The resort of Canico is divided into two different sections, the traditional Old Village with a main square and the modern resort area. Most of the bars and restaurants are hotel based but there are some in the resort. There is a small pebble beach which offers a variety of watersports.
Canico does have a beach, however, it is a pebble beach. The area is great for activities such as walking, hiking and golf but a trip to Funchal may provide a wider variety of shops, restaurants and bars. Perfect for families and couples looking for a peaceful resort due to the lack of nightlife.
The attractive Old Village is centred around the village square and is a maze of cobbbled streets and a 18th Century church.
The resort may not be suitable with those with walking difficulties due to the steep landscape.
Mr L Gravenor, New Malden
|24th Jun 2017|
|Galo Resort Sport Hotel Galosol|
|Double Or Twin - Side Sea View|
Loved the beach area. Great activities could be booked from LokoLoko. Loved it all. Would have liked more fast busses to Funchal from the resort.
Mr M Taylor, Southport
|15th May 2017|
|Cais da Oliveira|
|Studio - Sea View|
Canico is a quiet resort, not for the party animal. Some local bars, restaurants and shops but the choices are limited. Far more in Funchal, a short ride away.
Mrs E Halliwell, Wigan
|26th Dec 2016|
|Double Or Twin - Land View|
|Bed & Breakfast|
Quiet resort but still a few good restaurants to choose from within 5-10 minute walk.
Mr A Lindsay, Folkestone
|22nd Dec 2016|
|Dom Pedro Garajau Aparthotel|
|Double Or Twin|
I can't really rate it as a resort as I only used the room as a base whilst visiting friends, but it does have an indoor and outdoor pool and sea views.
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