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If you would like to come by public buses from Funchal to the South-Western part of the Island, there are a limited number of buses per week that come to the nearest town where we can pick you up. In Funchal centre in many places (for more information see the website link below) you can take the bus #142 from Funchal in the direction of Ponta do Pargo (There are three bus companies on the island and the south-west part of it belongs to the company called Rodoeste.

After approximately 100 meters you will find a bus stop. The ticket to Funchal is payable on board and only costs a few Euros.

This bus stops in Arco da Calheta and drives to Loreto, the closest town to our place and it takes around 1,5 - 2 hours from Funchal.Ask the bus driver to let you know when the bus arrives to Loreto. You can fin more information about Schedule buses here.

There are plenty of friendly taxi drivers at your disposal who will be glad to take you anywhere you want. The airport taxi rank is located outside the arrival hall. Just look for the yellow cars with blue stripes and a ‘TAXI’ sign on top of the roof.

The company responsible for bus transportation from the airport is SAM. After you leave the arrivals hall, follow the main road and stay at the right hand side. After approximately 100 meters you will find a bus stop. The ticket to Funchal is payable on board and only costs a few Euros.

The Aero-bus is a frequent express bus service between the airport and Funchal city. Prices are around 5,- Euro per adult and 2,50 Euro for children. (Return/retour tickets: Adults 8 Euro and children 5 Euro.)

If you would like to come by car, you can rent one at the airport or in the centre of Funchal. Take the highway/Via Rapida via Ribeira Brava, Ponta Do Sol, Madalena do Mar and you can easily reach Arco do Caletha, from which you drive in the direction of Loreto. For detailed information before arriving – contact us.