Ribeira Brava Tourism

Ribeira Brava (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁiˈβɐjɾɐ ˈβɾavɐ]) is a municipality on the island of Madeira, in the Portuguese Autonomous Region of Madeira. It is located along the southern coast (approximately center), and is west of Câmara de Lobos and the regional capital Funchal, and south of São Vicente The population in 2011 was 13,375, in an area of 65.41 km².


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Ribeira Brava in Portugal is an ideal destination for a vacation! Ribeira Brava is located at a short trip away from Funchal a major city in Portugal. Add Funchal to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Monte Cable Car, Monte Palace Tropical Garden, Botanical Garden Madeira. Also, to reach Ribeira Brava, you'll have to take a flight to Funchal; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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  • Please tell me temperatures from middle of January to End of March....Thank you..Gowra

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    • The temperature in the month of January usually stays between 13 degrees Celcius to 19-degree Celsius and the weather is mostly sunny. The conditions mostly remain the same in the next 2 months with temperatures ranging between 11-degrees Celcius to 17-degrees Celcius.  You will be greeted by occasional clouds and rains but that happens on hardly 4-6 days per month.

      But, it is still too early to tell the exact weather condition in Ribeira Brava. It is advisable to check the weather forecast before a month or so again for more accurate data. 

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  • Know the pollution level of Ribeira Brava before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 34.09 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 22.73 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.82 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 20.45 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11.54 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 13.64 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Ribeira Brava for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ribeira Brava.

    • Burglary and Theft 11.25 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 10 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 10 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 21.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 5.95 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 98.81 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 90.48 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 2.38 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 22.5 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Ribeira Brava is 173.49 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 84.22 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 99.45 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.95 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 13 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 53.07 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.27 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 44.57 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ribeira Brava

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 89.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90.14 USD

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