Why so chic?
Why travel experts chose this hotel
Only when you book with Chic
Overlooking the sapphire waters of the Atlantic and offering stunning views of the bay of Funchal, The Cliff Bay hotel is a chic five-star resort that boasts its own Michelin-starred restaurant.
Sitting on a natural promontory and surrounded by lush gardens, this is a luxury hotel that offers only the highest standards of service and amenities. The well-appointed rooms are classically stylish, with a generous amount of space and private verandas on which to enjoy the magnificent views. Top Floor and Suite guests can enjoy such deluxe extras as fresh flowers, fruit and wine on arrival, as well as breakfast in the Michelin-starred Il Gallo D’Oro. A peaceful slumber is guaranteed, with a pillow menu to choose from.
Spend lazy days soaking in the outdoor Jacuzzi or swimming pool, while gazing across the shimmering ocean. Or head to the spa and unwind in the Turkish bath, sauna, relaxation room, or with a range of indulgent therapies. The exclusive SPA Suite, with its hydro bath and private chill-out area for two is perfect for romantic breaks.
When your energy has been restored, explore the ocean with snorkelling or diving (lessons bookable at reception). Or explore Funchal, courtesy of the complimentary shuttle bus (reserve tickets at reception). Little ones, meanwhile, have their own indoor and outdoor play areas, in addition to a children’s pool.
Dining is never dull at The Cliff Bay… Start your day with breakfast at The Rose Garden, overlooking the hotel’s manicured lawns. Enjoy a light lunch and wonderful ocean views, at The Blue Lagoon. Then indulge in delicious afternoon tea at Le Cliff Bar. For dinner, an unforgettable gastronomic experience awaits at Il Gallo D’Oro. This gourmet restaurant has earned two Michelin stars for its outstanding Mediterranean cuisine. Its popularity also means that booking well in advance is essential.
Places of Interest
Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint 1.6 miles
Sao Tiago Fort 1.7 miles
Madeira Botanical Garden 2.3 miles
Monte Palace Tropical Garden 2.8 miles
Quinta do Palheiro Ferreiro 3.5 miles
Palheiro Gardens 3.8 miles
Girao Cape 4.7 miles
Reis Magos Beach 5.9 miles
Santana's traditional houses 11.9 miles