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(A view over Porto Moniz from Santa - April 2003)

Welcome To Madeira Island

Madeira is brimming with smiles and colour. It is, more often than not, warm, sunny and mild. For a quick peek at some of the beautiful views and pictures available on this site of Madeira why not head to our Virtual Postcards and have a look at those gorgeous photos. Send them as a greeting card too!


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“Espada Preta” – The unique Black Scabbard fish of Madeira

For most of the twentieth century the Black Scabbard fish has distinguished Madeiran culinary fare. It was until a short time ago fished exclusively in Madeira. It is a horribly looking fish. But it does taste so good.... Read More

 
 
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Looking to buy or sell property in Madeira?
The Madeira Property Finder is a recently launched service for local advertisers to sell their real estate to a wider international audience. Internet surfers can visit the recently launched service at www.madeiraproperty.com

Museums of Madeira: a guide
Madeira has been a conduit of events and persons that helped shape the world. Christopher Columbus, Churchill , the sugar trade, the slave trade, even
the diaspora of Madeiran immigrants that have carved niches of influence the world over. The museums of Madeira have been addressing elements of this rich heritage. We present an abbreviated guide to the best of them. More info .

FREE Madeira Maps® !
It is essential to travel around Madeira with a good map. Madeira Maps® has achieved an excellent standard of quality, accuracy and simplicity with their free city maps of Funchal and Caniço, and their Leading Restaurants Map® selections. Available in many hotels, restaurants and shopping areas - including Madeira-Shopping.com. More info .

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Madeira International School
The only fully bilingual English and Portuguese international nursery and primary school has recently launched its new web site. If you are a parent moving to Madeira or are seeking a quality alternative to your child's current eduation at the moment do not hesitate to visit the "Escola Internacional da Madeira".

The Secret is Out!
Madeira is surrounded by the Atlantic - the blue waves visible almost from anywhere on the island. Look a little closer and discover how waves are being made in the surfing world. Read the article

Quality Madeira Wine:
Madeira-Island.com applauds the remarkable success of Henriques & Henriques who have won (again) the Madeira Wine Trophy for its remarkable 15 year old Malvasia at the International Wine Challenge contest held in the UK. More info .

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Bulletin Boards Looking for a husband?
Joe is looking for a wife on Madeira,
Martin wants to know what an 11 year old can do on holiday, and Anabela wants to know where she can eat well on a budget of Esc. 1500$00. Just a few examples of questions placed on our popular message boards where users exchange information that are read by thousands of visitors. More info .