municipality and city in Madeira, Portugal
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Santa Cruz is a city on the island of Madeira, Portugal.


The Igreja de São Salvador in the middle of the city.

Santa Cruz (SUHN-tuh KROOSH, /ˈsɐ̃.tɐ ˈkɾuʃ/) municipality has 43,005 residents (2011).

Visitor informationEdit

Get inEdit

  • 1 Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport (Madeira Airport, Funchal Airport, FNC IATA). Although located in Santa Cruz municipality, Madeira Airport is associated with Funchal.    

Get aroundEdit

Map of Santa Cruz (Madeira)







  • 1 Quinta das Colmeias, Caminho do Poiso, Casais Próximos, Santo António da Serra (from Funchal/airport, drive past the golf course; just before the round about, there is a turning to your left; it's the fourth gate on your right), +351 291 741 515, . Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Two three-star holiday homes. The main house sleeps 8 and the cottage sleeps 6. They share a swimming pool. A few minutes drive from Santo da Serra Golf Course and Horse Riding Centre. €110-178.
  • 2 Valle Paraizo (Casas Valleparaizo), Estrada Regional 102 161, Camacha (from highway ER101 take exit 15 towards Cancela; at the roundabout, enter the tunnel; at the next roundabout go left; at the T-junction (SA supermarket), go left; entrance is after the long pink wall at the bus stop), +351 962 939 357, . Three-star, 20-room lodging in nine mountain cottages and a main house scattered around a beautiful large sloping garden. Quiet surroundings, a 20-minute drive from Funchal. €68-113.
  • 3 Vila Galé Santa Cruz, Rua de São Fernando 5, +351 291 529 000, . Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Four-star, 262-room room hotel with sea vista. €86-152.


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