Throughout almost two centuries, Quinta Magnólia has been a select location, as accommodation and a private club, and is now a spa...
Winston Churchill painted the fishing bay of Câmara de Lobos in a day etched into the history of a town now seeking to capitalize ...
Glamping has made its way to Madeira in the shape of two ventures located in Calheta which Essential visited.
With the economic prosperity of the sugar in the 16th century, one of Madeira’s most beautiful temples was built in Machico.
Ponta do Pargo and Fajã da Ovelha are two of Calheta’s most well kept secrets.
The Regional Directorate for Culture has developed a website that allows you to see some of the region’s museums from anywhere in ...
The Vine hotel manager tells us all about her favourite places.
It was his passion for wine that brought Laurent Dulau to Madeira, but the caviar he produces had long before discovered the islan...
There is another side to Madeira, away from cars, roads and cities, full of beautiful trails that can only be reached by foot.
Before the airport and jet planes, hydroplanes were one of the ways of getting to Madeira in style.
Jeff offers his perpective on Madeira as someone who is used to explore the island on jeep
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.