Just a view minutes walk will bring you to 2 Lidos with all necessary infra-structures to enjoy swimming, sunbathing or lunching.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Catholic mass is held every sunday at 11h30 in Upper-Caniço.
There is also an English church in Funchal.
Very close by Birgit Moukum runs the only Ayurveda Center in Madeira.
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.
A close by hotel gives our guests the opportunity to use their tennis-court against a fee.
In case our guests need more “work-out” than offered by our gym, there is a professional health center close by.
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.