Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Sao Vicente

The island views, mountains and parks display a scene truly unique to Sao Vicente. This relaxing city is known for its sightseeing, coffeehouses and gardens. Monte Palace Gardens and Madeira Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Sao Vicente

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Sao Vicente a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Madeira Theme Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Quinta Da Junta (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Palheiro Golf Club (13.6 mi / 22 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sao Vicente

Travelers appreciate the island views and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Sao Vicente has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sao Vicente is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monte Palace Gardens (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Botanical Garden (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Palheiro Gardens (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Caves of Sao Vicente and Volcanism Center (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Seixal Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Laje Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)

Traveling to and around Sao Vicente

Fly into Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo), the closest airport, located 16.3 mi (26.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Sao Vicente?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,253 holiday lettings near Sao Vicente. From 753 Houses to 113 Bungalows, 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 Sao Vicente is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sao Vicente?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sao Vicente:

  • Sao Pedro: 534 holiday homes
  • Monte: 126 holiday homes
  • Santo Antonio: 143 holiday homes
  • Santa Maria Maior: 462 holiday homes
  • Imaculado Coracao de Maria: 383 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sao Vicente?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sao Vicente. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Caves of Sao Vicente and Volcanism Center: 2,581 holiday lettings
  • Palheiro Gardens: 2,318 holiday lettings
  • Funchal Marina: 2,460 holiday lettings
  • Paul do Mar Beach: 1,453 holiday lettings
  • Madeira Theme Park: 2,452 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sao Vicente listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sao Vicente?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 753 Houses in Sao Vicente. Our other popular types of Sao Vicente holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 113 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 113 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 951 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sao Vicente?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 759 holiday homes with pool available in Sao Vicente. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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