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São João Baptista Chapel

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Built in 1980, the São João Baptista Chapel, is situated at São Roque do Faial parish, has this name with the objective to honor São João Baptista because of the importance that it had in this parish. 

Is a chapel, although isn`t very known, has a traditional architecture and it`s very appealing.  

São Baptista Party

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The São Baptista Party realizes, annually, in the last Friday of June at Achada do Cedro Gordo Chapel.

This party has the objective to remember the Saint São Baptista because it has an important paper in this parish.

Although it`s a party only frequented by the residents of the parish and surroundings, is an celebration with lots of tradition and animation. 

São Roque do Faial Party

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The São Roque do Faial Party happen at São Roque do Faial parish, in the last weekend August, where is celebrated the existence of this parish.

This party has as objective to celebrate his patron which has the mass with the procession. After this initiate the traditional village with lots of music, drink and food.

Vereda of Penha d` Águia

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The Vereda of Penha d` Águia is situated in Faial parish at Penha d` Águia site.

This place is known to have a huge rock where this vereda is performed in this rock which has an amazing view to Faial parish and to the river that exists in this parish.

Recreation Area of Faial River

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This space was created in 2011 at Faial parish in Foz da Ribeira do Faial with the propose to give a huge space destined to sporting practices.

The Recreation Area of Faial River has a big set of services such bar and a “Patinódromo”. This one is considered able to conduct national and international competitions in line skating.

Holiday House Casa do Lagar – Accommodation in Madeira Island – São Jorge

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Casa do Lagar is located in Farrobo which lies in the province of São Jorge, on the north coast of Madeira Island.
Situated in a peaceful and solitary area with a pleasant climate all year round, it has a panoramic view of the sea and mountains.

The propriety is incorporated into an organic wine plantation and it offers 2 comfortable and modern Holiday Houses.
Its swimming pool invites the guests to a pleasant swim and to enjoy the beautiful views over the vineyards and the sea.

The old guest house has been furnished in a contemporary style whilst paying particular attention in maintaining a calm and rural feel to the place.

Great nativity scene of Mental Hospital “Casa de Saúde de S. João de Deus – Funchal”

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This Mental Hospital is one of the 300 the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God runs all over the world. It was found in 1922 and received the first 40 patients in 1924. Today about 300 patients are cared by the Brothers of St. John of God, their co-workers,   and receive a lot of support from Volunteers, Benefactors and Friends. In Christmas time cribs were always made in all units of the hospital. In 1968 Brother Manuel Pimenta started the tradition of the Monumental Cribs of big dimension with dozens of biblical scenes in wide spaces. Thousands of visitors came every Christmas from all over the Island. Children and adults stop here and there amazed   staring at the many scenes inspired in biblical recits of Jesus Christ’s Birth 2000 years ago leaving their gifts to Child Jesus and to the patients.

This time a group of Co-workers, Patients and Benefactors decided to rehearsal   a still greater Christmas Crib for all the visitors to contemplate.

The Brothers of St. John of God,  Co-workers, Patients and  Houses’ Volunteer  welcome   you and all to visit  it; We wish you and your Family a very Blessing Christmas 2011 and a New Year 2012 full of God’s graces.

Porto Moniz Tourist Office

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9270 Porto Moniz
Phone: 291 853075
Open Monday from 11 a.m to 3 p.m
Tuesday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday from noon til 3 p.m.

Obs. The Official Tourism Information desks scheduels may be subject of alteration during summer.

Casa da Fajã – Fabulous House

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Casa da Fajã is a fantastic house located in Arco da Calheta, this accommodation is unique.  The view, the service, the atmosphere.

Located in a rural area, its surroundings are blessed with agriculture and fabulous weather all year round.

Casa da Fajã consists of four large rooms, two of them are junior suite that can comfortably accommodate a third or fourth person.

All rooms have private spacious bathrooms and large balconies, allowing fabulous view over the Atlantic ocean.

The kitchen will make everyone happy, large and fully equipped.

Last but not least our swimming pool water has a natural treatment called sal electosis.

You will be able to park your car inside the property, prepared to a maximum off five cars

Welcome to the Atlantic Tranquillity, Welcome to the Sun!

Casa dos Dragoeiros – Holiday House in Porto Santo, Madeira

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Charming Villa 100 meters from the beach with sea and mountain views!

No need to hire, centrally located near the Marina and Porto, 7 minutes walk from the center, supermarket, shops, pharmacy, health center, restaurants, bars.

Casa dos Dragoeiros has a maximum capacity of 8 people.

It has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, outside shower, fully equipped kitchen, porch, tasteful decoration, extensive pools and gardens, private parking.

Fabulous sea views, harbor and mountains. Romantic, beautiful sunset, 9 km of sandy beach with fine golden medicinal properties (treatments for rheumatism), skin (psoriasis).

Exclusive house ideal for beach holidays, home, Relaxed tours, cycling, golf, water sports, horse riding, tennis and golf (4 km).

A mild climate with an average temperature of sea water of 24 degrees in the summer and winter of the 17th C.

Welcome and happy holidays!

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