Summerplace Guesthouse is a small boutique B&B in a picturesque valley-top hamlet in south west Madeira. Explore the majestic mountain ranges, rugged valleys and stunning beaches of this magical part of the island, where quaint villages, miles of walking paths and hundreds of species of flora and fauna are there for you to discover. Owner managed, your hosts will provide a wealth of information on the area and this intimate guesthouse is the perfect place to unwind; enjoy a sundowner by the infinity pool and breathtaking views over the valley before retiring to one of 5 beautifully decorated rooms, all luxuriously furnished with a mix of contemporary fittings and antiques. This luxurious bolthole is for adults only, so enjoy the peace and tranquility on a romantic getaway, or explore the quieter side of Madeira with friends, while Funchal is just 40-minutes away. The entire guesthouse is also available for exclusive rental on a self-catering basis.
Summerplace Guesthouse is a place for relaxation, and a pleasant day can be spent by the infinity pool in the pretty landscaped gardens soaking up the sun. Just minutes from thic chic retreat, you can join one of the levada walking paths that leads all the way to the Madeira Nature Reserve where you can spot a wide variety of birds and enjoy mountains, forests, waterfalls, refreshing streams and the scent of eucalyptus trees carried on the breeze. This natural paradise is perfect for adventure sports too, such as abseiling, climbing and hiking. Also ideal for a beach break, Summerplace is a 10 minute drive to the sandy Calheta Beach and 15 minutes from the rugged coastline of Ponta do Pargo. In season, you can go whale and dolphin watching or try snorkeling. Escape from the tourist trails and enjoy the breathtaking southwestern scenery - while the bustling Funchal with its vibrant nightlife and great selection of restaurants is just 40 minutes away.
Breakfast is a lavish affair, with freshly-baked breads, muffins, quiches, yoghurts, jams, fresh fruit salad, cold cuts, regional cheeses, cereals and a full English and omelette of your choice. Dietary requirements are happily catered for. Enjoy the buffet with your fellow guests at the communal dining table or out on the pool deck. For a little romance, why not enjoy a candle-lit 3-course dinner from the table d'hote menu which is served every other evening with a variety of dishes such as oven-baked courado in a wine marinade, tarte bocage with apple, onion & curry filling and a linzer-style home-made tart or perhaps a crème brulee for dessert. There are also some fine local restaurants just a 5-minute drive away or have your hosts pack up a picnic box for a day out walking.