Moinho do Comandante

Wellcome to Madeira Island, to "Moinho do Comandante"

“ The Captains Mill “ a relique from the past, located in the LAURISSILVA forest listed as WORLD HERITAGE due to the rare wealth of its TERTIARY AGE FLORA.
Here you will be able to live the gift of Nature by its sounds, scents and flavours…
It will be our privilege to welcome you to this beautiful and magnificient landscape. Carlos  e  Maria Leonor

Moinho do Comandante «» The Captain's Mill is Close to Fajã Grande Village

The old Mill was built in 1899 by João Pereira da Silva on the Ametade brook.

Along the years, the Moinho past to Manuel Mendes family.

Later on, it was acquired by Carlos de Melo Vidal, TAP Pilot,

Thus, the Water Mill becames known as “Moinho do Comandante” « » “The Captain’s Mill”.

The Resort “Moinho do Comandante” Have Two houses, well equiped, for clients leisure.
Cleaning, Linen and Towels will be changed on your request. We and Environment, appreciate Your
MC – Captains Mill     In front of Parking area     Max. Capacity, 6 Pax family / group
Living, Dining room with a beautifull view over the garden and brooke, Miller’s suite (double bedroom) 2 Pax and, Family’s suite (double bedroom plus a twin bedroom), 4 Pax.

CF – Flower’s House       Down to the Garden                    Capacity, 2 Pax
with the living-dining room, a kitchen and the Captain’s suite (double bedroom). It’s a very “cosy” and calm house

Garden illumination full automatic.     Main doors of MC and CF, with digital electronic systems

Office, Laundry / Stewardship, Traditional Kitchen, here, we serve breaksfast and meals, with grill and Wood-stove. Wood-sauna. Small GROCERY and HONESTY BAR on Kitchen area. Garden with a small lake.

Moinho -

max 6 Pax



Casa das Flores -

max 2 Pax