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Reid's Palace, Madeira

Belmond Reid's Palace, Madeira

Grand & Elegant Hotel from £870 pp incl. flights

Special offer: Early Bird Offer – Save up to £120pp

Summary

Short description

Elegant luxury at Madeira's most famous hotel

About

Recommended for:
Food & wine | History & culture | Honeymoon | Relaxation | Spa

Location

Set amid ten acres of subtropical gardens on clifftops that overlook the Atlantic Ocean, Belmond Reid’s Palace is a standard-bearer for excellence, complementing its calm surroundings with superb service and hospitality. It’s a true luxury hideaway, just north of the Canary Islands and flung some 450 miles west of Africa. It’s an exclusive slice of paradise, too, just 36 miles from top to bottom, enjoying a perfectly sunny disposition. Head out to explore it on meandering hikes, idyllic boat cruises or simply on a walk through the hotel’s famous gardens.

Accommodation

With over a century of experience hosting discerning guests, the Belmond Reid’s Palace is all old world charm and sophisticated elegance. Each room is immaculately dressed in dark wood furniture and floral drapes as private balconies and patios feature arresting views over the Atlantic Ocean or the botanical gardens’ verdure. It’s the perfect setting for an al fresco dinner while marble bathrooms offer further luxury. If you’re looking for something extra special, book into one of the indulgent suites. Bright, airy and utterly charming, they’re a true highlight.

Dining

From elegant fine dining to casual poolside snacks, the food and drink at Reid's Palace is one of the hotel's major attractions. The famous Ristorante Villa Cipriani is particularly good, with a menu of refined Italian favourites matched with majestic views across the ocean from its magical hilltop location. If you’d rather a slower pace, perhaps opt for a grill on the Pool Terrace or take your breakfast in the Garden Room where fresh juices and champagne accompany extensive buffet spreads. The afternoon tea is equally enticing, with finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and homemade pastries matched with a selection of 24 teas and some more champagne indulgence.

Facilities

Gentle sea breezes and a secluded location make the spa a perfect spot for a relaxing, rejuvenating treatment. There are also three swimming pools with views across the Atlantic, a fitness room, tennis courts and a boutique selling hand-made souvenirs including the famed Madeira embroidery. Children are also more than welcome at the hotel, and a number of activities are particularly popular with both older and younger guests, including dolphin watching, jeep safaris, levada canal walks and even helicopter flights.

Stay here on these holidays

Lisbon, Porto & Madeira

11-day tailor-made journey from £2,415 pp incl. flights

Let private, tailor-made tours, stays in three of the country’s finest hotels, First Class rail travel and private drivers show you the best of Portugal. Alongside Porto and Lisbon’s heritage, you’ll also take in the Douro Valley’s wines, Sintra’s regal-rural beauty and Madeira’s endless sun.

Pricing

Any element of this accommodation can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Deluxe

Grand & elegant hotel from £870 incl. flights

Classic Room 2018/2019

Special Offer

Early Bird Offer: Save up to £120 pp.

Book by: 31 December 2018

Low Season

from £870 pp. incl. flights

Mid Season

from £940 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £1,070 pp. incl. flights

Festive Season

from £1,550 pp. incl. flights

Special Offer :     Stay 5 nights and Pay 4 (Travel 01 - 30 October) - book by 30 Sep 2018

Special Offer #2 :  Early Bird Winter Offer : (Travel 01 Nov - 20 Dec 2018 and 5 Jan to 31 Mar 2019) - must book 21 days prior to arrival

Special Offer #3 :  Early Bird Summer Offer : (Travel 01 Apr - 31 Oct 2019 excluding Easter) - must book 45 days prior to arrival  

Includes:

  • Complimentary UK airport departure lounge access
  • Return flights from Gatwick to Madeira
  • Return airport transfers
  • 5 nights in a Classic room on a bed & breakfast basis 

Reid's Palace organise an extensive calendar of events throughout the year

  • Sunrise above the clouds - Jump in a 4x4 jeep from the hotel and be taken above the clouds to watch the sun rise from the 1,818-metre Pico do Areiro, Madeira's third highest peak. The views are sure to take your breath away.

    Adding to the magic, a private butler will be waiting to serve you a breakfast of fresh pastries and succulent fruits.

  • The Miracle of Faja Dos Padres - In 1595, a group of Jesuit priests were given a small stretch of land tucked under a towering cliff on Madeira's south coast. Here they produced a heavenly fortified malmsey wine that changed the island’s viticulture forever.

    Today you can discover this slice of Eden for yourself. Journey down the cliffs in a cable car, threading through organic gardens. Savour this historic Madeiran wine, alongside a feast of local specialities such as Bolo de Caco, battered black scabbardfish and fried banana.

  • Garden Tour -Step into our own Madeiran fairytale.

    Running twice weekly, a guided stroll through the hotel’s subtropical gardens offers an insight into the island’s abundant native flora. Led by an expert horticulturalist, you’ll receive tips to recreate your own slice of paradise back home.

    Available Wednesdays and Sundays at 3:30pm.

  • Inspirations by appointment - Join Michelin-starred Chef Luis Pestana and fashion designer Patricia Pinto and work together to create a private atelier like no other.

    Meet Patricia in her beautiful garden, browsing through samples of her exquisite work, perhaps even collaborating with her to order a bespoke piece. After, Chef Luis will create you a fabulous feast, where each dish inspired by the colours and patterns of Patricia’s creations.

  • Boat Excursions - Hire one of the hotel boats and set sail for adventure. Cruising the waters is an unforgettable way to uncover the island's history. The hotel has a replica of Christopher Columbus' boat Santa Maria, as well as a host of motorboats. They're ideal for exploring some of the hidden treasures in the local waters


Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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