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Situated by the sea and only 3,5 Kms from the centre of Funchal, Duas Torres Hotel offers you excellent accommodation in large studios with private bath, telephone, TV and balcony, most of them with a direct view over the Atlantic.The amenities of Duas Torres comprises of a restaurant where Portuguese and international food is served, a very popular bar, swimming-pool, laundry service, tennis court and sun terraces.
Located in the most exclusive hotel area of Funchal, Duas Torres feature 88 studio apartments in 11 floors, built in 1972 and renovated in 2014. All the apartments are equipped with kitchenette, microwave, air conditioning, cable TV, bathroom with shower and hairdryer, living area, balcony, internet and telephone.
Located in the main hotel area, just 3 km from downtown Funchal and 400 meters from the famous Lido Leisure District. The complex offers 101 studio apartments with a surface area of 36 m2, bath or shower, WC and bidet, air dryer, balcony and air conditioning, telephone, fridge, safely deposit box (paid) and kitchenette with micro wave.
Make your stay in Madeira even more exciting by combining Madeira with one of the following options:
PORTO SANTO ISLAND – SAO MIGUEL AND TERCEIRA ISLANDS (AZORES) – LISBON AND HER EXCLUSIVE NEIGHBORING VILLAGES
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Madeira Island, also known as The Floating Garden, is an oasis of peace and stunning natural beauty, with all the ingredients for a most memorable vacation: great accommodations from budget to deluxe, famous gourmet and popular local restaurants, charming open air cafés and fine pastry shops, casinos and first world shopping centers, well equipped hospitals and medical clinics, welcoming and friendly people Funchal City, the capital, is a picturesque and clean city with a unique landscape that looks like a masterpiece of a talented painter. Funchal has also been chosen as a port of call for many transatlantic liners that cruise in the area. Madeira boasts a modern road network, with 78 kilometers of tunnels that make it a delight to explore it at the wheel of a car On the island there are also two championship golf courses for those who love this sport. Madeira was recently voted “The Best European Island Destination”
Porto Santo, situated a mere 43 kilometers northeast of Madeira, boasts a 9 kilometer long golden sunny beach of clear and delicious warm water. Somebody has already called Porto Santo “a beach attached to one island”. The local average temperature is minimum 13.o and maximum 20.o Celsius. Porto Santo can be reached from Madeira Island by a short 15 minute flight, or by ferry boat in about 2 ½ hours. The island features also a golf course and an 8 court tennis complex. It is believed that its beach sand has healing properties for bone recovery. As a curiosity, Christopher Columbus married a local lady and lived here for some time.
Only Madeira, Porto Santo and Grand Savage are inhabited.
This European Archipelago is located in the North Atlantic, about 360 miles off the coast of Morocco, and 540 miles from Lisbon.
It enjoys a mild climate, averaging from 18C in January and February to 25 in September(high) and from 14C to 20C in September (low).
The present population of the archipelago are about 300,000.
The yearly average number of tourists visiting the islands is one million. This number is expected to be largely exceeded in 2017
Madeira has a surface area of about 740 km2 including the islets Agostinho, Sao Lourenço and Mole.
Porto Santo has about 43 km2 including the islets Baixo, Cal, Ferro, Cenoura, Fora and Cima.
Madeira was discovered by João Gonçalves Zarco and Tristão Vaz Teixeira in the year 1418. It has been visited by many famous people namely Christopher Columbus, who had been commissioned by some Genovese traders interested in Madeira’s sugar.
Around 1480 Columbus married Filipa de Moniz, daughter of Bartolomeu Perestrelo, first governor of Porto Santo. He lived on the island for a couple of years.
After becoming a seafarer and discoverer Columbus chose Madeira for one of his ports of call during some of his voyages of discovery of New Worlds.
Sir Winston Churchill, the famous British Prime Minister during the Second World War, selected Madeira to get inspiration for his paintings.
Cristiano Ronaldo, famous Portuguese soccer player was born here and has his own museum in Funchal. Madeira’s main produce are bananas for local consumption and export to the mainland, and the world known and appreciated Madeira wine.
Good local buys here are wine, the fine island’s embroidery and wicker works.
Madeira is nicknamed “The Floating Garden” and is famous for its flowers, mainly orchids, and gardens (Pregetter’s Orchid Garden boasts a collection of about 50’000 plants). The island’s yearly Flower Festival is one of Madeira’s main events.
Madeira features also the largest surviving area of Laurisilva endemic vegetation, appointed by UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Besides the Flower Festival, Madeira is famous for its New Year’s Celebrations and Fire Works, a magnificent show of light and color. The Guiness Book of Records named it “The Largest Fireworks Show in the World”.
Levada Walks (Levadas are an irrigation system to water the orchards on the slope of the mountains) They provide the facility for walking tours in the laurel forest and to watch the stunning natural scenery, as well as endemic birds, vegetation and butterflies. The walks should be taken only with the assistance of experienced guides, to avoid getting lost and the obstacles on the way
Other activities available in Madeira are a wide choice of sightseeing tours covering the whole island, including hop on and hop off bus tours, whale and dolphin watching, snorkelling and swimming with the dolphins, deserted islands cruises, glass bottom boat tours, Santa Maria de Colombo Carrack sailing trips, Porto Santo one day cruises, canyoneering Ribeira das Cales, etc.
Madeira offers also two 18 holes championship golf courses.
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