Reid’s Palace, A Belmond Hotel

Reid’s Palace, A Belmond Hotel

For over a century, this grand hotel has attracted travellers from far and wide who are drawn by its splendour and spectacular location in some of the most beautiful botanical grounds in Funchal. Previous famous guests at Reid’s Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Madeira, after whom the suites are named, include eccentric playwright George Bernard Shaw and former Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. Rooms enjoy their own outdoor spaces and are decorated in soothing terracotta, magnolia and ivory tones, with most affording stunning views over the sea.

Dining for all occasions

Reid’s Palace, A Belmond Hotel is proud of its Michelin-starred William Restaurant, which serves a fresh, seasonal menu with panoramic views over the water. For something more relaxed, enjoy a pool-side buffet or afternoon tea on the terrace. Spend the evening at the hotel’s sophisticated cocktail bar enjoying some of its signature drinks.

Tours with a difference

Reid’s Palace, A Belmond Hotel boasts all the usual features you would expect from a top-of-the-range hotel, including freshwater and saltwater pools, a children’s pool and access to local tennis courts and golf courses. The hotel also offers guests a number of unique excursions. What about a stunning breakfast tour to Pico do Arieiro - the third highest point in Madeira - to watch the sunrise above the clouds? Or maybe you’d prefer a cable car ride through Madeira’s vineyards with a wine tasting experience. For something more low-key, guests can enjoy a guided tour through the hotel’s own botanical gardens accompanied by an expert horticulturist. You can also go hiking, hire a yacht, or book a dolphin encounter trip. After a day of activities, head to the spa and indulge in one of the exclusive aromatherapy treatments, refreshing massages or beauty therapies. Whatever you’re looking for on your holiday, you’re bound to find something to suit your needs and desires here at Reid’s Palace, A Belmond Hotel.


before you go

Everything you need to know before planning your dream trip

The Essentials
Private transfers are 20 minutes from Madeira Airport / 158 Rooms & Suites / 6 Restaurants & Bars / Water Sports / Tennis / Golf / Spa / Children Welcome with Club
When to travel
In Madeira, August is the hottest month, temperatures are around 23°C. You can travel year round as the coolest temp is January at 16°C. Perfect for some winter sunshine.
How to get there
You can get to The Algarve and Madeira very easily as there are frequent scheduled, charter and low-cost airlines that all fly direct to Faro or Funchal Airport from Manchester or London.

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