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Portugal is up there for me as one of the top countries to visit. I had an incredible time on the island of Madeira and you’ll find all the adventures in this archive.

Well known for being the Hawaii of Europe, the destination of Madeira is made up of four islands off the coast of Portugal. Two of these islands are inhabited and make the most beautiful location for a dreamy vacation filled with outdoor adventures, relaxing along the stunning beaches and gorgeous views of breathtaking landscape. When travelling here you are going to want to discover the best all inclusive resorts Madeira has to offer to make your getaway even more impressive.

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Dreaming of dipping your toes in a rooftop pool while gazing out at the charming cityscapes of Lisbon? You’re not the only one! We all deserve a little luxury, and Lisbon boasts some incredible hotels with rooftop swimming spots. Just imagine the view – terracotta rooftops, the glint of the Tagus River, and the vibrant …

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Welcome to the Cristo Rei Viewpoint in Madeira, home to the majestic Christ the King Statue that offers breathtaking panoramic views. This iconic statue, also known as the Sacred Heart, was built in 1927 and stands at a height of 15 meters (49 feet) tall with its pedestal. It holds historical significance as a memorial …

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If you’re looking for a thrilling experience in Madeira, Portugal, look no further than the Cabo Girao Skywalk. This popular attraction offers visitors the chance to step out onto a glass floor and look down at the sheer cliffs below. It’s not for the faint of heart, but for those who can handle it, the views are truly breathtaking. …

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Madeira, as part of Portugal, uses the Euro as its official currency, which is denominated into seven different banknotes: €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, and €500. Each denomination is distinctive in size and color, with the size increasing with value. They feature images of symbolic architectural styles throughout European history and portray seven different …

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Eco resorts in Portugal have gained popularity in recent years, offering visitors the opportunity to explore the country’s beautiful landscapes while minimizing their impact on the environment. Portugal, located on the western coast of the Iberian Peninsula, is renowned for its stunning beaches, sunny climate, and rich cultural heritage. As a result, eco-tourism has become …

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Madeira Island is one of the top all-year hiking destinations in Europe with a combination of easy levada walks, forest adventures, coastal routes, and steep mountain treks. With lush UNESCO-listed Laurissilva forests and consistent cloud inversions, you will be in constant amazement while enjoying this list of the Best 65 Hikes on Madeira Island. I …

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The Pico do Facho hike is a great coastal trail on Madeira, starting in Machicho and reaching its halfway point at Ribeira Beach. This is a great hike for plane spotting due to its proximity to the airport. This lightly trafficked trail is highlighted by the viewpoint over Machico and the beautiful coastal views all …

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Nestled on the east coast, at the base of a small village called Faial is arguably Madeira’s best sunrise spot. Miradouro do Guindaste, also known as Crane Viewpoint is an incredible spot to hunt the first light of the day. Located in the Santana district, the viewpoint looks down the dramatic east coast towards the …

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Calheta Beach is one of the top sandy beaches on Madeira Island. While it isn’t as spectacular as some of the more picturesque beaches you will find on the island, its soft sand and ease of accessibility make it a popular choice for vacationers, tourists, and locals of the Calheta region. It’s a very family-friendly …

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On the north side of Madeira Island, you can find a mysterious fog creating an incredible atmosphere amongst the trees of Fanal Forest. The twisted branches of the grand centenary Ocotea Foetens trees and the fog come together in this fairytale scene. In this blog post, I will share with you the details about what …

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