This 5-star Oscar Niemeyer-designed hotel and casino is a fabulous example of modern art and part of a complex that includes Madeira’s casino and conference centre. Surrounded by vast lush gardens, an abundance of green spaces, century-old trees and typical local foliage, the hotel’s located on a cliff top overlooking Funchal Bay, 20km from Madeira’s international airport, and only a few minutes’s walk from the centre of Funchal.
The hotel’s Magic Spa offers a range of signature face and body treatments inspired by techniques from around the world, carried out by professional therapists.
The hotel has 340 rooms and 39 suites, including a presidential suite, all of which have a private balcony, seating areas, and LCD TVs, private bathroom complete with an in-shower radio. Many rooms also have panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Funchal. Some have garden views, and others have mountain views.
Discover the island’s prehistoric laurel forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take a ride on one of the island’s various cable cars, enjoy a round of golf, or explore the famous Levadas, or waterways. There are also plenty of activities on offer close to the hotel, including water sports, sailing, golf, diving, boat rides, walks, island tours, fishing, snorkelling and windsurfing. Or you could just relax at the hotel with a good book.
There are several bars and restaurants to choose from at this rambling resort. The hotel’s main restaurant – the Panoramic Restaurant – offers an international buffet breakfast as well as themed evening meals. For more elegant dining, head to the Sunset Restaurant which offers an international and regional a la carte menu amid elegant surroundings. The pool bar is open all day for light meals and drinks, while the Aqua Cafe Restaurant Bar in the hotel lobby is a great place for an informal meeting.
Rua Imperatriz Dona AmÃƒÂ©liaQuinta Da Vigia9004-513 FunchalMadeira