The 12 Best Airbnbs In Madeira, Portugal

December 13, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Madeira, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Madeira and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Morning Star Villa In Sun-Filled Arco Da Calheta

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $240 per night, airbnb.com

Wake up in this bright apartment located in Arco da Calheta, one of the sunniest areas of the island. It’s a modern, open-concept villa that is well-equipped and features a pool, sauna, gym and a cinema room. You're guaranteed a fun time with the whole family, or even two families travelling together.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Take in panoramic views from every angle, living area, and bedroom, thanks to the clever design of this villa set among banana plantations. Dip into an infinity pool, work up an appetite in the gym and sauna, and watch movies in the cinema room.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Pool | Gym | Kitchen | Washer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“We had a perfect journey with a perfect paradise villa and perfect caring owners. Such a great communication and good feeling! If we come back to Madeira for sure to Morning Star Villa! ” – Barbara
“Absolutely amazing!! The villa is so much better than the photos and Vittorio and his wife went above and beyond with recommendations, responsiveness and hospitality.” – Dalal
“We just got back from our time in Madeira and cannot say enough about how AMAZING Morning Star Villa is. The pictures are lovely, and the real thing truly looks like that (if not even better! ) Such beautiful & unobstructed views.” – Lauren
“We had an amazing time at the villa Morning Star, This house is even more beautiful in reality than the pictures can show. Everything is very clean and elegant. The garden and the view are breathtaking. ” – Julien
“Have just returned from a wonderful 2 weeks at Morning Star Villa. The villa is as fantastic as it looks in the pictures and Vittorio and Beata were great hosts.” – Sophie

#2 Authentic Home Near Downtown Funchal

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

Indulge in the comfort and tranquility of this contemporary downtown Funchal apartment featuring an open-concept layout, a bright and bold colour scheme with stark contrasts. It's the perfect holiday stay for small families or for two couples travelling together.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“From Madeira to Mars is a stunning apartment that uses bright colors and bold patterns to give each room an inviting ambiance. Spend time sunbathing in the beautiful flower garden and notice the chic artwork & books found throughout.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Hi, Sofia, Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely apartment. We had a lovely time. You’re very thoughtful person and everything we need is there.” – Yu
“Not even sure where to start!! Sophia was beyond accommodating, the apartment was everything we needed & more & the location was fantastic! You would be insane not to stay in this wonderful place!” – Monica
“This is a wonderful apartment for 2-4 people in the centre of Funchal! Actually going through all the airbnb offers at the island this was absolutely differentiating, in terms of attractiveness as well price/quality comparison. Good deal!” – Arianne
“Sofia was a wonderful , sweet host! She helped us a lot and gave some very good advices where to go on this marvelous island. Her apartment is spacious with a beautiful garden which is perfect for having breakfast, especially when the first sunshines hit the ground.” – Tom
“We (two adults and a 22 months toddler) just came back from a week’s holiday in Madeira. We stayed at Sofia’s apartment – and cannot recommend it enough! Five stars are not sufficient!” – Dorothee

#3 Casa Melinho Lotus – Modern And Cozy Refinement

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

Have a glass of wine while enjoying Netflix on a comfortable sofa after exploring local beaches and cuisine. This modern, single-bedroom villa is a very spacious abode for couples or small families with a kid, and there's plenty of fun to enjoy with those nice sun-loungers and a premium barbecue grill.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Take in the stunning sea views from this house, set amidst nature. Modern, with large spaces and decoration designed to provide every comfort.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Room-darkening shades

Guest Reviews

“Joao and Odete's place is very nice located with a great view down to the ocean. The apartment has also a nice small garden upfront to enjoy the sunset. In the apartment you will find everything you need for your stay.” – Peter
“Really lovely apartment with a nice seaview. The Check-in and Check-out was uncomplicated and the hosts were really nice. We will come back again!” – Miri
“Everything as described. The place is very clean and nice. The location is perfect for explore Madeira.” – Nad
“The appartement had everything we needed. It was fully equipped, was very clean and most of all was a house in which we felt very welcome and at home. We couldn’t wish for anything else.” – Linda
“Amazing place and definitely a great value for money. João tries to do as much as he can to make the stay a great experience. He provided us with a lot of information about the area and welcomed us personally even when we arrived at 3AM due to flight delay.” – Richard

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#4 Admire The Hillside's Red Rooftops From The Terrace Day Bed

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

Nice and cozy 2-bedroom apartment with two queen-sized beds all the comforts you'd expect and more. Situated strategically near the beach in Funchal and close to to the markets, families or groups of friends are sure to have a great vacation here.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Open the sleek, black shutters and step out onto the sunny terrace for breakfast in the fresh air. This breezy, contemporary pad boasts beautiful sea views, a muted color palette, and rustic woven furniture and lighting, creating a laid-back look.”

Amenities

Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Free street parking | Garden | Beach essentials | Coffee maker | Iron |

Guest Reviews

“Fabulous apartment in a fabulous location in Funchal. So clean, freshly decorated, comfortable beds with lovely bedding and towels. We ate breakfast on the sunny balcony every day, and then had evening drinks on the amazing roof terrace.” – Lesley
“This is a really nice flat in a fabulous location, but what a surprise we had when we went out onto the roof. The flat is advertised as an opportunity to admire the Funchal hillsides but what is not mentioned is the expansive, fabulous view of the sea and the marina that you can enjoy from the comfortable furniture on the huge terrace and we spent many happy hours doing just that – it was wonderful! ” – Krysia
“We had a lovely stay at Joana's apartment. The apartment was modern, clean & catered for all our needs. The location was ideal,close to restaurants & bars.” – Linda
“Joana's apartment is beautiful. Perfect location, great amenities. The decor is modern, bright and welcoming.” – Gabby
“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Joana's apartment. Location, interior design, rooftop access – everything was perfect. The apartment is located in a quieter residential neighborhood just a couple of streets away from the busy Santa Maria, old down, and the waterfront.” – Yifan

#5 The Little Townhouse 900 Meters From Funchal's Center

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

You will love to explore Funchal’s vibrant streets with this comfortable, well-crafted 2-bedroom townhouse as their base. The property is tastefully decorated with colourful patterns and traditional accents. Enjoy sipping your complimentary wine on the terrace with your partner or a couple of friends.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Sip the complimentary wine and look out across the Bay of Funchal from the rooftop terrace, and at the enigmatic city spread all around. Inside, traditional Portuguese stone walls blend with contemporary decor, plus luxuries like a double shower, Smart TV, a cozy outdoor seating area and a fully equipped Kitchen with Espresso machine.”

Amenities

Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Room-darkening shades | Pets allowed

Guest Reviews

“Nice clean home in Funchal close to the city center .. the place was extremely cozy and the hosts are welcoming .. made for a excellent trip to Madeira” – Brandon
“We had the most wonderful stay at the little town house. We were travelling as a family , me my husband, girls aged 8 & 10, the house is located about a 10 min walk from town, we hired a car and explored the island by day” – Rebecca
“Enjoyed 9 days at this beautiful and newly renovated house at Funchal. Very clean and with all the appliances you need. Nicely decorated and well thought out solutions.” – Sven
“Airy modern property recently renovated and spotlessly clean. Everything is well thought out and of high standard – it feels more like a real home than a let property. Really hospitable host – flexible on arrival time and met us on arrival to show us round.” – Stuart
“We had a great stay at Anna’s “Little Townhouse”. First of all, it was actually a lot larger than the name suggested! The place was super clean and had nice diffusers so it smelled nice too!” – Christopher

#6 Family Flat Near The Marina In Central Funchal

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

At a 20-minute drive from the airport and just a short walk to the beaches and the city centre, this Airbnb is the perfect landing point for your Madeira holiday. With four spacious bedrooms and a dedicated dining area, it's the perfect holiday home for two or more families travelling together.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Perfect Location. New apartment with 4 bedrooms, very nicely decorated and comfortable with a luxury touch. This newly refurbished apartment in Funchal's center, it's the perfect place for your vacations if you are looking for a spacious apartment for you family and friends. The living room has three French doors to let fresh air flow into the apartment along with daylight.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“This apartment is clean, spacious and very tastefully decorated. The facilities both in kitchen and bathrooms were also impressive. ” – Stewart
“Perfect place to stay, wonderful contact with host.” – Łukasz
“My family and I spent just shy of two weeks in Madeira, and Carlota's place was the centerpiece. Plenty of room for individual privacy, great big spaces for us to spend time together, and all within a stones throw of everything in the heart of Funchal.” – Andrew
“Nice place and Carlota helps a lot!” – Anne
“Very stylish large apartment in the centre of town. Great host & would definitely come back again.” – Justin Lee

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#7 Bordal Houses – Garanito House

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

One of the top stays in the Madeira area, this Airbnb features a vintage layout and pool with an organic garden and trees. Soak in the sunshine on the comfy sun-loungers, and have feasts at the traditional dining area with the family.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Feel at home and enjoy the comfort of this 1930's house with pool, fruit trees and organic garden. Restored preserving the original features of the era, the house has ample space, brightness and thoughtful decor to provide a memorable experience.”

Amenities

Pool | Full kitchen | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | | Iron | Hair dryer | Coffee maker | Fire extinguisher |

Guest Reviews

“Susana is an amazing host. Our stay was amazing , fruits /herbs / vegetables garden was amazing ! It made our breakfast !” – Mateusz
“Susana is the perfect host! So thoughtful and kind. She surprised us with fresh fruit, homemade cake, herbs from the garden, madeira wine, home made jam – it's just incredible.” – Léa
“We had a fantastic stay at Susana’s apartment. The apartment itself had a really nice design and we also enjoyed the outside area with the swimming pool and fresh fruits from the garden!” – Jan-Philipp
“Centrally located to the Lido and the old town of Funchal and yet a place of silence. It is a really lovely accomodation. Susana and her husband are perfect hosts.” – Maren
“This was one of the best Airbnb we stayed at. The apartment is very comfortable and stylish. The garden with the pool and the view is just amazing.” – Romaine

#8 Sophisticated Contemporary Villa With Panoramic Sea Views

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

This modern, sun-drenched villa in the coastal village of Garajau offers a tranquil residential vibe alongside quick, easy access to Funchal. Admire the crisp, contemporary decor of the open-plan living space and take in the peaceful surroundings from the cute terrace. A great listing for that fun vacation with your pals.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Pastel colors and chic mid-century style lend this hilltop villa a timeless vibe. Bedroom balconies offer stunning views of ocean and azure horizon. Plunge into a heated pool and sip cocktails on white minimalist patio furniture fit for movie stars.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Pool | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“We really enjoyed our stay at Villa Carlota. The house is beautiful, sunny, stylishly decorated and spacious. The views of the ocean and lower Caniço are unobstructed and quite spectacular.” – Monika
“Great apartment, perfect getaway. The apartment is spacious, stylish and super comfortable.” – Alan
“The place was super. The views were top notch, and the village is very quaint. I’d recommend this to anyone looking for a relaxing stay out of Funchal.” – Rick
“The house is beautiful with the amazing view. Equipped with everything we needed for comfortable stay. The location is very convenient in Funchal (close to shops, restaurants, waterfront) and very quiet same time.” – Marek
“Absolutely beautiful villa, nearby Funchal. The location is ideal, and the sea view is magic. We will definitely come back !” – Claire

#9 Picturesque House With Pool And Panoramic View

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $190 per night, airbnb.com

Enjoy a comfy retreat in this 90-year-old home in the heart of Funchal. Cook in a retro kitchen and dine in at the spacious open area. Ideal listing for three couples travelling together, or for those large families who want to be only minutes away from everything!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Feel the time slowing down in this 1930s house with two floors and independent entrances: Garanito's house and Cavaca's house. Restored keeping the original characteristics of the time, the house has very large areas, plenty of natural light, swimming pool and outdoor area.”

Amenities

Pool | Full kitchen | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | | Garden | Pool toys | Beach essentials | Coffee maker | Smoke alarm

Guest Reviews

“Everything was perfect❤️. We had two fantastic weeks in Bordal houses. The apartment, the garden, the swimmingpool, the atmosphere, all the beautiful details….” – Ester Marie
“From the moment we arrived we knew it was the right choice for us. We were welcomed by Susana with tropical fruits from the beautiful gardens. The house was typical Madeira style and was spotless.” – Emma
“Susana and her husband are great hosts! They welcomed us heartedly and gave us valuable tips for the island. Whenever we needed something they helped us.” – Myriam
“Susanas apartment has a natural and beautiful style. It is incredibly comfortable and the hostess does her best to make everything welcoming. Every service is completed with a smile.” – Stephen
“Beautiful house very comfortable with personalized details and nice architecture. Susanna and her family where very friendly,disponible with good advises. A pleasure to stay there…” – Pauline

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#10 Casa Sol E Vista

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

Ideal for an unforgettable getaway with family or friends, this villa is loaded with amenities for relaxation and play. Featured is a great swimming pool, lush green garden and hilly surroundings, superb living and dining areas, two cozy bedrooms, and a fully equipped kitchen.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“House with good views and good sun all day. The house is located in one of the best places in the parish. It has two bedrooms, living room / kitchen and two bathrooms, with a capacity for 6 people. The house is located on top of a hill which makes the house have an extraordinary view.”

Amenities

Heating | Air conditioning | Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Cable TV | Essentials | Iron | TV | Hot water | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Crib

Guest Reviews

“This villa is one of the best vacational place in madeira. It has perfect privacy , local feeling with lovely plantation of banana trees around, such a peaceful location with pure silence. Barbecue corner is well designed, extra bathroom near the pool is functional.” – Yuliyan
“I believe that the experience we had with Duarte and his house is the reason why Airbnb was created in the past. Unfortunately, nowadays it so difficult to find a real Airbnb experience but Duarte stands out of all this! It has been a long time since we weren’t received in that way!” – Rubens
“We had a wonderful holiday in Madeira and it was also thanks to our host! The view from the house is just amazing and the house is just perfect for a great holiday!” – Margit
“What a week in Madeira. Thanks to Duarte and Vanessa we had the most amazing time!” – Lydia
“We had the best time at Duarte’s house! He was incredibly nice and helped us with anything we needed. They had a welcome basket for us when we got there, and his house was so beautiful and had an amazing view of the water and the city.” – Logan

#11 Beautiful & Traditional Farmhouse And Guest House

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

Wake up to stunning sea views and dense greenery at this traditional cottage in Tabua, situated in an exciting rural setting just 20 minutes from Funchal. With three spacious bedrooms, its an awesome Airbnb for large families, for couples or friends travelling together, or for long term stays.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Beautiful old stone farmers cottage and separate guest house. The main house is split over two levels. Kitchen/living room on the ground floor and two double bedrooms and bathroom on the second floor. The self-contained guest house is also split over two floors housing a double bedroom with ensuite on the ground floor and outside access to a living room with a small kitchenette.”

Amenities

Heating | Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Cable TV | Essentials | Iron | TV | Hot water | Crib | Fireplace guards

Guest Reviews

“The house is amazing. Great view and very peaceful. Maria and Carlos were very helpfull and Viyvian was always available.” – Andreia
“Great place to stay with a great views. Tabua is well located for lots of levadas and on both sides of the island.” – Stuart
“We spent 2 weeks at this little house with a fantastic view and beautiful garden and would go back anytime. The hospitality is extraordinary and if you're looking for a quiet place with a great position (to explore the whole island), this is the place for you.” – Karolina
“Vyvian is an amazing host. The house is amazing and there is a beautiful view. We looked forward to the home after long trip everyday.” – Nela
“a lovely cottage and excellent value for money but a lot of noise with dogs barking especially at night, but we noticed this all over the island.” – Claire

#12 Camélia! Enjoy Nature In The Mountains Of Madeira

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

Take in glorious views of the mountains of Santana at this wild retreat placed in the woodlands. Go trekking new paths with your partner and enjoy the chirping birds at sun-down, over a cup of coffee or wine in the picnic area.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Surrounded by forest and located up high in the mountains, Camélia is the ideal choice for nature lovers, who seek peace and unique moments in the comfort of a well-equipped cottage. Its privileged location within the natural park of Ribeiro Frio, allows access to many “Veredas” and “Levadas” and reveals up close the beauty of the Laurissilva forest. Come and enjoy a unique and romantic stay in this Atlantic paradise!”

Amenities

 Free parking | Air conditioning | Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Dryer | Washer | Cable TV | Essentials | Iron | TV

Guest Reviews

“Very beautiful chalet in the middle of nowhere in the hills of Madeira, surrounded by tree fern and other Madeirese forest flora.” – Christina
“We had a wonderful stay in the Camelia cottage! The cottage itself was perfect for 2 people, the bedroom had plenty of space, the shower had hot water with great water pressure and the kitchen was equipped with everything we needed” – Adriana
“We had an amazing time at the cottages, surrounded by beautiful scenery with an impressive view every morning. Rui was a very helpful guest, from check in to local tips he made our stay very memorable.” – Elliott
“We very much loved our stay in Madeira. The cottage is just fantastic and cozy. Communication with Rui was perfect.” – Filip
“Beautiful location. A little piece of heaven. The tiny house is cosy and warm. The perfect place to be. Highly recommended.” – Remy

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