The Cliff Bay

At a glance

  • Fantastic location on a clifftop with direct sea access
  • Two-Michelin-starred restaurant
  • Excellent range of spa treatments

Facilities The Cliff Bay

Outdoor seawater pool, half indoor/half outdoor heated pool, kids' pool, spa*, fitness centre*, tennis courts*, kids' playroom (unsupervised), free shuttle to Funchal (several times a day), Wi-Fi

Restaurants & bars

Il Gallo d’Oro has two Michelin stars and serves Italian and Mediterranean fusion cuisine (children over six are welcome; jacket and tie required). The Rose Garden offers daily themed buffets and à la carte dinners. Head to the poolside Blue Lagoon for snacks and meals throughout the day. Le Cliff Bar has a terrace and hosts live music. Cactus Bar is a brightly coloured bar overlooking the pool, serving salads, light meals and juices.

Spa & wellness

The spa is the perfect place to unwind. Relax in the sauna and Jacuzzi, or indulge in the delicious range of treatments, massages and body wraps. Therapies include: \ • Holistic massage • Advanced facials • Body treatments • Body wraps • Aromatherapy massage • Zen massage • Reflexology • Lymphatic drainage • Manicure and Pedicure.

Children's club

Kids’ playroom (unsupervised).


The hotel offers discounted green fees at the Palheiro Golf Course and Santo da Serra Golf Course (high season).

*Denotes local charge