The 43 apartments and villas of the Palheiro Village on the Palheiro Estate could not have a more stunning location: surrounded by the glittering Atlantic, pine trees and countless exotic plants, it truly is a haven for guests to enjoy. Rustic wooden floors and tiling spread across the generously sized guestrooms, complimented by comfortable furniture and stylish décor. Guests are invited to take advantage of the Estate’s impressive golf course, in-house fitness centre and two swimming pools, or relax in the on-site spa, complete with sauna and steam room. The Palheiro Gardens, just East of Funchal, are also open all-year-round to visitors. Apartment Hotel: all-modern convenience & outstanding service
The spacious apartments and villas of the Palheiro Village were built to offer guests absolute comfort and convenience. The result is a wonderful mix of homeliness and good service: high-quality kitchen utensils and appliances come as standard, with extensive storage space for guests’ belongings. Bathrooms come complete with under floor heating, a generously sized bath and large mirrors. Villas at Palheiro also come with a balcony overlooking the surrounding seawaters, and in some cases, private swimming area. Every inch of the Village is meticulously tended to, guaranteeing an atmosphere of refreshment and cleanliness. Golf Hotel: tee off 500m above the sparkling Atlantic
A special highlight of the Palheiro Village is the 18-hole, 72 par golf course. Built in 1993 and renovated in 2003, holes 3 and 4 are now transformed into a 6-hole academy training course. The major part of the course runs through the Palheiro Village, benefitting from the stunning natural surroundings and breath-taking views of the Atlantic. The course’s Clubhouse allows guests to better enjoy the view from the spacious panorama terrace. Sport & Leisure: exotic gardens and extensive fitness facilities
The Palheiro Village, which spreads across 130 hectares, is home to an impressive range of sport and spa facilities. The spa contains multiple treatment rooms, a Finnish sauna and steam room. Guests looking to keep active during their stay are welcome to use the Village fitness centre and heated indoor and outdoor pools. Other outdoor activities are also catered for, with tennis courts and a croquet field standing alongside the beautiful Palheiro Gardens, which are the perfect location for a stroll. However, the area outside the hotel grounds is also waiting to be explored: by car, by foot or by boat, guests are encouraged to sample everything Madeira has to offer. Visitors can rent a private yacht from the harbour in Funchal to better admire the coast, take part on a whale or dolphin-watching tour and even go deep-sea fishing. Food & Drink: gourmet dinners in stunning surroundings
Whether it is a light snack or a 3-course meal, the ‘Golf Club Restaurant’ in Palheiro’s Clubhouse guarantees a delicious selection of sandwiches, as well as fish, meat and pasta dishes for a satisfying lunch. At the gourmet restaurant ‘Casa Velha’, diners can enjoy mouth-watering Portuguese cuisine in the evenings, including a 7-course tasting menu. Other restaurants in the local area are easily reachable in 10 minutes by car. Guests might also wish to sample the culinary delights of the Garden Tea House, or even cook for themselves with the fresh produce from the nearby supermarket and bakery. Location: beautiful surroundings to explore by hire-car
Madeira’s capital city Funchal is just a ten-minute drive away, either by taxi or hire car. Madeira Airport is approximately 20km from the hotel. Hire-cars and airport transfers are available on request.