Hotel Riu Palace Madeira

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Peace and quiet is the key at the Hotel Riu Palace Madeira. Its turrets and terraces overlook the sea, and it's an easy 10-minute drive from Canico and its natural harbour. This ... Continue reading

Peace and quiet is the key at the Hotel Riu Palace Madeira. Its turrets and terraces overlook the sea, and it’s an easy 10-minute drive from Canico and its natural harbour. This place does a line in luxury, so breakfasts are served with Cava and in the evenings you can kip down in junior suites with roomy lounge areas.


Classic sports are covered at the Hotel Riu Palace Madeira – it’s got an in-house tennis court and a couple of golf courses* within a 15-minute drive.

Table tennis

Pool table*

Games room*


If you book Half Board, tennis costs a little extra.


Other facilities

For a bit of relaxation, make tracks for the River Stone spa*. Massages and beauty treatments take place in its brightly-painted rooms.




Fitness room

A small fitness centre with basic equipment.

River Stone health and beauty centre*

Beauty treatments and massages are available to book.

Swimming Pool

The pool scene showcases head-turning ocean views. A couple of pools bump shoulders here, framed by terraces well-stocked with loungers.

2 outdoor pools

The two outdoor pools are placed side by side and set in sunny terraces that make the most of the sea views.

Pool towels

Indoor pool

The indoor pool has huge, arched windows so you can swim and soak up the sea views. It's heated in the winter months too.

Kids' pool

The children's pool is heated in the winter months.

Food and Drink

Both restaurants have a Victorian vibe. The buffet place serves 3-course dinners on its linen-draped tables, while the polished à la carte* dishes up Brazilian and grill favourites.

A la carte restaurant*

This restaurant has two themes that alternate daily, pick from Brazilian cuisine or a grill menu.

Buffet restaurant

For buffet breakfast with wholegrain products, live cooking stations and Cava. Dinner with a three-course buffet and themed evenings.

Pool bar*

For refreshments by the pool and light fare offered at lunch times. Meals and drinks are included if you've booked the All Inclusive package.

Christmas and New Year's Eve gala meals*

Lounge bar*

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Hotel Riu Palace Madeira in Canico de Baixo. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Hotel Riu Palace Madeira in Canico de Baixo easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Hotel Riu Palace Madeira with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above. Package holidays to Hotel Riu Palace Madeira are available from Thomson .

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Portuguese,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.81

This week's weather forecast

Partly cloudy
27°C Low 22°C
Today: Thu 20 Oct
26°C Low 20°C
Fri 21 Oct
Partly cloudy
25°C Low 19°C
Sat 22 Oct
Patchy rain possible
23°C Low 19°C
Sun 23 Oct
Partly cloudy
24°C Low 20°C
Mon 24 Oct

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Questions and Answers about Hotel Riu Palace Madeira

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3 Questions | 3 Answers

Smart casual is fine. Men are required to wear long trousers for the evening meal. 90% conform but a small minority wear long shorts and no one challenges them. Have a great stay!

Added 3 months, 1 week ago.

By Karen.Blackburn, team member

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Rooms here do not feature tea and coffee making facilities.

Added 1 year ago.

By Lisa.Weldon, team member

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Hi Allen, they are fresh water swimming pools.

Added 1 year, 6 months ago.

By Lisa.Weldon, team member

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