Reid's Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Madeira

Funchal, Portugal

A clifftop haven above an endless ocean.

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Property Overview

Surrounded by lush subtropical gardens, Reid's Palace, A Belmond Hotel perches above picture-perfect Funchal Harbour, Madeira. Welcoming guests for for over 130 years, this hotel is an oceanfront paradise fitted with enchanting tidal pools and a Michelin-starred restaurant. Whether feasting on a refined picnic under palm trees or visiting the island's annual Flower Festival, Madeira is a haven of botanical bliss.


SmartFlyer Exclusives

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast daily for two guests per bedroom
  • Fully flexible Bellini Club hotel or resort credit: 90 USD equivalent per room per stay or 200 USD equivalent per suite per stay
  • Welcome amenity and letter
  • 500 USD equivalent gift voucher when booking a 5,000 USD equivalent or more holiday with Belmond, redeemable on your next Belmond experience
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


Agent Tips

  • Join the hotel's horticultural expert for a private tour through the hotel’s luxuriant gardens, admiring tree specimens from all over the world as you go.
  • Work with your SmartFlyer travel advisor to book a thrilling boat ride across the waves to Madeira’s Desertas Islands, keeping a look out for dolphins and whales on the way.
Rooms + Suites

A clifftop haven above an endless ocean.

Reid's Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Madeira invites guests to choose from 111 rooms and forty-seven suites. Each room is a private oasis
boasting a private balcony or terrace from which to absorb the stunning views. The Classic Rooms enjoy partial sea views, while the Superior and Deluxe Rooms – dressed in delicate pastel shades – provide balconies or patios perfect for alfresco dining while soaking up the sparkling ocean or verdant gardens. All rooms offer marble bathrooms and king-size or twin beds.

We highly recommend one of their beautifully styled Superior Suites, with sumptuous seating areas decorated in floral fabrics and warm tones. Deluxe Suites and Presidential Suites offer pure luxury overlooking the Atlantic, with two generous rooms offering captivating views. For large groups, the Junior Suites can be interconnected for even more space.
Pool + Gym

Strengthen and unwind amidst soft sea breezes.

Take a dip in Reid's Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Madeira's two heated swimming pools, one filled with fresh water, the other with salt water. Head down to the delightful tidal pool for direct access to the sea, or take little ones to have splashing fun in the children’s pool. Guests can also work out on state-of-the-art Technogym equipment or enlist the help of a personal trainer at their fitness center.

Wellness inspired by temperate climate and vibrant flora.

Reid's Palace, A Belmond Hotel spa has been designed to incorporate Madeira's famous vibrant flora and oceanside sensibility. All of the hotel's treatments feature world-class products from Natura Bissé, with exclusive creations for their spa. Enjoy treatments like an aromatherapy massage, heady with the scents of lemon and bergamot, or detox with a mud mask. Treatment rooms offer private terraces with ocean views, so the island’s beauty is never far from view. For something extra special, opt for an indoor-outdoor therapy suite with a private jacuzzi. There are also private whirlpools, steam rooms, and dry saunas.

Seasoned with Madeira magic.

Reid's Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Madeira is filled with memorable dining experiences. At the Michelin-starred William Restaurant, guests can dine on the finest produce from the island. Chef Luís Pestana’s innovative creations are always seasonal and served in front of a panoramic view of the sea. For all-day a la carte dining, head over to Ristorante Villa Cipriani before topping off with some English Afternoon Tea at the Afternoon Tea Terrace. Ristorante Villa Cipriani offers Italian cuisine and a four-hands menu created by Chef Marcelino Fernandes in collaboration with Daniele Sera, from Castello di Casole.
  • Bar
    Gastro Bar is an ideal locale to enjoy an aperitif with its signature cocktail menu and a bistro menu in the evening. Head Barman Lui­s has been at the helm for decades, serving signature cocktails like the Fine Poncha — an homage to this zesty traditional Madeiran drink. Or sip a Bago made with Sercial, one of the rarest and lightest grapes used in Madeira wine.
  • Who's it for?
    Reid's Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Madeira is ideal for families and large groups to unwind at a cliffside retreat. The hotel offers children’s bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, decorated bed linen, and a welcome soft toy when families arrive. Extra beds and baby cots can also be supplied, as well as children's menus and high chairs at their restaurants. There's also the hotel's Fun@Reid’s Kids’ Club and babysitting service for parents that are looking for some more quiet hours on their vacation.
  • Location
    Reid's Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Madeira is located a short drive from Funchal International Airport. The hotel is also a brief walk from the city center.

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