Beaches of Porto Santo 1 Madeira News PORTO SANTO 

Beaches of Porto Santo

The sandy beaches are the treasure of Porto Santo. Porto Santo is also called the golden island in Portuguese “Ilha Dourada” because of its 7 miles of golden sandy beaches crossing the island. Their sand has therapeutic virtues, so do not hesitate and immerse yourself in the sand of Porto Santo and then swim in the beautiful blue water that surrounds the small island of 5,000 inhabitants. visit douro valley Beaches Of Porto Santo

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Ribeiro Frio - Balcões 2 LOCALS Madeira Island News 

Ribeiro Frio – Balcões

Ribeiro Frio (Cold River) is an natural playground situated in the north of the island, at a deep valley surrounded by mountains. That location is well-known by locals and tourists for its trouts and lovely walks along its nature trails. For those who wish to go on a trek without Waiting for hours, the surroundings of are a must with its walks across the Levada (Levada is that the title of this gutters pushed into the rock so as to carry water in the entire island). The stroll will take…

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New Year's Eve in Madeira 3 EVENTS 

New Year’s Eve in Madeira

Madeira New year festivities – Reveillon Legend of Saint Sylvester On the last night of the year, being the Virgin Mary tilting in the skies over the ocean, St. Sylvester came to talk to her. The Virgin Mary confided in him the reason for her sadness: she recalled the lovely Atlantis, sunken by God as a punishment on its inhabitants. While she was speaking, Our Lady wept tears of sadness and compassion. St. Sylvester noticed that they were not tears but real pearls. One of these tears fell on the…

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Wonderful Madeira Island 4 Madeira Island News 

Wonderful Madeira Island

Many call it the pearl of the Atlantic or the Garden of the Atlantic; others call it the Hawaii of Europe. I call it home: this is Madeira. Madeira is an island where we have four seasons in one day, where we can drive above the clouds, where you can surf at 9 in the morning, and just half an hour later take a walk in the immense Laurus forest dating back to the Miocene and Pliocene periods of the Tertiary period, 20 million years ago. It’s a geological and…

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Cristiano Ronaldo birthplace 5 Madeira News 

Cristiano Ronaldo birthplace

Yes, it’s true. He, the magician, was born here, dribbled, took his first steps, side-footed his first goal, screamed for his first penalty and pleaded for the other toddler to be sent off. I speak, of course, of Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, arguably the greatest footballer in the world. Ronaldo was born in Santo António, a neighbourhood of Funchal, Madeira, the youngest child of Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, a cook, and José Dinis Aveiro, a municipal gardener His second given name, “Ronaldo”, was chosen after then-U.S. president Ronald…

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brisa Madeira Island News PRODUCTS Restaurants 

Brisa Maracujá awarded

Madeira Products – Brisa Passionfruit Brisa Maracujá awarded The Juice of Brisa Passionfruit – Beer Company of Madeira (ECM), was again awarded the Grand Gold Medal by Monde Selection, the oldest and most prestigious independent organization in the field of Quality Selections. This is 13. ª Medal awarded to Brisa Another Great Passion which has a total of 23 medals acquired so far. The ECM has 143 medals awarded by Monde Selection, including 83 Gold and 36 Gold Large, and drinks with most medals are White Coral with 24 medals and…

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Where to stay in Madeira 6 Holidays homes HOTELS/ACCOMODATION 

Where to stay in Madeira

Accommodation in Madeira Where to stay in Madeira – Madeira offers a wide range of quality accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, where hospitality, personalized service, good taste and quality are the dominant features. Madeira and Porto Santo Islands are excellent locations for feeling welcomed. The hospitality of local population ensures Madeira as a great location for tourists to spend their vacation. The local population hospitality ensures Madeira as a great location for tourists to spend their vacation. The proximity with nature makes our accommodations even more popular with…

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Royal Savoy Hotels and Savoy Gardens awarded TripAdvisor 7 HOTELS/ACCOMODATION Madeira Island News TRAVEL 

Royal Savoy Hotels and Savoy Gardens awarded TripAdvisor

Hotels Madeira Royal Savoy and Savoy Gardens just been given the 2014 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor, a portal which enables travelers on leisure or business, the evaluation of their traveling experiences. Hotels Royal Savoy and Savoy Gardens   Savoy Gardens continued as the two. º hotel in the autonomous region of Madeira in his highest scoring category one of 25 4-star resorts. The awards represent the growing difficulty of the group, reviewers and direction, in corresponding with increasing efficacy to the expectations of customers, raising the utmost level of support.…

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Madeira Cherry Festival 8 Madeira News 

Madeira Cherry Festival

Date: 14, 15 June Local: Jardim da Serra The rural village of Jardim da Serra, located in the upper part of Câmara de Lobos, hosts the Cherry Festival, a popular event that promotes the local tradition of this parish. This festivity oers a wide range of sports and leisure activities that culminate with an ethnographic parade in a tribute to the harvesting of this delicious fruit.

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Meeting Canyoning Madeira 9 EVENTS Excursions Madeira Island News 

Meeting Canyoning Madeira

Clube Naval perform Seixal organizes Meeting Canyoning Madeira. Meeting Canyoning Madeira is a event organized by the Sailing Club of Seixal and the Mountain Camping Federation of Portugal. This event has as principal goal promoting Madeira’s tremendous capacity for the practice of the sports activity, and encouraging the discussion and exchange of experiences between practitioners. It includes workshops and lectures open to the participation of people of different nationalities. During this event, participants have the chance to go through several canyons in various areas most of which are situated in…

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