"Quietly located with excellent views over the sea."
Enjoyable stay at this quietly located hotel. enabling access to walks along a levada. We did not hire a car but used the shuttle bus to visit Calhetta, Otherwise friends living locally were able to show us around the island. I did notice that most people did hire cars or used the shuttle bus. Would definitely return to this friendly hotel.
This was our second stay at the Paul do Mar Aparthotel. The staff and very friendly and all spoke very good English. All rooms are oceanview and only 100 feet from the shore. From your balcony, you can watch the sun go down over the ocean every night. Breakfast was good with hot and cold food and fresh fruit every day. Dinner was excellent. We swam in the outdoor pool (unheated) and the indoor (heated pool). A rental car is recommended to get from the hotel to the many hiking routes and levada walks at the west end of Madeira which we consider to be the most beautiful part of the island.
Beautiful old house with interesting antiques. Room was comfortable and bathroom well appointed. Would perhaps have liked the fire on in sitting room for a cosier atmosphere as weather was a bit cool. Food was homely but well cooked. Good breakfast.
The Quinta Das Vinhas Inn is located in the Estreito da Calheta, on the southwest coast of Portugal. High up in the …More
Calheta is on Madeira’s sunny southwestern shoreline. Here, mountains rise precipitously above the sea, affording panoramic views. Calheta is home to Madeira Island’s only sand beach, a manmade, golden strand. Deep-sea fishing charters and sleek yachts set out from Calheta’s modern marina. Cabo Girão, east of Calheta, is one of Europe’s highest sea cliffs.
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