• Right in the middle of the Atlantic, the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo are a haven of natural beauty. The exotic colours of the flowers stand out from among the blue sea and the emerald green vegetation; this is an archipelago where two thirds are a protected area and where the largest Laurisilva forest in the world is located.
The springtime temperature, felt all year round, cries out for open air activities. You can go for a walk along the network of levadas (irrigation channels), visit the city of Funchal and discover the heritage associated with the Discoveries or roam freely around the island.
Popular feasts, which take place all year round, are opportunities to appreciate traditional gastronomic flavours and see Madeira partying, especially for the Carnival parades, the Flower Festival, the Atlantic Festival and, above all, the end-of-year fireworks display.
• Ribeira Brava is characterized by its extraordinary landscape, from its lush vegetation, its proximity to the sea. Spectacular views of the mountains and its location makes this neighborhood is one of the most visited by tourists.
This fantastic place favored by a warm and friendly people makes the Ribeira Brava is one of the most popular places to take the famous Poncha. This typical Madeiran drink found throughout the island, but it is in this parish we find the most good ones.
The distance between the airport and Ribeira Brava is 35 Kms, and if you need to move the city of Funchal you takes 20 minutes. Nearby are several cafes and restaurants and supermarkets are in the town center