Madeira, a popular holiday destination for couples and families alike, boasts a pleasant annual climate and open-armed locals. This unspoiled Portuguese archipelago, nestled 500km North of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean is easily reachable from most UK International airports in under 4 hours.
It’s cosmopolitan capital city of Funchal is a magnificent setting for your holiday. With cobbled streets and distinct architecture mixed with popular tourist culture, its a modern day city with an old world charm. Set sail on a sea excursion leaving the glamorous marina or ride the magical cable cars that give a birds eye view over the city so you can truly admire the impressive landscape of Madeira. Wander along the Levadas of the “Floating garden of the Atlantic” and marvel at the lush native plant-life whilst the enticing local cuisine of Caldeirada (Monster Fish Stew) is a great way to get a taste for the island. Explore the 580 metre high cliff-tops of Cabo Girao and Madeira’s Botanical Gardens before hopping on a traditional Monte Toboggan to join the celebrations at the annual Jazz, Flower and Wine Festivals!
Funchal plays host to numerous 4 & 5 star resorts on the South coast of Madeira many of which have collected prestigious awards over the years. These resorts offer a high standard of accommodation which is complimented wonderfully by the top levels of service. With some of the best value management fees in Europe, capped in line with the rate of inflation and all properties held on a leasehold, a Madeira timeshare is a very attractive way to holiday.
We have chosen our Top Timeshare Resorts in Madeira so come and take a look…
The Pestana Promenade is minutes from the exciting attractions of Funchal city centre and is the proud holder of RCI’s distinguished Gold Crown. Featuring amongst the most prestigious resorts in Madeira it also collected TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2014. The resorts luxury Studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments are elevated above exotic gardens and palm trees, featuring comfortable living rooms and private balconies built for the enviable Ocean views. Pestana’s signature Magic Spa offers a wide selection of massages and aromatherapy sessions which are complimented by the resorts sauna and Turkish baths. Everything is about the sea views here which can also be admired from within the glass-enclosed indoor swimming pool which also looks out over the gardens. One of Madeira’s largest outdoor pools, part of which is an infinity pool, provides plenty of cooling space for visitors to the resort. The modern gymnasium is well-fitted and includes a wide variety of exercise equipment for guests to make the most of during their stay. The apartments may feature kitchenette’s but why cook when a large selection of dishes for the whole family can be enjoyed from the Deck restaurant. For a more relaxed atmosphere sit down at the resorts Breezes Restaurant for a top choice of theme cuisine. The open-air terrace bar provides an attractive setting for some refreshing drinks in the surrounding exotic gardens and is ideal for watching the sun set over the Ocean.
Situated at the top of Ponta da Cruz providing superior views of Cabo Girão is the luxurious Pestana Grand Hotel that collected TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2014. A holder of RCI’s Gold Crown too and part of the esteemed Pestana Group this resort is only a short drive from Madeira’s exciting Capital of Funchal. The tasteful studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments have bright interiors to reflect the warmth of the island, featuring spacious bedrooms and private balconies to take in the resorts grand views. Home to the largest salt water swimming pool in Madeira there is a wide choice of outdoor pools for adults and children alike. From the indoor swimming pool there are panoramic Ocean views so guests don’t miss out on the prime coastal location. The resorts calming spa provides yoga, massages and a sauna whilst the Turkish bath offers extra rejuvenation. Selected international dishes ranging from Portuguese to Italian and Moroccan cuisine are all available at the elegant on-site restaurants, designed for a sophisticated dining experience. The bar is a great place to relax with casual drinks as the seating area is supported by a delightful water feature to continue the peaceful feel to your holiday.
Part of the revered Porto Bay Group, this ocean-front resort is currently the holder of an RCI Gold Crown and is nestled amongst 500 unique botanical species. Awarded TripAdvisor’s 2014 Traveller’s Choice Award too this popular resort puts guests within minutes by car of the lively city of Funchal and its beautiful marina. The stylish accommodation combines Ocean and garden views from the private balconies of the 1 & 2 bedroom apartments that include generous living rooms and convenient kitchenettes. The resorts 5 swimming pools offer something for the whole family and include a separate children’s pool too so visitors really are spoiled for choice when cooling off. The relaxing spa provides a great menu of massages and a steam bath to enjoy. Kids are well catered for too with an exciting playroom and playground provided. Tennis courts are available for guests who want a match in the sun or for a slower pace tee off at the mini-golf course. Dine to your hearts content with a top selection of international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner at any of the 4 on-site restaurants. For those with a sweet tooth there is a tasty ice-cream parlour to indulge in whilst cooling refreshments can be sipped on at the resorts 6 bars.
Over 100 years of history and located only 500 metres from the exciting centre of Funchal makes the Royal Savoy Resort one of the most highly sought after resorts in Madeira. It is no surprise then that it was awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2014 and comes highly recommended as a Premier Resort by Interval International. Facing the Atlantic Ocean the elegant studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments are fitted with modern kitchenette’s and their spacious balconies benefit from great views over Funchal Harbour. The resorts outdoor sea pool is accompanied by an indoor heated and children’s splash pool so there is somewhere for everyone to cool off in. The lush gardens and large sun-deck terraces create a peaceful ambience whilst the direct sea access adds a touch of the coast to the resort. For the more energetic of visitors there is a gym to train within which also supplies a sauna and jacuzzi for relieving those muscles after a work out. The Health Centre has a wonderful choice of health and beauty treatments for guests to indulge in. Top culinary delights can be enjoyed with tasty a-la-carte and buffet restaurants to satisfy those taste buds. The resorts refreshing bars offer a delightful mix too from the swim-up Neptunus pool bar to the cocktail piano bar for a more sophisticated end to an evening.
The advantageous position above Praia Formosa beach and enviable views over Cabo Girao have helped the Madeira Regency Palace become one of the most idyllic timeshare resorts on the island. Awarded RCI’s Hospitality accolade, guests are assured of great service and a fulfilling holiday at this acclaimed resort. Graciously furnished, the studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments offer well-appointed kitchens, comfortable living rooms and spacious balconies to enjoy the far-reaching coastal views. For the keen golfers there is a 30% discount on green fees for the picturesque Santo da Serra Golf Club whilst a mini-golf course is located at the resort for a more casual round. Relax in one of the 2 outdoor pools which are complimented by a stunning waterfall feature and dedicated kids pool whilst indoor swimming is also available. Stretch off those weary legs at the full fitness centre on-site whilst the health spa has a top selection of treatments too. Take each other on in a game of squash or tennis whilst Madeira’s only bowling green is found here too. Exemplary cuisine is provided at the resorts restaurants where a choice between Portuguese and International dishes can be dined upon. Due to the close proximity to the beach there is exciting opportunities for thrill seekers as para-sailing, water skiing and kite surfing are all available for those who dare.