Set in stunning subtropical gardens overlooking Funchal Harbour and the Atlantic Ocean is the legendary Belmond Reid’s Palace in Madeira. The gardens are internationally renowned, and now feature a spa tucked in among the trees.
The Belmond Reid’s Palace is located on the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with fabulous views of Funchal Bay.
Steeped in history, Belmond Reid’s Palace is one of Madeira’s most iconic hotels
The hotel is set in the heart of the island’s capital, Funchal. Conveniently located for the surrounding shops, museums and restaurants.
Enjoy outstanding cuisine at the Michelin Star William Restaurant
For more than a century, Belmond Reid's Palace has been the ultimate place to stretch out in the sun and relax. Over the years they have honed the art of pampering for every single guest. Whether a young child or a centenarian, a fun-seeking teenager or a sports-mad 30-something, there are activities both within the hotel’s estate and beyond to keep you on the go. Madeira is a true all year round destination. A superb location with an easy 15 minute walk in to the port and pretty old town of Funchal. There is also a complimentary shuttle from the hotel to the town centre if you wish to save your legs for exploring the quaint streets of Funchal.
A perfect setting for both couples and families there is plenty for everyone. With three luxury pools (two of those heated) you can stretch out in the sun and enjoy the stunning views of the ocean as well as having the pool terrace close by for refreshments through the day. Or just amble down to the sea level platform to cool off in the clear blue waters. Two tennis courts and fitness centre will the keep the active among you satisfied and the in-resort exclusive Reid's Boutique with keep the shopaholics occupied. This can all be enjoyed knowing that your children are in the safe hands at the Fun@Reid's Children's Club, with their own children's pool, thatched playhouse, play area and activities, available for 3 to 9 year olds between 10am and 5pm.
Belmond Reid’s Palace gardeners ensure that the garden is a riot of colour throughout the year. Featuring trees from all over the world, alongside flowering shrubs, including hibiscus, bougainvillea, mimosa, wisteria and rhododendron, and a rich variety of the brilliant flowers that have earned Madeira its title as the ‘Garden of the Atlantic’. The gardens are synonymous with Belmond Reid’s Palace and in bygone days a walk in the garden would bring you upon Sir Winston Churchill reflecting on his memoirs, or Sir George Bernard Shaw mastering the finer points of the tango on the lawns.
Belmond Reid's Palace love to give their guests a taste of the true Madeira with a Tukxi Grand Tour of Funchal, a half-day Levada walk of your choice and a Catamaran sea excursion.
Please note, Belmond Reid’s Palace request that gentlemen wear a jacket and tie for the general manager's weekly reception.
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Belmond Reid's Palace is perched majestically on the cliff top above Funchal Bay on the south coast of Madeira.