Belmond Reid’s Palace

Belmond Reid’s Palace

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 Belmond Reid’s Palace, 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

Belmond Reid’s Palace 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

Belmond Reid’s Palace 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 Belmond Reid’s Palace.

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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
July is most definitely the hottest month in the Algarve, you will find the average temperature around 24°C, and the most daily sunshine is approx. 12 hours in August. And as for Madeira, August is the hottest month, temperatures are around 23°C. You can travel year round to both destinations though 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 Airport from Manchester or London.

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