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Belmond Reid's Palace

Madeira, Funchal

Good for Couples
Child Friendly
Teenager Friendly

Steeped in history, Belmond Reid’s Palace is one of Madeira’s most celebrated hotels
Enjoy outstanding cuisine at the Michelin Star William Restaurant
Immerse yourself in the breath taking views of Funchal Bay
Relax in the luxury spa set within beautiful surroundings

For over a century, Belmond Reid’s Palace has been offering a unique destination for those looking for an elegant holiday in Madeira. Take a step inside this luxury hotel and you’ll find yourself immersed in its timeless sophistication which has enthralled guests since 1891. Belmond Reid’s Palace has played host to many distinguished guests over the decades, including Winston Churchill and George Bernard Shaw. Its chic style reflects its eminent past and combines modern interiors with classic finishes. 

Overlooking the stunning waterfront of Funchal Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, the hotel’s location on a cliff top provides breath taking views of the beautiful coastline. Lush tropical gardens connect the hotel to the beach and guests are able to enjoy direct access to the sea. Renowned as one of Maderia’s most glamorous hotels, Belmond Reid’s Palace does not disappoint and a stay would not be complete without an elegant afternoon tea on the terrace.

A range of hotel child prices apply to ages 0-12 & 13-17 years.

Added value



Early booking discount

Save up to 15% on the hotel price for holidays booked at least 21 days prior to travel between 01 November – 20 December 2018 and 05 January – 31 October 2019.

Save up to 15% on the hotel price for holidays booked at least 45 days prior to travel between 01 – 14 April 2019 and 26 April – 31 October 2019. 

Room upgrade

Guests will receive a guaranteed upgrade from a Superior Room to a Deluxe Room or a Deluxe Room to a Junior Suite for holidays between 01 November – 20 December 2018 or 05 January – 28 February 2019.

Sovereign plus

Sovereign guests will receive 1 decanter of Madeira wine in their room upon arrival and a traditional passion fruit soft drink for children as well as 1 complimentary room service breakfast per stay (to be arranged at check-in) for holidays between 01 November 2018 – 31 October 2019.

Exclusive to Sovereign

Sovereign guests receive a €30 spa credit per person, per stay towards the cost of their first treatment (minimum of 45 minutes), for holidays between 01 November 2018 - 31 October 2019.

Private dinning offer

Guests staying in a Superior Suite will receive a Moonlight dinner for two including beverages for holidays between  01 November - 27 December 2018 and 05 January - 31 October 2019 ( stays of at least 7 nights or more).

Family offer

Receive up to 50% discount on the 2nd room occupied by children between the age of  3 - 17 years old  for holidays between  01 November - 27 December 2018  and 05 January - 31 October 2019 when staying in a Superior Room, Deluxe Room, Junior Suite and Superior Suite.

 Please note not all offers are combinable.


Bars & Restaurants

Pool Restaurant

Enjoy freshly squeezed orange juice and choose from a delicious array of options at the breakfast buffet. Alternatively, sample the light snacks on offer throughout the day. 

Open: 07:00 - 10:30 and 10:00 - 19:00. Closes at 20:00 during the summer months. 

Ristorante Villa Cipriani

Take in the Madeiran sunset on the open air terrace as you enjoy dishes from the Italian à la carte menu.

Open: 19:00 - 22:30

Meals at the restaurant are included for Half Board guests. Men are required to wear long trousers and reservations are required.

The Dining Room

Guests will be transported back in time while enjoying an outstanding set menu or buffet of international cuisine, complete with dinner dances and Champagne Gala Buffets on selected days.

Open: 19:00 - 22:00 on Mondays and Sundays from September to June

Meals at the restaurant are included for Half Board guests. Men are required to wear a jacket, and no jeans or sportswear are permitted. 

Tea Terrace

Indulge in a traditional afternoon tea on the terrace, including finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and homemade pastries. Take in views of the hotel’s beautiful tropical gardens and magnificent coastal views.

Open: 15:00 - 17:30

The dress code is smart casual. 

William Restaurant

This Michelin Star à la carte restaurant offers outstanding gourmet cuisine. From fresh langoustines to lobster ravioli, the dishes in this restaurant are crafted using only the finest local ingredients. 

Open: 19:30 - 22:00 from Tuesday to Saturday

Meals at the restaurant are included for Half Board guests. The dress code is smart casual. 

Cocktail Bar

Add a touch of glamour to your holiday at the Belmond Reid’s Palace’s glitzy cocktail bar. Enjoy a refreshing drink with a light meal after a day of relaxing by the pool.

Open: 10:00 - 01:00

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools

The hotel’s three swimming pools are surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Take a dip in the heated freshwater pool, or cool off in one of the two saltwater pools.

For Families

Kids' Club

Offering everything to keep younger guests entertained, children aged three to nine have their own space, complete with a shallow swimming pool, as well as activities which are run throughout the day. 

Open: 10:00 – 22:00 daily during school holidays. 5 days a week throughout the remainder of the year. 

Teens Club

Teenagers can enjoy their own space and facilities in the Technology Room, which offers computer games and lots more. 

Open: 10:00 - 22:00 

Spa & Wellness

The Spa at Belmond Reid's Palace

With stunning views of the ocean, the spa offers the ultimate place to relax and unwind. Indulge in a variety of treatments including facials and massages using world class products. Each of the treatment rooms has a private terrace with spectacular views, perfect for relaxing after being pampered by expert staff. 

Open: 08:00 - 20:00

Spa treatments are available for guests over the age of 6 years old.

Activities & Entertainment


A number of golf courses are located near to Belmond Reid’s Palace and discounted excursions can be organised for guests.

About the location

Located on the south coast of beautiful Madeira, just minutes from the centre of Funchal, Belmond Reid’s Palace offers a chance to immerse yourself in the island’s natural surroundings. The two black sandy beaches are close by, and perfect for a day trip, while the city is ideal for explorers. Foodies will love the gourmet dishes available, with fresh local seafood and Madeiran wine a must. 

Explore the streets of the town and take in the luscious greenery throughout. Also known as the floating garden, the town is full of bougainvillea and brightly coloured flowers, with the rugged mountains offering a beautiful backdrop. Boat trips and ferries are ideal for day trips, and visitors can also hike or mountain bike through the interiors. 

Transfer time
Belmond Reid's Palace is 30 minutes from Funchal Airport.
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Fabulous stay
love_travelling82, London, UK
Tripadvisor review Sep 18 2018
We had a delightful stay at the Belmond Reid's Palace. The setting is gorgeous and it starts to feel like home after a day or two. Ocean swimming, the breakfast, the views all of it were...
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Comfortable and cosseted
Suzanne C, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Sep 16 2018
This is a truly fabulous hotel. It feels like stepping back in time. We felt like Churchill might come around the corner any minute! There is history everywhere; photographs, antiques, and the...
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