Situated in a beautiful and quiet location, Casa Calheta is a wonderful and welcoming home on the island of Madeira. All on one floor, the home provides the perfect base to explore this charming island from.
The living room is ideal for unwinding in during the evenings. The room boasts contemporary furnishings decorated in neutral colours, white walls and glossy laminate floors. Adjacent to the living room lies the dining room which contains an elegant glass dining table for dinners with friends & family. In the kitchen, guests will find a breakfast bar with stools for socialising during breakfast and while preparing and eating snacks.
All three of the bedrooms have access to the garden or terrace and are equipped with air-conditioning for the ultimate comfort. Imagine waking up to glorious views and sunshine while stepping outside for a breath of fresh air each morning. The bedrooms benefit from a minimalist style, making for a relaxing atmosphere and restful night’s sleep.
The swimming pool is located on the front terrace just below the home. Accessible from a staircase, the pool can be admired from the balcony which contains a neat lawn and palm trees. Sun loungers and benches sit poolside for resting after enjoying a peaceful swim.
While staying at Casa Calheta, going on walks amongst the local nature is a must. The villa’s location makes the Madeira countryside extremely easy to access. So, enjoy a meditative stroll through the greenery.
Calheta's beach is known for possessing a calm atmosphere and is a great spot for surfing and it actually held a National Surf Championship in 2000 and continues to host various local surfing events. A fifteen minute drive to Paúl do Mar will reveal another beach that is rarely overcrowded. Despite its small size has facilities including showers, restaurants and bars nearby. Here, visitors can indulge in blissful sunbathing and quiet contemplation.
The capital of Madeira, Funchal, is a 30-minute drive away and has plenty to see and do. Wine enthusiasts will definitely want to pay Blandy’s Wine Lodge a visit. Revealing the secrets of Madeira wine, the lodge discloses how the regions wine has been made over the last 200 years. A tasting tour will allow you to sample the wine as you see how it’s created from Portuguese Negra Mole grapes and discover the interesting history of Madeira wine. Some of the wines at Blandy’s date back to the 1920's.
The lodge also contains a museum which holds the island's oldest wooden wine Lagar, letters from Winston Churchill and coins from Blandy's bank, amongst other artefacts. The building is a sight to see itself. In the tasting room, the walls are emblazoned with works from German artist Max Romer. Blandy’s contains more than 650 casks, tunnels and vats. All wines here are processed using the traditional Canteiro method.
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team.
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!