The high standard of service in the hotel is guaranteed by the Portuguese Pestana network. Located on a cliff, it captivates with views of the Atlantic. Guests have at their disposal as many as 3 swimming pools: at sea level, in the garden and an indoor pool in the wellness centre. You can get to the centre of Funchal on foot in just around 15 min. The capital of the island is perfect for a romantic stroll, shopping or just sitting with a glass of local wine in one of the many bars. Enthusiasts of active relaxation have sport equipment on site, as well as golf courses and watersports offered near the hotel.
LOCATION: on the south coast of Madeira, approx. 1.5 km from the centre of the island's capital FUNCHAL, on a low cliff; approx. 20 km from the airport in Santa Cruz; bus stop approx. 100 m from the hotel (approx. 2 EUR/centre of Funchal).
BEACH: by the shore terraces for sunbathing, free umbrellas and sunbeds, small concrete pier, descend to water by ladders; Praia Formosa, public, rocky, steep descend to the sea, distinguished by the Blue Flag certificate, approx. 5 km from the hotel, no beach service.
HOTEL: five-star, elegant, renovated in 2008, 287 rooms, up to 17 floors, 6 elevators, spacious and elegant lobby, 24h reception, main restaurant Arcos - buffet meals, local and international cuisine, show-cooking (in the season), children's menu and highchairs available in the restaurant, vegetarian dishes, restaurant Taverna Grill - à la carte, waiting service, international cuisine, bar/restaurant Garden Pool by the pool, restaurant/bar Atlantic Pool Barbecue, bar/restaurant The Pub, Taverna bar; library with reading room, money exchange, souvenir shop; 4 conference rooms for 280 people, terrace with ocean-view, garden, free wireless Internet (limited range); extra charges: Internet point, 24h room service, childcare, on-call doctor, hairdresser, laundry; credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club.
ROOM:standard: 2-person, approx. 30 m², elegant, air-conditioned, bathroom (bath with shower, hairdryer), toilet, wireless Internet, satellite TV, telephone, safety deposit box; extra charges: mini-bar, coffee/tea set (fill up: 6 EUR), iron and ironing board (to rent in reception); free cot for children up to 2 years old on order before arrival; balcony (table and chairs); pool-view or sea-view at a charge.; family: for max. 4 people, approx. 60 m², modern and elegant, bedroom and living room, standard room furnishing; family room on order, at a charge.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: 2 swimming pools, saltwater, approx. 750 m2, depth 0.5-1.5 m and approx. 240 m2, depth 1-1.5 m, paddling pool for children, saltwater, approx. 30 m², depth 0.5 m, umbrellas and sunbeds available by the pool free of charge; tennis court with equipment rental (3 balls: 2.5 EUR, rackets: 2 EUR/h), minigolf, table tennis, pool table; playground for children, live music a few times a week; extra charges: snorkelling school PADI; Venus Health Club: free: indoor pool, fresh water, approx. 50 m2, depth 0.8-1.2 m, Jacuzzi, Scottish jets, sauna, Turkish bath, gym; payable: face and body care treatments, solarium, massages; external offer: golf courses (approx. 14 km from the hotel), windsurfing, water-skiing, parasailing, paragliding, sailing.
CONTACT: 0035/1291239500, www.pestanacarltonmadeira.com
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