Best Beach Hotels in Madeira

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best beach hotels in Madeira for you below. Bon voyage!

Sarah, Travel Blogger

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Saccharum - Resort and Spa - Savoy Signature

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Rated 9.1 in 3494 reviews

Saccharum - Resort & Spa is a luxury 5-star design hotel located on Calheta Beach, between the mountains of Madeira and… See more

Saccharum - Resort & Spa is a luxury 5-star design hotel located on Calheta Beach, between the mountains of Madeira and the Atlantic Ocean. This hotel features a rooftop infinity pool, conference rooms, a buffet and an à la carte restaurant and four bars.

All rooms at this hotel feature a sugar cane themed decoration designed by a local artist. Guests can also enjoy the comfort of a self-catering apartment.

The Saccharum - Resort & Spa - Savoy Signature Resort & Spa features a buffet restaurant, an à la carte restaurant and summer terraces, in addition to barbecue facilities. Four bars complete the offer.

Guests can spend their day on site, using the squash court, a playroom for children and the heated indoor pool. For warmer days, 2 outdoor swimming pools are available with large sun terraces.

Calheta Marina is 20 metres from the Saccharum - Resort & Spa - Savoy Signature Resort & Spa, and Funchal city centre is 34 km away.

Rooms from $202

Located in Funchal, 1.7 km from Almirante Reis Beach, Savoy Palace - The Leading Hotels of the World - Savoy Signature… See more

Located in Funchal, 1.7 km from Almirante Reis Beach, Savoy Palace - The Leading Hotels of the World - Savoy Signature provides accommodation with a shared lounge, private parking, a terrace and a restaurant. This 5-star hotel offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The property features a year-round outdoor pool, indoor pool, fitness centre and garden.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a bidet. Each room is equipped with a kettle, while some rooms are equipped with a kitchen with a fridge, a dishwasher and an oven. At Savoy Palace - The Leading Hotels of the World - Savoy Signature every room comes with bed linen and towels.

The daily breakfast offers buffet, continental or Full English/Irish options.

You can play table tennis at the accommodation, and bike hire and car hire are available.

Popular points of interest near Savoy Palace - The Leading Hotels of the World - Savoy Signature include Gorgulho - Gavinas Beach, Marina do Funchal and Madeira Casino. The nearest airport is Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International, 20 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $299

NEXT - by Savoy Signature

Rated 8.8 in 4073 reviews

Conveniently set in Funchal, NEXT - by Savoy Signature provides air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, free… See more

Conveniently set in Funchal, NEXT - by Savoy Signature provides air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi and a fitness centre. Among the various facilities of this property are a garden, a terrace and a restaurant. The property features a sauna, nightclub and a shared lounge.

All units at the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a safety deposit box. Each room includes a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, while selected rooms are fitted with a kitchenette fitted with a fridge. At NEXT - by Savoy Signature each room comes with bed linen and towels.

Staff speak German, English, Spanish and French at the 24-hour front desk.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Almirante Reis Beach, Marina do Funchal and Madeira Casino. The nearest airport is Cristiano Ronaldo Madeira International Airport, 20 km from NEXT - by Savoy Signature.

Rooms from $130

Aqua Natura Bay

Rated 9.3 in 4383 reviews

The seafront 4-star hotel Aqua Natura Bay in Madeira features an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a Turkish bath, a… See more

The seafront 4-star hotel Aqua Natura Bay in Madeira features an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a Turkish bath, a sauna and a hot tub. A gym is also available, as well as an on-site diving centre.

All rooms at the hotel feature cable TV, free WiFi and a private bathroom.

Guests of the Aqua Natura Bay can enjoy local and international cuisine at the à la carte restaurant. The hotel also serves a rich buffet breakfast in the mornings.

Madeira’s UNESCO Heritage Protected Forest and popular waterfalls are just 10 minutes from the Aqua Natura Bay hotel by car. Madeira's natural lava rock swimming pools are 30 metres away.

Rooms from $145

The luxurious Royal Savoy - Ocean Resort is set amidst tropical gardens in the Bay of Funchal, featuring 2 heated… See more

The luxurious Royal Savoy - Ocean Resort is set amidst tropical gardens in the Bay of Funchal, featuring 2 heated lagoon-style pools and private ocean access. The 5-star hotel combines exotically decorated interiors and contemporary architecture."

All the stylish suites and rooms are beautifully decorated and have sophisticated furnishings, as well as a private balcony with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Each has a modern bathroom with free toiletries and the suites have a full kitchenette.

The Royal Savoy - Ocean Resort - Savoy Signature also boasts a poolside bar and a bar with nightly live music and refreshing cocktails. Guests may have a taste of exquisite Portuguese flavours at The Armada, an à la carte and buffet restaurant, which also offers international cuisine options.

Following a day of touring the island and enjoying the sights, guests may unwind at the spa, an ideal spot for a relaxing massage, a visit to the gym or indoor pool.

Guests can soak up the sun on the extensive ocean front solarium. The attentive staff can organise various off-site activities, including arrangements for golf as well as provide a rental car service.
The Funchal Marina is a 14-minute walk from the Hotel. Guests may also try their luck at the slot machines of Madeira Casino, which is 700 metres away. The greenery of Madeira's Botanical Gardens is 4 km away, while the stunning views of Girão Cape are within 12 km. The Royal Savoy - Ocean Resort - Savoy Signature is 23 km from Madeira International Airport.

Rooms from $209

Sentido Galomar - Adults Only

Rated 8.9 in 1408 reviews

Perched on a cliff at Ponta D’Oliveira, Galo Resort Hotel Galomar offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. It… See more

Perched on a cliff at Ponta D’Oliveira, Galo Resort Hotel Galomar offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. It features direct sea access and indoor and outdoor pools.

The rooms at Hotel Galomar are decorated in a modern style. All rooms have satellite TV and an en suite bathroom. Some rooms have a private balcony with scenic sea views.

The Ashoka Spa offers a wide variety of treatments, including Ayurveda therapy. It also offers saunas and a hot tub.

Guests can enjoy fresh seafood at Restaurant Atlantis, at Hotel Galosol also features our buffet restaurant which serves local and international cuisine which can be enjoyed on the terrace .The Blue Bar at Galosol and Capoeira Pub offer a wide variety of drinks and snacks.

Caniço’s centre is 2.5 km from Galo Resort Hotel Galomar, and Funchal’s centre is 12 km away.

Rooms from $157

The 5-star Vidamar Resorts Madeira is situated on Madeira's southern coast, just few minutes' walk from central Funchal… See more

The 5-star Vidamar Resorts Madeira is situated on Madeira's southern coast, just few minutes' walk from central Funchal. It features 3 salt-water infinity pools for adults and one for children. The property boasts panoramic views of the Atlantic.

All rooms at Vidamar Resorts Madeira have sea or garden views from the balconies. Each room is equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, mini refrigerator and an en suite bathroom.

The room rate includes half board plan. On-site restaurants offer local and international specialities and include the Ocean Buffet Restaurant, the Sabor a Mar Restaurant, the Casa das Espetadas Restaurant, the Koi Sushi Bar and the Italian á la carte restaurant Mamma Mia by Giovanni. There is also a piano bar and snooker lounge.

The Aquatica Kids World offers a safe environment to play and create for children between 3 and 11, while the Thalasso Sea Spa, surrounded by water and elegance, offers relaxing programmes to adults. It features a variety of treatments, relaxing areas, dynamic swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, Turkish bath as well as contrast, Vichy and Scottish shower.

Guests can exercise in the fully-equipped fitness centre, play squash or sunbathe on the hotel's sea platform, where also runs classes in various water sports (seasonal). The Vidamar Madeira is 18 km from Madeira Santa Catarina Airport. Parking is available for an additional fee.

Rooms from $264

Pestana Vila Lido Madeira Ocean Hotel

Rated 9.2 in 279 reviews

Set within a leafy garden, this hotel boasts an outdoor pool overlooking Funchal coastal cliffs. Pestana Vila Lido… See more

Set within a leafy garden, this hotel boasts an outdoor pool overlooking Funchal coastal cliffs.

Pestana Vila Lido Madeira Ocean Hotel‘s studios are spacious and decorated with soft beige colours. Each one has low-back armchairs in the lounge area and TV with multilingual cable channels.

A Flor do Mar Restaurant has large windows overlooking the ocean and also hosts regular entertainment events. Salads, light snacks and cakes are available in the cosy Vila Lido Tea Room.

The hotel’s attentive staff can organize outdoor excursions around the coastline. The hotel’s surrounding area also features nature and walking trails.

Pestana Vila Lido Madeira Ocean Hotel is 2 km away from Funchal town centre’s local museums.

Rooms from $215

Albatroz Beach & Yacht Club

Rated 9.4 in 631 reviews

Boasting 400 meters of private sea front, this 5-star property offers spacious rooms all with balcony and views of the… See more

Boasting 400 meters of private sea front, this 5-star property offers spacious rooms all with balcony and views of the Atlantic and the Deserted Islands. There are 3 pools, 2 at the sea level with sea water and private access to the sea and 1 at the hotel level with heated water. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Hotel Albatroz Madeira’s rooms have free tea and coffee making facilities and include nautical motifs and traditional hand-painted tile panels. Each bathroom has a double basin sink and includes a bathrobe with slippers.

Guests at the Albatroz can relax by the pools and enjoy the views over Santa Cruz Bay. It is also possible to play a game of tennis or to practice the swing at the Santo da Serra championship golf course, 2 km away.

The à la carte restaurant serves a Mediterranean menu as well as local dishes. The indoor area offers windows with stunning sea views. It is also possible to eat outdoors by the pool bar.

The 24-hour reception staff can arrange complementary airport shuttles to Madeira Airport, a 5-minute drive away. It is also possible to rent a car and drive up to Funchal, 20-minutes away. Free parking is available.

Rooms from $255

Aqua Natura Madeira

Rated 9.1 in 1891 reviews

The 4-star Aqua Natura Madeira offers elegant rooms with Atlantic Ocean views in the fishing village of Porto Moniz, 45… See more

The 4-star Aqua Natura Madeira offers elegant rooms with Atlantic Ocean views in the fishing village of Porto Moniz, 45 km north of Funchal city centre. It offers a sauna on site.

Each accommodation is elegantly decorated and includes tea-and-coffee making facilities, a minibar, and a balcony with sea views. All rooms have a seating area with a sofa.

The 24-hour Aqua Natura Madeira has a panoramic restaurant on site serving local cuisine along with national and regional wines. Breakfast buffets, as well as an à-la-carte menu are served for lunch and dinner.

Guests can use the hot tub while relaxing with the Atlantic Ocean views. Massage services and a gym are available. For the sports fans, the Aqua Natura features a diving centre on site. The natural swimming pools are a few steps away.

Madeira International Airport is 60 km away, and an airport shuttle is available upon request.

Rooms from $145

Sentido Galosol

Rated 8.7 in 1419 reviews

This beach resort in Caniço, Madeira offers a gym, massage services and beauty treatments. It has 2 restaurants, 2 bars… See more

This beach resort in Caniço, Madeira offers a gym, massage services and beauty treatments. It has 2 restaurants, 2 bars, 3 pools and panoramic sea views. Funchal’s centre is a 20-minute drive away.

The rooms at the 4-star Galo Resort Hotel Galosol have a balcony with panoramic sea views. They also have air conditioning, satellite TV and a private bathroom with toiletries. All rooms have free WiFi access.

Guests can enjoy a range of relaxation treatments at the spa, including stone massages, pedicures and manicures. They can also attend aerobics or yoga classes and anti-stress programs. A diving centre is also available.

The Hotel Galosol also features a restaurant which serves local and international cuisine which can be enjoyed on the terrace overlooking the ocean.

The Galo Resort is a 20-minute drive from Madeira Airport.

Rooms from $147

Enotel Sunset Bay

Rated 8.8 in 1545 reviews

Located in the picturesque village of Ponta do Sol, Enotel Sunset Bay overlooks the Atlantic Ocean just opposite a… See more

Located in the picturesque village of Ponta do Sol, Enotel Sunset Bay overlooks the Atlantic Ocean just opposite a pebble beach with ocean-side jogging path. It features a heated pool with children area.

Rooms at Enotel Sunset Bay have views of the beach, the bay or the church, some from private balconies, others from floor-to-ceiling windows. The contemporary ambience is complemented by a TV set with cable channels.

The A.mar Restaurant serves typical Madeira dishes, prepared with seasonal produce from the island. Guests can also enjoy sitting on the terrace while sipping drinks from the cocktail bar.

Funchal and Madeira’s International Airport are located 20 km from the Enotel Sunset Bay. WiFi access is free on public areas and complimentary parking is available.

Rooms from $126

The Views Oasis

Rated 8.8 in 791 reviews

Surrounded by gardens and overlooking Ilhas Desertas and the Ponta de S. Lourenço, the The Views Oasis is only 8 km from… See more

Surrounded by gardens and overlooking Ilhas Desertas and the Ponta de S. Lourenço, the The Views Oasis is only 8 km from Madeira Airport. It has a large seawater pool and offers air-conditioned guestrooms with balconies.

Rooms at the The Views Oasis have modern wood furnishings and a seating area with cable TV. They come equipped with tea-and-coffee making facilities and a minibar. Some rooms boast panoramic sea views.

In the morning the Restaurant Aquamarina offers a buffet breakfast. The Oasis has an à la carte restaurant, a cocktail lounge with live entertainment, and a poolside bar that serves beverages and light snacks.

Guests can relax in the heated indoor pool, or visit the fitness centre. There is a playground for children and a reading room with a computer and free wired internet.

The The Views Oasis is 10 km from Funchal. The hotel offers 24-hour front desk service and free on-site private parking. An airport transfer service is available on request.

Rooms from $105

Quinta Da Penha De Franca

Rated 8.4 in 2622 reviews

Set within tropical gardens on Madeira Island, this charming guesthouse features far-reaching sea views and 2 outdoor… See more

Set within tropical gardens on Madeira Island, this charming guesthouse features far-reaching sea views and 2 outdoor seawater pools, one of which is heated in winter period.

The rooms’ balconies offer views of the scenic gardens or the Atlantic Ocean. All rooms are equipped with telephone, mini-bar, safe, cable TV and a hair dryer.

Guests can relax with a massage treatment at Quinta Da Penha De França. The hotel offers a 24-hour front desk service.

Quinta Da Penha De França’s restaurant, The Brothers provides an a la carte menu with views of the garden and guests can dine al fresco at Penha França Mar Restaurant Rivus, with views of the the sea

Free private parking is available. Cristiano Ronaldo's Museum is 200 metres away and the Madeira Congress Centre is a 5-minute walk from the property.

Free WiFi is available in the lounge and reception areas of the hotel.

Rooms from $96

Offering 4 restaurants, 2 bars and Atlantic Ocean views, the 5-star Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel is… See more

Offering 4 restaurants, 2 bars and Atlantic Ocean views, the 5-star Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel is situated on a cliff top on Madeira Island. Funchal’s centre is 10 minutes' walk away.

Pestana Carlton Madeira's leisure offer includes a giant chess board, a certified, on-site diving school and a tennis court.

All suites and rooms feature elegant décor, flat-screen TVs and balconies with sea, mountain or pool views.

One of the 2 saltwater pools has stairs leading to the sea. For relaxation, Pestana's Venus Health Spa includes an indoor heated pool, Scottish shower and massage treatments.

Guests can choose from the rustic atmosphere of the hotel's Taverna Grill or by the cool pool and gardenside setting of the Garden Pool Restaurante & Bar.

Activities such as paragliding, yacht excursions and windsurfing are available nearby. The Pestana Carlton Madeira Ocean Resort Hotel is a 20-minute drive from Madeira's International Airport. Private parking is available, at an extra fee.

Rooms from $143