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Villa Babel, Large Villa with Private Pool in Madeira

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Last updated: 10/16/2013

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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Funchal villa description

Privacy, peacefulness and plenty of sunshine. Our Villa in Madeira has an unobstructed Atlantic Ocean view.
Self catering accommodation in Madeira of a very high standard, offered in twin or double rooms with en-suite bathrooms and sea-view balconies, private parking and swimming pool all for a relaxing holiday in Madeira.
A great range of amenities within walking distance and our villa in Madeira, is just 20 mins away from the airport... you can relax as soon as you arrive to Madeira Island. Villa Babel is the ideal choice for those who prefer the calm and privacy of the pool to the noise and crowds of mass tourism. Whether a family or a large group our private villa will undoubtedly impress and satisfy the self-catering traveler who enjoys being in control of his holiday.


Are we near local amenities?: Yes, the Garajau High Road is a short walk away and there you find a variety of small shops and quality, bars, cafes & restaurants supermarkets etc... all working till late to make your stay easy and more enjoyable.

Are there public transports?: Yes, there is a hourly bus service to down town Funchal. The journey takes just over 30mns and the last service is a 11pm. There is also a Taxi service. Just ask for the contact number of one of our recommended taxi drivers.
As in all self catering holidays, car hire makes it all the more comfortable and we may be able to get your a preferred rate from our recommended rent-car-car company. Just ask.

What activities can we enjoy?: Amongst a number of experiences our guests can enjoy we recommend:
Scuba diving (go to Galo Diving Club 10mns drive away)
Dolphin watch (occasionally seen swimming in the sea below the villa)
Toboggan trip (slide downhill in the safe hands of experienced 'carreteiros' - go to Monte)
Levada Walking (fantastic walks in the UNESCO protected forests - see our site for details)
Fishing (daily trips from Funchal Marina - Pre booking Only)
Wine Tasting (go to Madeira Wine Lodges - Funchal)
Half-Day Island Tours (explore the Island's Nature at your own pace - Pls ask for details)
Art Sacra Museum (go to Funchal )
Sandy Beach (check Calheta Beach on the West of the Island )
One day cruise to Porto Santo Island (please ask for details )
If you don't want to go far, just pick a selection from the many Portuguese Wines available at the local supermarket & relax by the poolside

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Villa
  • 650 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 2-14

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 6: 1 double, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib

                Family Room...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

                Children's room...moreless

              • Bedroom 7: 1 king

                Granny's Room...moreless

              • Quality accommodation. Ample living & dinning area. All rooms ( except the Granny's room ) with 'En-Suite' facilities and sea-view balconies Mesmerizing views over the Ocean....moreless

              Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Towels and linen are included and are changed every 7 days. The villa is fully cleaned before arrival. The pool is serviced/maintained weekly, normally on Tuesdays. Our guests, are kindly reminded that recycling is compulsory in Madeira. More details available on arrival. The villa is suitable for families with children. No smoking inside the house and no pets. Free wireless broadband ( must bring your own laptop )...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    One the the Living Area and another in the Games Room...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Available on the Games room TV...moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    Must bring your own DVD's...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Cards & Domino's...moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    A small selection of CD's is available....moreless

                  • Game Room:

                    Games Room has a pool table and bar ( drinks not supplied ). There are sofas and a 50' TV....moreless

                  • Books For Adults
                  • Pool Table
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books

                  Theme

                  • Luxury
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Forests
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos

                  Location Type

                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Rural

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sailing
                  • Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling

                  Arrival Day

                      • Negotiable

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 14 people

                          General

                          • Living Room
                          • Parking:

                            Street Parking is free....moreless

                          • Parking Off Street:

                            Cars can be left either inside or on the street. ...moreless

                          • Internet
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Garage
                          • Towels Provided

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Blender
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Grill
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Stove
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave

                              Outside

                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Patio
                              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                              • Terrace
                              • Barbecue
                              • Lawn / Garden:

                                We have some exotic fruits in the garden namely, Passion Fruit, Figs, Loquats, Goiaba Arassais & Pitangas but if there are no fruits left you can always find more in our Farmers Market down Town....moreless

                              • Balcony:

                                All rooms have sea viewing balconies....moreless

                              • Outdoor Grill:

                                There's a BBQ on the garden adjacent to the Kitchen...moreless

                              • Deck / Patio:

                                Large Solarium with sun-chairs by the poolside...moreless

                              • Golf:

                                Palheiro Golf is the nearest Golf Course ( about 15mns by car )....moreless

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Private Pool
                              • Outdoor Pool

                              property descriptor

                                  • Detached
                                   

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                                  Minimum Rental in Low Season:     4 Guests staying 1 week 
                                  Minimum Rental in High Season:    8 Guests staying 1 week
                                  
                                  Children of up to 8yrs old get a 40% discount each ( Low Season Only ).
                                  
                                  A reservation deposit of 20% is required. 
                                  
                                  Remaining balance payable on arrival.Large families & groups are welcome and discounted rates may apply.
                                  Quotations available on request.Extended stays possible. POA

                                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                                  Location

                                  10 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Madeira Airport
                                  10 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Ferry
                                  Funchal Harbour
                                  750 Metres
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Garajau Beach
                                  0.3 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  Various
                                  5 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  Palheiro Golf
                                  0.3 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  Tourigalo

                                  Car: Recommended

                                  Situated in the Garajau village overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Villa Babel is only a short walk away from the High Road. There you can find a number of quality restaurants, bars & cafes with a good range of local gourmet awaiting to be explored. For seashore swimming just walk down the Garajau Beach just below 'Christ the King' statue; an amazing setting right in the heart of Garajau's Natural Reserve.

                                  We are only 10 mins by car to Funchal, the capital of Madeira. There you can take a dolphin & whale watching boat trip or simply treat yourself to a wine tasting visit to the Madeira Wine Cellars. To complement you holiday, visit the Reid's Hotel for an afternoon tea in the 'good-old' colonial style.

                                  For a good night's entertainment which includes dinner, drinks and a truly professional show try the Pestana Casino in Funchal.

                                  Locally in Garajau there is entertainment nightly in the Don Pedro Hotel.

                                  Otherwise, just bring your favorite music and relax in our ample lounge.

                                  Other Activities: whale & dolphin watching

                                  Golf: Golfers will be pleased to know that the 18-hole Palheiro golf course is no more than a 10minute drive. Classic Madeiran hills, ridges and deep valleys have all been incorporated into the terrain to produce a dramatically interesting course, with stunning views over the Funchal Bay.

                                  The spectacular 27-hole Santo da Serra golf course (also known as Campo de Golfe and home to the Madeira Island Open) is just over 20mns drive away. This is Madeira’s oldest golf course. It sits high up on a plateau and is marvelously scenic with inspirational views back up the mountains and out over the Atlantic below

                                   

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                                  7 Bedroom / 6 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 14

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                                  +351 (0)291 932736
                                  21.00-09.00

                                  Speaks: french, portuguese, italian, spanish, english
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                                  7 BR  6 BA  Sleeps 14

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