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An iconic escape on the edge of the Atlantic

Set in verdant gardens overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Belmond Reid's Palace is the ultimate place to stretch out in the sun and relax.

Over the years this luxury hideaway has honed the art of pampering, earning a reputation as one of the best hotels in Funchal. Whatever your age or interest, there are activities both within the hotel’s estate and beyond to keep you on the go, all year round.

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At a glance

ACCOMMODATION 158 rooms and suites

DINING 4 restaurants, afternoon tea terrace, cocktail bar

FEATURES Heated outdoor pools, children's club, The Spa, sauna and tennis courts

ACTIVITIES Mountain walks and botanical tours

EVENTS 7 meeting rooms

LOCATION 24km from airport, 1.8km from Funchal centre

Every step brings a new discovery


Ristorante Villa Cipriani

Italian Classics

Take a seat on the open-air terrace and browse a menu of traditional Italian dishes. All served with a side of sensational sea views.

William Restaurant

The Star of Funchal

Named after the hotel's founder, Michelin-starred William Restaurant celebrates the island's rich bounty.

Tea Terrace

Steeped in Tradition

A quintessential and timeless experience. Linger over sweet and savoury delicacies, chilled champagne and 24 tea blends on our terrace.

Pool Restaurant

Deeply Delicious

Enjoy a tasty buffet breakfast or sizzling lunch specialities from our grill while relaxing by the pool.

Palm Garden

Shade and Serenity

Planted more than a century ago, our garden is abundant with sub-tropical flora. Admire swaying palms and colourful bird of paradise blooms.


Endless Blue

Our three luxurious pools are the perfect place to stretch out and unwind. Two are filled with seawater, and two are heated.

Sea Platform

Call of the Waves

Be guided down by the gentle breeze and take an exhilarating dip into the sea from our platform.

The Spa

Botanical Bliss

Located in the gardens, our sensational spa retreat offers an array of massages, body rituals and beauty treatments.

Tennis Courts

Island Ace

Stay active with friends and family at our two courts, perfect for a fun volley or real competition. Expert tuition is available.


Family Fun

Let little ones have their own Madeiran adventure with our childminders, playing in the pool, tennis courts and play space.

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Different. Better. Special.

Staying with us turns a trip to Madeira into an unforgettably unique escape. Here are just some of the features that make us stand out from the crowd.

Belmond Reid's Palace Pool

Swimming Pools

Enjoy stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean while basking under the sun in one of our three luxurious swimming pools. Two contain seawater, one of which is heated, and the other is heated with freshwater.

We have an exclusive pool terrace, or you can wander down to our sea level platform and jump straight into the azure ocean.

Belmond Reid's Palace Gym

Fitness centre

Whether you’re after a total body workout or a light stretch after a day by the pool, our fully refurbished fitness room offers everything you need.

It’s equipped with Technogym's state-of-the-art EXCITE® range, which includes innovative cardiovascular, strength and functional training machines. Work out in the serene gym suite or order from our wellness à la carte menu to exercise in the comfort and privacy of your own room.

There is also a sauna and steam room to unwind and refresh after an intensive workout.


Practise your topspin, slice, smash or serve with a set or two on our tennis courts. Whether a fun volley or real competition, it’s the perfect way to stay active with friends or family.

Our resident tennis professional is available for tuition Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm. Advanced booking is required.

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Belmond Reid's Palace


Shopaholics rejoice. On the fifth floor of the main building we have the exclusive Reid’s Boutique.

It’s the perfect place to pick up those must-have presents and souvenirs. From Portuguese hand-painted tiles and the famous Madeira embroidery to hotel merchandise, you’ll find the perfect memento for friends or family.


The Family Friendly Arrival

Families & Pets

The Family Friendly Arrival

On arrival, all children are presented with a welcome teddy bear.

A special selection of children’s toiletries, bathrobes and slippers awaits in the room, as well as decorated bed linen and their own wardrobe space.

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Fun@Reid's for children and teens

Families & Pets

Fun@Reid's for children and teens

Enjoy the children's pool, indoor play space, thatched playhouse and tennis courts supervised by Reid's childminders. Available for 3 to 9 year olds between 10am and 5pm.

Teens and older children can enjoy a soundproofed technology room complete with Wii consoles, PlayStations, Macs and internet access.

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At the restaurant

Families & Pets

At the restaurant

Our sensational restaurants have something for all ages, guaranteed to fuel your appetite.

Children’s menus are available in the Villa Cipriani Restaurant and the Pool Restaurant, while William restaurant welcomes children seven and older.

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Families & Pets


Children 0–12 stay for free when sharing their parents’ room on the same board basis, maximum one child per room.

Teenagers 13–17 receive a 50% discount on an extra bed for half board or full board arrangement when sharing parents' room, maximum one teen per room.

Additional children between 3 and 17 years old enjoy 50% discount on a second room of the same category and on the same board basis as their parents, maximum two children per room.

Minimum length of stay is required and offer is not applicable during festive season.

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Pet Policy

Families & Pets

Pet Policy

Pooches are in paradise at Belmond Reid’s Palace. Treat your four-legged friend to pampering, gourmet meals and wellbeing activities during your stay.

For a fee of €35 per day, we’ll provide a pet bed, clean water bowl and three exclusive pet meals each day, prepared specially by our Executive Chef. You can also choose from our menu of doggy day care options and activities to ensure your pet has its best holiday yet.

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