10 reasons to stay in Calheta region!

10 reasons to spend some days in Calheta region-the largest in Madeira on the warmest, sunniest south west coast!

1. Its the warmest and sunniest region going by weather statistics

2. It has the most natural beauty as it has the most forest including UNESCO

protected ancient Laurisilva forest in zones such as Rabacal

 3. Top Ten walks and waterfalls including ’25 Fontes’ ‘Risco’ ‘PR19′ Coastal

and Forest sections of the longest levada walk in the region: Levada Nova

4. The most south western point of Portugal ‘Ponta do Pargo’ with the highest lighthouse in Portugal

spectacular sunsets and Birdwatching.

5. Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse the highest in Portugal

6. White sand beaches at Calheta Town, the capital

7. The Paul da Serra plain at 1300-1500 metres, the flattest location on the

entire island with fabulous view over lush green mountains and valleys. On

some days you can even see both the oceans on the north and south coasts

from the same location

8. World Class Surfspots at the historic fishing village: Paul do Mar and

Jardim do Mar. Also, Calheta is a great location for Paragliding and

Mountain biking.

9. One of the remaining 2 or 3 Rum factories still operating with a Museum:

Engenhos da Calheta

10. Modern marina next to the White sand beaches with Dolphin/Whale watching

boats, small and big game fishing along a quieter stretch of coast compared to the City coast


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