The Island of Madeira lies some 360 miles off the west coast of Africa, due west of Casablanca and just north of the Canaries.
It is the splendor and variety of its exotic vegetation and the mild climate which makes Madeira a favorite choice not only to fisherman but also among nature lovers, golfers, hikers and holiday-makers who simply want to relax in comfort, and do so at any time of the year.
Most of the hotels are located in Funchal the capital of Madeira, with prices to suit all budgets.
During the day Funchal is full of bustling life. Many a road-side cafés provide a good vantage point to watch the world go by. A vast variety of restaurants offering a taste of local dishes as well as the standard international ones.
At night, after dinner, it is very pleasant to stroll from your hotel to the many bars and small restaurants or, later, to the discotheques and Nightclubs and to visit The Casino with its varying entertainment programme.
Madeira offers something for everybody: breathtaking landscapes, orchids and botanical gardens for the nature lovers, diving, sailing, Jeep-safari, tennis and golf for the increasing number of visitors who enjoy a more active holiday. For those who prefer to relax in luxury, Madeira has one of the highest concentrations of five-star hotels anywhere in the world and for the angler Madeira offers some world class fishing.