Located on the South coast and surrounded by valleys and picturesque mountains
, Funchal is Madeira's cosmopolitan capital city.
Situated just under a mile from the historical centre
of Funchal, the 5-star Quintinha de Sao Joao provides its guests with a favourable location within easy reach of whichever part of the island they choose to visit.
In the centre of Funchal, there is a good variety of shops, restaurants and amenities, as well as places of historical interest and natural beauty.
For nature lovers, the levadas
present you with an experience of a lifetime. Explore the island by walking the Madeira Levada paths and marvel at the island's fantastic natural beauty
; visit one of the many botanical gardens
and the protected Laurissilva Forest
during your stay on this enchanting island.
For golf lovers, Madeira annually holds the Madeira Island Open
and boasts two golf courses, the Palheiro Golf (18 holes) and the Santo da Serra (27 holes).
Choose this island in the middle of the Atlantic, and a world of nautical options open up to you, such as canoeing, diving, game fishing, sailing, surfing and windsurfing.
There is so much choice that there is a different one for you to try-out every day of the week!