Vibrant Madeira escape with car hire
- 5, 7, 10 or 14 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Combine culture and nature on a 5, 7, 10 or 14 night holiday to one of Portugal's most stunning islands - with all travel, car hire and a tour
There's a plethora of reasons to visit Madeira, which was recently named Europe’s Leading Island Destination for 2019 at the World Travel Awards. On this serene escape, you'll have the chance to choose between three well-placed hotels and discover the island at your own pace with a rental car.
Depending on the length of your stay, you'll have the choice between a half-day tour of Central Madeira, or a Jeep safari around the eastern part of the island. Madeira's magnificent climate draws nature-lovers all over, and the English-style Quinta do Palheiro and Madeira Botanical Gardens are among Funchal's highlights, plus the pretty São Lourenço Palace and Se Cathedral.
- 5, 7, 10 or 14 nights in Madeira
- Breakfast included (possible to upgrade to half board)
- Welcome drink
- 5 or 7 nights: Half-day tour of Central Madeira (day 3)
- 10 or 14 nights: Full-day Jeep safari tour of Eastern Madeira (day 5)
- Rental car
- Return flight from Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, East Midlands, London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle, London Stansted to Funchal
Long stretches of coastline with white sandy beaches, the gentle breeze of the Atlantic Ocean and year-round warm climates: welcome to Madeira. This idyllic Portuguese island remains a popular choice for holiday makers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the sunshine. Not only do you have an endless choice of glorious beaches to choose from, but for outdoor enthusiasts the island provides ample opportunity to hike and bike. The Madeira Natural Park, which covers around two-thirds of the island, is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is a place where you can discover an array of rare species!
We work with our trusted partners in the region to offer you the best possible stay.
When you plan your trip, after you've selected a date, we will show you all the information about the hotel you will be staying at.
Benefits of all the hotels
- 24 hours front desk
- Non smoking hotel
- Free Wifi
• 5 or 7 nights: Half-day Central Madeira tour (day 3) •
During this half-day guided tour, you'll travel to the centre of the island to witness some beautiful landscapes. You'll head to the Valley of the Nuns, winding your way up the mountains as you take in panoramic views of the Bay of Funchal from the 335-metre-high view point of Picos dos Barcelos. You'll then ascend to Eira do Serrado, at a height of 1100 metres.
• 10 or 14 nights: Full-day Jeep safari tour of Eastern Madeira (day 5) •
Take a walk on the wild side with a full-day safari Jeep excursion, exploring the natural beauty of Madeira. Sights will include the pretty thatched-roofed houses of Santana, and the trout ponds of Ribeiro Frio. You'll also take to the mountains and ascend the second-highest mountain in Madeira, the Pico do Areeiro, at a height of 1818 metres. On the tour, you'll also have the chance to visit a rum factory in Porto da Cruz, before making your way back to Funchal.
- Tourist tax
- Fuel, parking and toll fees
- Transport to and from the excursion meeting point (the tourist office in Funchal; Avenida Arriaga nº16, 9004-519)
If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
You will receive all rental car information along with your travel documents. An excess risk applies in the event of theft or damage. A credit card deposit is required upon arrival.
Max 2 people per room
This offer includes a single supplement option for solo travellers. This will be added to the final price during the booking process.
Pets are not allowed on this trip due to flight restrictions.
Children under the age of 8 are not allowed on this trip.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.