Set at the top of the Ponta da Cruz seacliff offering magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean and Cabo Girão, the 5-star Pestana Grand Ocean Resort offers the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday. Its surrounded by lush tropical gardens filled with swaying palms, manicured lawns and exotic plants, has easy access to a beachfront promenade and plenty of facilities to suit adults and children alike.
To get here, it’s a short 10-mile drive from Funchal airport.
The Pestana Grand Ocean Resort hotel has 177 rooms, including classic and family rooms, as well as 12 suites, including a presidential suite for the ultimate in space and luxury. All rooms are decorated in bright interiors, have large windows designed to let in plenty of natural light, private balconies for watching the spectacular sunrises, air conditioning, cable TV, radio as well as a private bathroom with bathtub and complimentary amenities.
Madeira might be a small island, but it’s filled with a wealth of activities whatever your mood. In the centre of Funchal, explore its historic cobbled streets, discover new works at the Museum of Contemporary Art or improve your knowledge at the National History Museum. Hiking opportunities abound around the island, but back at base, the hotel offers plenty of time to relax with a dip in the outdoor pool or a yoga class.
Even the fussiest of eaters will find something they love at the Pestana Grand Ocean Resort’s vast restaurant selection. Enjoy tasty Moroccan dishes at Au Tagine, a traditional Italian menu at Trattoria de La Fontana, or Portuguese specialities at Cabo Girão. For an early evening aperitif, head to the Toast Bar, or the Pool Bar for a range of snacks and cocktails.
Ponta Da CruzPiornais9000-103 Funchal Madeira