Destination guide

Beautiful Ribeira Brava will entice you

The mountains, ocean views and gardens are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Ribeira Brava. This scenic and welcoming city entices travelers with its spas and hiking. Monte Palace Gardens and Botanical Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Ribeira Brava

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ribeira Brava a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Palheiro Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Madeira Theme Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Quinta Da Junta (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ribeira Brava

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ribeira Brava. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monte Palace Gardens (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Botanical Garden (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Palheiro Gardens (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Cabo Girao (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Ponta Do Sol Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Formosa Beach (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)

Traveling to and around Ribeira Brava

The nearest airport is in Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo), located 15.1 mi (24.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Ribeira Brava?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,179 holiday lettings near Ribeira Brava. From 746 Houses to 289 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ribeira Brava is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Ribeira Brava?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 746 Houses in Ribeira Brava. Our other popular types of Ribeira Brava holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 289 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 114 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ribeira Brava?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 768 holiday homes with pool available in Ribeira Brava. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.