Madeira Villa Holiday

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The Villa is built on the side of the mountain on a quiet road and situated in 1600m2 of lush banana groves in the peaceful and tranquil hamlet of Ledo. It enjoys magnificent panoramic views of both mountains and sea. The local café is a 2 minute walk away and the village of Arco da Calheta is just a short 10min walk. Here you will find bars, grocery shops, a church, post office, small supermarket and cash machine.

The Situation

Casa Vista do Ledo is located in the rural southwest of Madeira, near Arco da Calheta, 40 minutes from Funchal airport. It is only a 5 minute drive away from the golden sandy beach in Calheta and a 3 min walk to the local Picnic & Children’s play area.

Just 15 minutes away is the picturesque village of Ribeira Brava, with its famous Poncha bars (the famous Madeiran drink of sugar cane rum, honey & lemon).

Surrounding area

Local Picnic & Children’s play area


Founded in 1572, the parish of Arco da Calheta is set between the mountains, the configuration of which is a semi-circle. The arc like nature and it's proximity to the parish of Calheta motivated the first settlers to call it Arco da Calheta (Calheta arch). After the discovery of the island this parish was one of the first to be submitted to huge agricultural explorations, giving origin to extensive lands with noble houses, chapels and cultivated areas.

The busiest time of the year is the 7th and the 8th of September when the parish celebrates its annual procession and a fair to honour the patron saint São Braz. 

Arco da Calheta