LocationThis hotel lies on a hillside in the centre of the resort just 200 m from the beach. Shops, bars and restaurants are all located in the hotel's vicinity (100 m away), links to the transport network are also just steps away (50m) and the popular lido swimming pool is just 400 m away. The nearest nightclub is easily reached within walking distance, around 1 km away, the centre is a short trip with the hotel bus, roughly 2 km away, and Funchal airport is a 30-minute drive away.
FacilitiesThe hotel has 148 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 include a baggage storage service and a safe. Wireless internet access (for a fee) allows guests to stay connected while on holiday. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. Wheelchair-accessible facilities are available. There are a number of shops, including a supermarket. The grounds of the hotel feature a playground and a lovely garden. Additional amenities include a newspaper stand, a TV room and a playroom. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Further services and facilities include a babysitting service, a childcare service, medical assistance, a laundry service, a hairdresser and a coin-operated laundry. A bicycle hire service provides all the necessary equipment for exploring the surrounding area.
RoomsCentral heating and a fan ensure that rooms maintain comfortable temperatures. A balcony is included as standard in some rooms. For a fee, extra beds or children's beds can be provided for little travellers. A safe and a minibar are also available. Extra comforts include a mini fridge. Other features include a direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels and WiFi (for a fee). The bathrooms have a shower, a bathtub and a bidet. For additional convenience, bathrooms also provide a hairdryer. Wheelchair-friendly rooms with wheelchair-accessible bathrooms are also available. The hotel has 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 short break or an entire afternoon on the sun terrace, which features sun loungers and parasols, is time well spent. For guests who wish to keep active, cycling/mountain biking, tennis and beach volleyball are available. With water skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, sailing, catamaraning, kayaking, diving and aquafit available, fans of water sports will have plenty to choose from. Guests can enjoy a wide range of indoor sports, including a gym, table tennis, billiards, darts, callisthenics and aerobics. Various wellness options are available at the hotel, including a spa, a sauna, a beauty salon and massage treatments. An entertainment programme and a dance club are also options for entertainment.
MealsDining facilities include a breakfast room, a café and a bar. Guests can enjoy the culinary delights of the non-smoking, air-conditioned restaurant, which provides high chairs for children. Catering options include half board, full board and all-inclusive. For breakfast, lunch and dinner, guests serve themseves at the buffet or choose their preferred fare from the menu (for lunch and dinner). Special culinary options, such as diet meals, are also available. In addition, picnics and snacks are available. The hotel offers a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.