Belmond Reid's Palace, Five Star Hotel in Funchal, Madeira
Guests will be captivated by the exceptional cliff-top location and unmistakeable grandeur of Belmond Reid's Palace. The hotel opened in 1891 to accommodate passengers travelling on ocean liners and epitomises a romantic golden age of luxury, opulence, extravagant banquets and aristocratic manners - capturing the best of old-fashioned hospitality.
Boasting stately public spaces, lavish accommodation, private access to the sea and a host of fine facilities including an oceanfront spa, Belmond Reid's Palace has received exclusive clientele over the years, from European royalty to politicians, playwrights and actors. Staff at the hotel offer the highest standards of professionalism and exemplary service to meet the needs of the most discerning travellers.
The hotel is surrounded by 10 acres of landscaped subtropical gardens which feature over 500 species of trees and flowering plants from all over the world. Take a stroll through the enchanting grounds to discover beautiful hidden alcoves and plentiful birdlife, which create a deeply relaxing ambience.
Belmond Reid's Palace is proud to support Madeira’s local produce and agriculture industry, serving organic fruit and vegetables in its restaurants, as well as creating delicious summer cocktails and spa treatments using native plants.
Although the grand dame of Madeira has been pampering guests for over 100 years, Belmond Reid's Palace is still the standard-bearer of luxury accommodation on the island. The rarefied ambience is perfectly complemented by contemporary comforts that attest to the 5-star rating of this renowned hotel.