The Hotel sits in an enviable location and is adjacent to the Palheiro Golf Course, access to the first Tee and golf clubhouse is just a short walk away.
Casa Velha do Palheiro is a Relais & Châteaux country house hotel in Funchal's foothills, set within the award-winning Palheiro Gardens, which combines history, beauty, and elegance.
The hotel was lovingly restored from an 18th-century hunting lodge and is now fully integrated into the 120-hectare Palheiro Nature Estate, which includes its own par 72 championship golf course, a fully-serviced spa with indoor and outdoor pools, and over 20 kilometers of nature trails, birdwatching, restaurants, bars, and even a tea house.
Casa Velha do Palheiro is conveniently located close to town and only 20 minutes from Madeira International Airport, making it an ideal location to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. It is a one-of-a-kind place to actively unwind, where the only noise you will hear is the sea.
An established member of Relais & Chateaux the Casa Velha do Palheiro hotel has just 33 rooms and suites each one designed with its own individuality and styling. There is also a sitting and bar which has gilt-framed pictures and comfortable furnishings to relax and enjoy a drink or two.
The hotel has just one award-winning restaurant open for both lunch and dinner, breakfast is taken in the conservatory. There is additional dining in the clubhouse restaurant which sits conveniently under the 18th green with outstanding views out across the peninsula, the views high above, down, and across beautiful Funchal below.
The 18 Championship Palheiro golf course sits adjacent to the Hotel and has an extensive golf clubhouse, restaurant, and pro-shop. Alternative golf can be found at the nearby Santo de Serra golf course just 25 minutes away. A short walk from the hotel reception will find in the Palheira Spa which has numerous treatments and beauty therapies. The spa also has a gym, Turkish bath, sauna with both indoor and outdoor pools, there is also an all-weather tennis court and croquet lawn too.