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Machico Holidays

Machico is a city located in the north east part of Madeira Island. Machico is the second largest city of the island. Machico is much quieter and calmer when compared to the bustling capital city of Funchal. Machico boasts of a harbour which is lined with fishing boats and yachts. Ideally, the city of Machico is traditional and offers the best that Madeira has. The city is located strategically from where tourists have easy access to other attractions on the island.

Magnificent Machico

The city of Machico extends all around the Bay of Zarco. If you are looking for the pebble beach which is synonymous with Madeira Island, then look no further, since in Machico there is a beautiful small pebble beach which is equipped with a variety of activities for tourists. There is a seafront promenade which visitors find particularly attractive and alluring. Those of you who want to enjoy water sports would find all sorts here. The city of Machico with its winding streets and interesting squares is bound to captivate you if you plan to spend considerable time here exploring. Machico has a long history that dates back to the 15th century and if you are the type who dotes on historical buildings and significance, then Machico is your place. The place is bound to enthral you with its church, levados, hills, valleys, golf courses, beach, picturesque countryside and stunning views.

General Etiquette in Machico

The bills in Machico charge you only for the food eaten and hence it is customary to leave a 10% tip as a good will and appreciative gesture. The maids cleaning your room, or help who carried your luggage as well as the taxi driver, all expect a small tip amount left to your discretion. You will not have any language problem here, if you are well versed in English and French. Please do not try to impress locals with Spanish, since owing to historical ill feelings, Portuguese consider it rude to use and be addressed in Spanish.

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