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.

The 5-star Cliff Bay Hotel has a great beachfront location, surrounded by lush vegetation and boasting magnificent views over Funchal Bay – your perfect tranquil spot. A proud member of PortoBay Hotels & Resorts, the hotel features four restaurants – including one with two Michelin stars – and private access to the sea, so coastal paradise can be reached with an ease. 

All the spacious, air-conditioned rooms at the Cliff Bay Hotel have been tastefully decorated and are fitted with LCD TVs as well as free WiFi. Rooms are also equipped with private bathrooms with Rituals bath products and plush bathrobes for ultimate comfort. 

The hotel’s Blue Lagoon restaurant and bar has a tranquil appeal being situated next to the outdoor pool and sea, so enjoy your lunch whilst taking in the fresh sea air. Here, you can tuck into various drinks and snacks throughout the day, making it the perfect respite when you need a break from lounging in the sun. The hotel’s main restaurant, The Rose Garden, specialises in a themed buffet service and is inspired by various styles of international cuisine. At the Rose Garden, you can choose between a special a la carte service or opt for the buffet, the choice is yours. 

Guests can experience ultimate relaxation and a personalised service at the hotel’s spa. Opt for a romantic massage for two in the spa suite or treat yourself to some body treatments and facials instead, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and reflexology. You’ll also find a gym, a Jacuzzi and a traditional Turkish steam bath within the wellness area. During the day, cool off in one of three swimming pools on site, one of which is just for children or jump off the hotel’s pontoon instead and enjoy a refreshing dip in the sea. 

If water-based activities are your thing, arrange diving and snorkelling classes at the hotel’s reception and you’ll also receive a free introductory lesson! Combine your stay during Portobay’s Flower Week and pay homage to the most beautiful flowers on the island or pay a visit to Blandy’s Lodge instead and sample some of Madeira’s finest wines. 

The 5-star Cliff Bay Hotel has a great beachfront location, surrounded by lush vegetation and boasting magnificent views over Funchal Bay - your perfect tranquil spot. A proud member of PortoBay Hotels & Resorts, the hotel features four restaurants - including one with two Michelin stars - and private access to the sea, so coastal paradise can be reached with an ease. 

Most popular facilities

  • 2Km to town centre
  • Indoor Pool
  • Spa and wellness centre (Additional charge)
  • 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.

All Inclusive

Enjoy international cuisine at Il Gallo dOro, one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. A complimentary buffet breakfast is included.

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 30 minutes
  • Public Transport 500m
  • Restaurants 100m
  • Shops 2km
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  • 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
  • Superior Double 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 Sea View
  • Double or Twin Room with Balcony 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
  • Superior Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
  • 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
  • Superior Twin Room with Balcony and Bay 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
  • 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
  • Single Room with Balcony and Sea View
  • 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
  • Family Room with Balcony
  • Family Room with Balcony and Sea View
  • Deluxe 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
  • Family Room with Balcony and City View
  • Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Land View
  • Single Room with Balcony and Land View
  • Junior Suite with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
  • Superior Twin Room with Balcony and Sea View
  • Twin Room with Balcony and Side Sea View
  • Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
  • Executive 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
  • Twin Room with Balcony and Bay View
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