Santa Cruz

Travel Guide
Santa Cruz Beach featuring a pebble beach and a coastal town as well as a small group of people

Experience quaint Santa Cruz: its beaches, oceanfront, food, and more!

Discover the seaside city of Santa Cruz—beaches, restaurants, and sights from Palmeiras Beach to Reis Magos Beach.

Where to stay in Santa Cruz

Hotel Riu Palace Madeira
Hotel Riu Palace Madeira
4 out of 5
Praia dos Reis Magos, Santa Cruz
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥11,185 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 3
This family-friendly Santa Cruz hotel is located by the ocean, within a 15-minute walk of Reis Magos Beach and Ponta da Oliveira. Palmeiras Beach and Complexo ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (63 reviews)
"Hotel was well positioned on the coast (no sandy beaches there)"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Hotel Riu Palace Madeira
Albatroz Beach & Yacht Club
Albatroz Beach & Yacht Club
5 out of 5
Quinta Dr. Americo Durao, Sitio Da Terca, Santa Cruz
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥30,298 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 3
Offering direct access to the beach, this Santa Cruz hotel is next to a golf course, 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Palmeiras Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Machico ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (204 reviews)
"Absolutely stunning property with amazing views and friendly staff making sure that anything u need they are taking care of for u"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2021

Albatroz Beach & Yacht Club
Sentido Galomar - Adults Only
Sentido Galomar - Adults Only
4 out of 5
Rua D Francisco Santana 10, Santa Cruz
The price is ¥11,190 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 4
Nestled on the beach, this Santa Cruz hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ponta da Oliveira and Reis Magos Beach. Pinnacle Viewpoint is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (34 reviews)
"Excellent resort. Modern, clean, well-appointed, with a friendly and knowledgeable staff who helped us with questions and tasks several times during our stay. Rooms: we booked a sea-view double, which was very nice. One of the best set-ups of this class/price-level that we've experienced. Bathroom, ..."

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

Sentido Galomar - Adults Only
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Quinta de Santo António da Serra
Quinta de Santo António da Serra
3 out of 5
Estrada Santo António da Serra, 477, Santo António da Serra, Santa Cruz
The price is ¥8,518 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 5
This family-friendly Santa Cruz cottage is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Quinta Da Junta and Santo da Serra Market. Santo da Serra Golf ...
2.8/5 (11 reviews)
I am sure it is lovely when bathed in sunshine!
"This is a nice romantic retreat (log fire in lounge), quiet and set in the woods and pretty gardens and well cared for. Nice place for a meditative retreat or base for walking. Very good wifi. The owner is very helpful and pleasant but not always on site. Apart from no TV or central hotel reception, ..."

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2015

Quinta de Santo António da Serra
Apartment with breath taking views
Apartment with breath taking views
Santa Cruz, Madeira Region
Situated by the ocean, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Reis Magos Beach and Ponta da Oliveira. Palmeiras Beach and Madeira Botanical Garden ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Excellent stay
"Really enjoyed our week on Madeirra as first time guests! This is a well equipped pleasant apartment with great views down to the coast. Valter is a friendly helpful host on a very friendly island."

Reviewed on May 4, 2019

Apartment with breath taking views
Lobo Marinho by An Island Apart
Lobo Marinho by An Island Apart
3 out of 5
Rua da Calcada, 1-2L, Santa Cruz
The price is ¥77,736 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 3
Situated near the beach, this apartment building is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Palmeiras Beach and within 12 mi (20 km) of Madeira Botanical Garden and Madeira Stadium. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (5 reviews)
Wonderful apartment
"comfortable, well equipped place. Very close to bus stop so no need to hire a car There are plenty of restaurants within 5 minutes walk and also a couple of small supermarkets nearby I would certainly recommend this place"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Lobo Marinho by An Island Apart
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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