One of Funchal’s most striking places in the second half of the 20th century has just reopened, completely renovated but respectin...
Dishes, products, culinary secrets… Confraria Gastronómica da Madeira is dedicated to researching the eating habits we had in days...
The Atlantic Festival offers fireworks of different nationalities
The sea in Calheta is one of the most after in Madeira, for its climate, the quality of the water, accessibility and activities on...
The 16th Century Market of Machico recreates the age when settlers came to Madeira, this year under the theme ‘The arrival’
The tradition dating back to 1954 returns between May 2nd and 26th
The Vine was once again elected The World’s Leading Design Hotel at the World Travel Awards and Essential ventured into its soul. ...
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
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.