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Madeira is the largest and most populous of the Madeira Archipelago. They’re known for their amazing Madeira wine, flora, and fauna. You can go on a hike at PR8 Vereda da Ponta de São Lourenco, experience the Pico do Arieiro and Pico Ruivo mountain peaks, sunbathe at Calheta Beach, or go swimming at the Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools.

Aside from these amazing activities, you can also find plenty of unique team-building activities to try on your company retreat. You have a catamaran trip, a pirate ship trip, a history and culture tour, a wine and sugar walking tour, and so much more. 

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These team-building activities are available as part of our retreat package.

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Tour through Madeira's history and culture

  • Your expert guide will take you on a personalized tour through the picturesque towns of Funchal, Câmara de Lobos, Camacha, Cabo Girão, and many other scenic locations.
  • Choose from a selection of tours ranging from 1.5 hours to 8 hours, or customize your own tour to fit your schedule and interests.
  • Learn about the fascinating history, culture, and local delicacies of Madeira, all while taking in breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the cliffs of Cabo Girão.
  • This well-organized tour will exceed your expectations!
  • Your guide will be passionate about Madeira's history and culture, making the journey not only scenic but educational too.
  • A fantastic way to discover the island!

Enjoy a Catamaran trip with dolphin & whale watching

  • You’ll explore the sea in search of accurate coordinates. 
  • Take notice that the dolphins are there, playful, communicative, and energetic. 
  • The whales, which may or may not release embarrassing odors, will decide whether or not to appear. 
  • During this 3-hour wildlife show, you may be lucky enough to be joined by turtles and seabirds.
  • The boat is spotless and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable.  
  • All announcements are made in both English and Portuguese, so it’s easy to understand.  

Experience a food & wine tour in Madeira

  • You’ll discover lots of things and learn more about the culture of Madeira. 
  • Visit up to 3 top restaurants with all the food and 5 wines being from Portugal, with a qualified tour guide.
  • Your friendly, knowledgeable, and qualified guide will lead you on this unique gourmet experience to some of the top restaurants in town.
  • The food will be perfectly paired with wines. 
  • The guide is excellent and does an amazing job. 
  • This culinary tour lasts 3.5 hours and involves some walking, so be sure to bring comfortable footwear. 

Take a kayak tour in Madeira

  • Take a half-day kayak tour along the Underwater Nature Reserve of Garajau, including plenty of time to snorkel and swim in the crystal clear waters of this amazing spot!
  • Here you’ll have access to a guide, life jacket, snorkel, and transfer from Funchal, Santa Cruz, or Machico.
  • There is no prior kayak experience required here.
  • The snorkeling is amazing and you’ll see so many different species in great abundance at the snorkeling spot. 
  • You’ll have fun kayaking with a really friendly guide who makes sure you’re all safe and having fun.

Discover Madeira on an e-bike tour

  • Your e-bike will fully help you to easily climb the many meters in altitude - depending on how hard you let your bike work for you - and enjoy the beauty of the island.
  • The team will offer you a guided day tour - regardless of whether you are a beginner or a biker with years of experience.
  • Enjoy the great service where the employees are friendly and very helpful.
  • Your professional and fun guide will lead you through the stunning landscape of South Western Madeira. 
  • Super prepared and well maintained bikes and nice people.

Try a wine & sugar walking tour in Madeira

  • Learn about the economy of Madeira over centuries and why the island was the base of Portugal's expansion in the sugar industry and trade routes of the Atlantic and Indian oceans.
  • Explore the wine-making industry and its impact on global history, and visit emblematic buildings, such as the 15th-century Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption.
  • You’ll have a great tour with a guide who will show you some amazing places you would have likely missed. 
  • Tours are available in English and Spanish.
  • You’ll get fascinating explanations about the cultural history of the island and its importance to the historical trade routes of the Atlantic and Indian oceans.

Try a pirate ship trip in Madeira

  • Take a pirate ship trip and sail along the coast aboard a Madeira Island with a lookout for dolphins and whales.
  • The idea of this boat trip is for you to experience history, while at the same time enjoying the breathtaking views of Madeira´s south coast. 
  • In addition to the views, you’re very likely to see dolphins and whales as well while sightseeing on this 3 hour tour.
  • You’ll anchor in front of the majestic cliff of Cabo Girao, the highest sea cliff in Europe, and enjoy a nice swim in the warm and crystal-clear water.
  • It's like a floating museum with the ship being an exact replica built from mahogany. 
  • The staff is very polite, professional, and will answer any questions you have.

Have a rum tasting experience in Madeira

  • Your rum distillery tour will start at the mill where your producer will present the whole process.
  • This class is presented in Portuguese and English from a friendly staff with great knowledge.
  • You’ll have a masterclass tasting which includes seven different rums, a water bottle, and Madeira’s sugarcane honey.
  • A lovely spot to visit and learn more about the rums of Madeira 
  • Here they’ll make you feel at home, play excellent music, and serve the best rums you’ll ever try.
  • There’s a great collection of Madeiran rum for tasting, as well as cocktails.

Have a competitive go-kart race

  • Try a track that’s about 400m long and 5m to 7m wide, where adrenaline is a constant.
  • The kart fleet is made up of a 270cc Honda engine, which provides you with maximum safety and comfort. 
  • All the go-karts are the same speed so it’s fair for everyone.
  • An amazing place to go-kart in Madeira with a friendly staff
  • The track, carts, and helmets are all in good shape. 

Take a yoga class in Madeira

  • This yoga and healing retreat is nestled in a cozy villa overlooking the vast expanse of the ocean, offering a unique and transformative experience. 
  • Take a journey of self-discovery, inner peace, and rejuvenation as they combine the ancient wisdom of yoga with the healing power of holistic treatments. 
  • Enjoy a place that’s fully equipped, with terraces all over the house and gardens, plus the hidden garden on the top floor to the backyard.
  • These yoga classes are adapted to the individual levels, with a good balance between strength, stretching, and also meditation and breathing exercises. 
  • You’ll be led through many different yoga styles, postures, asanas, and breathing techniques with obvious experience and care. 
  • After these lessons you’ll be calm, grounded, and able to focus on the important things.

Would you like to book any of these activities?

These team-building activities are available as part of our retreat package.

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