Calheta – Madeira

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Why Stay in Calheta

The Municipality of Calheta possesses a wide array of sleeping accommodation such as hotels, villas, guest houses and rural tourism. There are more than 2000 beds between the various civil parishes, ranging from the more intimate to family concepts.

The development of lodging in recent years is due to the municipal policies adopted and the growing demand for accommodation in this region, and you’ll certainly understand why! Staying in Calheta allows you to be close to nature and all its activities or simply relish in the pleasant climate typical of this sunny region. Staying in Calheta is synonymous with enjoying peace and quiet while recharging your energies spent on everyday life or simply a guarantee that you’ll be able to experience and interact with Mother Nature. Staying in Calheta lets you listen to the birds in the morning or watch the sea along over 20km of coast. Staying in Calheta will give you full view of one of the best sunsets of the Island.

You’ll certainly be pleased with the experience and personalized service that our local agents offer all our guests.

Staying in Calheta gives you this…and much more!

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Restaurants in Calheta – Madeira

Madeira – Portugal In Madeira, gastronomy stands out for the traditional and the contemporary, in a constructive subtlety between the various regional products, of great quality, which allow the elaboration of a varied menu of gastronomic specialties ranging from regional to ...



Canyoning consists in the progressive exploration of a river or stream, braving vertical barriers and exploiting surrounding environment through various techniques and equipment, offering those who practise permanent contact with nature. Excitement and adrenaline are the biggest attractions, being constantly ...


Whale & Dolphin Watching

During your visit to Madeira, it is almost mandatory to take a sea tour to observe cetaceans. Its excellent location means that these species can be seen throughout the year. Take a close look at some of the 28 species of ...



This sport arrived in Madeira at the end of the 1980’s earning a significant number of enthusiasts on the Island. The municipality of Calheta offers prime conditions for this sport.There are various areas to start a flight within Calheta, ...


Scuba Diving

Calheta Diving Center LOCALIZATION CONTACT Praia da CalhetaVila da Calheta, 9370-133 CalhetaMadeira- Portugal Carlos Relvas – Instrutor PADI+351 968 276 366 calhetadive@gmail.com LOBOSONDA – MADEIRA WHALEWATCHING LOCALIZATION CONTACT AV. D. Manuel IPorto de Recreio da Calheta, loja 1 ...



Surf Madeira Island is considered by many one of the best places to surf in Europe. International encounters often take place here, Jardim do Mar being one of the hotspots for this activity where various events like the Red Bull ...


Mountain Bike Trails

Mountain Biking LPBTT 1 – Casais da Serra / São Lourenço Typology Difficulty Terrain Direction Distance Time DOWNHILL MEDIUM DIRT ROAD ONE WAY 5,1 KM 10 – 25min ITINERARY Fonte do Bispo – Lombo de São Lourenço START Fonte do Bispo (E. ...

National parks

Walking Routes – Calheta

List of Routes Levada das 25 Fontes Difficulty Terrain Direction Distance Time EASY REGULAR TRIP ROUND TRIP 9 KM (2x 4,5 KM) 3h30min – 4h ITINERARY Rabaçal – Casas do Rabaçal – 25 Fontes START Rabaçal (E.R. 105) END Rabaçal (E.R. 105) ...

Cultural events

Casa das Mudas Arts and Congress Centre – Casa das Mudas

Located in the Municipality of Calheta, to the west of the Island, a little over 20 minutes from Funchal, the Casa das Mudas Art Gallery represents, one of the most important investments made by Sociedade de Desenvolvimento Ponta do Oeste, S. ...