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Holidays in Funchal, Madeira, combine glorious weather, Blue flag beaches and picturesque surroundings. Located on the south-east coast, Funchal is the capital of this delightful island and is divided into three parts: the historical old town around the marina, the living area, with white washed walls and cobbled streets on the hillside, and the Lido where all of the hotels, shops and restaurants can be found near the tree-lined promenade.
The black pebble beach at Praia Formosa is 10 minutes from funchal and has been awarded the Blue Flag, due to it`s cleanliness, but the 3 public lidos are perfect for sunbathing and swimming. The Funchal weather offers pleasant winters and can reach the late 20`s during the summer months, perfect for topping up that tan and cooling off in the water.
Shops, markets and the San Quiteria centre, filled with retailers, sell some great, cheap holiday souvenirs and when it comes to eating you will find some excellent restaurants serving local and international cuisine.
Funchal nightlife consists of a good choice of bars and a few discos, though it is not renowned as a lively resort. If you head up into the old town you can mingle with the locals to experience a lovely friendly atmosphere.
Funchal is approximately 30 minutes from Funchal Airport - 35km (21 miles).
Ideal for Couples
After a day on the seafront why not head up to the old town to share a delicious romantic meal as the sun disappears.
Funchal is just 30 minutes from Funchal Airport.
Evenings in Funchal are perfect for strolling through the resort and sampling the friendly bars.
Blue Flag Beaches
Due to it`s cleanliness the Praia Formosa beach has been awarded the Blue Flag.
Fantastic Sight Seeing
Take the cable car for spectacular views of the surrounding area and make sure you visit the old town with it`s white washed walls, beautiful flower filled gardens, cobbled streets and traditional bars.