LUXURY STONE HOUSE

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LUXURY STONE HOUSE A hidden gem tucked in the hillside of Arco da Calheta, Madeira, originally an old school which was fully renovated and converted into a luxury stone house with breathtaking views and sunsets in a quiet cul-de-sac. A unique fusion of traditional and modern design features with a mezzanine layout, placing emphasis on […]

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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE MADEIRA ISLANDS

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MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE MADEIRA ISLANDS Stories of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, legendary and otherwise, had been reported since classical antiquity. Utopian tales of the Fortunate Isles (or Isles of the Blest) were sung by poets like Homer and Horace. Plato articulated the legend of Atlantis. Ancient writers like Plutarch, Strabo and, more […]

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SELVAGENS AND DESERTAS – MADEIRA ISLANDS

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SELVAGENS & DESERTAS – OCEAN CULTURE SAVAGE ISLANDS THE DISCOVERY Selvagens (savage in English), is a small uninhabitable archipelago in the North Atlantic, roughly midway between Madeira and the Canary Islands. The archipelago comprises two major islands and several islets of varying sizes, that represent the southernmost region of Portugal. The archipelago lies about 230 […]

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NATURE CULTURE IN PORTO SANTO

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PORTO SANTO – MADEIRA ISLANDS Porto Santo is the smaller of the inhabited islands of the Madeira Archipelago. It has a rugged volcanic moonscape with no vegetation apart from palm trees and vineyards, few buildings and a long golden beach lapped by a turquoise sea. It is Europe’s only desert island.   THE HISTORY & […]

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STONE HOUSE IN MADEIRA

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  ZEN STONE COTTAGE A renovated traditional stone house situated in centre of the coastal village of Jardim do Mar in Calheta, in the south-west of Madeira, in a very private and secluded setting with large treed garden with space for a pool. Registered holiday rental, an excellent investment property.   STONE COTTAGE FEATURES This […]

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MADEIRA CONCIERGE

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MADEIRA CONCIERGE REAL ESTATE & LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE Madeira Concierge is a premium lifestyle magazine for the modern traveller. Showcasing an insider’s view of local real estate, design, style, philosophy, lifestyle and events.   ABOUT MADEIRA LIFESTYLE® Experienced specialists in real estate in Madeira, we offer a full concierge service helping our clients in the buying […]

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OCEAN CULTURE IN MADEIRA ISLAND – SURF

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OCEAN CULTURE IN MADEIRA ISLAND SUN, SEA & SURF IN THE HAWAII OF EUROPE The waves in Madeira Island are powerful and spectacular, just as the beauty of the island itself, famous for its sheer breath-taking cliffs and spectacular waves, from point breaks to reef breaks. These waves are generated by the rugged and steep […]

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NATURE CULTURE IN MADEIRA ISLAND – EXUBERANT BOTANICAL

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NATURE CULTURE IN MADEIRA ISLAND THE PEARL OF THE ATLANTIC Portugal’s Madeira Island offers European comfort with almost every sub-tropical luxury. Geologically dramatic, bursting with exotic colour. Pure, inspiring, introspective, this is a paradise in the middle of the Atlantic. The archipelago, which is made up of two inhabited islands – Madeira and Porto Santo, […]

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WINE CULTURE IN MADEIRA ISLAND

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MADEIRA WINE

WINE CULTURE IN MADEIRA ISLAND PORTUGAL AND ITS LOVE AFFAIR WITH WINE Portugal emerged officially as a country in 1143 and since then has maintained its firm borders for almost a thousand years, making it one of the most identifiable, oldest countries in the world. Portugal was at the forefront of European exploration in the […]

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