MIUT is Madeira’s largest ultra-trail competition and keeps on breaking records
Catarina and Bernardo spend most of their time away from Madeira but the island goes with them in the form of poncha
Made from wicker, they remain a quintessential Madeiran attraction
When it comes to family holidays, Porto Santo is the place be, offering proximity, safety and one of the world’s best beache...
Music, cinema and exhibitions will breathe new life into a renewed space that maintains its ties to the sea.
The 600 years of the discovery of Madeira serve as motif for a parade with 1,900 people.
The Vine Hotel has prepared a special Valentine’s programme
Built as a mountain shelter for the rising numbers of tourists in the early 20th century, this building is now a place to experien...
One of Madeira’s oldest buildings still stands tall in the birthplace of Funchal.
For the third consecutive year, Bordal promotes the tradition of having Madeira Embroidery on the Christmas table.
Essential asked the Entertainment Manager of Casino da Madeira what is it that makes Madeira ‘his’.
Until recently there was no legislation in place for hostels in Portugal.
With the new website, Essential wanted to take another step towards the future and its own modernization, in order to be closer to its readers’ day-to-day life.
The best places to eat in Madeira and Porto Santo.
The best places and events on all of the islands of the Archipelago.