Savoy Palace Madeira

Madeira, Funchal

Good for Couples
New to Sovereign

  • A Leading Hotel of the World hotel, just a 10 minute walk from Funchal
  • Seven diverse dining options, including a panoramic rooftop restaurant with unrivalled views
  • Suites with private plunge pool include a Personal Assistant and Premium Experience 
  • Award-winning Laurea Spa offers 11 treatment rooms plus a fully equipped gym
Everything at Savoy Palace Madeira is committed to your comfort. As part of the Leading Hotels of the World (LHW) group, this hotel is one of the most luxurious in Madeira, so expect outstanding service, superb surroundings and experiences that put the extra in extraordinary. 

Located just 10 minutes from the heart of Funchal, Savoy Palace Madeira offers the best of both worlds. You’ll dissolve into supreme relaxation in the glorious five-star resort: think rooftop lounge with outstanding views, terraced gardens, multiple pools (including an infinity pool and a children's pool) plus a playroom to keep the little ones happy. When you’re looking to add activities to your day, why not take a short walk to explore the pretty squares and streets of Old Madeira town - where you’ll find plenty of amusement! 

The atypic luxury hotel was designed by the talented team of French-based architects RH+, who are world-renowned for their experimental, homogeneous designs. Interior designer Nini Andrade Silva completed the interior, using her hallmark combination of talent, vision, courage and commitment, and delivered a finish that is both cultural and contemporary. The bold, curved structure is a prominent feature in the Funchal skyline, standing as a showcase of the absolute best Madeira has to offer.

Naturally, this luxury resort offers elegance and leisure at every turn! From fantastic dining options to the world-class spa complete with hydrotherapy facilities and 11 treatment rooms, so don’t forget to book during your stay! There’s also an array of room options, with 352 rooms and suites with some including private pools for larger parties. Most rooms offer balconies from which you can enjoy the sweeping sea views, with a glass of the island’s eponymous wine! 


Bars & Restaurants

Seven bars and restaurants plus the trademark Dine Around option mean lots of foodie memories. Enjoy the taste of authentic local produce, feasts of fresh seafood, or exquisite dishes that look almost too good to eat! But don’t despair if you prefer your dining a little more low key - Savoy Palace has plenty of choices for relaxed dining too, including a kaleidoscopic buffet and a casual bar. 

Orchidaceae Atelier

Orchidaceae Atelier is the right choice if you want a top-of-the-range buffet breakfast. Freshly made cakes and pastries are complemented by unique flavours and numerous healthy options. Between the cooking station, healthy, vegan and gluten-free choices, and Anglo-Saxon notes of the English or American breakfast, we promise there is something for everyone.


Enjoy this relaxed, family-friendly environment set on the pool’s edge. This lunchtime venue serves superb light meals inspired by the colours of the Mediterranean.

Pau de Lume

Enjoy a little bit of authentic and irreverent food at Pau de Lume. The relaxed, trendy and family-friendly atmosphere lends itself perfectly to all-day brunch, light lunches and evening meals cooked by fire.  

Dine Around

Exclusively for half-board, full-board and all-inclusive guests, Dine Around allows you to enjoy your meals in several Savoy Signature restaurants. 


Local recipes and traditional ingredients are married together with modern flair and panache to create Terreiro. Serving lunch and dinner (plus the Gastrobar), this is one of Madeira’s most famed eateries.

Galáxia Skyfood & Skybar

With contemporary signature dishes, an open kitchen and 360-degree sweeping panoramic views, Galaxia is one of our favourite evening dining choices. With an a la carte menu designed by Carlos Goncalves, expect dishes that are expressive, adventurous and colourful. 

Lobby Lounge Bar & Cigars

Rich and luxurious, yet airy and spacious, the Lobby Lounge bar is where you sip the finest Madeiran cocktails, cognacs or whiskies. The piano lounge hosts an international and Portuguese snack menu, as well as the soon-to-be iconic afternoon tea. 


Start your day with a gourmet and healthy breakfast from Hibiscus. Artisanal breads, pastries and sweets are served with a wide range of hot and cold drinks. With a show cooking station, children’s choices, plus balanced, detox options there’s much to enjoy in the interior or exterior seating - we know where we’ll be having our lattes!

Jacarandá Club & Lounge

Fill up at the Jacaranda Club and Lounge. Enjoy breakfast and lunch in this lounge restaurant and bar that comes complete with an infinity pool, sundeck and jet pool. Start your day with a balanced breakfast or enjoy some of the delicious lunch options before relaxing the day away next to the infinity pool on one of the sun loungers (reserved exclusively for suite guests).

VIMES Entertainment Bar

Welcome to the most stylish pub in Maderia! VIMES Entertainment Bar is the perfect venue if you love craft beer, music, entertainment and meeting people. VIMES also offers a varied menu of gastropub food, presented in small, tapas-style servings. 

Beach & Pools

Beaches and Pools

A rooftop pool with Instagrammable views, an infinity pool with a wow factor, a giant pool and solarium, a children’s only pool plus an indoor heated pool promise watery perfection during your stay at Savoy Palace Madeira. For those that want to take a dip in Madeira’s ocean waters, why not take a trip to the maritime platform and plunge in!

Spa & Wellness

Laurea Spa

Inspired by the UNESCO World Heritage Laurissilva forest, Laurea Spa is where you go to feel truly relaxed. This impressive spa is one of the biggest in Europe with 11 treatment rooms offering a selection of pampering experiences. The spa also houses these amenities:

  • Sauna
  • Turkish baths
  • Whirlpool 
  • Ice fountain
  • Sensory showers
  • Halo therapy room
  • Relaxation room
  • Champagne and nail bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Heated indoor pool

About the location
If there is one travel destination worth knowing about, it’s Madeira. The four-island archipelago is found between Morocco and Portugal and has been named the best island destination in the world every year since 2015 by the World Travel Awards. And it’s no surprise why: stunning beaches, natural lava pools, dramatic cliffs, fertile mountains topped with technicolour, golden sands, aquamarine seas, emerald forests and violet bougainvillaea are just the beginning.

Funchal is the archipelago’s low-key capital. There is really no better way to get to know the town than through its eponymous wine. Pull up a chair in one of the bars and cafes that line the narrow, cobblestone streets, order a bottle of the island’s famous drink and imbibe in 
whitewash buildings, iron-wrought balconies, and tiled patterns that carry echoes of Lisbon.

Because of the island’s unique topography, tourism has been slow to come to Madeira and Funchal (although their star export, footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, has helped to put the islands on the map). Thus, visitors here will not be greeted with alleys of neon lights, but rather authentic life as it has always been lived, more or less. The city is ideal for those who like slow-paced places that burst with history, exquisitely preserved architecture and blossoming parks and gardens. If you’re looking for our insider tip, we recommend taking a trip to the fabulous botanical gardens north of the city, where you’ll be greeted with 80,000 sq metres of exotic flora, huge cacti, strange, endemic trees and flowers bursting in showers of colour. 
Transfer time
Savoy Palace Madeira Hotel is a 25 minute drive from Madeira Airport. 
Avenue Room

Sleeps 2

With views over the main Avenue, this room is furnished with twin or king size beds. Enjoy high speed WiFi and daily housekeeping. 


Garden Room

Sleeps 3

The Garden Room benefits from a balcony or pool access. Furnished with twin or king size beds the combined living room/bedroom is the ideal place to relax. 


Ocean Room

Sleeps 2

A combined living room/bedroom, the Ocean Room is furnished with twin or king size beds and a walk-in shower. Enjoy your own private balcony with views of the ocean. 


Superior Ocean Room

Sleeps 3

Enjoy a combined living room/bedroom as the Superior Ocean Room is furnished with twin or queen size beds. This room also has its own private balcony so you can enjoy the ocean views.


Ocean Suite

Sleeps 4

Enjoy a premium experience in the one-bedroom Ocean Suite. Complete with lounge and dining area, this suite also has 2 bathrooms with walk-in shower and bathtub. The Premium Experience includes exclusive access to the Jacarandá Lounge & Club.


Superior Ocean Suite

Sleeps 4

The Superior Ocean Suite either has a balcony or wrap-around balcony with expansive ocean and city views. This suite also entitles you to the Premium Experience which includes exclusive access to the Jacarandá Lounge & Club. 


Pool Ocean Suite

Sleeps 4

With its own private plunge pool on the terrace, the Pool Ocean Suite offers fantastic views over the ocean and city. The suite also provides you with the Premium Experience and the Guest Experience Personal Assistant Service.


Tripadvisor logo
Tripadvisor rating Based on 818 traveller reviews
Travellers Ratings
Rating image   604
Very Good
Rating image   111
Rating image   58
Rating image   20
Rating image   25
What to expect
Tripadvisor rating
Sleep Quality
Tripadvisor rating
Tripadvisor rating
Tripadvisor rating
Tripadvisor rating
Tripadvisor rating
The best
Sarah S,
Tripadvisor review Feb 06 2023
An exceptionally wonderful hotel with even better service. The hotel is luxurious but the staff really make the experience first class, we felt so spoilt! A special shout out to Bertha who looked...
View full review
Lovely hotel and excellent service
Silverback60, Manchester, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Feb 06 2023
We have spent many years visiting Madeira and watched the Savoy Palace being built we purchased some weeks accommodation to use at our convenience. We had been celebrating our golden wedding...
View full review
View more reviews
Call us on 01293 762400
Check pricing
Feefo review image

What our guests think

We've been finding people their own slice of paradise for 50 years, and like to think we're pretty good at it. 
Don't just take our word for it, though - see what our customers have said about their Sovereign experience..

Read guests reviews...