Reaching Faja dos Padres is, in itself, a matchless experience.
And once you have arrived to Fajã, do benefit from the absence of vehicles in the whole property and take advantage of the walks in old alleys opened along tropical fruits orchards.
Since there is no road access to the lower base of the huge cliff, it has become imperative to create alternative, and in a way, exotic access means to the property.
Today, the most convenient access mean is by a state-of-the-art cable car, and the access by boat was made possible with the creation of a small pier.
And for those really adventurous, there is now a fantastic canyoning route, accompanying a waterfall located at the eastside of the property.
The cable car works daily (see operating time) and the upper station is reachable by car. Fajã is only 15 minutes away from Funchal, and 25 minutes from the airport of Madeira.
Arrivals by sea are made easy through the available pier.