Pestana Palms Ocean Aparthotel

Rua do Gorgulho, nº 15-17,FUNCHAL,9000-107
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General Description

The Pestana Palms Aparthotel occupies a privileged location, facing the sea and set amongst tropical gardens that afford a unique view over Funchal town. The hotel is part of the renowned Pestana hotel chain and its style is a striking and harmonious blend of the traditional and the modern. Within a 20 minute walk of Funchal city centre, and just 2 km from the Marina and the Casino, all 75 studios and apartments have a wonderful ocean view whilst the public areas are in the former aristocratic mansion that is encircled by gardens.

Funchal Airport is 20 km from the hotel.

Local Tips: Numerous activities are close by including game fishing, sailing boat trips along the coat and to Porto Santo Island, excursions around the Island and 2 golf courses - Palheiro Golf (18holes) and Santo da Serra Golf Club (27 holes).


Food, drink and entertainment: Bed and Breakfast accommodation with an option for Half Board. The A Flor do Mar Restaurant has a breath-taking view over the ocean and serves buffet breakfasts and dinners with live music and themed evenings. The Pool Restaurant is by the sea and close to the fantastic swimming pool with daily barbecues and a range of snacks. The Pool Bar faces the Atlantic Ocean and offers a variety of natural fruit juices, beers, cocktails and snacks. The Vila Lido Tea Room is in the original building and serves tea, coffee, sandwiches and cakes, and Vila Lido Bar & Lounge is an international cocktail bar with live music.

Sports, games and activities: The splendid and original Quinta Vila Lido serves as the reception and leisure area of the hotel and also is the area for the library, games room with table tennis and snooker, and a Health Club with gymnasium. The hotel has one swimming pool with an integrated area for children, sun decks and sunshades, Diving Club and School, the Tubarao Madeira next to the seam, and diving in Madeira's Underwater Reserve.

Additional: 24-hour reception, 24 hour medical service, Internet access in the lobby for hotel guests payable locally, 2 conference rooms for up to 180 people, medical doctor on call 24 hours, rent-a-car. Guests wanting access to the internet can go to reception and request a password.


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


Rooms Description

The Palms Aparthotel features 75 studios, one, and two bedroom apartments with private bathroom, with bathtub and shower, radio, Cable TV (channels in English, Portuguese, German, French and Spanish), direct-dial telephone, kitchenette, safe deposit box (available for hire), and balcony (all with sea views). Free baby cot available on request.

Keys Collection

Please collect your keys from reception.


  • Accessible facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Accessible parking
  • Children welcome
  • Hair dryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking
  • Wheel chair access
  • Full service housekeeping
  • Oceanfront
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Safe deposit box
  • Front desk
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Toilet
  • Bilingual staff
  • Pool
  • Multilingual staff
  • Phone services
  • Beachfront
  • 24-hour security
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wakeup service
  • Lounges/bars
  • Golf
  • Fire safety compliant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • On-Site parking
  • Security
  • Full meal plan
  • Secured parking
  • Private bath or shower
100% ATOL protected
Years of experience
Millions of happy customers
90% Rated good or excellent by our customers
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Happy Customers in the millions
20+ years experience in travel
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