Madeira is a Portuguese island in the Atlantic, west of the Mediterranean. In addition to its stunning scenery and luxuriant mountains, this archipelago offers a mild climate all year round and a warm welcome, the perfect foundations for a wonderful holiday. When planning your next couple’s trip away, we definitely recommend having Madeira on your shortlist.
No matter how you and your other half like to holiday, we can help you find the perfect hotel in Madeira to suit your wants and needs! Whether you’re looking for a budget friendly break, or want to treat yourselves to a luxury couples holiday, check out these amazing spots, because we’re sure at least one will take your fancy.
Enotel Lido Madeira
Just a 10-minute drive from Funchal Centre, Enotel Lido Madeira is a relaxing, secluded spot, while still close to the island’s top attractions. It’s set right on the ocean, so you’re guaranteed some breathtaking views, and you can walk to Praia Formosa Beach in 20 minutes. Happy guests have taken to TripAdvisor and left resoundingly positive reviews. Some of them include comments like:
Everything, without exception, was lovely…
…this place is exceptional
…the staff are so pleasant and work hard, the cleanliness was second to none and everywhere was always spotless…
This is also a great spot to visit if you’re a golfing couple! Golfers get discounts on green fees for two nearby courses, meaning more spending money for holiday drinks and snacks of course. Back at the hotel there are plenty of sports and activities to keep you busy too. There’s a jam packed activity programme, where you can get involved in things like aqua aerobics, table football, billiards and much more! Of course, there’s also the fantastic main pool, which has a beautiful sea view terrace.
If you prefer a more chilled out vibe to your holiday instead of breaking a sweat, then the Enotel Lido Madeira offers this too! There’s a relaxing indoor pool, which is heated, and perfect for a peaceful swim if you’d like a break from the sunshine. At the Spa Moments, you can relax with a sauna, Turkish bath or massage. There’s a saltwater floating pool, a beauty salon offering facials, massages, and a fully equipped gym.
RIU Palace Madeira Hotel
The Riu Palace Madeira Hotel pairs its close-to-the-beach plot with facilities like a spa and a gourmet restaurant, making it a great choice for couples who like to enjoy the finer things in life! The hotel is in a great location, it’s 2km to the centre of Canico, 2km to the closest shopping centre and 50m to the nearest bus stop. There’s also a daily courtesy bus that’ll take you to the centre of Funchal! The telltale sign of a good hotel of course lies in its reviews, but this spot boasts some fantastic comments on TripAdvisor:
The food was excellent and lunch and dinner was great. We had a lovely selection of fresh meat and fish, including duck, steak, tuna etc – all cooked to perfection
The staff on the front desk are exceptional, and very professional
Location was perfect for sightseeing Madeira Island. I highly Recommend this hotel for everyone for a holiday!!!
Of course, Madeira is packed with things to do and see, so you’ll always be able to fill your itinerary with day trips and sightseeing if you wish to. The hotel is light on the activities front, as this place is all about kicking back, relaxing and enjoying being looked after by the friendly team. For this, you can head to the spa where you’ll be able to enjoy a detox in the steam bath, book in for a massage or admire the ocean views from the indoor pool.
Food is called out as a showstopper here, and you’ll never be stuck for choice. The main buffet restaurant offers buffet breakfast and live cooking stations. At dinner time, there’s a three-course buffet and special, themed evenings. The Kulinarium Restaurant is an a la carte, gourmet spot, where you can dine once per week as part of your All Inclusive package. Just to let you know, a table reservation is required.
TUI BLUE Madeira Gardens
TUI BLUE Madeira Gardens is the ultimate stylish place to enjoy a peaceful holiday with incredible panoramic views of Funchal. The hotel is just a 10 minute drive away from the centre of Funchal where you’ll find plenty of restaurants and bars if you want to explore. There’s also a handful of bars and restaurants just a stone’s throw away from the hotel. Heading over to TripAdvisor, some of the reviews comment:
Warm and welcoming staff at the hotel, extremely helpful at all times. The hotel is perfectly situated for a great exercise walk into the centre of Funchal
Excellent hotel in the centre of Funchal. Lovely views from rooftop terrace Room cleaned daily and bottle of water left in room every day
comfortable hotel with fantastic views, good food, great value and fantastic staff and Tui reps, had everything you needed
Daytimes here can look like whatever you desire, lounging by the pool in the sunshine, getting involved in a couple of the activities or even taking a trip to the spa. The pool gets bird’s-eye views of Funchal. Then there’s the Panorama Terrace on the roof, where you can watch the sunset from the open-air Jacuzzi®. This place keeps things simple on the activity front, with a putting green and a giant chess board in the gardens. Indoors, you’ll find a games area with snooker, pool, table tennis and darts.
To add a touch of class and creativity to your holiday, TUI BLUE Madeira Gardens offers guests the chance to take part in wine tastings, cocktail masterclasses and cooking classes three times per week. More information on these sessions is available on the daily activity programme, and they’d make the perfect activity to enjoy with your other half.
Dreams Madeira Resort & Spa
The Dreams Madeira Resort & Spa is set to open its doors for the first time in late 2024. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a traditional Madeiran village when you arrive at this place – the hotel’s terracotta-topped buildings are spread out around gardens filled with palms, and there’s even a restaurant that’s set inside a former lighthouse. This place has an exclusive feel, and if you’re the type who enjoys sitting around enjoying doing nothing when you’re away, this is the ideal place for you.
This place is yet to generate any TripAdvisor reviews as it’s a new spot to Maderia’s beautiful island, but Dreams has beautiful hotel concepts all around the world, with rave reviews coming from each site.
Spread over three levels, the main pool will be perfect for guests of all ages. There will be sunbeds and umbrellas and it will be close to the Pesqueiro pool bar. The adults-only pool will be set in a quiet area, and of course, this pool will be exclusively for adults. There will be sunbeds and umbrellas, and it will be close to a pool bar.
The buffet restaurant will open its doors for breakfast and lunch, and you’ll have a choice of five à la cartes on hand for your evening meal – the line-up includes a seafood grill, an Asian restaurant and a French brasserie that’s pitched up in a former lighthouse. There’ll be eight bars at this hotel, including the Preferred Club Lounge that’s just for guests staying in a Preferred Club room, and an ice-cream parlour that’s set right on the marina.
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