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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Some of the reviews are of the town. At least one is about one of the three hotels that do exist. The ones which refer to surfing or sandy beaches cannot be about Madeira. It's a wonderful island as are it's inhabitants but don't visit for long beaches or surfing.

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Quiet. Spotless clean. Beautiful. Absolutely lovely local people. So friendly. Great local bars and restaurants. And a short bus ride from Funchal Machico and gorgeous Santana. Will definitely go again.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Pleasant town to base yourself, with good public transport links along south coast st little cost. Although adjacent to airport, flights are not that frequent and aircraft noise not too bad. Sea front is well maintained, as are range of small restaurants. Delightfully free of English (or other foreign) 'sports bars'. All in all, a good base from which to...

1Thank MarkSowery
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the 4 star Vila Gale hotel on a package with Hotelplan -so half board for 2 adults and a ten year old for 2200 Swiss francs. It was very good value. The hotel was lovely with accommodating staff, good buffet meals every morning and evening with a wide choice, and friendly service. We booked several trips through...

2Thank JulieHuntSwitzerland
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Santa Cruz we thought was a nice little town by the sea overlooked by mountains. We spent quite a while in the town that is next to the main hotel and enjoyed some lovely reasonably priced meals and other refreshments in the various café/restaurants. We were there at Christmas time and were impressed by the number of local people that...

Thank colin_sussexme
Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2013

St. Cruz is a very pretty village, with restaurants, bars and a church. If you like walking then the long walk at the sea front whilst looking at the mountains, sea or planes landing are not to be missed.

1Thank ivone186229
Reviewed 4 January 2013

We stayed in the Vila Gale hotel here at Xmas for a week, the town is small laid out around the square and beach. The town was decorated for Xmas and had lots to see if you looked around, other reports state there are hardly any shops or places to eat, we found an indoor market within a building on...

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Additional Information about Santa Cruz

Address: Praia De Sta Cruz, Santa Cruz, Madeira 2560, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Santa Cruz
Number of rooms: 299
Also Known As:
Santa Cruz Madeira, Portugal
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