Casa Velha do Palheiro

Hotel Overview:

The Palheiro Nature Estate is one of the largest and most impressive in Madeira, spanning over 297 acres and located 500 meters above sea level. The hotel on the estate, Casa Velha do Palheiro was originally a summer residence for the 1st Count of Carvalhal in 1801. The sheer size and incredible history of the estate make this one of the most revered destinations in Madeira. The Casa Velha do Palheiro is a proud member of ‘Relais & Chateaux’, ensuring that the quality of food and service here are of the highest standard. The estate also plays host to an 18-hole championship golf course with a comprehensive academy, nature trails for walking and biking and world renowned botanical gardens. There is also a luxury spa centre for some further indulgence. The hotel features only 37 rooms, giving the Casa Velha do Palheiro an air of exclusivity and intimacy. For a relaxing stay and fully immersive nature experience in Madeira, the Casa Velha do Palheiro is a must.



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Special Offers: Casa Velha do Palheiro

Hotel Information:


• FREE WiFi • 24-hour reception • Concierge service • Morning room / library • Laundry and dry-cleaning service • Private parking

Leisure Facilities

• Outdoor pool • Nature trails for walking, hiking or biking • Palherio Gardens • Floodlit tennis court • Badminton • Croquet • Table tennis • Cards table and board games • Billiards • ‘Palheiro Spa’ – luxury full-service spa centre with indoor heated pool, 4 treatment rooms with a comprehensive treatment menu, Finnish sauna, Turkish steam bath, rain and waterfall shower experiences, health bar • Fitness room • ‘Palheiro Golf Course’ – 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course with Golf Academy including driving range, 6-hole short course, putting and chipping greens and resident PGA golf professional

Dining and Entertainment

• “Casa Velha Dining Room” – serving a fresh continental breakfast buffet with a selection of cooked items. In the evening this becomes a romantic setting to enjoy a gourmet candle-lit dinner • “Palheiro Golf Clubhouse Restaurant” – imaginative à la carte cuisine showcasing local tastes with southern European flavours, also serving a selection of light meals and aperitifs • “Casa de Chá - The Tea House” – serving a selection of tea and coffees, light meals and a selection of home-made cakes and pastries • Lounge Bar


There are only 32 rooms and 5 suites at this property. All rooms feature a welcome gift upon arrival, FREE WiFi, air conditioning, TV with international channels, safe, mini bar and complimentary luxury bathroom amenities.

Other Information

Eco Tax is not included in price and will be charged directly to the guests upon check-in or check-out.Daily courtesy bus transportation to Funchal and Palheiro Golf Course (depending on availability)

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