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New for 2017. We are now able to offer our clients a package deal of fishing with accommodation and car hire at very advantageous rates. See the package details in our blog “All-inclusive holidays”.

The 2017 season is now only a few weeks away, Blue Makaira will be fishing from mid-May. 2016 was a very good season for Blue Makaira with many large Blue Marlin and other big game fish being caught off the shores of Madeira. The prospects for 2017 are looking good.

July 9th 2016. A fantastic win on the 4th July with a fish weighed in of 983lbs (446kg) for Blue Makaira in the 32nd Blue Marlin World Cup. A really great day for the crew, fisherman , Blue Makaira, Calheta and Madeira. Madeira has now taken the cup for the last two years quite an achievement.

Travel Information

Funchal Airport (Madeira) is our closest airport, which is about 35 miles due east of Calheta.

Funchal Airport is served by a number of European airlines and is easily accessed from most major European cities either directly or by interconnecting flights. For international guests there are international flights available that will take you to the European hubs, which will then provide you with your connecting flight to Madeira.

Funchal airport is a delight, simple quick and straightforward.

Taxis’ are available either pre booked, which will save you money, or at the airport door. In addition, if you wish, we care able to pre book your taxi with our own taxi driver who speaks fluent English and is a welcoming font of all knowledge on all things Madeira.

Car hire is also readily available, reasonable, and you can book online with your chosen company in advance. Driving in Madeira is on the right, and mainly very peaceful.

 

For your accommodation, Calheta offers some excellent hotels. Within walking distance of the Marina are two large hotels, Hotel Calheta Beach and saccharum hotel. As well as these there are many other hotels and pensions located around Calheta all can be found on booking websites. As a word of warning when searching for hotels please ensure that you use the word ‘Madeira’ as well as ‘Calheta’ in your search as there is more than one Calheta in the World!

If you wish to rent a house for your stay, please let us know and we will put you in contact with the local agents.

 

Atlantic Blue Marlin Ltd and the crew of ‘Blue Makaira’ want you to have a very relaxing time during your stay, at any time you can contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to help with your bookings, or if you have any questions.

 

 

 

fishing trips


THE FISHING

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Link to the crew site


THE CREW

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Link to the boat site


THE BOAT

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THE LOCATION

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