Calheta Holidays

A picturesque holiday town

Calheta, situated on the south-west coast of Madeira, lies in the sunniest and most fertile part of the island. An agricultural town, Calheta is the main producer of sugar-cane and bananas on Madeira, and it boasts a certain natural beauty, with its' lush vegetation, green valleys full of vineyards and verdant mountains. Calheta is one of the oldest parishes on Madeira, dating back to the 15th century, with buildings from that period still found in the area.