Perched 500 metres above sea level overlooking the capital, this former 19th century hunting lodge of Count Carvalhal is now a luxurious hotel surrounded by the famous Palheiro gardens. Despite its tranquil location Funchal is just 10 minutes away and the islands airport just 20.
Palheiro18 holes · 6695 yards - 4897 yards · Par 72. Golf Monthly described Palheiro as one of the most beautiful places in the world to play golf. The course sits 500m above sea level overlooking the island’s capital, Funchal. Ancient trees and exotic shrubbery line the fairways before opening out into carefully guarded greens. Cabell Robinson designed a real gem here, and with Casa Velha overlooking the 10th tee, there can be few better stay and play courses in Europe.
The rooms are split between three buildings at Casa Velha do Palheiro and there are 3 types of room varying in size as well as junior and senior suites. All rooms benefit from safe (free), minibar, cable TV and some have balcony.
Casa Velha has an outdoor heated pool and one indoor pool, sauna and steam room, a Spa with a large selection of treatments and massages, a fitness room and a number of relaxing activities such as croquet, billiards, cards room and library. There is also a tennis court or a day deep sea fishing excursion on the hotel boat for the more energetic.
The highlight of Casa Velha is their restaurant that offers fine gourmet dining, using the best and freshest ingredients from the island. We strongly advise you take advantage of the pre-book offer of 4 nights dinner for the price of 3. There is also a bar, pool bar, tea room in the gardens and the restaurant in the clubhouse.
Casa Velha do PalheiroPalheiro GolfSao Gongiao9060-049Funchal