Have just returned from a really great week with my extended family who in total comprised 6 adults and one baby. The villa is very large with plenty of space for all of us.
Facilities and equipment in the villa are excellent as are the sea views, glorious sunsets as the villa is west facing,and the outdoor pool.
We also especially loved the indoor barbecue.
George our host was very helpful and we wanted for nothing.
Would definitely return
We have had a perfect week here in Arco da Calheta! Wow, what a villa! We were gobsmacked from the minute we walked through the door we were greeted to a modern villa with a delicious welcome gift and the natural beauty that surrounds this lovely temporary home. From the very second we enquired about our stay, Phillip and his lovely family have been amazing. beach. Located in a central location, Funchal and Sao Vincente were only a half hour drive away. Renting a car makes it so much easier to explore the island. There are so many more things i can say about the place but to truly discover the beauty you must find out for yourself, you won't regret it at all. We very much enjoyed our visit and it won't be long at all until we're back.
Really excellent place to stay. Nice house, very comfortable, spacious. Oustanding view to the ocean. Great advantage - hitted pool. The owner is very helpful.
Absolutely amazing villa, really felt no need to go out anywhere else for dinner or drinks on an evening (although forced ourselves one night). The pool and garden was sun drenched all day, right up until evening. Location to the beach is great, and you can be there within five minutes by car. The local supermarket just opposite the beach is called pingo doce and has more than anything you might need, including vegetarian, non dairy options. There is also a couple of little local mini markets within five minutes walking distance. A few bars, which we never went to and a kids playground next to the church. The apartment is kitted out to a really high spec, with all the kitchen utensils you need, there is two kitchens, which is great if you are more than one family. The beds were comfy, great hot showers and more than enough bathrooms for all. We had everything we requested provided for us, like two cots and high chairs. More than enough towels, everything was just top notch. The pool was lovely and clean at a nice temperature. The villa is in a really nice quiet area and very close to the lavada which you can follow up for a nice, but very steep walk! I definitely recommend the villa, it was beautiful and I can't fault anything. I also seriously recommend a car for getting about and something with some decent power as some of the hills around the area are very steep indeed! Totally 5 star holiday :)
We have just had a very enjoyable stay in Villa Panoramica. It is a large, modern and stylish Villa with all the amenities you could wish for. The house and well-sized (heated) pool have a wonderful view over the bay of Arco de Calheta.
The Villa is large with easily enough space for 8 people. It is stylishly designed on a black & white theme. The whole place has been created with a great deal of thought and an eye to detail. It has a well-appointed kitchen and both the kitchen and lounge have large sliding doors giving easy access to the pool area.
The house has a very good internet connection and TV with plenty of channels in English, including Fox and CNN.
Jorge, the owner is extremely helpful and positive and speaks perfect English, which makes life very easy! He is very easy to contact by phone whenever you need some information or a little help.
I also want to mention that Jorge has an excellent team of cleaners, which means that the Villa is absolutely spotless when you arrive.
Villa Panoramica is highly recommended!
Had a great stay at this villa, Jorge who was our contact could not do enough to help us, nothing was too much trouble. Great suggestions on places to visit and restaurants to eat at.
Jorge himself also worked as bar and restaurant manager at a hotel in Calheta, we ate there twice and were not disappointed the food was excellent.
Will be advising friends and family who intend visiting Madeira to contact Jorge.
Villa itself had wonderful ocean views from all forward facing windows, comfortable beds and well appointed with tasteful furniture.
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