178
- Watch out for the afternoon tea !!
- Maderia magic
- Superb Hotel
Praia Formosa , Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Heaven on Earth, Perfect Holiday
- Faultless in every respect!
- Excellent hotel
Estrada Monumental 265, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $147
Quinta Calaca 1, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Un hotel muy bonito
- Dated dark and dingy
- Sehr nettes Hotel
Rua Ponta da Cruz, 23, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $105
- A Grand Holiday indeed!
- 5* holiday at its best
- Very Nice hotel
Estrada Monumental 302, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $56
- Good location
- Better than expected
- Past it's sell-by date
Estrada Monumental 306, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $53
Rua da Casa Branca 98, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $49
Rua do Gorgulho 2, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- A 5-star hotel in all but name
- Our first trip to madeira
- Shear Elegance
Azinhaga da Casa Branca 7, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Rua do Cabrestante 25, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $77
Estrada Monumental 256, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Avda do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses 50, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $140
- Wonderful Friendly Staff and Good Quality Accommodation
- Good all round hotel
- Perfect Location
Rua da Casa Branca, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $54
Estrada Monumental 239, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $51
Rua Leichlingen 7, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Loved the veiws
- Exc with a baby - space, comfort, resort facilities but not too "resorty"!
Estrada Monumental 194, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $91