This graceful 5-star Golf resort offering guests a luxurious holiday experience, exudes understated elegance. It’s located next to the famous Palheiro Gardens, originally created over 200 years ago by the 1st Count of Carvalhal. Guests benefit from direct access to the stunning Palheiro Golf Course, with privileged tee offs from the halfway house, a short stroll from the gate.
Sample one of the indulgent treatments on offer at the Palheiro Spa with its four treatment rooms. Choose from massages, facials, couples’ treatments or a spa package. Finish off with a Turkish steam bath, or a dip in the indoor pool with its exhilarating massage jets.
Golf fans can enjoy a round at the resort’s own 18-hole 72-par course surrounded by stunning woodland.
The 37 guest rooms and suites are designed to reflect the style and elegance of the Palheiro Estate, representing 200 years of family tradition. Rooms combine classic and contemporary touches, boast 80 cable TV channels to choose and a daily turndown service. The Double Garden Wing Rooms offer gorgeous views across the gardens with bathrooms stocked with Relais & Chateaux products. All other rooms are appointed with Molton Brown products.
As well as golf, the hotel also has a heated swimming pool, gym, tennis or croquet, billiards or walking. The hotel’s private motor yacht ‘Balancal’ at Funchal marina is available for coastal cruises, swimming, dolphin and whale watching, as well as deep-sea big game fishing and special charters.
Dining options are various at the Casa Velha Do Palheiro. The Dining Room overlooking the landscaped grounds and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Or you can enjoy local dishes all day at the Palheiro Golf Clubhouse Restaurant. Dine on the generous verandah with views of the bay, mountains and the Atlantic. For a drink, kick back in the morning room with library or the smart, comfortable lounge bar.
Rua Da Estalagem 23Sao Goncalo 9060-415Funchal MadeiraPortugal