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Walking Madeira's Levadas QQQQ

Madeira, Portugal

  • Madeira’s Levadas
  • One valley - two levadas
  • Laurissilva Forest
  • Monte Mar Palace Hotel
2 passengers
  • All inclusive All Inclusive
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Walk some of Madeira’s levadas on this special holiday

The levadas of Madeira are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They extend in total to some 800 kilometres and were designed to transport water for several different uses. They had their beginnings in the 15th century when basic water channels were created to supply water needed for crops and mills. Over the ensuing centuries they were expanded by private enterprise until the 19th century when the island saw the introduction of State levadas with some 400 kilometres of levadas being created between 1947 and 1967! Today they offer an opportunity to view this beautiful island from a unique perspective.

Please note this holiday is not suitable for anyone who suffers from vertigo.

Including...

Plus, this hotel features:

  • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • Free bar open 12 hours a day (local drinks)
  • Unlimited tea and coffee-making facilities within the hotel
  • House wine and water at lunch and dinner

Included excursions:

  • Five walks

Address

Monte Mar Palace Hotel, Sítio do Montado 9240-104, Ponta Delgada - São Vicente, Madeira, Portugal

Introduction

The dramatic north-coast location of the locally rated 4-star Monte Mar Palace Hotel (4Q) is perfect for a peaceful holiday.

Accommodation

All 112 bedrooms have a balcony with sea view.

Balcony
Television
Telephone
Hairdryer
Fridge
Safe (extra charge)

Food and Drink

The Monte Mar Palace Hotel offers both international and Portuguese cuisine, served buffet-style, in its restaurant. Another bar offers drinks between May and September, there is a pool bar.

Entertainment

You can enjoy the following programme of activities and entertainment during your holiday. Activities may change from time to time and some activities may be at an additional cost.

  • Live music five nights a week
  • Table Tennis
  • Billiards
  • Squash (extra charge)

The following Saga Host-led walks are available

  • Lombada walk: Local bus service to Lombada, walk back to hotel
  • Antenna walk: Local bus service to antenna, walk back to hotel

Please note, all walks are subject to availability and the local bus is at own cost.

Monte Mar Palace
Monte Mar Palace
Monte Mar Palace

Climate

Important information

Walks are up to 13 kilometres. While they range from easy to moderate, please note levada walks can be strenuous and require navigating ascents, descents, steps and tunnels in some places.

Walking Madeira's Levadas QQQQ

Madeira, Portugal


2 passengers
2 passengers