Casa Velha do Palheiro Relais & Chateaux

Rated 9.1 in 227 reviews. 32 rooms.


An oasis of nature situated on the outskirts of Funchal. Relaxation, wonderful gardens, glorious spa, a golf course with 18 holes all with sea view, our own deep sea fishing and whale watching boat....I could go on all day!!

Casa Velha do Palheiro Relais & Chateaux is a 5-star manor house hotel situated in the old Palheiro Gardens in the foothills of Funchal. With access to the Palheiro Golf Course, guests can also have various golfing discounts.

Free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with a various choices of international channels are available.

A variety of eating venues include the Classical dining room with international haute cuisine, the more relaxed Restaurant Vista Balancal with its views over Funchal bay, the tea house in the Palheiro gardens or snacks at the Spa.

Guests can relax by the outdoor pool in the gardens or use the free facilities of the Spa at Casa Velha featuring a heated indoor pool as well as sauna and steam room.

The hotel organizes deep sea fishing on its own motor yacht Balancal as well as experiences with whale and dolphin watching. On site there is a tennis court, badminton, croquet as well as its own championship golf course – Palheiro Golf.

Casa Velha do Palheiro Relais & Chateaux is 7 km from the centre of Funchal and offers direct access to the award-winning Palheiro Gardens. Free private parking is available as well as a daily free shuttle service to the town centre.

Spa Facilities

  • Pedicure
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrub
  • Body wrap
  • Spa facilities
  • Steam room
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Back massage
  • Neck massage
  • Foot massage
  • Couples massage
  • Full body massage
  • Fitness
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Indoor pool (all year)
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Pool bar
  • Beauty Services
  • Facial treatments
  • Waxing services
  • Manicure

Available Rooms

2 guests




Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Casa Velha do Palheiro Relais & Chateaux

  1. Tea House

    Lovely setting and tasty cakes.

    153 m from hotel
    Palheiro Gardens

  2. O Palheiro

    Best steak house in Funchal. Great price and staff!

    0.5 km from hotel
    Caminho da Quinta do Palheiro, 49

  3. Palheiro Gardens

    0.5 km from hotel

  4. Palheiro Golf

    Dining here late is perfect, you have fantastic view of Funchal in lights!

    0.7 km from hotel

  5. A Minha Avó

    Fresh food, excellent taste. Try ladeira da avó dish, and for dessert try doce da avó! I'll be Back for sure!

    1 km from hotel
    Estrada da Camacha, 105

  6. As Asinhas

    Las alas de pollo y las costillas de cerdo con picante son lo mejor aquí

    2.0 km from hotel

  7. Padaria Flor do Garajau

    Try "Pão do caniço" it's very good :)

    2 km from hotel

  8. Village Pub

    Nice staff and a place where people can go alone also and still feel good and welcomed

    2.5 km from hotel

  9. Praia do Garajau

    It's a clean beach! I recomend!

    2.6 km from hotel

  10. Talho do Caniço

    A melhor Espetada!

    2.6 km from hotel

  11. Cristo Rei

    Beautiful view :)

    2.7 km from hotel

  12. O Tasco

    Small but well regarded family restaurant, just a bit beyond the well-trodden tourist path. Book ahead for dinner.

    2.9 km from hotel
    Rua Bela São Tiago 137