The Atlantic Ocean stretches as far as the eye can see at the foot of The Cliff Bay... Perched on the top of a natural promontory, the hotel is surrounded by gardens - with innumerable secluded corners and centenary palm trees extending to the very edge of the cliff face. The panorama is completed by a magnificent view over the bay of Funchal to the east of the hotel.
This 5 star hotel, one of PortoBay Hotels premium resorts, assures that every single little detail has been carefully conceived to present genuine peace, well-being and elegance. In the hotel’s sea access area one can combine the Atlantic Ocean breeze with the spell-binding views when choosing the new pontoons and solariums.
The most influential restaurant guide in the world, the Michelin Guide, has awarded the Il Gallo d'Oro, The Cliff Bay's gourmet restaurant, run by Chef Benoît Sinthon, with 2 Stars.
Belmond reid's palace is strategically perched on a cliff overlooking funchal bay and the atlantic ocean, offering some of the finest views on madeira. The resort is located on 10 acres of subtropical gardens, and offers an oceanfront spa and direct beach access via elevator. Belmond reid's palace is within walking distance of funchal’s downtown area with its shops, restaurants and night-life and is only a short distance away from most of the island's main attractions. Belmond reid's palace is located 25 kilometers east of madeira airport, a short ride by car. Madeira and the neighboring island of porto santo are situated in the atlantic off the west african coast, just north of the canary islands. Madeira is only 36 miles long and 14 miles wide, yet its highest point is 1,862 meters or 6,100 feet. Facilities at belmond reid's palace include a full service spa, fitness center, beach access with seasonal water sports, three swimming pools, tennis courts, five restaurants, six meeting rooms, extensive year-round children's program complete with a purpose-built facility and dedicated staff, and access and transportation to two nearby golf courses. The hotel's elegant bar and restaurants offer truly unrivaled views of funchal by night, while afternoon tea on the terrace at belmond reid's is not to be missed. Services include 24-hour room service and concierge plus staff dedicated to meeting the needs of children during their stay at belmond reid's palace. Shuttle service to and from the city center and nearby golf courses is also available. All rooms and suites enjoy private balconies or semi-private patios with views over the gardens or sea. Buffet breakfast in the restaurant is included in all room rates. Room amenities include balcony or patio, marble bathroom, dvd player with lending library, satellite tv with premium and movie channels, complimentary high-speed internet access, large desk, ipod dock, mini-bar with complimentary soft drinks and water, newspaper, personal safe and windows that open for fresh air. Many rooms and suites offer spectacular views of the atlantic ocean and bay of funchal.
Opened in 1998, this 5 star boutique Hotel is situated in the centre of Funchal among the lush gardens of an old garden estate and away from the bustle of the city. It offers its guests an exclusive and outstanding service with attention to every detail. Its modern architectural design was critically acclaimed for its bold statement by the media and was awarded the City of Funchal Arquitecture Prize in 1999. In the summer of 2002, after undergoing a series of important building and remodelling changes, the Hotel was formally invited and joined the exclusive independent Hotel and Resort association The Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
The Porto Mare hotel occupies the centre of the Vila Porto Mare resort and benefits from the use of all its facilities. There are many different corners and atmospheres here... something new to discover every day.
The 198 rooms combine views over the ocean with tropical gardens. Four restaurants, six bars, an ice-cream parlour, five pools, SPA, sports and children's facilities...
The 13,400 m2 of gardens at the Vila Porto Mare resort have created one of the most interesting botanical oasis's on Madeira island. The subtropical gardens, with over 500 unique and identified botanical species have turned this space into a real paradise... Discover our little secret... the orchid corner!
With an innovative concept, the Vila Porto Mare resort offers facilities which are shared by three hotels – Suite Hotel Eden Mar, Hotel Porto Mare and The Residence; however, the character of each one of these is guaranteed by individual receptions and different room/apartment types.
Featuring a free kids' club, Quinta Jardins do Lago puts you within a 10-minute drive of Botanical Garden and Monte Palace Gardens. After hanging out at the outdoor pool or indoor pool, guests can grab a bite to eat at The Beresford, which serves international cuisine and is open for dinner. There's a poolside bar and a bar/lounge, and rooms at this luxurious hotel get the details right with bathrobes and slippers.
orto Santa Maria is located at the water's edge with direct access to the sea front promenade. Behind the hotel lies the old centre of Funchal, the well-known "old town". Its close relationship to the sea, the outstanding and exclusive views over the harbour where the cruise ships dock, its picturesque surroundings and the unique flavours of its cuisine result in genuine urban tranquility.
The Porto Santa Maria´s location is fantastic for both the actively inclined and those who would prefer to relax and listen to the breaking of waves.
A congenial hotel offering 146 rooms, restaurant, bars with terrace, direct access to the promenade, outdoor pool, indoor pool, SPA, gym, parking... all in the heart of the city.
Porto Santa Maria is an adult only hotel, only accepting reservations for guests over 16 years old.
Cons: Too difficult to find a sunbed with shade. Many at the front have no parasols because of wind. It is ridiculous that all sunbeds are claimed with towels early in the morning by guests and then often they are only used for a couple of hours a day. It says that towels will be removed if not used but this doesn' t happen.
The first hotel of the chain, Suite Hotel Eden Mar, with 146 rooms, guarantee high levels of comfort and tranquility for its guests..
The Eden Mar is an integral part of the Vila Porto Mare resort and shares facilities with two other hotels - Porto Mare and The Residence – 5 pools, 4 restaurants, 6 bars, subtropical gardens and sports fields. The identity of each of the hotels is ensured though the separate reception areas and the types of rooms they offer.
The 13,400 m2 of gardens at the Vila Porto Mare resort have created one of the most interesting botanical oasis's on Madeira island. The subtropical gardens, with over 500 unique and identified botanical species have turned this space into a real paradise... Discover our little secret . ..the orchid corner!
Placing you within a 15-minute drive of Botanical Garden and Monte Palace Gardens, Quintinha Sao Joao offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 30 per room. You can visit the spa to indulge in hot stone massages, detox wraps, or aromatherapy, and A Morgadinha serves breakfast and dinner. There's an indoor pool and an outdoor pool, and rooms at this luxurious hotel offer balconies and sofa beds.
The Vine features a rooftop terrace and puts you within a 15-minute drive of Monte Palace Gardens and Botanical Garden. Guests can visit the spa to be pampered with massages, body scrubs, or facials, and UVA, one of 2 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. An outdoor pool and a poolside bar are other highlights, and rooms at this luxurious hotel offer up nice touches like premium bedding and bathrobes.
Vidamar Resort Madeira features a free kids' club and puts you within a 15-minute drive of Botanical Garden and Monte Palace Gardens. You can visit the spa to be pampered with massages, body wraps, or aromatherapy, and Sabor A Mar, one of 5 restaurants, serves seafood and is open for lunch. There are 4 outdoor pools and an indoor pool, and rooms at this luxurious resort get the details right with rainfall showerheads and bathrobes.
This 5-star hotel combines the exotic decor of its interior with contemporary architecture. The Savoy offers elegant suites and rooms, all with beautiful decor and sophisticated furniture, as well as a private balcony and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. All of the rooms feature a modern private bathroom with free toiletries. The suites boast a compact, fully equipped kitchen.
Enjoy your visit to Funchal with a stay at Madeira Regency Cliff. You can indulge in massages, body wraps, or mani/pedis, and grab a bite to eat at Mistral Restaurant, which serves regional cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There's an indoor pool and an outdoor pool, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer balconies and LCD TVs.
Quinta da Bela Vista - Madeira features an airport shuttle and puts you within a 15-minute drive of Botanical Garden and Monte Palace Gardens. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool or grab a bite to eat at Avista Navios, which is one of 2 restaurants and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A marina and a poolside bar are other highlights, and rooms at this luxurious hotel offer up nice touches like bathrobes and slippers.
Four Views Baia puts you within a 15-minute drive of Monte Palace Gardens and Botanical Garden. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant and visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, Ayurvedic treatments, or reflexology. There's an outdoor pool and a poolside bar, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer minibars and room service.
The Pestana Promenade is a 4-star hotel in Funchal, Madeira and is one of the newest and most sophisticated contemporary hotels in Funchal. It is 2 minutes on foot from the beach and near Lido with direct access to the promenade that stretches all the way to Praia Formosa.
Take a stroll through the vast garden area and discover one of the largest swimming pools of all of the hotels on Madeira. Visit the Spa with indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, whirlpool bath, sauna, Turkish bath and gym. It offers two restaurants and a bar. Most rooms offer a relaxing view of the sea.
With direct access to Lido Boardwalk, Enotel Lido Madeira is a contemporary 317-room hotel, terraced into a hillside west of Funchal's modern and historical centers. Madeira Funchal Airport (FNC) is 13 miles (21 kilometers) away. Madeira Casino and shopping options are also available nearby.
The sundeck overlooks the ocean and has a 26-meter family pool and a children's pool, while the health club houses an indoor pool, gym, sauna, steam room, turbo shower, and hot tub. Babysitting and childcare services are available (surcharge). The spa offers treatments and beauty services. Free wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Complimentary activities include Portuguese language and flower-arranging lessons. For business needs, there are 8 conference rooms located onsite.
The hotel has a fine-dining restaurant, Boca do Cais, as well as an informal poolside restaurant-bar, a rooftop bar with views of the Grand Canal, and nightclub.
Aqua aerobics sessions take place daily in the heated indoor pool. The health club also has aerobics, and yoga classes (surcharges). A ramp leads from the outdoor pool deck to Lido, an oceanfront sports park, which has saltwater pools and a scuba-diving center. Water sports are available at Formosa Beach, 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) away, and discounts are available for the island's 2 golf courses, Palheiro and Santo do Serra.
There are 317 guestrooms in a 10-story, ocean-facing building. Furnished balconies and terraces provide side views of the ocean. Marble bathrooms have separate tubs and showers, with bathrobes and slippers. Amenities include free WiFi, minibars, safes, and plasma TV with digital channels and pay movies.
The Pestana Carlton Madeira is a luxurious and charming 5-star hotel in the city of Funchal, on the island Madeira with views of the sea, garden, swimming pool or Funchal bay. It's only 10 minutes on foot from the city centre, with a private car park available for a fee.
It features two enormous outdoor saltwater swimming pools, direct access to the Atlantic ocean, and a dive centre where you can experience your first underwater adventure and take boat excursions.
For deeper relaxation, you can take advantage of all of the services available at the Spa, including the 25-foot indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath and relaxation rooms where you can enjoy a Magic Spa treatment. The hotel features Wi-Fi, four restaurants and two bars.
At Hotel Ocean Gardens, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Botanical Garden and Palheiro Gardens. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant, or indulge in deep-tissue massages, facials, or body treatments. There's an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer balconies and minibars.
Pros: View was nice, so was pool and breakfast. Really was the best choice for us. Easy on/off from #1 and #2 bus and the aerobus to airport (stop 18).
Room has fridge and little kitchen.
Cons: Staff was not the friendliest on check in and tried to "give an upgrade" to a bigger room with no view when we paid extra for a room with a view.
Had to wait until almost 3 pm to get into room.
At Golden Residence Hotel, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Botanical Garden. Guests can be pampered with body wraps at the spa and grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. There's an indoor pool and an outdoor pool, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer flat-screen TVs and room service.
Boasting a spectacular seafront location in the pre-eminent tourist area of Funchal, the 5 star contemporary Meliá Madeira Mare Resort and Spa is 3 km from the city centre and approx. 20 mins from the Airport. All 220 elegant, stylish and comfortably appointed guestrooms and suites have own verandas and free WI-FI internet access. The hotel offers a wide variety of onsite facilities including an exquisite SPA, gymnasium, hairdressing salon, 2 restaurants, cocktail and pool bars plus free covered parking facilities. Conference facilities include a ballroom plus 5 meeting rooms and flexible foyer.
The Pestana Grand is one of the best and most prestigious 5-start hotels in Funchal, Madeira and sits upon the Ponta da Cruz cliff with a view of the oceans and Cabo Girão.
It is only 30 minutes on foot from Formosa beach and has direct access to Promenade do Lido, the famous promenade in Madeira. Surrounded by magnificent gardens is the island's largest outdoor saltwater swimming pool with views of the sea.
The hotel has a Spa, with a Jacuzzi, sauna, gym, Turkish bath and even a panoramic indoor swimming pool, in addition to massages and/or spa treatments.
For dining, guests can enjoy four restaurants and two bars. If you bring your family, the little ones can play in the lounge or the garden with a game zone. There is a free private car park (subject to availability).
All rooms are spacious and bright, include Wi-Fi and have private balconies.