Gastronomic festival returns to the Belmond Reids Palace.
Back in the 15th century Madeira and Porto Santo were the first uninhabited islands to be populated with settlers in the Atlantic ...
Nowadays it is known as the Nini Design Centre, the most recent embodiment of one of Funchal’s most eye-catching buildings
Four days of art, culture and tradition in festival at Ponta do Sol, headlined by Benjamin Clementine
Porto Santo holds a gastronomic festival dedicated to one of the most important fish in the Madeira archipelago: tuna
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’
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.