Madeira Weather October Averages, Madeira Islands
What's The Weather Like in Madeira in October?
October can still be warm and sunny in Madeira. Even though the winter season is just around the corner, Madeira enjoys an average of seven hours of daily sunshine. This offer plenty of opportunities to hit the beach and work on your tan.
Is The Sea Warm In Madeira In October?
The average sea temperature for Madeira is 23°C - the same as the outside air. This is warm enough for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving.
How Hot Is Madeira In October?
The average temperature for Madeira in October is 23°C which is made up of lows of 19°C and highs of 23°C at the warmest part of the day.
Does It Rain In Madeira In October?
In October, Madeira receives an average of 90mm of rain which is divided between 12 rainy days. So there is quite a good chance that you'll experience a shower or two during your trip.
Is Madeira Windy In October?
Winds vary from light to moderate breezes in October.
Madeira Hotels in October
The Estalagem Quinta Mirabela offers rooms from just £52 per night and is an ideal base for those wanting to explore the capital while staying in greener surroundings. The onsite restaurant offers continental alfresco dining overlooking the city and the relaxing Stephen's Bar serves up some of the best cocktails on the island.
Estalagem do Vale is another place perfect for nature lovers. This hotel provides superior and standard rooms, each of which is well equipped and decorated. Onsite facilities include: swimming pool, bar, restaurant, gym, children's play area and WiFi access.
The four-star Pestana Miramar Aparthotel is perfect for those who want affordable luxury. Here you'll find a selection of studios, junior suites and executive suites, providing something for everyone. Onsite services and facilities include: bars, restaurants, direct beach access, swimming pool, shuttle bus and gym.
Bars and Restaurants
If you're looking for a cheap and cheerful place to eat, pop into A Bica. This café-style restaurant is best known for its fish and seafood which are often caught fresh that very morning. Whatever you order, make sure you leave some space for the homemade ice cream it's delicious.
Restaurante Mozart is a great place to go if you want to sample the local cuisine. This restaurant specialises in Portuguese food and offers a superb three-course tasting menu which gives you the opportunity to try some of the restaurant's best dishes for a reasonable price.
Café Fora d'oras is ideal if you want to relax whilst enjoying a coffee and watching the world go by. Here you'll find a wide range of authentic Italian coffees, as well as a menu featuring Italian and Portuguese specialities if you're feeling a bit peckish.
For something a bit livelier, spend an evening at Copacabana. This nightclub is located inside one of the island's most popular casinos and hosts regular themed evenings with live bands, fashion shows and acrobatic performances.
Things to do in Madeira in October
Travellers wanting to soak up the scenery of the island can take part in a Levada walk across Madeira. Levadas, or 'mini canals' carry rainfall throughout the mountains and provide fantastic pathways through the stunning nature on the island. Madeira Levada Walks provides guided walks every day of the week and visitors have the choice of half day or full day itineraries.
With the long daylight hours and mild temperatures, October is a great month to go walking. The Laurel Forest is a peaceful forest full of Laurisilva trees and provides some much-needed shade when the afternoon sunshine is beating down. There are several different trails you can follow within the forest, ranging from 20 minutes to several hours, providing something for people of all ages and abilities. There will be natural beauty everywhere you turn, so make sure you take your camera with you.
October is probably the last month of the year when you can appreciate plants and flowers in Madeira's parks. Jardim de Sao Francisco is one of the most popular gardens on the island and is a great place to relax. With picnic areas, benches, walking trails, lakes, fountains and cafes, there is plenty to see and do here to keep everyone amused.
Golfing enthusiasts won't want to miss the chance to enjoy a round or two at Santo da Serra. This golf club is made up of a 27-hole course which offers superb views out to sea. As well as the golf course, there are many other services and facilities available at this club, including a club house, driving range, putting green, chopping green with bunkers, golf professionals, pro shop, club and buggy hire, changing rooms restaurant and function area.