Accessible exclusively by cable car, Fajã dos Padres features charming beachfront cottages surrounded by gardens and with private terraces overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

The Fajã dos Padres cottages are made from natural stone and decorated in natural tones with wooden furniture. They include a double bedroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchenette and a private bathroom. The units also offer free WiFi and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Guests can enjoy their breakfast under the shade of a tree and admire the stunning views of the water and surrounding cliffs, which are approximately 820 feet high. The restaurant offers a romantic setting for a sunset dinner.

Fajã dos Padres also offers a solarium, BBQ facilities and a playground for kids. Free parking is available.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Faja dos Padres has been welcoming guests since Apr 12, 2011

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Gluten-free

Free Parking Available On Site

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  • 1 full bed
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About Faja dos Padres

Welcoming guests since Apr 12, 2011

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  • Is your private beach next to the property or do I need to use a means of transportation to go there?

    The private beach is part of the property, there is no need to use any means of transport to get there.

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    Answered on October 8, 2019
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    Almost all year round, but more certainly from April to the end of October.

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    Answered on October 8, 2019
  • When we want to go out for the day, how much must we pay for the cable car please.

    The cable car trips are already included on the stay at Fajã dos Padres, so you don´t have to pay extra, everytime that you want to go out of Fajã dos Padres for the day.

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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Girao Cape
    1 miles
  • Professional School of Hospitality and Tourism of Madeira
    4.4 miles
  • Gomes' Pools
    4.5 miles
  • Forum Madeira Shopping Centre
    4.8 miles
  • Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint
    4.8 miles
  • Madeira Casino
    6.2 miles
  • Quinta das Cruzes Museum
    6.3 miles
  • Funchal's Museum of Natural History
    6.4 miles
  • Frederico de Freitas Museum
    6.4 miles
  • Marina do Funchal
    6.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Mar Avenue
    6.6 miles
  • Cathedral of Funchal
    6.6 miles
  • Monte Palace Tropical Garden
    7.1 miles
  • Sao Tiago Fort
    7.2 miles
  • Funchal Ecological Park
    7.2 miles
  • Madeira Botanical Garden
    7.4 miles
  • Arieiro Peak
    7.8 miles
  • Reis Magos Beach
    11.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Levada do Norte
    2.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport
    14.6 miles
  • Porto Santo Airport
    48.6 miles
How to get to Faja dos Padres from Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Portuguese

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

Amenities of Faja dos Padres
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Freedom to eat when you want
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Ironing facilities
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Mountain view
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
  • Car rental
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Playground
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Solarium
Common Areas
  • Library
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Faja dos Padres takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

2 years old
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
€ 27 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 27 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club Faja dos Padres accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests arriving outside of reception opening hours are kindly requested to inform the property in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that access to the property is done exclusively by a cable car running down from Quinta Grande and with limited opening hours - from 10:00 to 18:00. For check-in after 18:00, guests are requested to inform the property in advance.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

License number: 8543

FAQs about Faja dos Padres

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Faja dos Padres on this page.

  • Guests staying at Faja dos Padres can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • Faja dos Padres is 2.7 miles from the center of Ribeira Brava.

  • Faja dos Padres has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Faja dos Padres has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Faja dos Padres (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Free parking

  • The prices at Faja dos Padres may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Faja dos Padres offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Library
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Beachfront
    • Solarium
    • Beauty services
    • Private beach area
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Foot massage
    • Horseback riding
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Full-body massage
    • Badminton equipment
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Hand massage
    • Body treatments
    • Beach

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from Faja dos Padres.

  • Check-in at Faja dos Padres is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Faja dos Padres on this page.

  • Faja dos Padres can accommodate this group size:

    • 2 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, Faja dos Padres is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Faja dos Padres by:

    • Taxi 25min