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An out-of-the world organic farm comprising 9 rental cottages, a beach and a restaurant, located by the sea in Madeira island southern coast. Access to the property is done exclusively by a cable car that takes you down a huge cliff with more than...more
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Estrada Padre Antonio Dinis Henriques 1 | Quinta Grande, Madeira 9300-261, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took this cable car down to the garden below. It was steep and we descended 320m in just over two minutes. The garden below was beautiful with grapes, bananas, aubergines, papaya and tomatoes all in fruit.

Thank David M
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This is the worst company I ever visited J. It does not say that you have to pay to go up ifyou start on bottom and when we went up they told us to go down straight away. And when we came to the restaurant...More

Thank acetripping
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We both loved our day at this stunning location. Enjoy the near vertical decent off the cliffs in a cable car - if you don’t like heights it’s comforting to know that the cable car is very smooth - and enjoy the stunning views! As...More

1  Thank Cat_louise210390
Reviewed 20 May 2018

while it is possible to get within a couple of kilometers to faja dos padres by public transport i chose to walk it once i had arrived at cabo girao by bus and one hour later i was enjoying the stunning views being offered from...More

2  Thank alittletoolate
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Visited today with friends, really lovely peaceful place to spend a few hours away from the bustle of Funchal. Organic garden growing all sorts of fruit and vegetables. Meal was gorgeous. A lovely little hidden gem of a place. We visited having seen in “travel...More

1  Thank Anityenoham
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We had visited before and used the restaurant and decided we had to return and stay in one of the little cottages. From the moment we arrived at the cable car, (the only way down to the beach) the service was fantastic. We were helped...More

2  Thank Jacquie_9
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We were told about this place by a tour guide who recommended it as a place where tourists do not always get to see because of its location - it involves a trip to the bottom of a huge sea cliff via cable car. But...More

Thank Shirley W
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Beautifully set, old renovated houses located directly underneath some 300m high rocks where you access with a modern private cable car, which runs from 9 am till 8 pm and on special demand. Houses, simple but yet all comfort you need giving a fantastic free...More

Thank Christiane W
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The cable car down (10€/person) and up was an amazing experience. Down at the beach you have a really good restaurant, that does delicious grilled vegetables, because the vegetables are grown in their own garden. Can only recommend it.

Thank Mara L
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Cable car down (10 euro per person). Down is a beautiful Pebble Beach. Amazing views. The view at the cliff is astonishing. There is a restaurant, which is ok. Nothing more, nothing less.

Thank Louis M
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biddyandbuster
27 January 2017|
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Response from Faja_dos_Padres | Property representative |
The cable car or boat are the unique means to get to Fajã dos Padres, and that's one of the reason why the place is so special. Guests staying at Fajã dos Padres may use the cable car out of it's regular opening hours, as... More
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3 May 2016|
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It is not very practical to get to Fajã dos Padres using Public transportation. Buses from company Rodoeste (check Rodoeste's website) run from Funchal to Quinta Grande (about 2,5 km distance to the cable car), with a... More
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