Christmas & New Year's Entertainment and Dining Programme

Step into a world of timeless elegance at Belmond Reid's Palace, Madeira this festive season. 

Celebrate with loved ones in sumptuous style as you enjoy our fantastic programme of festivities. From dazzling dinner dances to the record-breaking fireworks that light up the Bay of Funchal on New Year's Eve, this is party central.

When you want to relax, indulge in a soothing treatment at our beautiful Spa with its spellbinding sea views.

Family fun is also high on the agenda: children and adults alike can delight in the magic of Christmas with our huge, twinkling tree, entertaining shows and other delightful surprises.

Prepare to be enchanted by the natural beauty of Madeira and the vibrancy of Funchal, which buzzes with life at this special time of year.

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Year Round Events

Mondays – Dinner Dance
Dress up and join us for our elegant Dinner Dance. Listen to live music and dine on a sumptuous four-course menu. Come early and practice your dance moves with a special class led by our own Professor Pedro.
Price: €66 per person, not including beverages

Thursdays – Fado Evenings
Step into the timeless charm of Belmond Reid’s Palace and be treated to the wonderful live Fado music of Eugénia Maria.

Fridays – Jazz Night
Join us in the lounge and terrace on warm summer evenings and be treated to the dulcet tones of our Swing Feel band.

First Friday of every month – Drinks at Reid’s
Once a month from 7–9:30pm, come and enjoy two cocktails for the price of one. Explore our distinguished drinks menu as live music creates a convivial atmosphere.

Sundays – Champagne Gala Buffet
Join us in The Dining Room for a glamorous evening of fine dining, dance and flowing champagne.

Daily – Afternoon Tea
Delight in a selection of sandwiches, pastries, teas and infusions in an elegant setting accompanied by soothing piano music. On Wednesdays and Sundays guests can also enjoy a guided tour around our flourishing garden.
Price: €33.50 per person

Contact Information

Belmond Reid's Palace
Estrada Monumental 139
9000-098 Funchal

Telephone: +351 291 71 71 71
Fax: +351 291 71 71 77

New Year's Eve Package

Delight in the festivities and greet the New Year with one of the most breathtaking fireworks displays in the world.


  • Luxury accommodation
  • Round-trip airport transfers by Mercedes Sedan
  • VIP welcome amenities including pastries, minibar with complimentary soft drinks and a bottle of sparkling wine
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • One lunch for two per stay with music from a classical trio, excluding beverages
  • A gala dinner for two per stay on the 31 December (including a selection of wine)

Please note:

  • Valid on stays from 28 December 2015 – 4 January 2016
  • Three-night minimum stay required
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