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Faja dos Padres

Estrada Padre Antonio Dinis Henriques 1 | Quinta Grande, Madeira 9300-261, Portugal
+351(0)291 944538
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Rustic Charm at the Sea in Madeira

The stayed in the house named Barco and it is a very comfortable, rustic little house right on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lewmorski
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Oasis retreat

Really enjoyed our stay in the stone cottage - this is a very special place. Small but perfectly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jackie H
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Estrada Padre Antonio Dinis Henriques 1 | Quinta Grande, Madeira 9300-261, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stayed in the house named Barco and it is a very comfortable, rustic little house right on the sea. The location is stunning and if you are looking for a place to relax and get away from it all, this is a place for...More

Thank lewmorski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay in the stone cottage - this is a very special place. Small but perfectly formed cottage with everything we needed, including some private outdoor space. Good to see recycling so well organised, better than anywhere else we saw. Great ocean views...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We loved this place and spend the rest of the day here after visiting Cabo Girão. Afraid of heights? I hope not. A very safe and sturdy cable car leads you down to this lovely rocky beach. We enjoyed loved the walk towards the sea...More

1  Thank Monfo_31
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The Fajã dos Padres is a place with a soul. You sense it when you get off the cable car and start exploring. You feel it while you walk down the ancient path surrounded by grapes,mango, avocado and banana trees.This place has something alluring and...More

Thank Jolber
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Went to faja dos padres yesterday 16-08-17 paid €10 each for a return trip that's all fine. Had a lovely time swimming and sunbathing with friends. We decided to go to the restaurant at 3pm, 25 mins later still nobody claimed to our table. Eventually...More

Thank alanpeach
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Such a tranquil and secluded sport far away from the crowds with a jetty for kids to launch themselves off and an excellent restaurant with super tame lizards joining you if allowed. Wonderful day out but will need to hire taxi to get there as...More

Thank richard c
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Only found this place by looking at searches online for things to do close to our hotel, and I'm so glad we did! The cable car is 10euro per person and the view is beautiful, the small restaurant/bar at the bottom serves lovely food at...More

Thank ang1989s
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Took the brand new (state of the art) cable car down the steep cliff to the Faja dos Padres area for lunch. It is only accessible by cable car or boat making it so remote and unique!! There are accommodations there, however we only had...More

Thank Holycruiser
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We stayed for 3 nights early May, and didn't want to leave. You get there by cable car - my husband has vertigo but he managed fine. Apartments are fine, with all the fittings you need including fridge, freezer and hob. Nice bath, plenty hot...More

Thank katethepict
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We had been to the other teleficio and got talking to a Madeiran on the way up. He recommended we see this area and especially the restaurant. It was a lovely sunny day so sitting outside with cold beer and wine was a good start....More

Thank Roger G
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biddyandbuster
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Response from Faja_dos_Padres | Property representative |
The cable car or boat are the unique means to get to Fajã dos Padres, and that's one of the reason why the place is so special. Guests staying at Fajã dos Padres may use the cable car out of it's regular opening hours, as... More
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586Patrick
3 May 2016|
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Response from Faja_dos_Padres | Property representative |
It is not very practical to get to Fajã dos Padres using Public transportation. Buses from company Rodoeste (check Rodoeste's website) run from Funchal to Quinta Grande (about 2,5 km distance to the cable car), with a... More
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