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Serene, peaceful and silent place to stay. If you want to have a deep rest from city life and immerse yourself into nature , this is what you need. Cute separate houses with everything you need. The... more
Reviewed 29 May 2017
So sorry not to have booked longer stay
Quiet, picturesque, friendly staff and fantastic cook. Celebrated a birthday here and walked the livados near by. Gardens lovely and best meal on island, very welcoming staff. Just sorry could not... more
Stayed for a week on an all-inclusive basis. Reasonable food - sometimes some strange combinations but always plentiful and restocked throughout the meal times regardless of what time you went. If... more
Reviewed 6 days ago
Excellent suite with 2 bathrooms. Very comfortable, very quiet. Side sea view as in description . Enjoyed most of food but some vegetables a bit like school dinners. Loved the fact that bottles of... more
My friend and I stayed for a few nights while exploring the southern part of the island. We had a lovely room with a balcony and ocean view. Our room seemed to be renovated. It was very nice with a... more
Reviewed 26 December 2017
Wonderful spot to see the sunset
Paul do Mar aparthotel is a really old hotel. There have been renovations especially in the public spaces, but the age is visible especially in the rooms. Furniture and appliances are desperately in... more
We had a good stay here earlier this year. The room was fine and in a quiet area. We just happened to have a multi-day rave going on accross the hotel. We did not have any bad experience from... more
Reviewed 10 May 2017
Enjoyable place with great views, but missing warm atmosphere
We stayed here for two nights, enjoying the restaurants outside and beatiful views, scenery and natural pool. Good breakfast, friendly personnel, good room - all with great seaview. But could have... more
We love the hotel and its location. It is a non-stop visual treat to watch the surf crashing over the rocks from the balcony. The staff at the hotel were friendly and efficient. We had a very nice... more
Reviewed 1 week ago
Lovely place to stay
This hotel was a good find not only is it set in a stunning location but the staff go above and beyond to make your stay special. Firstly on arrival we were greeted with a welcome drink and all staff... more
+ Restaurant 4/5 dish, very good dining.
+ Very affordable.
+ Jacuzzi, Sauna.
+ Good service.
+ Distant, calm area.
+ Great valley view.
+ Free parking.
- Not a high end quality... more
Reviewed 6 November 2017
Lovely hotel in peaceful setting
This is a lovely hotel in beautiful surroundings, less than 10 minutes by car from the town of Sao Vicente. Lovely grounds with an indoor pool, sauna and jacuzzi. Unfortunately there’s was a problem... more
As I said the location in the mountains is superb. Unfortunately not much else is! The room was perfectly serviceable but the food at both dinner, a very tired buffet with limited choice and the... more
Reviewed 19 November 2017
Great location, but room for improvement
I had the pleasure to visit Madeira for the first time in October 2017. The second stop of my round trip was at the Hotel Encumeada near Ribeira Brava. The hotel is stunningly located in the middle... more
This immense, Soviet-style building is situated right at the ocean front unfortunately without a beach. The hotel itself lacks atmosphere as everything is constructed in grey concrete, painted grey... more
Reviewed 26 November 2017
Fabulous Hotel Almost In The Sea.
We have stayed here before and knew that we would like to revisit. We had great difficulty booking (either directly or through a company) as I assume most rooms were unavailable due to... more
We spent 10 nights as a family of 4 at this beautiful place. The owner and all staff are very friendly, and the whole hotel is well maintained. We stayed in the "garden apartment", which is well... more
Reviewed 29 September 2017
Could not have wished for better!
Salar da Bica is a wonderful base for exploring the north coast of the island, and is still only 35 minutes drive from Funchal, and 50 minutes from the airport. We have stayed in a number of hotels... more
In September, I was blessed to get married at this lovely hotel. Raul (the manager) and the staff did a remarkable job of hosting my friends and family all weekend long. They went above and beyond... more
Reviewed 26 November 2017
Amazing wedding weekend
Me and my wife were fortunate enough to get married in Hotel Quinta da Serra and it was an amazing experience. The hotel grounds are incredible, there is so much to explore and everything is super... more
Quite a way from the highlights of Madeira, so you will need a hire car at some time. The hotel had a deal with a local hire company that delivered and collected the car, very useful. There are few... more
Reviewed 7 July 2017
I've stayed here three times over the years and I've always been very happy with the stay. The staff is friendly, the breakfast is great and the hotel has two great restaurants to choose from... more
We stayed here in September 2017 and were very fortunate to have wall to wall sunshine all week. High in the mountains above Funchal the views were truly magnificent and spectacular walks from the... more
Reviewed 16 October 2017
Took a trip up to Eira Do Serrado for one night during a ten day break to Madeira. The bus journey up from Funchal was a bit hair raising but totally worth it. Spectacular views above Nuns Valley... more
Perfect place for somebody who wants to have rest and surrounded by amazing landscape, views. hotel situated in very small city with local climate, where you find 2 shops and bars in total. Hotel... more
Reviewed 3 January 2018
Just got back from here ponta delgada is OK for a stop off if you want a couple of nights here but not for a week as there is very little to do the hotel is OK it's dated but clean enough breakfast... more
great location, very quiet not a lot for kids to do, the indoor pool was probably there best activity, I am not knocking the hotel, it was clean food was good, and the staff very friendly, I enjoyed... more
Reviewed 3 days ago
Stunning views and exceptional service
The whole experience was a dream. The reception staff were helpful and attentive. The building has a brutalist exterior but the interior is stunning and always immaculately clean. Our room was 310... more
The staff were kind and friendly and made us feel very welcome. Good breakfast, clean rooms and great value. Good base for walkers. All in all a really positive experience. Close to Calheta and... more
Reviewed 15 November 2015
Exceptional value, modern clean and comfortable
A new modern bed and breakfast in a motel style. Very comfortable rooms with individual private courtyard off each room. Off street parking. Pleasant dining room in garden setting and good... more
Great hotel very friendly staff large studio room which had cooking facilities and a fridge. We were on half board as on walking holiday arranged by New Experience holidays
Breakfast buffet but... more
Reviewed 9 October 2017
Great views, big room with a comfy bed, spacious bathroom with a bathtub. Roomcleaning is really good, after they noticed we hadn't used the bedspread and the big pillow for 2 nights they took them... more
Pros- location, staff who are all brilliant, spacious rooms, nice shower, free secure parking (hire a small car), cheapish drinks, tasty filling food, view from room, nice lounge, rooms remade every... more
Reviewed 28 December 2017
Beautiful picturesque Location, ,
My husband and I stayed at this hotel in July. The room was very spacious, clean and quiet, giving us great views of the Atlantic ocean opposite our balcony. Very peaceful surroundings for a restful... more
This was a fantastic trip for us , this hotel was a real treat . It was stylish , clean and perfectly situated away from hustle and bustle . It is spacious and has everything you need . The pool was... more
Reviewed 25 December 2017
Great value, super lovely peoplr
We just got back from a dreamy stay at ponta do sol.
We spent 1 night at the sister hotel by the beach and moved up here for the last 6 nights.
Definitely hire a car so you can drive to some of the... more
We stayed here the night in early March. It was a bit like visiting the end of the world. The hotel is located on the perimeter of the small town facing the lighthouse. In the evening we could see... more
Reviewed 3 August 2017
Really nice staying there with fantastic view
Really nice staying there. Nice and clean rooms, good restaurant, fantastic view with incredible sunset. A breakfasts are european normal - fruit, ham, cheese, scrambled eggs, joghurts... a... more
Location is really good, just away from all the hassle of Funchal, Ribeira Brava is a nice little town. Get a car if you're staying in this hotel, its up on a hill and walking from the bottom is not... more
We are staying here at the moment. And I have to say the hotel is immaculately clean
It is a little understaffed however the staff are all pleasant. I cannot comment on the food here as we haven't... more
Reviewed 24 October 2017
Budget hotel , clean , friendly staff
We stay here few days due our first visit in Madeira,
Hotel looks strange but have a big and clean rooms , friendly staff and great location , you can get kiychenette in your apartment for 7 euros... more
We enjoyed five perfect nights at Quinta do Cabouco, looked after by our perfect host, Filomena. The accommodation is perched high above Ribeira Brava, offering marvellous views out across the ocean... more
Reviewed 13 September 2016
From the minute we arrived we felt at home!
Filomena was a gracious hostess in every respect, nothing was too much trouble.
Perfect in every way... From the warm welcome with cake, wine and fresh... more
This hotel had a great service and receptionists.
The staff was very friendly and helpful.
Rooms are clean, modern and nice view on mountains or sea. Good location, nice view on the ocean... more
Reviewed 19 November 2017
Good hotel at a reasonable price
I had the pleasure to visit Madeira for the first time in October 2017. The first stop of my round trip was the small and sleepy coastal town of Porto Moniz, where I stayed at the Hotel Euro Moniz... more
Teresa is a particularly nice host, she goes out of the way to please and is very nice to talk to and get information from. On two nights she rang a restaurant and booked a table for me, and all of... more
Reviewed 5 July 2016
Quality B&B Hotel, Friendly and Attentive owners, Excellent Location
Excellent small hotel with very good facilities and amazing views, good location close to Funchal but far enough out to be away from the crowded large hotels, close to the quaint fishing town/harbour... more
Quite, peaceful room. Nicely build hotel, Beautiful design across different floors, inside and outside, friendly staff.
Dinner was good, but not very good.
Wi-Fi connection was free but... more
Reviewed 19 April 2017
Quiet, decent price Hotel
Welcomed by a friendly staff who worked both at the desk and the restaurants as the hotel was not very busy. Bedroom was nice, clean and very comfortable. They forgot to put shower towel in our... more
A nice and quiet place to visit North-West Madeira island.
With individual bathroom and shared kitchen, this place is perfect for a couple or families ! Easy to find and ideally located for trekking... more
Reviewed 13 July 2015
Nice & Charming Place
We spent there several nights and had a great time. The geographic location is -once you have climbed up the hills by car- really nice. It has a nice garden and you can feel the charme of the old... more
Restaurant Meals and Staff were excellent , room was large and had a balcony with view over the sea , there was no Fan or Air Conditioning so room was rather warm at times also do not get a room on... more
Reviewed 15 December 2017
Base for walking holiday?
Many have given mixed reviews of the location. For those wanting to do short walks to Funchal centre or Camara dear Lobos this base would be ideal, using the coast path or levada above the hotel... more
Fifth trip to Madeira. Fourth Pestana Hotel I have stayed in and definitely the best. Most rooms I believe have a view of the ocean and ours certainly had a great view. The staff were particularly... more
Reviewed 6 July 2017
Another fantastic stay
This is the third time we have stayed at pestana ocean bay .this time we stayed at the other bit . lovely room staff were friendly nothing too much trouble , lovely food thanks for sorting it out... more
Staff are wonderful, very helpful and obliging and cannot do enough for you. We were unhappy with our first room being on the ground floor and the patio opening onto the gardens with no sea view... more
Reviewed 1 week ago
Lovely winter break
Excellently located hotel for visiting Funchal and nearby villages. Good walking access to local routes.
Hotel is well appointed and is efficient with friendly staff. Our 7th floor room was very... more
Overall, one of the best customer services in Madeira, very good facilities, food was very fresh, great a la carte themed restaurants (we really enjoyed the Asian one that gives sushi as starters... more
Reviewed 1 week ago
My wife and I wanted some winter sun for our 10 year anniversary so we chose Madeira. We visited for a week in January and had sunny weather all week with temp around 20 degrees. I even managed a... more
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