Calheta Orchid House, its situated in the quiet and sunny district of Calheta, surrounded by small vegetable fields and gardens with typical Madeira Levada irrigation. Calheta has the best climate in the Island and you have beach, mountain (Rabaçal, 25 Fontes), museum (Casa das Mudas), many sport activities (Paragliding, Paddleboard), boat trips, great restaurants plus friendly people and safe neighbourhood. Ideal for families with children or couples enjoying holidays away from rush.
In the house are available two spacious bedrooms each with closet and queen sizebeds. A living room, with sofa bed that can be used as additional sleeping space when needed. The practical kitchen is fully equipped, especially with large fridge / freezer compartment, coffee machine, toaster and microwave. The modern bathroom has a shower and toilet. At your disposal are towels, bed linen, spices and some teas. A utility room with sink and ironing facilities round off the comfort.
The outdoor area features a balcony, perfect to enjoy the views, a sun terrace and a barbecue area. You can explore the beautiful weather and enjoy the wonderful climate of the island throughout the year.
The quiet but central location offers you easy access by car to the plateau Paul da Serra, with numerous starting points to some of the most famous and beautiful Levada walks and mountain hiking. From this house, you can do Levadas: Levada Calheta - Prazeres, Levada Calheta - Ponta do Sol, Levada Rabaçal, Risco, 25 Fontes among others. At the same time, you have easy and convenient access to the scenic roads, and highways of Madeira. This is how to reach easily, for example, Funchal with its sights, according to your wishes - fast or comfortable - with great views from the many panoramic viewpoints (miradouro) along the coastal roads.
Calheta itself offers numerous Restaurants (Pizzeria Ristorante Naye, just 2min away by car) bars and cafés (São João and Atouguia Snack Bars, 2min away also), local grocerys avaiable by foot, a marina with excursions and whale watching, boat trips to watch sunset, a sandy beach for bathing, many sports facilities (water moto, paddle) and all amenities of daily life such as a large supermarket Pingo Doce (7min away) and a new minimarket/coffe Amanhecer (3min away) with all you need.
Close you find Gaz Post, Farmacy, Museum Casa das Mudas, Factory Sugar Engenho da Calheta and many more usefull and atrattive things.
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Fresh bread all morning at the street in a van.
Satellite Tv, with several chanels in german, french and english;
Great spot to start hiking to Levada Nova, Rabaçal, Risco and 25 Fontes.
Fast and free wi-fi.
Very quiet neighborhood.
You will almost certainly be visited by two friendly cats (who will leave you alone if shooed off, should you wish!).