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Hotels & Homes Country Madeira Island

Socalco Nature

Why Book With Us? We are Portuguese, know the hidden corners of our land and want to share with you the best local tips for a unique journey. Contribute for a sustainable tourism and support the small companies in Portugal.

Socalco Nature Calheta, a country house focused on a gastronomic experience, by the hands of Chef Octávio Freitas.

Once Upon a Time...

Socalco Nature Calheta aims to deliver a unique experience of Madeira, by being close to nature and by harvesting and cooking what the land gives in each season of the year.

From cooking classes to wine tasting moments, the foodie experiences are diverse, so that guests are able to be involved in the countryside life. The plants, the flowers, the fruits trees, water courses, caves and stunning sea views make the stay at Socalco Nature Hotel a truly unforgettable experience.

Located in Calheta, Socalco Nature has 8 houses and 10 rooms with sea view, with a minimalist decoration and by using local suppliers.

At the restaurant, Chef Octávio Freitas uses the most authentic, regional and fresh products: fish from the coast, herbs and vegetables from the gardens.


Reasons To Love It
  • The nature, "levadas" walks 
  • The landscape and breathtaking views
  • The foodie experience

Important Information

  • 8 Suites
  • 10 Sea View Rooms
  • Razão Restaurant
  • Honesty Bar
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Solarium
  • Barbecue Area
  • Wine Press
  • Wine Cellar
  • Relax Zone
  • Private Stream
  • Vegetable garden planted between the vines

Chef Octávio opened this project in 2020. During the pandemic times, while all projects were closing, Chef Octávio dedicated time and energy to prepare the opening of this project. With a career with more than 25 years, the timing was perfect to prepare the launching of this project that results from his dream of creating a place where the gastronomic experience plays the most important role.

Don't miss the gastronomic experiences of Socalco, like the cooking workshops. Outside, go and discover the "levadas" walks and dive into the subaquatic world of Madeira.

Credit card is required at time of booking. You'll be charged the total stay, if cancelled with less than 7 days before arrival.