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VIDAMAR Resorts Madeira

Madeira, Funchal

Good for Couples
Child Friendly
Family Suites

  • Family-friendly resort overlooking Salgados beach
  • Three pools with one just for kids
  • Spacious rooms feature ocean views
  • Enjoy classic Italian at Mamma Mia restaurant
  • Free Aquatica Kids’ Club

VIDAMAR Resorts Madeira is a stylish contemporary hotel superbly located close to Funchal. With local shops, bars and restaurants just a stone's throw away, as well as unobstructed views of the ocean and southern coast of the island, this is a spectacular location for your stay on this colourful island. The attractive gardens provide direct access to the sea, whilst well-appointed common areas and state-of-the-art sporting facilities are superbly combined in this elegant resort. Guests also have the luxury of being able to exchange their buffet dinner and dine around in the hotel's four themed restaurants, Sabor a Mar, Mamma Mia, Casadas das Espetadas and Koi Sushi.
The Aquatica Kids World promises heaps of fun for children from 3 years up to 11 years, with activities carefully tailor-made to suit different age groups.
With a wealth of leisure facilities and an abundance of natural light and pure ocean air, this is a popular destination for a rejuvenating break. The ocean deck is one of the largest on the island and the Sea Spa Thalasso is a highly regarded thalassotherapy centre that takes marine treatments to another level.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 3-11 years.
The hotel has 300 rooms.

Added value

Welcome gift

Sovereign guests will receive one bottle of Portuguese wine and mineral water in their room on arrival for holidays between 1 November 2018 – 30 April 2019.


Bars & Restaurants

Casas Das Espetadas

Opening Times:
19:00 - 23:00

Casas das Espetadas specialises in wood fire cooking and offers a wide menu including a variety of regional meat dishes. Nightly entertainment can be enjoyed in the form of local folk dancers and singers. Guests on half board can eat dinner at this restaurant within the Dine Around programme.

Pre booking is required.

Koi Sushi

Opening Times:
18:30 - 22:30

Fresh, simple and delicious sushi menu is served in this cool and contemporary bar.

Guests on half board can eat dinner at this restaurant within the Dine Around programme.

Pre booking is required.

Mamma Mia By Giovanni

Opening Times:
11:00 - 00:00

Mamma Mia by Giovanni serves innovative Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. Guests can also choose from a menu of light snacks throughout the day. Guests on half board can eat dinner at this restaurant within the Dine Around programme.


Pre booking is required.

Ocean Buffet Restaurant

Opening Times:
07:30 - 10:30
19:00 - 21:30

Included With:
Half Board

International restaurant with live cooking stations, featuring various themed evening buffets.

Guests on Half Board can eat at this restaurant.

Sabor A Mar

Opening Times:
10:30 - 19:00

Located in a beautiful position overlooking the ocean, the restaurant serves traditional seafood specialities, including freshly caught fish.

Lisboa Piano Bar

Opening Times:
11:00 - 01:00

Enjoy sophisticated cocktails and refreshing drinks with live music and live sports coverage as well as amazing ocean views.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools

There are three outdoor swimming pools, one of them specifically for children, as well as an indoor pool with a children's section. Relax by the pool and enjoy a direct access to the sea from a bathing platform. Guests can also enjoy a Jacuzzi® and sauna free of charge.

For Families

Dolphins Kids Club

Opening Times:
Winter 10:00 - 13:00
Summer 09:00 - 18:00

The Dolphins Kids' Club is open daily and is free of charge. Children can enjoy activities that include nature trails, treasure hunts, painting, puppet theatre and story-telling.

Available for children aged 3 - 6 years

Sharks Kids Club

Opening Times:
09:00 - 18:00

The Sharks Kids' Club encourages the development of independent thought, through exciting activities such as puzzles, challenges and adventures. It also offers themed walks and sports such as golf, swimming, tennis and football, complemented by an area with games, television and Playstation. The club is free of charge.

Available for children aged 6 - 11 years

Spa & Wellness

Thalasso Sea Spa

Opening Times:
Winter 10:00 - 19:00
Summer 10:00 - 20:00

Visit the Thalasso Sea Spa and enjoy top to toe relaxation. Choose from a selection of treatments and relax by the indoor thalassotherapy swimming pool with underwater massage jets. There is also a Jacuzzi®, sauna, Turkish bath and experience showers to complete the rejuvenation.

Additional charge applies.


Please note children under 16 years are not permitted in the spa.

Activities & Entertainment

Sports Activities

Vidamar have a wide array of sports facilities for guests to enjoy. Try it's squash courts or multi-sports court for a friendly or competitive match, while table tennis and billiards are available within the hotel.

A scuba diving school and seasonal watersports are bookable locally, with plenty of activities on offer.

About the location
Located in a quiet area of Funchal, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Vidamar Resort Madeira is ideally situated for explorers. Wander through the streets and take in the whitewashed buildings which date back to the town’s history as a fishing village, or take a boat trip around the island’s beautiful coastline. 

The town of Funchal is home to upmarket bars and restaurants and offers the chance to try some of the local cuisine. Choose from freshly caught fish and seafood, as well as barbecued meats with local salads and vegetables. A glass of Madeira’s famous wine is a fantastic way to wash down a delicious meal. 
Transfer time
Vidamar Resort Madeira is a 25 minute drive from Madeira Airport. 
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PAL534, Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Sep 18 2018
Cannot speak too Highly of the service and conditions of the Vadimat Hotel.It was my Wife's Birthday the day we arrived and there was a Bottle of Champagne with a Madeira Cake,fortunately with only...
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Excellent hotel - great service and food
IanTraynor, York, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Sep 17 2018
I stayed here for an all inclusive week as a guest with Saga Travel. Saga's excursions were great, and their choice of hotel for this holiday was spot on. As a more "mature" traveller, I appreciated...
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