15 Best Hotels in Madeira Island you Should Consider Staying

Are you looking for the best hotels in Madeira? Being one of the best tourist destinations in Portugal, Madeira Island, in addition to the wonderful landscapes and activities, offers excellent quality and diversified hotels.

In this article, we provide you with a guide to the best hotels located in Madeira.

15 Best Hotels in Madeira

– Savoy Palace

A photo of the hotel savoy palace in madeira island

Savoy Palace. Photo by VisitMadeira

Savoy Palace is the most luxurious, 5-star hotel, located in Madeira Island, more precisely in Funchal.

The hotel has two main leisure areas for guests, the rooftop with a pool, jacuzzi and a breathtaking view, and a huge and wonderful pool on the ground floor. Also, the hotel has a fabulous restaurant, “Galáxia Skyfood”, with a futuristic style and delicious dishes.

The Savoy Palace, with spectacular leisure areas, spa, bars, nightlife, restaurants, rooms and incredible service, is the best option for anyone looking for a perfect and unforgettable experience.

– Cliff Bay

Cliff bay

Cliff bay. Photo by Porto Bay

With direct access to the sea, the Cliff Bay hotel is located on the monumental road in Funchal and has the luxury facilities of a 5-star hotel.

Also, inside we find “Il Gallo d’Oro” restaurant with 2 Michelin stars, gardens with countless corners and palm trees, as well as a magnificent view of Funchal´s bay.

– Porto Mare

Porto Mare hotel

Porto Mare. Photo by PortoBay

The 4-star hotel, Porto Mare, overlooking the wonderful Atlantic Ocean and with tropical gardens, has restaurants, bars, a swimming pool, spa, sports fields and special environments for children.

– Quinta Jardins do Lago

hotel Quinta do Lago in Madeira island

Quinta Jardins do Lago. Photo by Jardins do Lago

Quinta Jardins do Lago offers exceptional hospitality combined with a rich history and unique patrimony.

With comfort and refinement, typical of small and personalized units, this hotel offers professionals with spirit of hospitality that characterizes the best traditions of Madeiran tourism.

It also has large areas of truly unique gardens, games room, sauna, gym, Turkish bath, a tennis court and a large heated and partially covered swimming pool.

– Riu

A photo of RIU hotel in Madeira Island

Riu. Photo by Riu Madeira

The Riu hotel, located in Madeira Island, has fantastic facilities, from its rooms, dining rooms and swimming pools, you will be able to contemplate the wonderful view of the sea in absolute calm and tranquillity.

At your disposal, you will have two outdoor pools and one indoor. In addition, you can enjoy the gym and the sauna. The decoration, on the other hand, captivates all customers. This sophisticated hotel from the Riu Palace range offers all its disposal to make guests’ stay the best possible.

– Aqua Natura Bay

Aqua Natura Hotels

Aqua Natura Bay. Photo by AquaNatura

The Aqua Natura Bay hotel is located in the extreme north of Madeira Island, in Porto Moniz.

This wonderful 4-star hotel offers wonderful views and landscapes, a wide range of services to complement the well-being of all its guests, as well as outdoor and indoor heated pools, sauna, jacuzzi, Turkish bath, massages and professional and personalized follow-up.

Aqua Natura Bay is also a perfect starting point for exploring the stunning Laurel Forest.

– Saccharum


Saccharum. Photo by Savoy Signature

Located in Calheta, Saccharum, it is a truly unique hotel. The Resort reminds us the history of sugar cane in the Island, in which Madeira was the largest exporter of sugar in the world. In fact, Saccharum comes from Latin and refers to a genus of sugar cane.

The hotel, which has a wonderful interior design, spa, gym, indoor and outdoor pools, restaurants, bars, and games room, allows us to enjoy, at the same time, the proximity of the sea and the mountains.

– Baia Azul

A photo of baia azul hotel

Baia Azul. Photo by BaiaAzul

The 4-star hotel, Baia Azul, is located in the west of Funchal and has a wonderful view of the sea, outdoor heated pools and indoor pool, restaurants, tennis courts, gym, spa and rooms for all types of events, such as weddings, conferences and baptisms.

– Pestana CR7

Pestana CR7. Photo by PestanaCR7

Do you like football? Did you know that Cristiano Ronaldo has a hotel in Madeira Island, the Pestana CR7?

The wonderful 4-star hotel with modern decorations and stunning views over Funchal´s bay has a terrace at the top of the hotel, swimming pool, rooftop bar, restaurant and a deck for relaxation.

The Pestana CR7 was designed by the CR7 program “Stay in shape” where it will have an outdoor gym and sauna.

– Enotel Lido

enotel lido

Enotel Lido. Photo by VisitMadeira

The Enotel Lido combines the luxury of an “all-inclusive” five-star hotel with a privileged location.

This resort offers spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean and is just a few minutes from Funchal centre, beaches and bathing complexes. It also has a fabulous outdoor infinity pool overlooking the sea, as well as game areas, spa, gym and spaces for reading.

The All Inclusive system offers a gastronomic variety that delights all guests.

– Pestana Casino Park

Pestana Casino Park. Photo by Pestana

The 5-star Pestana Casino Park Hotel is one of the most emblematic tourist and hotel complexes in Madeira Island, as it includes the Madeira´s Casino and the Congress Centre.

This wonderful hotel, located a few minute’s walks from downtown Funchal, in addition to its green spaces, has an outdoor and indoor pool, a SPA with several treatments and massage rooms, jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath and aromatherapy, restaurants, live music and rooms offering panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean.

– Alto Lido

Alto Lido. Photo by AltoLido

Located 2 km from Funchal Centre, the Alto Lido hotel has 2 outdoor pools and a heated indoor pool, rooms with total or partial views of the Atlantic Ocean, decorations in exotic colours, a sauna, a restaurant, games room and two outdoor pools and one indoor.

– Pestana Promenade

Pestana Promenade. Photo by Pestana

The Pestana Promenade is a 4-star hotel, one of Funchal’s most sophisticated and contemporary hotels.

With stunning views, this wonderful hotel has a lot to offer its guests. It has one of the largest pool areas of any hotel in Madeira, spa and an indoor pool. It also has fully equipped rooms for business meetings.

Designed for quality, comfort and luxury, together with excellent service, the Pestana Promenade will make your experience unique during your stay in Madeira Island.

– Meliá Madeira Mare

Meliá Madeira Mare. Photo by VisitMadeira

The Meliá Madeira Mare is a modern hotel with contemporary lines and maritime inspiration, located in the privileged Lido area, and offering spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean.

– Allegro Madeira

Allegro Madeira. Photo by Barcelo

The modern and completely refurbished Hotel Allegro (adults only) allows you to enjoy panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean, and local cuisine and also has a privileged location just a few minutes Funchal centre and the Lido area. Also, it has a Rooftop Bar 360, where you can relax and contemplate a wonderful view.

Conclusion about best hotels in Madeira

Although hotels are not the only options for staying in Madeira, they are certainly the best option to make the most of your trip in Madeira Island.

Now that you know some of the best hotels in Madeira Island, an important tip is that although many of the hotels are well located, some of the best tourist centres, beaches and activities are a little far away, so rent a car in Madeira Island can be an asset to enjoy your trip and get to know the entire Island. Therefore, at 7M Rent a Car, you can rent the car that best suits your needs.

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