Pestana Grand Ocean Resort Hotel

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General Description


The spectacular rocky outcrop of Ponta da Cruz is the location of the LTI Pestana Grand Ocean Resort Hotel, offering breathtaking sea views from the bay of Funchal to the high sea cliffs of Cabo Giro. This unique 5 Star property is one of the last remaining oceanfront sites on the Funchal coastline and features the largest hotel heated salt water pool on the island, an impressive activity pool in the health spa, as well as an extensive range of restaurants, bars and facilities. The hotel is just a short walk from the new Madeira Forum Shopping Centre which has a large selection of restaurants, shops and cinemas. Other activities in the area include squash, pedal boats, jet skiing, parasailing, wind surfing, and golf at the 18-hole Palheiro Golf Club and the 27-hole Santo da Serra Club. Funchal Airport is 20 km from the hotel.


Local Tips: A pedestrian promenade runs along the spectacular coast for about 3 km to the beach of 'Praia Formosa'. Edged by botanical gardens, there are lots of viewing points and seats to enjoy the stunning scenery. Please note that along parts of the promenade there are steep steps - not suitable for people with walking difficulties.



Food, drink and entertainment: Bed and Breakfast accommodation with an option for Half Board. Guests will enjoy all the dining choices including Au Tagine Moroccan Restaurant, the Italian restaurant Trattoria de La Fontana, Cabo Girao Portuguese Grill, Churchill Bar and Lounge, the Water Garden Bar, and the Pool Snack Bar. Free Wi-Fi Internet is available at the restaurant and bar area.


Sports, games and activities: One large salt water outdoor swimming pool, children's salt water outdoor swimming pool, Billiard Lounge, entertainment and games lounge, gymnasium, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Body Massage and Facial Treatments, Turkish Bath, sweet water indoor pool with jet stream.


Additional: 24-hour reception, Internet access available in the rooms by cable (service against fee), Wireless Internet in the restaurant and bar areas (free service), conference rooms, laundry service, lift, medical assistance, underground car park. The hotel as a superb function room on the top floor with sea view.


Special Offer: Children from 2-12 years old receive €10 a week to spend on food and drink in the hotel. Offer valid from June 15th 2011 until September 15th 2011.


Guests staying here on a Half Board basis are able to enjoy a Dinner & Show at the Casino da Madeira for a €10 per person supplement (payable locally) from Tuesdays to Saturdays. A complementary pick-up service is available with this (drop-off is not included). Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance at the hotel reception - where a voucher will be issued which must be presented upon pick up. Please note any beverages consumed must be paid at the Casino da Madeira (they are not included in the Half Board supplement & cannot be billed to the room). Children up to 12 years old (inclusive) are free of charge when accompanied by adults. For guests staying here on a bed & breakfast basis who would like to enjoy the dinners & shows at the Casino da Madeira should contact the hotel reception upon arrival to find out what the supplement is.

The programme for the Casino da Madeira is as follows:

Madeira Show: Fados with Rosa Madeira
Restaurant opening: 19h
Dinner Service: 19h30
Madeira Show: 21h

From Wednesdays to Saturdays
International Show: Vogue
Restaurant opening: 19h
Dinner Service: 19h30
Live Music Performance with resident singer: 20h55
International Show: 21h15

Rooms Description


The LTI Pestana Grand Ocean Resort Hotel features 177 twin rooms, family rooms, and suites, all non-smoking with en suite facilities, air-conditioning, large balcony, mini bar, safety deposit box, cable TV, and hairdryer. Free baby cot on request.

Keys Collection

Please collect your keys from reception.


  • Adjoining rooms
  • Currency exchange
  • Free transportation
  • Ice machine
  • Massage services
  • Restaurant
  • Multilingual staff
  • Complimentary newspaper in lobby
  • Lounges/bars
  • Motorcycle parking
  • Hotspots
  • Hair dryer
  • High speed internet access
  • 24-hour security
  • Conference facilities
  • Free parking
  • Heated pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Ramp access
  • Wheel chair access
  • Public area air conditioned
  • Continental breakfast
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Late check-out available
  • Golf
  • Handicap rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Doctor on call
  • Game room
  • Indoor parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Wedding services
  • Evening reception
  • Breakfast served in restaurant
  • Children's play area
  • Free high speed internet connection
  • Ironing board
  • High speed wireless
  • Baby sitting
  • Door man
  • Gift/News stand
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Banquet facilities
  • Front desk
  • Lunch served in restaurant
  • Early check-in
  • Internet services
  • Heated guest rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • 24-hour room service
  • Check cashing policy
  • Exercise gym
  • Health club
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Wakeup service
  • Room service - full menu
  • Buffet breakfast
  • High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Secured parking
  • Connecting rooms
  • Printing services available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bilingual staff
  • Elevators
  • Hairdresser/barber
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • Medical Facilities Service
  • Dinner served in restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Pets allowed
  • Toilet
  • Private bath or shower
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100% ATOL protected
Years of experience
Millions of happy customers
90% Rated good or excellent by our customers
Full protection with ATOL & Travel Trust
Happy Customers in the millions
20+ years experience in travel