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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting traditional houses throughout the village but I hadn't really read up about it, I was disappointed, it really only is a few houses set up with local wares. Ok to stop on the way back down the mountain but that's about it

Thank Blues79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice traditional houses, nothing “wow” but cozy place to stop by while traveling the northern coast of madeira or on the way to Pico Ruvio

Thank RobertoBau
Reviewed August 18, 2018

As everyone else has said, this is a sweet little village making money from tourists who come to see the little houses. In the centre of the village there are 4-5 of them that you can take pictures of, go inside (OMG they are tourist...More

Thank Dr_Effingpot
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Santana is a nice place.I am really enjoy this place.The people is very nice and the City is very incredible.

Thank Roxsy06
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Such a pretty place to visit in madeira, all the traditional houses were so cute. A lovely friendly little town, a few little cafes to get a drink and bite to eat, throughly enjoyed this trip on our holiday

1  Thank Vicky B
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Decided to catch the bus from Funchal to Santana (103). It was only €4.70. Arrived at Santana after about 95 minutes. Breathtaking views but I wouldn't recommend it if you suffer from travel sickness. Luckily I managed to reach the destination without embarrassing myself. The...More

Thank LoveTravel258446
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I saw one in front of a hotel. Amazed that it had room for a bed. More of them still exist dotted about the island as sheds for farmers. But these are house size and preserved and brightly painted as a tourist attraction. Just park...More

1  Thank Angela L
Reviewed June 29, 2018

It was named after the Mother of the Virgin Mary: St. Anna. On St. Anna's Day (July 26) there is a great celebration, going on a flower carpet. Its inhabitants used to live in beautiful wooden cottages with roofs ending in a narrow head. These...More

Thank Erzs_bet_S274887
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Private tour guide took us thru to Santana. What a charming little village. This is just a quick stop but so cute. The traditional Madeira thatched roof huts are sweet. Madeiraen crafts-women sell some wares. (Watched a women spinning and bought a handwoven purse made...More

Thank njecheney
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Having been seeing this as the main image of Madeira for years prior to our visit it was a must-do on our list. While there wasnt a lot to get stuck into there, they do provide a photo opportunity.

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