Cliff Bay Funchal

An extremely popular hotel with an enormous range of facilities


The 192 renovated guest rooms and 10 suites are spacious and beautifully furnished and have a marble bathroom with a separate shower and a hairdryer. Each room offers free Wi-fi, LCD cable TV, DVD/CD player, air-conditioning, tea/coffee making, mini-bar, safe and balcony. Inland rooms overlook the guest car park and local houses. Side seaviews have a wall that can be seen over when standing. Seaviews have railings and the best view of the gardens towards the sea. Superior seaview rooms are on the higher floors with upgraded services including complimentary water and soft drinks in the mini-bar, à la carte breakfast and pillow menu. These rooms can also be booked with a guaranteed Funchal view at a higher supplement.


For a more relaxed holiday visit the spa which offers a spa suite for couples, sauna, steam rooms, whirlpool, a range of beauty and well being treatments and a hairdresser. Sporting facilities are superb including golf at the Palheiro and Santo da Serra courses, tennis, billiards, table tennis and walking tours are amongst other energetic pursuits on offer. Of course there are two pools (one partially inside and heated, the other with sea water) a Jacuzzi, plus a separate children’s pool and direct sea access. A classical CD library and free internet access is available in reception. There is also the Navigators lounge with superb views of the sea and Funchal.

Youngsters have an unsupervised playroom and special children’s meals are available. Baby-sitting service is pre-bookable and payable locally. 

The “inner guest” is well catered for with a choice of three bars and three restaurants including Il Gallo D’Oro with it’s two Michelin stars for excellent à la carte dining (can be reserved at a supplement. Jacket or tie recommended), or the room service menu. The Cliff Bay is a PortoBay Hotels and Resorts Member.

We will get you here from the airport by private transfer in about 30 minutes.