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Tips for booking hotels in Santa Cruz, Madeira

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Santa Cruz, Madeira. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 25 May 2024.
Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:September
Average price in Santa Cruz:$110/night
Cheapest price found:$35/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Sunday
$81 - $153
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$76 - $113
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Quinta Dr. Americo Durao, Santa Cruz, Madeira, Portugal
1.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$262
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About Santa Cruz, Madeira

Resting on the eastern tip of Madeira Island, Santa Cruz boasts an impressive black pebble beach and a palm tree-lined promenade. Discover 16th-century architecture and Michelin-starred restaurants along the coast or venture inland for rugged volcanic landscapes with mountains and lush valleys.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Take an enlightening tour of Sao Salvador Church. Tranquil, cool and quiet, Sao Salvador is considered one of the most beautiful churches in Portugal. Admire the intricate Gothic interior before exploring the well-maintained gardens and stopping for a bite to eat at Bilheteira restaurant.

Browse local stalls and sample typical Portuguese street foods at the Municipal Market. This energetic marketplace brims with fresh-cut flowers, exotic produce and a robust underground fish market. Take a break from the action and order a heavenly custard-filled Portuguese tart at the market’s open-air cafe.

Explore an authentic artisanal cheese factory at the family-run Fabrica de Requeijao Massa. Sample rich and creamy cheeses and discover how each cheese is created by hand using traditional techniques. Tour the family’s fruit orchard and taste homemade plum and strawberry preserves.

Leap into the crystal-clear waters off Palmeiras Beach and admire the intense black pebbles that cover the seafloor. Spend a day at Aqua Park Santa Cruz to ride water slides or relax on the lazy river.

Getting around Santa Cruz

Madeira International Airport is a five-minute taxi ride from Santa Cruz. Alternatively, take the car ferry from Porto Santo in Lisbon to Funchal and ride the local bus 30 minutes to Santa Cruz. Once in Santa Cruz, everything can be reached by foot.

Facts about staying in Santa Cruz, Madeira

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  • What are the best hotels in Santa Cruz?

    Hotel Solar do Bom Jesus, rated with a score of 8.6 from 1,537 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Santa Cruz. Other top stays include Santa Cruz Village Hotel, with an average rating of 8.7 from 3,150 reviewers, and Albatroz Beach & Yacht Club, with a score of 9.4 from 628 reviewers.

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