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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Caminho do Massapez no 10, Arco da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira 9370-077, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in calhau Grande in November and it really was amazing. Sofia and her mum Eva made us very welcome and the eira villa was just beautiful. We had our own private garden with a panoramic view of the ocean. Can't help but relax when yr here. Definitely recommend a stay here.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We stayed at Calhau Grande for 1 week in the cottage called "Eira". We were warmly greeted by Mrs Gouveia (Sofia's Mum) who showed around the grounds. Even though it was night time we could see that the gardens and pool area were very well maintained. The cottage was tastefully decorated, with traditional wood furniture made by Mr Gouveia. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We stood at Calhau Grande for one week simply to relax. Sofia, the landlord's daughter, who is also managing the cottages, welcomed us warmly and showed us around the pool (which we didn't use) and the garden (having fresh herbs we were allowed to pick) before she led us to our cottage "Eira". Eira is sort of a maisonette with... More

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nateva47, Gerente at Calhau Grande, responded to this review

Hello from Calhau Grande! Many thanks for your review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Madeira Island always has a lot to discover and you are welcome. We are waiting for you! The cottage Eira is the most recent house and we have already planted a wine tree for the shade, but meanwhile... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We had a lovley stay at Calhau Grande during our vacation on Madeira. Sofia made us feel very welcome from the first minute to the last and was always there to help us. Cottage Tenda is just perfect...to wake up ervery morning to that view is very special...to relax at the beautiful pool are in the afternoon...and to watch the... More

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nateva47, Gerente at Calhau Grande, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing Calhau Grande. It is with a big smile and great happiness that we know that you really liked your holidays in Calhau Grande. We are waiting for your next visit and we will always try our best to give you what Madeira means: friendship, quiet, natural gardens and peace! Thank you for all! Regards... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

If you are looking for somewhere to experience authentic Madeira at its best this is the place. It is about half an hour outside the capital Funchal in the hills above Calheta. It is a great base for exploring the island. You need a car and a confident driver is recommended to negociate the hills and bends but boy is... More

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nateva47, Gerente at Calhau Grande, responded to this review

Many thanks for reviewing Calhau Grande. It is a real description of what we are. :) Once again thanks for staying with us! We are waiting for you next time. Kind regards from Madeira. More

Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Difficult to find words to explain what is paradise... but sure it s in Calhau Grande where all is perfect to have an unforgeatable moment of pleasure and serenity. wonderful garden and cottage with sea like a daily peaceful friend. Madeira is wonderful and still typical place to meet with real people so kind. Many things to do and to... More

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nateva47, Gerente at Calhau Grande, responded to this review

Hello! Many thanks for your review. It was a pleasure having you here with us in Calhau Grande. Calhau Grande is indeed a calm place to relax and if someones loves tranquility, can find it here. Kind regards from Calhau Grande, Madeira Island. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to stay, away from the crowd. I think relaxing is the best word for Calhau Grande:-) The owners are really very kind and do everything to give you a pleasant stay. We stayed at one of the 6 appartments, all are situated in the garden. Our appartement was on top, overlooking the hill and sea.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We stayed in Casadocalhaugrande this summer as a familiy. The houses are situated very nice in a natuarl environment. The people there are very friendly as well. We can recommend this rural place to stay very much.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We stayed in apartment Tenda for a week and found it a lovely place to relax as well as a good base to explore the island. Calhau Grande is set in a small village about half an hour from Funchal. The hills are steep here so be prepared to tackle some windy roads! It is worth it as you will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

We spent 10 wonderful days at Calhau Grande at the end of the summer 2011 and loved every minute of our stay. We are definitely going to come back! When we arrived in Arco da Calheta, we were so happy to have rented a car, as Calhau Grande cottages are high up in the hills, with a stunning view over... More

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Address: Caminho do Massapez no 10, Arco da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira 9370-077, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Calheta > Arco da Calheta
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Hotel Class:3 star — Calhau Grande 3*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Calhau Grande is a group of rural self catering cottages located in Arco da Calheta with panoramic views over the ocean.The cottages were careful and eco-friendly restored, fitting in the natural and country environment, framed by the beauty of the sea view and the energy of the stones.It´s familiar, romantic, cozy and peaceful!You can also find the gardens, relax by the swimming pool, enjoy the agricultural land with fruit trees, vegetable gardens and aromatic herbs.Live this Madeira experience with us! You will be warmly welcomed! ... more   less 
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