Destination guide

Explore the oceanfront setting in Canico

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Canico. Travellers to this romantic city praise the sporting events, spas and golfing. Palheiro Gardens and Madeira Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Canico

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Canico has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palheiro Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Funchal-Monte Teleferico (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Funchal Cable Car - Monte Station (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Quinta Da Junta (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Santo da Serra Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • PR11 Vereda dos Balcões (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Canico

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Canico is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palheiro Gardens (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Botanical Garden (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Monte Palace Gardens (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Ponta da Oliveira (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Reis Magos Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Complexo Balnear Barreirinha (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Canico

The nearest airport is in Funchal (FNC-Cristiano Ronaldo), located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Caniço?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,473 holiday rentals near Caniço. From 325 Houses to 121 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Caniço for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Caniço?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Caniço:

  • São Martinho: 857 holiday homes
  • Santa Maria Maior: 481 holiday homes
  • Santo Antonio: 143 holiday homes
  • São Roque: 158 holiday homes
  • Santa Luzia: 502 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Caniço?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Caniço. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Palheiro Golfe: 2,261 holiday rentals
  • Ponta da Oliveira: 2,009 holiday rentals
  • Reis Magos Beach: 1,907 holiday rentals
  • Madeira Congress Center: 2,496 holiday rentals
  • Beachside Square: 2,540 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Caniço listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Caniço?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 325 Houses in Caniço. Our other popular types of Caniço holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 121 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 935 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 21 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Caniço?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 418 holiday homes with pool available in Caniço. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.