Recent reconstruction, modernisation and improvements to the infrastructure have vastly improved accommodation and transport on this subtropical paradise. Spectacular ocean front resorts and magnificent countryside hotels and manor houses abound on an island where you can find all the sporting and leisure activities available on any fashionable holiday destination... and much more! Madeira has breathtaking scenery, lush vegetation, stunning mountainscapes, unique 'Levada' walkways covering much of the island and a welcoming population; plus the most wonderful healthy climate you could wish for!
The following hotels are fully recommended for their excellent location, value for money and good service.
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This prestigious new hotel has the elegant style and flavour of the old days together with excellent facilities and a modern SPA.
The Meliã Madeira Mare is a quality 5-star hotel, with a fabulous location right on the sea side promenade and the ocean, offering a high standard service and facilities in modern and elegant architecture.
Just two minutes from the centre of Funchal, the five-star quality hotel, The Vine transports you to the natural beauty of a vineyard. The original and contemporary design of this hotel, inspired in the colours of every season, provides a fantastic holiday or business destination.
Quinta do Monte is a unique hotel set in the hills overlooking the magnificent Bay of Funchal. An excellent 5-star hotel combining the charm of old days and the most modern facilities.
A beautifully restored Quinta with a relaxing atmosphere, in lovely countryside just 15 minutes from Funchal and 40 minutes from the airport away. The Quinta do Estreito is very elegantly decorated and tastefully furnished in warm colours with exquisite taste and great attention to detail.
The Royal Savoy Hotel is a new resort in a waterfront location and barely 10 minutes stroll from the centre of Funchal. The world renown prestige of the Savoy Hotel is present in all details.
Belmond Reid's Palace is the epitome of luxury accommodation on Madeira Island, boasting elegant 5-star suites, outstanding leisure facilities and luxurious communal spaces. The hotel enjoys a prime oceanfront position within walking distance of the island’s capital, with spectacular views across Funchal Bay.
The Cliff Bay will welcome you with its classic elegance, superior service and waterfront location with private access to the sea. A wonderful 5-star hotel in a prime location.
The Pestana Porto Santo Resort is a 5 star resort on the idyllic sister island of Madeira. The hotel is located on the beach front, enjoying the soothing breeze of the sea. A truly relaxing atmosphere for an unforgettable stay.
Situated along the charming oceanfront promenade overlooking Funchal Bay, the 5-star Enotel Lido Resort Conference & Spa - Madeira offers first class accommodation and a wide selection of outstanding facilities. Pamper yourself in the Thalassothys Spa, savour gourmet meals and simply enjoy the spectacular view.
The Enotel Lido Resort Conference & Spa - Madeira (formerly known as The Tivoli Madeira) is a modern building on the waterfront with direct access to the beautiful Lido sea-side promenade.
The Pestana Grand is a prestigious hotel of the Pestana Group, offering quality, charm and elegance in the Lido district; one of the best parts of Funchal.
The sense of space and the integration of natural light are the outstanding characteristics of this magnificent example of modern art.
The VIDAMAR Resorts Madeira is an excellent choice for a modern and elegant hotel enjoying the best facilities and service in its class. Its large waterfront area and direct sea access are amongst the best in Madeira.
The Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel is a uniquely located five star hotel where class, elegance and excellent service meet. Enjoy its prime facilities and the wonderful views to the bay of Funchal from the beautiful gardens.
Situated just west of Funchal’s city centre near the harbour, the charming Quinta da Penha de França is one of the most established hotels on the island. However, unlike many of Madeira’s more famous hotels, it remained a family run business and retains a delightfully relaxing and informal ambience, offering tradition without any hint of stuffiness.
Located near Praia Formosa beach in Funchal, the Golden Residence Hotel has breathtaking views of over the cliffs and the ocean. The Golden residence is a 4-star, modern hotel and with excellent and varied facilities for a fantastic stay. Its location allows for a comfortable holiday with everything you need right on the doorstep.
This manor house has been carefully remodelled to maintain and enhance its architectural splendour and has been extended with the intention of offering the highest comfort with superb views to create a true four-star luxury hotel.
A lovely modern 4-star hotel located by the unique golden beach of Calheta. Its southern location offers a mild climate and plenty of sun!
The Madeira Regency Club will meet your expectations of a truly relaxing holiday in a resort with lovely sea views and the convenience of a central location. The warm Madeiran waters can be reached from the pool area through the hotel’s exclusive access.
The Hotel Savoy Gardens is the new name for the completely renovated Vila Ramos. Together with the new name, the Savoy is also adding its world-renowned flavour and elegance to the new hotel.
Situated in the popular Lido area, the refurbished 4-star Hotel Raga offers spectacular views of the ocean and picturesque Lido promenade. Experience the delights of Madeira from the comfort of this well-appointed and central hotel.
A quiet and ideal location for those looking for a uniquely different holiday enjoying both the sea and the lush mountains of Madeira. Historic Machico is where the settlers first set foot on the island.
The 4-star Hotel Windsor is located in the centre of Funchal near the city’s most popular sites and attractions. Our Art Deco style hotel offers accommodation for up to three guests per room, a tranquil sun deck and a soothing rooftop pool, a relaxing hotel lounge, restaurant and bar – a great choice for a holiday in the sun!
Enjoying a privileged location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by the verdant mountains and protected Laurissilva Forest, the 4 star Monte Mar Palace Hotel is the ideal spot for getting away from it all with those most special to you.
The 4-star Atlantida Apartment Hotel is an excellent choice to enjoy the real feel of Funchal, the capital city of Madeira. With a central location next to the Municipal Gardens, the Theater, shopping centres and many restaurants and cafés to choose from, it is ideally located.
Offering two swimming pools, a health club, a games room and several bars and restaurants, the four-star Hotel Girassol is the ideal place for a holiday getaway in Madeira. Situated by the Lido area, this hotel boasts one of the most fabulous locations in Funchal.
Located in the most prestigious hotel area of Funchal, the lovely little hotel combines a privileged position with the unique charm and welcoming ambience that is usually associated with these old manor houses.
Enjoy Madeira’s wonderful nature during your stay in this elegant and comfortable 4-star hotel. The beautiful location of Hotel Eira do Serrado, set in the heart of the Island, will certainly help you unwind and enjoy a relaxing time.
On subtropical Madeira’s north shore, the Estalagem do Mar is fronted by the Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by verdant mountains. Enjoy the magnificent, unobstructed views, wide range of facilities and activities and friendly service at this modern, comfortable hotel.
The elegant 4-star Porto Mare Hotel offers comfortable accommodation and superb facilities. Situated near the popular Lido bathing pools in Funchal, the hotel is set in magnificent gardens bursting with flowers and fragrance. Spacious guest rooms offer wonderful views of the gardens and ocean.
Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, alone or with the family, the Suite Hotel Eden Mar is centrally located in the Lido area, by the oceanfront promenade with many attractions nearby as well as restaurants, bars and shopping centres.
The Hotel Porto Santa Maria. Admire its location in Funchal’s historical centre and indulge in the facilities it offers guests. A restaurant, two bars, swimming pools and relaxing accommodation are only a few hotel features. Complete your holiday by visiting the city and create your own special holiday moments.
The Pestana Bay Ocean Aparthotel is located near the Praia Formosa, one of the few beaches the tropical island of Madeira has to offer. Enjoy your holiday at this four-star hotel, with direct access to rare volcanic pebbles, bathed by the blue waters of the ocean during warm summer days.
The prestigious Pestana Group proudly announces its latest luxurious 4 star hotel on the island of Madeira. The Pestana Promenade Ocean Resort Hotel is positioned on the oceanfront with direct access to the chic sea-side promenade, a floral walk in the Lido, the best area in Funchal.
The Pestana Village Garden Resort Aparthotel is built in low tiled roof buildings that give it a sense of a small village immersed in a lush green garden. This four star hotel is located on the Estrada Monumental, just a few minutes away from the centre of Funchal, an ideal situation for a perfect holiday in Madeira.
The Pestana Miramar Garden Resort Aparthotel is an elegant building constructed in 1924. At this four star resort, just a few minutes walk away from Funchal’s city centre, you are sure to feel at home within this sophisticated atmosphere. Enjoy the numerous facilities on offer for you to make the most of your holiday.
An excellent location at an elevation that gives wonderful panoramic views over the sea and Funchal City, the hotel is also close to the delightful Quinta Magnolia Gardens. The Quinta do Sol is a 4-star hotel where tradition meets comfort in a wonderful setting.
The Paul do Mar is a 4-star hotel in a sea front position with many leisure facilities, including a water-front swimming pool. The traditional village where it is located is tranquil and perfect for trekking and water sports.
Located in Santo da Serra, 700 meters above sea level, this 4-star hotel is a real treat for nature lovers and golfers. The hotel is a few metres away from one of the leading Golf Courses in Madeira. Elegant and modern, it offers comfortable accommodation and excellent service.
The Enotel Baía - Ponta do Sol is ideally located in a quiet village in the South of Madeira, the village name Ponta do Sol, meaning Point of Sun says it all… The hotel is small and elegant with many facilities to make for an unforgettable stay.
The 3-star Hotel do Carmo boasts a prime location in the centre of Funchal near the city’s most popular attractions. Our modern, retro style hotel offers guests comfortable accommodation, a soothing sun deck with a rooftop pool, a trendy restaurant, a bar with an outdoor terrace and free Wi-Fi access in the lounge.
The Dom Pedro Garajau Hotel is the ideal place for travelers who enjoy a quiet environment and also want to be a ‘stone’s throw’ from the hustle and bustle of the city. Garajau is a small village in the south coast of Madeira near Funchal and the hotel has every facility to make you feel like home.
The Arts In hotel Conde Carvalhal boasts its splendid residential location just near the old town centre of Funchal. Offering guests wonderful facilities and accommodation, as well as fabulous garden and sea views, you can be sure that this setting will be the perfect holiday retreat for you and your family.
Welcome to the north of Madeira, Porto Moniz in the north coast is a lovely tranquil village by the sea. The Hotel Salgueiro is a comfortable and friendly 3-star hotel where you will find spacious rooms and a courtious service. Your choice for Porto Moniz!
Luxurious apartments located in the beautiful Caniço de Baixo, a lovely and quiet village by the sea at just 15 minutes away from the centre of Funchal.
A friendly 3 star hotel in the main street of the Lido area, the Hotel Florasol faces the sea. And just 300 metres away from the front door you’ll find the sea side promenade, a delightful walk by the ocean with gardens, shops and restaurants.
The Estrelícia Hotel enjoys a fantastic family atmosphere in carefully tended gardens and facilities. The accommodation is cosy and the service second to none. This 3 star hotel is located in a quiet area next to the Lido pools, bars, restaurants and much more.
The location of this 3 star hotel is ‘right where everything happens’. The Mimosa Hotel is nicely tucked away to enjoy a relaxing stay yet right at the doorstep there are many bars, restaurants, shopping centres and the Lido pools.
A tranquil 3 star hotel with all facilities you are looking for during your holiday yet excellently positioned in what is considered the best area in Madeira. The Buganvília Hotel is one of the hotels of the Dorisol group, renown for their familiar atmosphere and attentive service.
The Pousada dos Vinháticos is a charming hotel following the traditional Madeiran house style. It’s located in a paradise for walkers right in the heart of Madeira set amongst lush mountain forests.
Hospitality, comfortable facilities and a casual ambience await you at the Hotel do Centro. Situated in the centre of Funchal, our 3-star hotel boasts one of the best locations in the city, providing quick access to all it has to offer. Enjoy the homely atmosphere and central position of our hotel during your holiday!
Enjoy the comfort and luxury of a 4-star hotel whilst staying in your own private apartment with kitchenette. The Golden Residence Hotel offers the best of both worlds: magnificent facilities, SPA, swimming pools, restaurants etc and a great location where everything you need is right at hand.
Set in the heart of Funchal, by the beautifully manicured Municipal Gardens, this is an elegant and classy apartment hotel for those who don’t want to miss all that Madeira’s capital has to offer: culture, museums, leisure, bars, restaurants and some excellent shopping it is all within a stone’s throw!
The Apartamentos Atlântida Lido offer contemporary surroundings that you can call home near the Lido area in Funchal. Decorated in soft tones of blue, these fabulous fresh apartments are perfect for your holiday or business trip to Madeira.
The inviting Arts In hotel Conde Carvalhal welcomes all guests visiting the beautiful and unique city of Funchal. Fabulous hotel benefits and amenities, along with overwhelmingly gorgeous scenery and a kitchenette in your room, will be enough to convince you that this is the ideal place to spend your holiday.
Enjoy your holiday in Madeira from the comfort of the 4-star hotel Raga in the centre of the prestigious Lido area of Funchal. Self-catering facilities mean that you can enjoy your meals and survey the view from the privacy of your own balcony.
In the quiet and calm sea-side resort of Caniço de Baixo, the Falésia Gardens is a charming and elegant option for a stress-free holiday. Well connected by public transportation, the city of Funchal is just a 10 minute drive should you miss the feel of the city.
A sea front location, elegant accommodation and excellent facilities make the Madeira Regency Club a fantastic option for your holiday. Prepare your own meals in the comfort of a 4-star apartment by the sea. A real pleasure!
Providing you with an elevated level of comfort and serenity, the Hotel Porto Santa Maria dedicates its utmost quality to its guests, including a world of compelling hotel amenities, the rooms and suites in this 4-star hotel have a fully equipped kitchenette to complete your holiday.
This excellent four-star resort is located in a calm and peaceful area on the southern part of the island. The spacious self-catering rooms at the Pestana Bay Ocean Aparthotel have a private balcony from where you can enjoy the infinite views of the ocean during your holiday.
During your vacation in Madeira, this four-star Aparthotel will not fail to surprise you. With immaculately clean rooms and fully equipped kitchenettes, the Pestana Village Garden Resort Aparthotel has a true home-away-from-home feeling. Plus, it has a perfect location: in between Lido and Funchal.
This four-star aparthotel is located in a tropical garden very close to the centre of Funchal. Sharing the facilities with its neighbouring Pestana hotel, the Pestana Miramar Garden Resort Aparthotel has two swimming pools, a health club, a game room, a meeting room, and much more all for you to enjoy during your holiday.
With a stunning sea-front location and personalised service, the 4-star Paul do Mar ApartHotel offers also self catering apartments, modern and comfortable for a more independent holiday.
The Dorisol Group offers a 3 star hotel with studios and one-bedroom apartments convenient for families or the more independent travelers yet with all the comforts of a hotel. The Florasol hotel is in a prime location where everything you need is just a short walk away.
A traditional 4 star hotel, yet with a charming, elegant but laid-back attitude. This beautiful Quinta is set near Funchal Marina. The extensive grounds and gardens offer two distinct areas, one traditional and the other a more modern area with facilities by the sea.
This beautiful 4-star hotel is a garden of quietness in the middle of Funchal’s old town. Enjoying amazing panoramic views and see the cruise-liners on their way in and out of the harbour whilst having your breakfast.
A unique location for a truly 5 star hotel with some of the views in town. Even from the heated outdoor swimming pool you’ll be charmed by the panorama. Here you will find elegance, a comfortable ambience plus only the best service and care.
This beautiful 5-star hotel is located close to the Botanical Gardens up in the hills surrounding Funchal’s bay. Walk to the cable car station that joins Monte with Funchal old town; the area where the first settlers started this beautiful island’s story. Monte is an excellent location for an exceptional holiday.
Quinta do Estreito is a 4 star hotel, set amongst many fields of vineyards in a quiet and well-known village at just 10 minutes drive from Funchal, the capital of Madeira. The old manor house has been lovingly decorated in a vintage style with elegant touches in all areas and rooms.
A small and charming quinta (old manor house) in the Lido area with easy access to the centre of Funchal as well as to many restaurants and cafes in the surroundings. A perfect setting that also enjoys the quietness and charm of days gone by; a truly Madeiran feel.