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.
With summer enthusiasts gone, Porto Santo returns to its peace and quiet. Fall is plentiful in opportunities and even going to the...
Two of the most recent signalled pedestrian trails in Madeira lead to two small lakes of an immense beauty.
The illuminations and the Christmas and New Year's program are extended until January 6.
The British Embassy has appointed Louisa Blandy Moreau, as the new British Honorary Consul for the island of Madeira and Porto San...
The two restaurants in Funchal continue in the Michelin Guide
The São João Batista do Pico fort stands out clearly in the landscape of Funchal and is open to visitors.
Versatile and ancient, the chestnut is among the most appreciated products in gastronomy
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.