An iconic escape on the edge of the Atlantic. Set in verndant gardens overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Reid's Palace is the ultimate place to stretch out in the sun and relax. Over the years, this luxury hideaway has honed the art of pampering, earning a reputation as one of the best hotels in Funchal. Whatever your age or interest, there are activities both within the hotel's estate and beyond to keep you on the go, all year round. 


Reid's Palace is located 24 km from the airport and 1.8 km from Funchal centre. 


The hotel features 158 rooms and suites, Suites are named after George Bernard Shaw, who learnt to tango here, and Winston Churchill, who came to write his memoirs. Step out onto your balcony or patio for an intimate dinner beneath indigo skies. Linger over ocean views or vistas of Funchal harbour from sumptuous surrounds. Reid's Palace is perfection in the Portugese archipelago.  

The rooms brings bright, contemporary comfort, paired with stunning antique-style flourishes. The overall effect is perfectly underlined by the stunning views.


Enjoy stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean while basking under the sun in one of the two luxurious, heated swimming pools (one seawater and one freshwater).  There is also an exclusive pool terrace or you can wander down to the hotel's sea level platform and jump straight into the azure ocean. 

Whether you're after a total body workout or a light stretch after a day by the pool, the fully refurbished fitness room offers everything you need. It's equipped with Technogym's state-of-the-art EXCITE® range, which includes innovative cardiovascular, strength and functional training machines. The fitness centre is open daily from 8am to 7pm and a reservation is required prior to use with a maximum of one-hour available per person, per day. 

Practise your topspin, slice, smash or service with a set or two on the hotel's tennis courts. Whether a fun volley or real competition, it's the perfect way to stay active with friends or family. 

Shopaholics rejoice. On the fifth floor of the main building, there is the exclusive Reid's Boutique. It's the perfect place to pick up those must-have presents and souvenirs. From Portugese hand-painted tiles and the famouse Madeira embroidery to hotel merchandise, you'll find the perfect memento for friends or family. 

Pooches are in paradise at Reid's Palace. Treat your four-legged friend to pampering, gourmet meals and wellbeing activities during your stay. For a fee of €35 per day, the hotel will provide a pet bed, clean water bowl and three exclusive per meals each day, prepared specially by the Executive Chef. You can also choose from the menu of doggy day care options and activities to ensure your pet has its best holiday yet. 


Showcasing local, seasonal cuisine, Reid's Palace boasts some of the best restaurants in Funcahl. Go all out at Michelin-starred William; enjoy a casual moonlit dinner on the terrace of Ristorante Villa Cipriani; or join us for cocktails in our glitzy bar. There's a dining experience to suite every occasion.



Charlotte Travel Exclusives

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Fruit & Flowers on arrival
  • Full breakfast daily for two guests per bedroom, served in restaurant
  • USD100 equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilised during stay (not combinable if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in / late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-FI

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