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.
Madeira Islands, elected in 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018 "Europe's Leading Island Destination" is nominated once again by the World Travel Awards (WTA), in this category for the sixth consecutive year.
Held between the 29th of June and 2nd of July at Cais 8. in Funchal, Madeira Island, the third stage of the Extreme Sailing Series™ world circuit was won by the Danish SAP Extreme Sailing Team in the GC32 Stadium Racing category.
The Institute of Wine, Embroidery and Handicrafts of Madeira, IP-RAM (IVBAM) recently opened a new commercial space which features the signature touch of well-known Madeiran designer Nini Andrade Silva.