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  • Madeira’s Levadas
  • One valley - two levadas
  • Laurissilva Forest
  • Monte Mar Palace Hotel

Walking Madeira's Levadas QQQQ

Madeira, Portugal

Walking Madeira's Levadas

Madeira, Portugal

Prices from
£1,084 per person

2 passengers

7 nights

Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £20 if not required
  • Special Interest - Walking Grade 3 Walking - Grade 3
  • A glass of wine All Inclusive

Walk some of Madeira’s levadas on this special holiday

The levadas of Madeira are dedicated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and extend in total to some 500 miles. 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 248 miles 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.


Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Plate All breakfasts (B), lunches (L) and dinners (D)

Cocktail Free bar 12 hours a day

Person Local expert guide


  • Return flights and transfers
  • Cancellation rights
  • Included themed activities
  • Hosted welcome drinks reception
  • Hotel porterage

Map Included guided walks

  • Rabaçal – enchanted forest and waterfalls (half day)
  • The Eastern Cape – Ponta Såo Lourenço (full day)
  • The Green Couldron–Calerão Verde (full day)
  • Assobiadores–Fanal (half day)
  • One Valley – Two Levadas (half day)


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


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


All 112 air-conditioned bedrooms have a balcony with sea view. Rooms feature a bath with an overhead shower.

Air conditioning
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. The bar will be open from 11am to 11pm serving local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.


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)
  • Talk on Madeira culture and traditions

The following Saga Host-led walks are available

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

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

Spectacular views from the terrace
The hotel’s restaurant
Your room with a view at Monte Mar Palace Hotel


Walks are up to eight miles. 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.

Please be aware that the walks are subject to change depending on weather and local conditions. Alterations may be made in the interest of your comfort and safety.

Walking Madeira's Levadas

Madeira, Portugal

Prices from
£1,084 per person

2 passengers

7 nights

Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £20 if not required
Walking Madeira's Levadas QQQQ

Madeira, Portugal