Madeira Island the Beauty of Portugal
Madeira is one of the biggest islands of the total eight which are forming the archipelago, only the two largest (Madeira and Porto Santo) are inhabited and can be accessed via the Madeira Airport in Funchal and Porto Santo Airport. The important cities/towns are Funchal, Santa Cruz and Camara de Lobos.
Madeira is Famous
From time to time we are hearing or reading something about this amazing island which attracts everyone as a holiday destination. The island is well known among wine experts and footballer fans. The sweet dessert wine is delicious of this island. The football player Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Funchal who is now playing for Real Madrid.
Funchal gets a half circle seat on Madeira island’s south coast. Set on a hillside, this colorful capital city expresses up the old and new. There are modern shopping malls and a cosmopolitan marina. There a lot of cobbled streets and traditional restaurants. It can be seen by a cable car that serves up impressive views of the island.
A part of the nice beaches and excellent sea, there are many possibilities to enjoy your stay. You can discover the island on wheels with a Mountain bike. In addition you can go canyoning where you can also experience climbing the cliffs.
Surf and Sport Fishing
Madeira is known as the Hawaii of the Atlantic. The islands meet all the necessary conditions for an adrenaline rush while surfing waves.
The amazing waves of Madeira island have led many to consider it the Hawaii of the Atlantic. Here you will find all the conditions necessary for surfing and we recommend that you be careful, especially if you're a beginner.
Come beat your personal record of sports fishing in the beautiful waters of the Atlantic. In addition you can see the migratory routes of several tuna species.
If you are a sports fishing enthusiast who wants to experience your sport in a different part of the world than come to Madeira island. Just 5 minutes from the pier, there are magnificent fishing zones where the water depth reaches 1,000 meters.
Starting from June to September, the Madeiran waters are favored by migratory routes of many species, such as the blue marlin and the bigeye tuna. In these waters, you can also find white tuna, albacore, bluefin tuna, blue shark, hammerhead shark, barracuda, skipjack, and swordfish.