The resort island of Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean is one of the top choices for timeshare holidays in Europe. With non-stop flights from the UK to Funchal, the capital city of Madeira, you can swop grey skies for sunny climes in less than four hours travel time. Madeira is a popular destination for those looking to purchase a timeshare resale, especially so for couples.
A small island, Madeira plays host to over 1 million visitors per year. It's always summer on the island and there is a wealth of entertainment, festivals and historic and cultural attractions as well as the breathtakingly beautiful seaside resorts. When you arrive in Funchal, you'll immediately be enveloped in the friendly charm of the Madeira locals - from the efficient and modern international airport to the family-owned craft stores on the streets bordered with vibrant purple Jacaranda trees.
A cosmopolitan city with loads of 'old-world' style and culture, Funchal has magnificent views from the city out over the deep blue of the Atlantic Ocean. Funchal's hillside location has easy access to sun-drenched beaches, top-class restaurants and a number of 5 star hotels and timeshare resorts. On the southern coast of Madeira, Funchal has a large port and harbour for the luxury Atlantic liners about to cross the ocean. During the day, it's sun, surf and perfect swimming weather on all of the beaches and along the well-known Lido Promenade. Water sports are available from most of the top timeshare resorts and you can book charter cruises to the natural splendour of the Desertas Islands and the coves and bays around Madeira for whale watching, swimming with dolphins or head out to the open ocean for a deep sea fishing expedition.
One of the best times to visit Madeira and Funchal in particular, is during the Carnival. A riot of colour, music, culinary delights and Samba - It's a weeklong party. The Flower Festival is also an important part of the festivities on Madeira. Colourful floats, hundreds of people wearing thousands of fragrant blooms; it's a spectacular sight. Don't miss the Wine Festival each year - it's not called Madeira Wine for nothing! The annual Jazz Festival in Funchal is also a big draw card for Jazz lovers from around the world who flock to Parque de Santa Catarina.
Discovered in 1419, Madeira is an historic island with a rich cultural heritage. Visit the Cathedral of Funchal and take a ride on the Monte Cable Car for panoramic views over the city and the beaches of Funchal. The Quinta do Boa Vista is a spectacular orchid farm and the botanical gardens or the Monte Palace Tropical Gardens is a superb morning out. Amble through the streets of the 'old centre', visit the Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte and pick up some of the truly remarkable crafts and gifts in the markets. History buffs will love the Madeira Story Centre - a highly informative and interactive look at the history of Madeira. A short drive from Funchal up the coast to marvel at the highest cliffs in Europe - the Cabo Giraõ is a great way to spend the day.
Timeshare resales on Madeira can provide excellent value for money and this island holiday destination has a number of excellent timeshare resorts. In particular, The Royal Savoy (below) and Pestana resorts such as the Pestana Grand (below) are two of the more popular resorts on the island.
Set in acres of tropical gardens with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, each of the studio, one and two bedroom units at the Pestana Grand are well appointed with all mod cons. Both freshwater and saltwater swimming pools, and a full fitness centre and spa make this a top timeshare resales choice in Ponta da Cruz, Madeira. A number of excellent restaurants onsite and the popular Lido Promenade just a stroll away, timeshare at the Pestana Grand is a holiday of a lifetime.
One of the best locations in Madeira and a top choice for timeshare resales, the Royal Savoy in Funchal overlooks the harbour and the city centre is a short walk from the timeshare units. Gracious terraces and swimming pools lead down to the sea and each unit is fully equipped for the modern traveller. Indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, and spa complete the amenities onsite. Quality restaurants, both buffet and á la carte, as well as number of pool bars and a cocktail lounge mean that you'll never want to leave the Royal Savoy.
Buying a Madeira timeshare is simple, safe and secure with Timeshare Hypermarket. If we are able to find you a timeshare resort and week to suits your requirements we have our own contracts team and use a trustee to ensure that you are financially protected throughout the timeshare purchase process. For more information, please visit our buying timeshare page or speak with one of our consultants on 01202 544 870.
For our customers who are looking to sell timeshare in Madeira, you will be please to hear that you can register your timeshare with us absolutely free of charge. As a UK company, Worldwide Timeshare Hypermarket adhere to both European and UK law governing the resale of timeshare and ahve been established over 20 years. For more information, please visit our Sell Timeshare page or speak with one the registrations team on 01202 544 871.