I have just returned from a wonderful week in this 5th floor penthouse. I chose it specifically for the quiet location and fabulous views.
Upon arrival at the airport I was met by Susy, my appointed driver who took me to the apartment and showed me round. Beautifully appointed, everything you would need and immaculately clean. All amenities you would need are close at hand to you - bars, restaurants, baker, chemist, supermarkets. The bus stop is outside the apartment - one way to Funchal, the other to Canico and beyond.
Susy can also take you on tours around the island and she is very informative and helpful. She took me on a wonderful whole day drive around the island; showing me spectacular areas which were off the beaten track. She is well worth taking an excursion with. Some of the roads are very steep and twisting, so it is better to use a local driver than hire your own car.
This penthouse is a lovely place to spend your holiday - it is large, light and airy with... more