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Belmond Reid's Palace Hotel - Luxury holidays to Madeira

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  • About this holiday

    Reid’s Palace Hotel in Funchal, Madeira, is an elegant and historic five star hotel in a superb location, offering old-world glamour and extensive facilities. In a cliff-side position with stunning panoramic views, the Belmond Reid's Palace truly makes the most of its location. Excursions take you down into the gorges and amongst the waterfalls, golden yellow lighting illuminates the rocks and trees at night-time, and spa treatment rooms are perfectly placed to harness the views. Have you own taste of regal luxury in the hotel's elegant bedrooms, complete with tall glass doors that open out into gardens or balconies. And, with such close proximity to towns and villages such as Funchal, guests are free to explore the rest of Madeira at their leisure. We would recommend Reid's Palace to the inquisitive client just as much as the client looking to spend a few days relaxing in the sun.

    The journey and how you get there


    In-room movies, tennis courts, fitness centre, SPA sauna, table tennis, access to swimming pools, use of towels, deck chairs, umbrellas, courtesy bus to Funchal as per daily schedule, weekly program of events.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays include bed and breakfast, private car transfers and scheduled flights London to Funchal with EasyJet.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for a luxury holiday to Reid's Palace Hotel in Funchal are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room
    From £790 per person for 3 nights in a Classic room on bed and breakfast.
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code


    Our opinion

    The Belmond Reid's Palace Hotel is perfectly placed for exploration of Madeira, and allows you to experience both the island's rural side and its stunning coastline.

    Hotel description

    Reid’s Palace Hotel in Funchal, Madeira, is a luxury five star hotel which was built in 1891, occupying a superb cliff-top location overlooking the Bay of Funchal and the Atlantic Ocean. Nestled amongst ten acres of semi-tropical gardens that brim with geraniums, mimosa, and wisteria, Reid's Palace Hotel is steeped in history, and maintains its glorious old-fashioned charm and character. The elegant architecture exudes an old-world glamour, which is reflected in the hotel’s interior with its rich colours, antique furnishings and ornate chandeliers. Complementing its wonderful location, Reid's Palace Hotel boasts four pools with spectacular views, one of which has direct access to the ocean. The hotel has extensive facilities including watersports (on request) and most of the five restaurants enjoy breathtaking panoramas of the sea and the lush hotel gardens. Beauty treatments can be enjoyed in the spa. All of the hotel rooms are individually decorated in elegant pastel tones to maintain the Reid’s Palace Hotel's tradition of style and comfort. The bedrooms have excellent sea or garden views, and each room has a terrace of balcony from which to enjoy them. Reid's Palace Hotel is perfect for couples and families.


    Madeira, Portugal

    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    About 20 minutes by car.

    Closest airport


    Room types

    164 rooms and suites all feature a private terrace or balcony, and are split into the following categories:
    Classic Room with partial sea views and private balcony.
    Superior Room with either sea views or garden views and private balconies or patios.
    Deluxe Sea View Room with sea views and large covered balconies.
    Garden Junior Suite with garden views and semi-private terraces. 
    Deluxe Junior Suite with sea views and private balconies.
    Superior Suite with sea or garden views and private blaconies.

     An extra bed for children of 17 and under can be provided in all rooms except, Classic rooms and Junior Suites.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Facilities at Reid's Palace, Funchal include: 5 restaurants, 4 swimming pools, Tea terrace, Boutique, Lounge bar, Tennis courts, Table tennis, Windsurfing, Scuba diving, Whale and dolphin watching, Complimentary minibar, Children’s services, Fitness, Spa, Room service, Water sports (to be booked 24 hours in advance), Flexible dining program available for guests staying a minimum of 7 nights.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Sports nearby


    Children up to the age of 17 stay on a complimentary basis, when sharing their parents' room. Maximum of one child per room.

    Minimum stays

    6 nights minimum stay required during the destive season, between 28 December and 2 January.

    Other information

    For guests staying during the festive period on half board, three gala dinners take place on the 24th, 25th and 31st of December, which require a supplement.


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