Madeira is an exceedingly popular holiday destination located about 400 kilometres north of Tenerife off the coast of Africa. Funchal Airport, in south-east Madeira, receives the bulk of visitors to the Portugese-owned archipelago. To get to the nearby municipality of Santa Cruz, you can arrange car hire from Funchal Airport. Travelling by car means you can reach the coastal city in five minutes, and the capital city of Funchal in approximately 20 minutes. Madeira is well-known for its delicious cuisine and adventurous pastimes which inspire a sense of wonder in visitors.