Explore the stunning island of Madeira on your own terms when you pick up a hire car in Santa Cruz. Occupying an enviable position on the eastern coast of the island, Santa Cruz is a popular destination with travellers who come to take advantage of the lush green landscapes and miles of soft, sandy beach.
Explore and you'll find a pleasing blend of traditional and modern; the town's origins date back to the 16th century, and in its centre, Igreja Matriz church still stands as a testament to the area's heritage. Modern attractions like the Santa Cruz Aqua Park help give the area a more contemporary feel and offer exciting activities for the whole family.
Whatever your plans, when you pick up a Santa Cruz hire car from Europcar you can travel in comfort and style. Our simple 3-step booking system makes it easy to reserve your vehicle online before you go, and with car hire locations around Madeira, you can go exploring hassle free.
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Madeira's capital city of Funchal is just a short drive away and an easy journey when you pick up a hire car in Santa Cruz. Its historic old town is a vibrant hub for visitors; explore and you’ll find welcoming restaurants, lively cafés and bars, plus plenty of interesting shops.
Madeira's biggest draw is undoubtedly its pristine beaches, and in Santa Cruz visitors are spoiled for choice. Praia das Palmeiras is among the most popular. The busy pebble beach features a children's swimming pool, first aid centre and sprawling promenade along the sea.
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