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Choupana Hills Resort & Spa

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Choupana Hills is a stylish boutique hotel, close to the bustling city of Funchal. Set in beautiful sub tropical gardens and offering innovative cuisine with unique local flavors, Choupana Hills creates the perfect ambience for a luxury relaxing vacation.

Following a devestating fire in 2016, Choupana Hills Resort & Spa is not currently open. If you are looking to book a stay in this area, please contact one of our Europe specialists who can suggest alternative accommodation in the Madeira and beyond.

At a Glance

  • Award winning spa hotel

  • Stunning architecture and stylish modern style rooms

  • Excellent food at the Xôpana Restaurant

  • Friendly and attentive service

  • Set in attractive oriental style gardens

Insider's View

Perfect for a relaxing walking vacation

Anne Bamber

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With its spectacular position set high on a cliff, Choupana Hills Hotel and Spa boasts an incredible view over the city rooftops of Funchal and across to the Atlantic Ocean.

This ultra chic hotel combines African and Asian inspired décor, creating a spacious, exotic and calming ambience. The rooms comprise 34 bungalows built on pillars, surrounded by sumptuous gardens and many with large terraces with views of the Atlantic ocean.

The Health and Beauty Spa is a tranquil area offering innovative methods of relaxation, massage and treatments using Elemis products. There are two heated swimming pools, one in the spa and the other an outdoor lagoon pool. Sample the delights of the Xopana restaurant, champagne cocktails in the Basalt bar or savour the stunning views from the open-air Jacuzzi bath on the terrace of your suite.

The Levave dos Tornos walk towards Monte crosses the hotel grounds. This 1-hour 30-minute scenic walk finishes at the famous and beautiful gardens of Monte Palace, well worth a visit. In Funchal, attractions include the market, the Madeira story center and a cable car ride from Monte to Funchal city center revealing inspiring 360 degree vistas.


Each room at Chaupana Hills blends the traditional Portuguese style with that of its exotic surroundings, offering a veranda to look out over the views of the gardens, sea and hills. 62 wooden bungalows are set within sub tropical gardens, 56 deluxe double bedrooms, four suites and two family bungalows decorated with a combination of tropical and traditional style. Deluxe rooms boast dazzling views of the lush gardens or the vast Atlantic ocean. Family bungalows have two double rooms, two balconies and two bathrooms creating plenty of space for everyone. Suites are blessed with additional privacy and exclusivity of a living room and outdoor Jacuzzi. Every room has a TV and internet.


Children are welcome to come and stay at Choupana Hills Resort & Spa. However, there are no facilities available except a children’s menu in the Xopana Restaurant. The family bungalow is well suited to accommodate you comfortably if you are traveling with children.


Regional products are used in cuisine that innovates local cooking techniques, resulting in a pure fusion of unique flavors at the Xopana restaurant, where wooden beams are a constant reminder of the exotic atmosphere that is also reflected in the cocktails served at the Basalt Bar. The Pool bar serves healthy and creative lunch options. There is an outdoor pool, a Health and Beauty Spa with Elemis products and indoor pool. There is a Golf course nearby.


The hotel offers reduced green fees at Palheiro & Santo de Serra golf courses. Activities in the surrounding area consist of a ‘levada’ walks, these are paths winding through the beautiful hills which were originally mini-canals used to distribute the heavy rainfall from the north of Maderia to the more sun parched regions in the South. Also the Gardens of Monte Palace offer a stunning array tropical plant life.

Why not take the cable car from Monte Palace down to the city center and revel in the panoramic views of this spectacular area. Once in the city, explore the bustling market, full or vibrant colors and fresh produce.

Location & Directions

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Choupana Hills Resort is located in the hills above Funchal in southern Madeira, 10-minutes to the city center.

When to go

Madeira has a Mediterranean climate. May to September sees the least rainfall. January and February can sometimes feel chilly, and you can expect to be rained on, but the bungalows and public rooms are heated making this a year round destination.

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