Hiking the Isle of Madeira

Historic Levada Trails, Subtropical Forests, and a Legendary Wine with Skye McDonald


Listed below are our signature accommodations for this trip. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.

Casa Velha do Palheiro

Funchal, Portugal
Days 1 to 3 (3 nights)

This tranquil country house hotel, a restored 18th century hunting lodge, is set in the Palheiro Nature Estate in the foothills of Funchal. ...

Aqua Natura Madeira Hotel

Porto Moniz, Portugal
Days 4 to 5 (2 nights)

The Aqua Natura is set between the imposing cliffs of Madeira’s rugged north coast and the blue Atlantic and all guest rooms have dazzling ...

Reid's Palace Hotel

Funchal, Portugal
Days 6 to 7 (2 nights)

Century-old Reid’s Palace, now a Belmond property, is set on clifftops and surrounded by acres of subtropical garden. Just a short walk from ...