Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Arco da Calheta

The countryside, gardens and island views display a scene truly unique to Arco da Calheta. This welcoming city has many special qualities. Monte Palace Gardens and Botanical Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Arco da Calheta

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Arco da Calheta has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Madeira Theme Park (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Arco da Calheta

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arco da Calheta is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monte Palace Gardens (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Botanical Garden (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Ponta Do Sol Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Paul do Mar Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Fanal Protected Area (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Seixal Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Arco da Calheta

Fly into Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo), the closest airport, located 21.8 mi (35 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Arco da Calheta?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,190 vacation rentals around Arco da Calheta. From 215 villa rentals to 99 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Arco da Calheta?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Arco da Calheta:

  • Santa Maria Maior: 473 vacation rentals
  • São Martinho: 832 vacation rentals
  • Monte: 121 vacation rentals
  • Se: 509 vacation rentals
  • Sao Pedro: 543 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Arco da Calheta?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Arco da Calheta. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,504 vacation rentals
  • Funchal Marina: 2,456 vacation rentals
  • Funchal Farmers Market: 2,503 vacation rentals
  • Fanal Protected Area: 2,349 vacation rentals
  • Palheiro Gardens: 2,325 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Arco da Calheta listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Arco da Calheta?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 215 Villas in Arco da Calheta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Arco da Calheta include:

  • Cottages: 99 rentals available
  • Houses: 523 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 222 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Arco da Calheta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 473 vacation rentals with pool available in Arco da Calheta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.