Calheta is located on the southwestern shore on the island of Madeira. Calheta is the agricultural base of the island, with banana and sugar cane plantations as well as vineyards. Calheta is a wonderful base for discovering this beautiful island for a week or a weekend. Cahleta’s proximity to beaches and other local attractions makes staying there ideal and Cahleta hotels offer plenty of amenities to make your stay a pleasant one. If you’re traveling on a budget, there are also discount hotels in Calheta. All the hotels in Calheta can be seen on EasyToBook.com. Once you’ve chosen Calheta, cheap hotels are a great way set aside money for fine dining and souvenir shopping!
The Art Center of Casa da Mudas is a wonderful place to explore modern art in a building that was designed to flow naturally with its surroundings. The local church dates back to 1430 and is well worth visiting to see its intricate Moorish-style wooden ceiling. Surfers will not be disappointed with the Jardim do Mar, or Garden of the Sea, well known for its great variety of waves. Only 10 kilometers (about six miles) north of Calheta is Rabaçal, where one can wonder at the 25 waterfalls.