The island of Madeira, because of its privileged geographical position and mountainous relief, have a surprisingly mild climate.Very mild average temperatures, 25ºC in the summer and 17ºC in the winter, and a moderate level of humidity, confer upon this island exceptional subtropical features.
The seawater temperature is also very mild, because of the influence of the warm Gulf current, presenting averages of 22ºC in the summer and 18º in the winter.
For the sixth consecutive year, Madeira Destination was elected by the World Travel Awards as the World´s Leading Island Destination 2020, in those that are considered to be the“ Oscars of tourism ”, in a gala that was held in virtual format in Moscow, due to the coronavirus (covid-19) global pandemic.
Madeira Islands, elected "Europe´s Leading island destination" in 2013 and 2014, is now competing for world title at the World Travel Awards, in a voting process that will take place until October 26th!
A Natural Reserve since 1995, in early September the Desertas islands received the European Certificate of Protected Areas from the Council of Europe, an award that attests to the recovery and protection work in the area over the past few decades.
The Madeira Wine, Embroidery and Handicrafts Institute (IVBAM) and the prestigious Madeiran designer, Nini Andrade, joined in a partnership aiming to create a collection that values and promotes Madeira Embroidery abroad.