The Cliff Bay Hotel

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Great room. Very comfortable. Delicious food. Tasty breakfast. Great location. Fantastic service. Good internet service. Great pool. Great wellness & sports facilities. Great amenities. Clean.

Beautifully located on a cliff top overlooking the brilliant blue ocean, the trip advisor award winning 5-star hotel The Cliff Bay hotel is a peaceful haven of comfort and luxury. In a spacious, sumptuous setting within lush sub-tropical gardens, your every whim is satsfied by caring, courteous staff. This is Madeira at its best.

This hotel is a Trip Advisor Traveller Choice Award Winner 2013

The city centre of Funchal is a mere 20 minute stroll away. From the charming cobblestone streets you can enjoy the varied shopping facilities, cultural discoveries and true Madeiran hospitality.

Plus, the Executive Suites have been newly refurbished and redecorated as of January 2017, though there are currently still some works taking place through March and April. The hotel has made a large effort to keep the noise and disruption to a minimum.

Wherever you look, there is a colourful display of flowers in public and private gardens. The dramatic landscape of the city, scattered all over the mountain range, turns into a kaleidoscope when the sun sets giving you a sense of pure tranquility.

Beautifully located on a cliff top overlooking the brilliant blue ocean, the trip advisor award winning 5-star hotel The Cliff Bay hotel is a peaceful haven of comfort and luxury. In a spacious, sumptuous setting within lush sub-tropical gardens, your every whim is satsfied by caring, courteous staff. This is Madeira at its best. 

Most popular facilities

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free WiFi in the hotel rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Car Hire
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Fitness Centre
  • Gym
  • Non Smoking Rooms
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Terrace
  • Wifi
    • Facilities
      • Air conditioning
      • Barber/beauty shop
      • Car hire
      • Facilities for disabled guests
      • Free WiFi in the hotel rooms
      • Gift shop
      • Heating
      • Lift
      • Newspapers
      • Non smoking rooms
      • Non smoking throughout
      • Room service
      • Shops (on site)
    • Pool and wellness
      • Fitness centre
      • Hammam
      • Hot tub/jacuzzi
      • Indoor pool
      • Massage (Additional charge)
      • Outdoor pool
      • Sauna
      • Spa and wellness centre (Additional charge)
      • Swimming pool
    • Sports and leisure
      • Billiards/Snooker
      • Children's Pool
      • Entertainment Programme
      • Golf
      • Gym
      • Indoor Pool
      • Jacuzzi
      • Massage
      • Minigolf
      • Outdoor Pool(s)
      • Parasols
      • Pool bar
      • Sauna
      • Squash
      • Steam bath
      • Sun loungers
      • Sun terrace
      • Swimming Pool
      • Table Tennis
      • Tennis
    • Activities
      • Billiards
      • Children's playground
      • Diving
      • Fitness centre
      • Games room
      • Hammam
      • Hot tub/jacuzzi
      • Indoor pool
      • Library
      • Massage
      • Sauna
      • Snorkelling
      • Spa and wellness centre
      • Table tennis
      • Tennis court
    • Food and Drink
      • Bar
      • Breakfast options
      • Good coffee!
      • Restaurant
    • Other facilities
      • Garden
      • Outdoor pool
      • Terrace
    • Entertainment
      • Babysitting/child services (Additional charge)

Room facilities

The regular Twin rooms at the Cliff Bay hotel are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning and heating, cable TV, minibar, direct dial telephone, tea & coffee making facilities and in room safe. Bedroom with double queen size beds, seating area with sofa and arm chairs. Large private balcony with furniture. View over the entrance gardens of the hotel and mountains or sea view.

The Junior Suites are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning and heating, two cable TV’s, minibar, direct dial telephone, tea & coffee making facilities and in room safe. Large entrance hall. Spacious marble bathroom with twin washbasins, separate bath and shower, scale, hairdryer and make-up mirror. Bedroom with double queen size beds, separate seating area with sofa and arm chairs (within the bedroom). Large private balcony with furniture. Views over the Atlantic Ocean, Funchal bay and gardens of the hotel.

The Executive Suites are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning and heating, cable TV, minibar, direct dial telephone, tea & coffee making facilities and in room safe. Spacious marble cloakroom with twin washbasins, separate bath and shower, scale, hairdryer and make-up mirror and whirlpool. Additional bathroom for guests. Bedroom with double queen size beds. Separated lounge with sofa and arm chairs. Large private balcony with furniture. View over the Atlantic Ocean and gardens of the hotel.

Other information

  • 24hr Reception
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning (Additional charge)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry (Additional charge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Pets are not allowed

Points of interest

  • Golf Course 12km
  • Madeira Airport 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Public Transport 500m
  • Restaurants 100m
  • Shops 2km
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A selection of available rooms is shown below. There may be more options available, shown after you've made your flight selection.
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Garden View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Side Sea View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
    • Room size (sqm): 30
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • CD player
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Superior Twin Room with Balcony and Sea View
    • Room size (sqm): 30
    • Pillow menu
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • CD player
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Twin Room with Balcony and Bay View
    • Living room
    • Room size (sqm): 30
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Internet access
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • CD player
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Junior Suite with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
  • Superior Twin Room with Balcony and Bay View
  • Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Land View
  • Single Room with Balcony and Land View
  • Twin Room with Balcony and Side Sea View
  • Executive Suite with Balcony and Sea View
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony and City View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony and City View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Bay View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Suite with Balcony
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Marina View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Executive Suite with Balcony/Terrace
  • Junior Suite with Balcony
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double or Twin Room Inner with Balcony
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Mountain View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Economy Double or Twin Room with Balcony
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Lagoon View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Deluxe Double Room with Balcony
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Luxury Double or Twin Room with Balcony and City View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Suite with Balcony and Sea View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Single Room with Balcony
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Twin Room - Two Double Beds with Balcony and Ocean View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Sea View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Partial Sea View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Bay View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Land View
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Double Room with Balcony
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Family Room with Balcony and Bay View
    • Room size (sqm): 42
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
  • Family Room with Balcony
    • Room size (sqm): 42
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Slippers
    • Make-up mirror
    • Wi-fi
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Cable TV
    • DVD player
    • Minibar
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • Carpeted floors
    • Individually adjustable air conditioning
    • Safe
    • Balcony
    • Wake-up service
    • Turndown service
    • Desk
    • Smoke detector
    • Housekeeping
    • Extra beds on demand
    • Cot on demand
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  • Pay Monthly
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What guests say...

  • Location4.8/5213 reviews

    Great location

  • Pool4.8/571 reviews

    Great pool

  • Service4.7/5353 reviews

    Fantastic service

Good to know...

  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Professional service
  • Great view
  • Friendly atmosphere
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