Close-By Services

  • Atlantic Lido

    Just a view minutes walk will bring you to 2 Lidos with all necessary infra-structures to enjoy swimming, sunbathing or lunching.


  • Diving Center

    Manta Diving is a well known, with several awards decorated diving center just 10 minutes away from Villa Opuntia.
    The Center is situated within a nature protected sea-area that guarantees fascinating diving expeditions.
    Newcomers have the opportunity to scuba-diving or snorkling trials.


  • Super-Market

    There is a mini-market in just a view minutes walking distance.
    For the “big” shopping 2 well assorted supermarkets are awaiting you in Upper-Caniço.


  • Restaurants

    Culinaric specialities of the Portuguese and international kitchen can be enjoyed in the various restaurants in Lower and Upper Caniço. We supply our guests with a culinaric guide in order to help to choose the right place.


  • Bus-Connections

    The bus stop is just a 10 minutes walk away and within a 20 minutes bus-drive you are in the center of the capital town Funchal. We provide our guests with a time schedule.


  • Taxis

    Since many years Sr. Carlos and Sr. Nelson are our taxi-drivers for transfers and excursions.
    There is also a taxi center in Upper-Caniço.


  • Church

    Catholic mass is held every sunday at 11h30 in Upper-Caniço.
    There is also an English church in Funchal.


  • Ayurveda Center

    Very close by Birgit Moukum runs the only Ayurveda Center in Madeira.


  • Adventure Sports

    Even our younger guests, who need the special “kick” during holidays, will find a large variety of radical sport offers. Canyoning, mountain-biking, windsurfing, para-gliding, jeep tours, etc. are just a view activities on the adventure-sports-menue offered by several agencies close by.


  • Tennis

    A close by hotel gives our guests the opportunity to use their tennis-court against a fee.


  • Fitness Center

    In case our guests need more “work-out” than offered by our gym, there is a professional health center close by.


  • Golf

    Madeira has 2 beautiful golf courses.
    “Palheiro” at a 15 minutes drive and “Santo da Serra” at a 30 minutes drive from Villa Opuntia.


  • Car and Bike hire

    In order to discover Madeira independentely a car- or bike-rent is convenient.
    Since many years we are working with a Car (Seat) & Bike (BMW) rent agency, which has always satisfied the quality and security needs of our guests.