Things to do in Madeira, Things to do in Funchal

Hiking in Madeira

With dramatic cliffs, coastal trails and mountain paths, Madeira is a walker’s paradise.

There are also paths following the narrow ‘levada’ irrigation channels which flow around the hills of the island. These take you right to the most hidden and magnificent spots on the island.

Adventure Holiday Madeira

Island Sports

View Madeira, Funchal Bay and the hotel from a different perspective with our wide range of sports.

Choices includes horse riding, toboggan rides, climbing excursions, hang-gliding, parascending, diving, and exciting Jeep safaris.

Water Sports in Madeira

Aqua Adventure

Madeira offers an abundance of watersports for all the family. Windsurfing can be arranged in the summer, or try your hand at deep-sea fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, motorboat cruising or whale and dolphin watching.

Our guest relations will be pleased to arrange any other water sports upon request with 24 hours notice.

Boat Tours Madeira

Boat Excursions

Sailors and sea lovers can hire one of our boats for an adventurous insight into the history of Madeira.

We have a replica of Christopher Columbus’ boat Santa Maria, as well as a host of motorboats, ideal for exploring some of the hidden treasures in the local waters.

Funchal Golf

Golf in Madeira

With its myriad mountain peaks and acres of lush tropical gardens, Madeira might not seem like the ideal venue for golf enthusiasts.

However, the island boasts 45 holes of championship-standard golf and is host to the PGA European Tour for the Madeira Island Open.

Romantic Dinner, Madeira

Moonlight Dinner

Experience the ultimate in dining romance.

Select from five spectacular locations in the hotel and enjoy a scintillating four-course menu, all served by your very own private butler. You’ll also enjoy special treats before and after the meal.

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