Madeira Island Adventure Extravaganza: 7 Days of Thrills & Chills! (Dates flexible!)

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Welcome to the "Madeira Adventure Extravaganza," a 7-day journey that promises an exhilarating mix of outdoor adventures, cultural exploration, and breathtaking landscapes. This trip is tailored for thrill-seekers and nature lovers alike. Hike through rugged mountains, swim in crystal-clear waters, savor local flavors, and immerse yourself in the rich culture of Madeira. With a diverse range of activities, from trekking and water sports to cultural experiences, this adventure caters to all interests. Our goal is to provide an unforgettable and action-packed experience on this enchanting island. Join us for a week of thrill, beauty, and discovery! Our group is small, which means we can make this journey more personalized, based on your interests. Want more hiking? We'll organize thrilling treks. Prefer gastronomic adventures? Let's dive into local cuisine. Craving a relaxing beach time? We'll find a serene spot. Or perhaps you'd like more festivals and cultural experiences? No problem! There are 24 hours in a day, and we're ready to make this week on Madeira exactly as you dream it! We welcome both English and Russian-speaking guests, ensuring that everyone can join in on the fun! NB! The dates might very flexible, so contact me to discuss the convenient dates of your arrival and departure!

About me: I am based in stunning Madeira. This island stole my heart, and now I want to share its beauty with you. Having explored lots of countries, I believe Madeira is the best place on Earth! And I'm going to prove it to you!

Accommodation: Welcome to your cozy and inviting accommodation, which offers more than just a place to rest your head. Instead of a traditional hotel, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy a private house, a charming villa, or a spacious apartment. While our default pricing is for a single room, we offer an even more budget-friendly option if you choose to stay in a twin room (-50 EUR from given price). Here, your comfort is our priority, and you can look forward to a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Whether you're in the heart of a vibrant city, nestled in a tranquil countryside, or by the picturesque coast, your accommodation will provide a homely and comfortable atmosphere. Enjoy the freedom and space that come with a private house, villa, or apartment, and create lasting memories during your visit. We believe that your accommodation should be a reflection of your unique travel experience. That's why we offer various options to suit your preferences, so you can have a delightful and affordable stay.

What's included?
Accommodation and breakfast
Transfer from and to FNC airport
Transportation by car
Personal guide and 24/7 support
Lot's of surprises!
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Trip Itinerary


Day 1
Funchal is the capital city of Madeira, and it's a vibrant and beautiful place to explore. This is where our trip begins and some key highlights we are going to discover: Scenic Setting: Funchal is nestled in a natural amphitheater facing the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by lush mountains. The city's setting provides stunning views from many vantage points. Historic Charm: The city boasts a rich history and is known for its charming historic center. Stroll through cobblestone streets, visit old churches, and admire the traditional architecture. Funchal Market (Mercado dos Lavradores): This market is a sensory delight. It's famous for its colorful flower and fresh produce stalls, as well as local crafts and fish market. Funchal is a lively and captivating city that offers a mix of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and modern amenities, making it a fantastic starting point for exploring the wonders of Madeira.

Ponta de São Lourenço Experience

Day 1-2
Ponta de São Lourenço is a natural gem on the eastern tip of Madeira. Here's what makes it a must-visit: Unique Landscape: It's renowned for its rugged and arid landscape, in stark contrast to the rest of the island. Hiking Paradise: The area offers excellent hiking trails, allowing you to explore the dramatic cliffs, colorful rock formations, and diverse flora. Breathtaking Views: The viewpoints along the way offer stunning vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and the southeastern coast of Madeira. Wildlife: It's also a haven for birdwatchers, with various seabirds and native species in the area. Natural Reserve: Ponta de São Lourenço is a protected natural reserve, ensuring its pristine beauty is preserved. Visiting Ponta de São Lourenço is an opportunity to immerse yourself in a unique and captivating natural environment, unlike any other part of Madeira. In case the weather graces us with its sunny presence (I'll do my best to ensure that), our post-hike adventure takes us to the enchanting Prainha Beach, the island's tiniest gem adorned with black sand. Here, you'll relish the opportunity to luxuriate in the Atlantic's embrace, where the water temperature hovers around a pleasant 23°C.

Pico do Arieiro

Day 2-3
A very special day! The Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruivo hike is a breathtaking adventure in Madeira. This challenging yet incredibly rewarding trail takes you through some of the island's most dramatic and stunning landscapes. The journey starts at Pico do Arieiro, one of the highest peaks on Madeira, and leads you to Pico Ruivo, the island's highest peak. The hike offers: Spectacular Views: You'll be treated to panoramic views of jagged peaks, deep valleys, and the vast Atlantic Ocean throughout the journey. Varied Terrain: The trail meanders through rocky terrain, lush meadows, and tunnels carved into the mountainside. Challenging Sections: Be prepared for some steep ascents and narrow paths, making it a trail suited for experienced hikers. Environmental Diversity: You'll encounter a diverse range of flora and fauna, including the iconic Madeira Heather. Photography Opportunities: The ever-changing vistas offer countless opportunities for stunning photographs. It's essential to be well-prepared with appropriate gear, water, and snacks for this hike. The weather can change quickly, so check the forecast before setting out. The Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruivo hike is an unforgettable experience for those seeking an adventurous and visually striking outdoor excursion. Following our invigorating hike, we'll make our way to the picturesque Machico Beach, where you can bask in the warm embrace of the sun and take a refreshing dip in the inviting waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

PR9 Levada do Caldeirão Verde

Day 3-4
Levada do Caldeirão Verde: A Nature Lover's Paradise Levada do Caldeirão Verde is a nature lover's dream come true on the island of Madeira. This iconic levada (irrigation channel) trail guides you through lush forests and breathtaking landscapes, making it a must-visit for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. Key Highlights: Lush Forests: The trail begins in a dense laurel forest, offering a cool and refreshing start to your journey. Tall trees create a natural canopy, providing shade as you walk. Rustic Tunnels: Along the way, you'll pass through narrow tunnels carved into the rock, which adds an exciting element to the hike. Caldeirão Verde Waterfall: The highlight of the trail is the Caldeirão Verde waterfall, cascading from a lush green amphitheater. It's a mesmerizing sight and a perfect place for a break. Flora and Fauna: Keep an eye out for the diverse plant and bird species that call this area home. The forest is alive with nature's beauty. Spectacular Views: The trail offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and the ocean in the distance. Trail Details: Difficulty: Moderate. It involves some uneven terrain and tunnels but is accessible to most hikers. Distance: Approximately 13 kilometers round trip. Duration: Plan for a 4-5 hour hike, allowing time to enjoy the surroundings and the waterfall. Levada do Caldeirão Verde is a serene and enchanting experience, offering a perfect blend of adventure and natural beauty. It's a captivating way to immerse yourself in Madeira's stunning landscapes and experience its unique flora and fauna. As we journey both forward and back, we embark on a delightful exploration of some truly captivating viewpoints.


Day 4-5
A Hidden Gem on Madeira's North Coast Seixal is a hidden gem located on the north coast of Madeira, away from the busier tourist spots. This peaceful village is known for its natural beauty and tranquil ambiance, making it a perfect destination for those seeking a more relaxed and authentic Madeiran experience. Key Highlights: Natural Pools: Seixal boasts stunning natural saltwater pools. These unique pools are created by volcanic rocks and provide a safe and refreshing place for swimming and relaxation. Scenic Views: The village is surrounded by lush green mountains, and the sight of the deep blue Atlantic Ocean against the verdant backdrop is a breathtaking spectacle. Hiking Opportunities: Seixal is a great starting point for hikers, with nearby trails offering access to the island's lush forests and breathtaking landscapes. Peaceful Atmosphere: Unlike some of the more bustling tourist destinations, Seixal offers a peaceful atmosphere that allows visitors to unwind and appreciate the natural beauty. Local Cuisine: You can savor delicious regional dishes in the village's restaurants and cafés, with an emphasis on fresh seafood and traditional Madeiran flavors. Cultural Heritage: Seixal has a rich cultural heritage, and you can explore the local history in the town's museums and through interactions with friendly residents. Seixal is an ideal spot for those who appreciate the serenity of nature and the charm of an authentic Madeiran village. Whether you're looking to relax by the natural pools, hike through scenic landscapes, or enjoy local cuisine, Seixal offers a peaceful and scenic getaway.

Porto Moniz

Day 5-6
The Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools are a true marvel of nature. Here's what makes them so special: Volcanic Formation: These pools were created by volcanic activity, resulting in a series of natural rock pools along the ocean's edge. Crystal-Clear Waters: The pools are filled with crystal-clear seawater, allowing for a refreshing and natural swimming experience. Safe and Scenic: The pools are separated from the open sea by large rocks, making them safe for swimmers. The surrounding cliffs provide a stunning backdrop. Relaxation and Recreation: Besides swimming, you can relax on the sun terraces and enjoy the on-site facilities like restaurants and cafes. Natural Beauty: The contrast of the deep blue of the Atlantic Ocean against the black volcanic rocks is a sight to behold. Visiting the Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools is a unique opportunity to enjoy the beauty and geology of Madeira in a safe and enjoyable way. Next, a truly magical experience awaits as we venture into the mystical realm of Fanal Forest. This enchanting destination holds an air of the unreal, and it's the perfect spot to witness a breathtaking sunset.

Paul do Mar

Day 6-7
This day offers the freedom to tailor your experience to your desires. You can opt for another invigorating hike, try your hand at thrilling activities like paragliding or canyoning, or simply unwind on the sun-kissed beaches. Alternatively, you may choose to embark on a scenic drive around the island, with stops at two authentic gems, Paul do Mar and Jardim do Mar, for a taste of their unique charm. Paul do Mar, another delightful coastal village on the southwest coast of Madeira, offers a unique coastal experience. Key Highlights: Seaside Charm: Paul do Mar sits right on the coastline, providing you with mesmerizing views of the ocean. The village has a small beach where you can relax and soak up the sun. Fishing Village: The town has a strong fishing tradition, and you can witness local fishermen going about their daily tasks. Surfing and Watersports: Just like its neighbor Jardim do Mar, Paul do Mar is also known for great surfing conditions. You can also try paddleboarding and bodyboarding here. Cozy Atmosphere: The village has a cozy and laid-back ambiance, with a few restaurants and bars where you can enjoy fresh seafood and regional cuisine. Levada Walks: Nearby levada walks offer nature enthusiasts the chance to explore the unique flora and landscapes of Madeira. Both Jardim do Mar and Paul do Mar are excellent destinations for those seeking a coastal escape away from the hustle and bustle of urban life, and each offers its own distinct charm and activities. On this final day of our adventure, it's understandable that some of you may be reluctantly bidding farewell, while others may be extending their stay. 😉
Trip Summary
7 days trip
Funchal, Ponta de São Lourenço Experience & 5 more
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