Specialist in small-scale holidays for 20 years - Customer rating 9,1 - Member ABTA and SGR

Colina da Faja

Nova Levada is one of the most famous natural reserves on the island of Madeira. It harbours Madeira’s most beautiful hiking trails as well as a magnificent hotel: Colina da Faja. The mansion has been passed down the generations by Carlos’ family since forever. He decided to convert it to a hotel several years ago. And made sure their guests feel at home just like Carlos and his family. As soon as I walked into the common room of the hotel, I knew that Carlos had achieved just that. The hospitality, the atmosphere, I felt right at home. After enjoying the starry sky from the patio at night, I would curl up with a good book by the fireplace. And rise and shine early the next morning to relish the stunning natural scenery at walking distance from the hotel. After enjoying the silence and nature for a week, it was difficult to say goodbye. But Carlos comforted me with the idea that I would always be welcome at Colina da Faja: my home away from home on Madeira.
What can you expect from this address?
  • Small-scale boutique hotel
  • Dip into the infinity pool
  • Dream away with the view
  • Attention for every guest

Room type

double room superior type
for 2 to 3 persons max. 2 adults and 1 child up to and including 11 year
  • 2 x single bed
  • no balcony or terrace
  • television (flat screen, satellite television)
  • heating (can be arranged individually), sitting corner
  • bathroom with: shower, sink, bidet, hair dryer
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
double room terrace
for 2 persons
  • 2 x single bed
  • 1 x one person folding bed
  • terrace with outdoor furniture
  • television (flat screen, satellite television)
  • heating (can be arranged individually)
  • bathroom with: shower, sink, toilet, hair dryer
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)




  • total number of rooms: 8
  • total number of floors: 3
  • total number of buildings: 1
  • safe available (in the room)
  • breakfast area
  • library
  • accommodation not suitable for disabled persons
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge)
  • bed linen included change 2 times per week
  • bath towels included change 7 time(s) per week
  • blankets
  • cleaning room 7 times a week
  • pets not allowed
  • wireless internet available in public area: (free of charge)
  • pool towel service (free of charge)
  • outdoor swimming pool (length: 6 meter, width: 4 meter, depth between 1,2and 1,2 meter)(fresh water, heated, outdoor furniture)
Sport facilities
  • bicycle hire
  • cot

It's possible at the time of booking due to Covid-19, services and facilities are different than when your holiday begins. As the services and facilities mentioned are subject to change, no rights can be derived from this.

In the area

distance to beach approx. 10000 metres
distance to centre: approx. 3000 metres
distance to airport approx. 60000 metres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 3000 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 2000 metres

Madeira is known for

  • Go on a hiking holiday, enjoy the rugged cliffs and explore the island of flowers
  • Visit the cosiest towns and meet the sweetest locals
  • Taste the typically Madeiran dishes



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