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Address: Estrada Padre Antonio Dinis Henriques, 1 | Quinta Grande, Madeira 9300-261 , Portugal
Phone Number: +351(0)291 944538
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One of my favourite places in the world...

… so please don't go there, it's very peaceful and quiet and I'd like it to stay that way! If you absolutely insist on going there then what you'll find is a quiet little oasis... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

… so please don't go there, it's very peaceful and quiet and I'd like it to stay that way! If you absolutely insist on going there then what you'll find is a quiet little oasis at the bottom of a cliff, a handful of self-catering properties dotted around vineyards and banana plantations… a private pebble beach… and just one restaurant... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Spent a day at this little paradise. Arrived by tiny boat which was a real adventure, then relaxed and watched the sea and had an excellent meal at the restaurant. Wonderful to walk around the vineyards and to be in such a peaceful and quiet place. A really memorable day out.

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Funchal, Portugal
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83 reviews 83 reviews
11 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Lovely little hide-away below imposing cliffs, right by the sea. It takes some effort to get there. There's a boat trip from either Ribeira Brava or Câmara de Lobos, weather permitting. Well, the weather wasn't really permitting when we wanted to go, too much wind and thus pretty choppy outside and the boat didn't sail. We went by car, first... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

During our sixth visit to this wonderful island we were looking for something a little different to visit and Faja dos Padres fitted the bill perfectly! Having no head for heights, it was with some trepidation that I entered the lift at the top of the vertical cliff! There are amazing views from the top and during the steady descent... More 

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Lancashire
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84 reviews 84 reviews
9 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Found this place after reading a short review in one of the guide books - a strip of land at the bottom of a vertical cliff face. To get there, come off the main road at junction 3, signed Cabo Girao - but don't head for the cabo. You may see the small sign for Faja Dos Padres, otherwise follow... More 

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Funchal, Portugal
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Just go there its amazing, the landscape the peaceful location, the clear water and the local products.

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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Our first visit to Madeira and if we come again we wouldn't even think of staying anywhere else. Stunning location. Such helpful and friendly people. The food was excellent too - I suppose the only thing was that dinner was very early but a small price to pay to stay in this little part of paradise. The passionfruit pudding is... More 

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South Africa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

What an amazing day we had at Faja Dos Padres. By chance I found the. On the internet and emailed from S Africa to make a reservation. I dealt with Catarina and she was so helpful answering all my questions. They offer a boat service, collecting us from a pier about 10 minutes from our hotel. Because there were other... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We wanted to add to what has already been written by other reviewers with directions to get here on public transport. We found them quite hard to get! Take a number 4 Rodoeste bus from Funchal to Ponta Do Sol. the bus stop in Funchal is opposite the marina on the shore front, right by the Rodoeste information kiosk. It... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I just found this pace by chance on an internet search and I knew automatically that I had to stay on this place. NO REGRETS at all! The place is like a small paradise on earth. The elevator with the stunning views over the Ocean and the "Fajã" brings you to a little Eden! The stuff is really really nice,... More 

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