Madeira is now a popular year-round destination world-famous for its Madeira wine, fantastic weather, and beautiful scenery. The main island of the archipelago, Madeira itself, has a semi-tropical climate and is home to the largest evergreen forest in the world which has gained World Heritage Site status - the Laurisilva Forest in the Madeira Natural Park. The island is perfect for people looking for active holidays. The volcanic origin of the island has left mountains as high as 1,800mtrs, creating ideal conditions for rock climbing, abseiling, hiking, white water rafting, mountain biking, and trekking. Fishing and diving is a very popular activity in the warm Madeira ocean, the Garajau Nature Reserve is famous worldwide.
Flights: Madeira is available with Newmarket Holidays on the 14th & 21st April, 27th October and 3rd November. Alternatively Atlantic Holidays are offering a short series between 26th July - 30th August 2010.
Madeira Airport is a delight of an airport, with excellent facilities including a choice of car hire firms, various shops, cafes, restaurants and bars, currency exchange and ample parking facilities.