Baia Azul Hotel
LocationThe comfortable hotel is picturesquely located upon a cliffy sheer overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and is approximately 300 m from the beach. The centre of Funchal is about 2.5 km away (free of charge hotel shuttle bus service). Numerous shopping venues, countless bars, restaurants and nightclubs, as well as public transport links are to be found in the vicinity (within 50 -300 m). The airport is around 45 minutes from the hotel.
FacilitiesThe hotel has 215 double rooms, which are located on 11 storeys and are reachable by lift. Guests are warmly welcomed by multilingual staff at the 24-hour reception desk in the lobby. Check-in/check-out service is available round the clock. Amenities available at the hotel include a baggage storage service, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access allows guests to stay connected while on holiday. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. Wheelchair-accessible facilities are available. There are also a number of shops that make for great strolling and browsing. The grounds of the hotel feature a playground and a lovely garden. Additional amenities include a newspaper stand and a playroom. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Further services and facilities include medical assistance, room service, a laundry service, a hairdresser, a coin-operated laundry and a hotel shuttle bus. A bicycle hire service provides all the necessary equipment for exploring the surrounding area.
RoomsAir conditioning and individually adjustable heating ensure that rooms maintain comfortable temperatures. Guests can enjoy the sea view from a balcony or terrace. All rooms are carpeted and include a double bed. Children's beds and extra beds can be requested for younger guests. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Additional features include a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. A direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels, a radio and WiFi (no extra charge) provide all the essentials for a comfortable holiday. Slippers are included. A hairdryer and bathrobes are available in the bathrooms, which are equipped with a shower. For extra comfort in the bathrooms, guests are offered cosmetic products. Guests can also book wheelchair-friendly rooms with wheelchair-accessible bathrooms. The hotel has family rooms and smoking rooms.
Sports/EntertainmentThe freshwater pool complex includes indoor and outdoor pools, which are in part heated, as well as a children's swimming area. Guests can treat themselves to refreshing drinks at the poolside snack bar and a relaxing soak in the hot tub. A sun terrace, sun loungers, and parasols are available. Active guests can enjoy tennis. Guests can enjoy a wide range of indoor sports, including a gym, table tennis, billiards, squash and yoga. There is a wellness area with a spa, a sauna and massage treatments. Subject to charge: a hammam. The hotel offers an entertainment programme for adults.
MealsVarious dining options are available, including a café and a bar. The non-smoking restaurant provides high chairs for children. Half board can be booked. A generous breakfast buffet guarantees a great start to the day. For lunch, guests can choose between Ã la carte and a set menu. Dinner is served as a set menu. Diet meals and vegetarian dishes can be prepared on request. The hotel also offers snacks. The show cooking is a particularly special attraction. Non-alcoholic beverages are available.