A luxurious and sophisticated design hotel with awe-inspiring views over the city and harbour.

This unique and stylish retreat was named World’s Leading Design Hotel 2018 at the World Travel Awards — step inside and you’ll experience dynamic colours and shapes which create superb interiors, as well as five-star service. You may find it hard to tear yourself away from the rooftop pool terrace – it’s the perfect spot for spending lazy days relaxing, with panoramic views from the comfort of a giant bean bag or a double sun lounger.

After a relaxed breakfast at the earthy Terra Restaurant, spend afternoons detoxifying and pampering at the fabulous spa or head out to explore Funchal’s picturesque Old Town. Head back up to the rooftop to visit the gourmet UVA Restaurant & Wine Bar for dinner; it serves sensational fusion cuisine from Thomas Faudry. Afterwards, make your way to the bar for a chilled-out evening.

You’ll notice that the chic touches aren’t just in public areas – the colour and design of the four floors of accommodation reflect either spring, summer, autumn or winter. Each of the open-plan rooms feels like a work of art, with stunning swathes of colour and large focal pieces of art adding to the modern vibe, and a glass-panelled bathroom occupying the same stylish space as the bedroom. Book one of the Superior Rooms or, for more space, a Prestige Room. Grand Deluxe Rooms are larger, while Junior Suites have a seating area and upgraded toiletries. Design Suites are the ultimate treat, with a spacious open-plan seating area.

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Key information

At the heart of picturesque Funchal

Airport transfer time: Approx. 20 minutes' private transfer from Madeira airport
Rooms: 79

Good to know

Minimum stay: 4 nights 20 Dec-03 Jan. Compulsory Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners, supplements apply.

Accommodation information

79 rooms

Activities

• Try one of the delicious Champagne cocktails during happy hour at the bar* • Enjoy 90 minutes of bliss with the Vine Spa’s Red Wine Divine Bath*.

Dining

2 restaurants (including 1 for breakfast only), 3 bars

What's included

Breakfast at Terra Restaurant.

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Half Board from £43 • Breakfast at Terra Restaurant  • Dinner at UVA Restaurant.

*Denotes local charge