Madeira New Year's Eve Fireworks
By Robert Riesmeyer, Founder of Travel Unrivaled

Venture into the heart of the Atlantic to the enchanting island of Madeira, Portugal. Imagine an island where each moment is an invitation to luxury, adventure, and awe – that’s the Madeira experience. Let’s dive into this majestic island and its crown jewel, the Savoy Palace Hotel, and discover why your next journey should be here.

Savoy Palace: Your Luxurious Gateway to Madeira’s Wonders

As we arrive at the Savoy Palace, we’re not just checking into a hotel; we’re embarking on an extraordinary adventure. This isn’t just a place to sleep; it’s a luxurious base for an unforgettable exploration of Madeira.

Rooms with a View: Your Personal Haven

Each room in the Savoy Palace is a testament to luxury and comfort, offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic or the lush mountains. Imagine waking up to the serene beauty of Madeira, with every detail in your room carefully crafted to ensure a peaceful and luxurious stay.

A Culinary Odyssey of Flavors

The Savoy Palace is not just a hotel; it’s a culinary journey. Each restaurant within the hotel offers a unique dining experience. You’ll taste traditional Madeiran dishes that tell the island’s story through flavor, and at the Galáxia Skyfood, dining among the stars is an experience that transcends the ordinary.

Laurissilva Spa: A Sanctuary of Wellness

In the Laurissilva Spa, wellness is an art form. Inspired by Madeira’s laurel forest, this spa is more than a retreat; it’s a journey to rejuvenation. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful moment or a rejuvenating treatment, you’ll find your oasis here.

Madeira, the Island of Eternal Spring

Madeira is a treasure trove of natural beauty and adventure. The Levada walks offer some of the most scenic hiking trails in the world, winding through lush landscapes and revealing hidden vistas. For a unique thrill, the toboggan ride from Monte to Funchal is an unforgettable journey down the steep streets in a traditional wicker sledge.

Marine Wonders and Cultural Jewels

Surrounded by the Atlantic, Madeira offers incredible opportunities for whale and dolphin watching. The clear waters around the island are perfect for scuba diving and snorkeling, uncovering a vibrant underwater world. In Funchal, the capital, you’ll find a blend of historical charm and modern vibrancy, with colorful markets, historical landmarks, and the irresistible allure of Madeira wine.

Special Highlights of Madeira

Blandy’s Winery

Step into the world of Madeira wine at Blandy’s Winery. Explore the history and indulge in tastings of this unique wine, known for its rich flavor and storied past.

The Fireworks on New Year’s Eve

Experience one of the world’s most spectacular fireworks displays. As the clock strikes midnight, the sky over Funchal Harbor explodes into a kaleidoscope of color, a truly magical start to the new year.

The Lava Pools

Discover the natural lava pools at Porto Moniz, where you can swim in crystal-clear waters amidst breathtaking volcanic landscapes – a natural wonder that’s both exhilarating and serene.

The Christmas Markets

Immerse yourself in the festive spirit at Funchal’s Christmas markets. These magical markets are a feast for the senses, with local crafts, traditional foods, and the joyful atmosphere of the holiday season.

The Seafood

Madeira’s location in the Atlantic means seafood here is as fresh as it gets. From luxurious fine dining to quaint local eateries, the island’s seafood is a highlight not to be missed.

Adventure Beyond the Ordinary

Madeira is a land of contrasts and surprises. Explore the rugged north coast with its dramatic cliffs and quaint villages. Take a day trip to the nearby Desertas Islands, a nature reserve home to rare wildlife and untouched landscapes. For the more adventurous, paragliding over Madeira’s landscapes offers a bird’s eye view of this stunning island.

Cultural Immersion in Madeira

Madeira’s cultural tapestry is rich and diverse. The traditional ‘bailinho da Madeira’ dance, the hauntingly beautiful Fado music, and the vibrant festivals throughout the year reflect the island’s deep cultural heritage. Visit during the Flower Festival to see Funchal transformed into a floral wonderland, a celebration of spring and the beauty of nature.

An Invitation to an Epic Journey

Join us on a journey to Madeira. At Travel Unrivaled, we believe in creating experiences that go beyond the ordinary. Madeira isn’t just a destination; it’s a realm of discovery and wonder. Let’s embark on this journey together and create memories that will last a lifetime. Madeira is waiting – let’s make your next trip truly epic!

Savoy Palace
Savoy Place Madeira

Robert Riesmeyer

Introducing Robert Riesmeyer: The Visionary Behind Travel Unrivaled

Robert Riesmeyer, a passionate traveler, and experience curator extraordinaire is redefining the way we explore the world. For Robert, travel isn’t just about reaching a destination; it’s an exhilarating journey that begins the moment you step out of your comfort zone. Born and raised in the Midwest, he left behind an insurance business to create Travel Unrivaled, a venture that combines his expertise in personal protection and safe travel with his insatiable wanderlust. Robert’s unique talent lies in crafting one-of-a-kind group experiences, where every moment is meticulously curated, leaving clients with unforgettable memories.

If you’re seeking more than just a vacation, if you crave extraordinary experiences that transcend the ordinary, and if you’re ready to embark on journeys that redefine adventure, then Robert Riesmeyer and Travel Unrivaled are your gateways to the extraordinary. Join Robert on his quest to make every travel experience an unforgettable tale, and you’ll soon discover that the world has so much more to offer when seen through his adventurous eyes.