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Quinta da Bela Vista

Madeira, Funchal

Behind the 19th century façade of the Quinta da Bela Vista lies a hotel of great sophistication. An elegant, ancestral manor house, uniquely managed, this hotel has been in the hands of the same family since 1844 and is renowned for its first-class cuisine, personal service and warm hospitality. Situated three kilometres from Funchal town centre, in a quiet residential area and among stunning established gardens, this hotel commands wonderful panoramic views towards Funchal's amphitheatre and bay.

The Quinta's welcoming public rooms are furnished with antiques, while the luxuriously-appointed guest rooms comprise either individual suites, situated in the Manor House or traditionally furnished bedrooms, housed in the hotel's modern wing.

Sovereign does not accept children at this hotel.

  • Sophisticated 19th-century manor house
  • Set in tranquil landscaped gardens
  • Elegantly furnished with antiques
  • A choice of elegant a la carte restaurants
  • Outdoor heated pool with sun deck

Added value

Early Booking discount

Save up to 20% on the hotel price for holidays between 01 May - 31 October 2018 booked by 31 March 2018.

Meal offer

Guests staying a minimum of 7 nights upgrading to half board will receive one free dinner per person per stay (excluding drinks) for holidays between 01 May - 24 December 2017, 03 - 31 January 2018 & 01 May - 31 October 2018 (supplement for half board will be adjusted accordingly).

Added value

Guests will receive 20% off green fees at Santo do Serra and Palheiro golf course. This needs to be booked locally at the hotel. 

Honeymoon offer

Honeymooners receive a free bottle of sparkling wine and a complimentary room upgrade (subject to availability) for holidays between 01 May 2017 - 31 October 2018.

Please note that not all offers are combinable.


Bars & Restaurants

Avista Navios

Enjoy a full European breakfast and table d'Hôte menu. Sit back and take in the garden views through the bow windows.

Guests on Half Board and Full Board can enjoy a 5 course set menu dinner or/and a la carte lunch at this restaurant.

Dress Code is smart casual (no need for dinner jacket and tie).

Casa Mae

Situated in the old manor house sample an exquisite à la carte menu.

Dress Code is smart casual (no need for dinner jacket and tie).

Poolside Bar

Serving light snacks and refreshments throughout the day, this is also a delightful venue to unwind at during the evening. A cocktail menu is a great accompaniment to its stunning views of the mountains and Funchal bay.

Activities & Entertainment

Courtesy Bus

A courtesy bus is available from the hotel to Funchal Centre Monday to Friday and on Saturday mornings.

Leisure Facilities

As well as the hotel's outdoor pool, the hotel offers a sauna, Jacuzzi® and fitness room for guests. There are also a choice of lounges, a library and games rooms with billiards for guests to enjoy throughout the day.

A tennis court is also available to guests and the hotel's own yacht can be available for excursion. Both payable and bookable locally.

About the location
Funchal is Madeira's colourful hillside capital. The island's biggest draw, it’s an appealing mix of old and new that ticks the boxes for culture, nightlife and beaches. The narrow cobbled streets are dotted with interesting shops, restaurants and cafes, and at the city's heart is a towering 16th-century cathedral (remember to look up – it’s got a beautiful ceiling carved from local wood). The old town is home to bustling farmers' markets and flower markets in spring, and is fringed with a mix of parks, galleries and museums, as well as pretty botanical gardens. The marina is the best spot to spend the evenings, lined with bars that fuel a buzzing nightlife scene. If you're in need of some beach time, there are a couple of black-sand beaches that are a lovely spot for a swim.
Transfer time
30 minutes from Funchal airport
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New year trip
mrsnicolanoel, London, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Feb 12 2018
Lovely four night trip for new year. Had a great stay at this charming hotel. Amazing NYE fireworks display. Food was very good and rooms were nice. Is a little bit out of town with a handy but not...
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CNRMR, Penrith, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Feb 10 2018
Quinta de Bella Vista is tucked away on higher land overlooking Funchal Bay and about 5-10 mins drive from the centre. The hotel has a free minibus service which operates from 9am to 5.45pm Monday to...
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