Located on the beautiful Island of Madeira, Quinta das Colmeias is a private estate offering a unique countryside holiday experience away from it all.
Surrounded by mountains, the estate offers a quiet and peaceful retreat for a couple of families or a group of friends looking for alternative inexpensive accommodation on the island. The House
, sleeps 8 adults plus kids, and the Cottage
sleeps 6. The properties can be booked
individually or together, depending on availability.
This secluded Quinta has a swimming pool with ample gardens surrounded by beautiful mountain views. Explore the grounds and enjoy the local flora and fauna surrounded by unspoilt nature or trya great game of croquet on the front lawn! Quinta das Colmeias offers a privileged location and atmosphere for your unique Madeira holidays.
There is plenty to do
and explore on the Island of Madeira. The Santo da Serra Golf Course, part of the PGA European Tour, is only a couple of minutes away, where you can enjoy 27 spectacular holes of golf and Palheiro Golf is only 20 minutes away.
Next to the golf course you will find a horse riding center, offering lessons and the opportunity to explore the area on horseback. The village of Santo da Serra has a wonderful park where you can try some mini golf and visit some of the resident animals.
The best way to explore the Island is by car, the owners can arrange the hire locally. Quinta das Colmeias is only 15 minutes from Madeira's only airport at Santa Cruz, 5 minutes from the local village of Santo da Serra and 25 minutes to the capital Funchal.
Try the levada walk at Rabaçal or cross the grand massive from Pico Areeiro to Pico Ruivo. Explore the old part of Funchal and experience the local colours and atmosphere of the farmers market. Try some madeira wine and visit the charming village of Camara de Lobos and the natural pools at Porto Moniz. Savour a wonderful meal at Quinta do Furão in Santana on the beautiful North Coast with fabulous ocean views, guaranteed unforgetable experiences.
Quinta das Colmeias is also a certified working Organic Farm
producing a selection of seasonal Fruit, Vegetables and Aromatic Herbs
as well as Poultry and Lamb, on sale to the public and available for purchase by guests at a special price. Cook up a feast using fresh local organic produce and enjoy an authentic rural atmosphere.