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May 2019 – April 2020

Award-winning tailor-made luxury from the leading specialist holiday company

Madeira & Porto Santo

2019/20

price promise 100% financial protection private transfers scheduled, charter and low cost flights from your local airport


Tailor-made for you

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Welcome to Madeira & Porto Santo

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Discover Madeira

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Classic Concierge

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Experience Madeira

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Gardens & levada walks

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A taste of Madeira

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Carnivals & festivals

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Two centre holidays

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Your perfect family holiday

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Time to relax

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Great for golf

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FUNCHAL 28 CALHETA 46 QUINTAS 48 PORTO SANTO ISLAND

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Booking conditions

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Holiday information

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Flights

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Our price promise to you In the unlikely event that you find a more competitive price at the time of booking, we guarantee to match the price, and offer an additional ÂŁ10 per adult saving. See page 64.

freephone 0800 008 7288 or 0800 820 3113 We are open every day until 10pm Monday to Saturday 9am-10pm & Sunday 10am-10pm


We can book Fully inclusive holidays including hotel, private transfers and flights from your local airport Hotel plus private transfers and car hire Hotel plus private transfers

Personalised luxury on the lushest of islands

Hotel plus car hire

Our expertise in Madeira is

Hotel only

defined by our thirty-year hotelier relationships and

Reasons to book with us

guaranteed by the much-

Expert team with detailed knowledge of our hotels and resorts

with our resort organisation and

We can book interconnecting, family-style, specially-adapted, and ultra-luxury rooms and suites

As with all our holidays, we’ll

Long standing relationships with hoteliers, airlines, car hire and transfer companies

the minimum of fuss. And we

Regular health and safety checks at all hotels

complex of trips including multi-

Resort representatives to advise and assist We do the research so you don’t have to spend hours online

heralded Blandy Travel who help exclusive tours. create your trip to this lush, flora-filled island of Madeira, with have the time and know-how to plan and organise the most centres. Of course, our hotels have been carefully selected for their location, sophistication and first-class service and, whether you’re wanting a family or extended-family holiday, or

We’re 100% bonded and licensed so your money is safe

a child-free, adults’ experience,

Excellent value holidays Price Promise guaranteed

With totally flexible options,

we’re here to help. we include flights from any airport, any day of the year, for any duration, plus we’ll always organise private transfers in resort. Our UK concierge team and resort-based representatives can give advice about restaurant recommendations and reservations, and private and exclusive tours, so that you’ll feel relaxed and safe in the knowledge that we’ve helped take care of every detail.

Managing Director


Tailor-made for you Our customers expect excellence, and from the moment that you contact us, you’ll know that we offer a professional and flexible service. We know and love our resorts and hotels, and if there’s any additional detail that you need, we’ll simply contact our overseas staff or hotel partners to ensure that you are booking exactly the holiday you’ve dreamed about.

We can easily book any flight from your local airport, and we normally include private airport transfers for your arrival and departure, although we can book a hire car if you prefer. All our hotels have superb choices of premier rooms, junior suites and suites - sometimes even presidential suites! And once in resort, there’s a representative eager to help.

Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa

Cabo Girao

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Personalised for you

At the airport

In resort

We tailor each holiday individually which

Via Lounge Pass, we can book airport

Our overseas staff are delighted to share the

means you can fly from your local airport for

lounges because, as you know, enjoying

love of their resorts and their considerable

whichever duration suits you best.

complimentary refreshments in a

local knowledge. Classic customers do,

Customers love giving feedback about their

comfortable lounge is a great way to relax

however, tend to be well-seasoned travellers

holidays and one of the most highly rated

once airside. Additionally, we can book a

so our resort management are discreet and

aspects, in addition to our specially chosen

personalised VIP meet and greet service

unobtrusive. We generally endeavour to

luxury hotels, is our private airport transfers in

with Ace Handling for any outbound,

contact you at the beginning of your stay to

resort which are (normally) automatically

inbound or transit journey; a fantastic service

ensure that you’re happy, and we’ll always

included.

to book especially if you’re travelling with

delight in giving advice about local sights,

small children.

recommended restaurants, traditional

Award-winning service

customs, regional wines and culinary tips.

Before you travel, our UK concierge team

Accessibility

can recommend and assist with booking

We have a specialist team experienced in

restaurants, private excursions, concerts,

helping with specific holiday needs whether

opera and theatre tickets and entry to

due to restricted mobility or a hidden

Awards & ratings

sporting events and, once you arrive on

disability. The team are available for advice

Since 2005 we’ve been the lucky recipients

holiday, our resort team are on hand to

and guidance and are happy to contact

of most major travel industry accolades and

help you make the most of your time away.

our overseas managers and hoteliers with

our reception area is filled with awards and

regards to professional pool equipment,

framed certificates! But, more importantly,

accessibility requirements and the overall

from our holiday questionnaire feedback,

We’re renowned for promoting the best four

suitability of resorts and hotels. Do also let us

we’re able to show percentage ratings

and five-star luxury hotels and our hotels

know if you need travel assistance at airports

according to how highly our customers

have a good selection of room types and

or with resort transfers so that we can do our

ranked their experience, and this is shown

suites, so you can choose between

utmost to ensure your journey, as well as

under each hotel description.

standard, sea or ocean views,

your holiday, can run as seamlessly as

interconnecting, family-style and specially

possible.

Our hotels

adapted.

Dining & all inclusive

Complimentary child seats

You’ll also be given a 24-hour local contact number for further assistance.

Hotel recommendations Most of our hotels are high quality properties offering a plethora of facilities and we have

For youngsters between 2 and 11 years, we

highlighted recommendations for spa and

Flexible dining encourages you to alternate

offer complimentary inflatable booster seats

golf, and where all inclusive is available.

between your hotel and local restaurants.

for you to take on holiday, and keep! Once

We’ve also identified families and adults only

You can book and pay for as many, or as

you’ve booked, we’ll put you in touch with

properties although in the latter we cannot

few, hotel evening meals as you wish; simply

Bubblebum who will send the seat/s to you

confirm a total absence of children as,

decide on specific nights when you arrive.

or your travel agent.

although the hotels don’t promote to

Some hotels offer all inclusive packages

families or offer child reductions, they might

which normally include all meals and drinks

Private transfers

plus children’s clubs and non-motorised

We automatically include private transfers

sports although, as all inclusive options vary,

for the journey between the airport and your

it’s wise to check with us beforehand as to

hotel and, although occasionally these are

How to book

what’s actually included.

operated by public taxi or minibus, they are

Our website is informative and inspirational

always booked for your own private use.

but to gain the most from our personalised

We’ll also book private transfers between

holiday service, and because such a high

We book flights from any UK or Irish airport

hotels or resorts if you’ve booked a two or

level of expertise isn’t available online, we

so you have the option to choose the dates

multi centre trip.

prefer to chat to you or your travel agent

Flexible flying

and holiday duration to suit you. We’re

have accepted a booking with youngsters through another holiday company.

about your holiday requirements. Our

happy to book scheduled, charter and low-

Car hire

cost airlines; even private jets for the utmost

For some local sightseeing, you might like to

brochure, request a holiday quotation and

privacy. And, where available, we can

have a hire car delivered to your hotel for

contact us via LiveChat, but we really want

book cabin upgrades, priority boarding,

part of your holiday, or you might prefer the

you to call our friendly reservations team so

pre-allocated, extra legroom and premium

total independence of a fly drive trip where

they can help you book the best holiday at

seating, plus in-flight meals and additional

you pick up the car from the airport. Simply

the right price. And, so that it doesn’t cost

luggage.

let us know your preference and we’ll

you anything to call, our freephone numbers

organise your holiday accordingly.

are manned until 10pm every evening.

Relax & travel A lovely way to start your holiday is to be

New hotels

driven to the airport by our award-winning

Every year our customers are keen to find

partners at Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur

out what’s new. If we’re featuring a property

Services. Or, if you prefer to drive, we can

for the first time, we’ve highlighted this

book airport hotels and car parks through

beside its star rating. The term ‘new’ may

our travel partners, FHR.

mean that the hotel is a newly opened

website offers the facility to order a

hotel, or re-introduced, or featured by us for the very first time.

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Classic value

Brochure details & prices

We visit each of our destinations to ensure

Great care is taken in producing our

that we only feature the highest quality

brochures although it is inevitable that

properties, and this gives us the opportunity

details may change after printing. Our ‘from’

to enjoy great personal relationships which in

prices on each hotel page are shown as a

turn allows us to negotiate the very best

guide and we will confirm the current price

offers. On each hotel page we detail Classic

when you book. Plus, as part of our

value which may include early booking

commitment to high quality service, we will,

offers, complimentary room or board

of course, advise you of any changes to

upgrades or special seasonal rates. We do

relevant details at this stage. Please note

continue to negotiate after the brochures

that all holidays and Classic value offers

are published so it’s worth giving us a call.

shown in this brochure are subject to

Plus, of course, there’s our price promise

availability and all holidays are 100%

which ensures that we’ll match competitors’

financially protected under ATOL 5837 and

prices although there is some small print

by ABTA W5429.

detail regarding this promise in our booking conditions.

Loyalty reward Two & multi centres Many of us enjoy numerous short breaks and longer holidays each year and, because all our holidays are personalised, you can take as many holidays as you wish, for whichever duration suits. Additionally, you may like to combine the contrasting scenery between a

AITO We are proud to be members of the Association of Independent Tour Operators

To reward loyal customers, we offer a £40

www.aito.com which represents the UK’s

per booking discount when you book your

leading independent holiday companies

next holiday. This amount doubles to £80 per

and travel agents. It encourages

booking when you travel to the same Classic

exceptionally high standards of quality and

hotel within a year, if your hotel is

service and, as members, we agree to

participating in our hotel loyalty scheme.

abide by AITO’s Code of Conduct and

Simply let your travel agent or our

adhere to its Quality Charter.

reservations team have the details of your previous Classic holiday when you next

Travel & health advice

our reservations team to help with your

book.

Before you go, you should seek up to date

choice of two or multi centre trips. We can

Classic Ambassadors

bustling city and a coastal resort; simply ask

put together lots of different itineraries until you’re happy with the result, and the price!

Hotel only Before your holiday, you might be flying on a business trip or you might be meeting friends and family who live abroad. Whatever the reason, if any of your party wants to organise their own travel arrangements, we are happy to book the hotel accommodation only. Plus we can easily include private resort

advice from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)

We enjoy a very high satisfaction rating.

www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice about

Around 98% of our customers state on their

travel to, and within, your chosen

questionnaires that they’ll travel with us

destination, noting the importance of

again and will recommend us to their friends

regularly checking for the latest information.

and family. This is important to us as we rely

Additionally, with regards to vaccinations

on loyal customers returning and referring us

and health advice, you should check

to their friends. We’d love you to be an

with your GP surgery or

Ambassador and, if you’ve already travelled

www.travelhealthpro.org.uk for specific

with us and, on your recommendation, your

recommendations.

friends or family book a Classic holiday, simply contact us with the relevant booking

Honeymoons

departure times of your flights.

details. As a thank you for being a Classic

Many of our hotels are perfect for

Ambassador, we’ll send both you and your

honeymoons, anniversaries and special

Holiday vouchers

friends a complimentary bottle of

birthday celebrations and we’re always

For honeymoons or weddings abroad,

champagne, either directly to you, or via

delighted to help you choose. The Classic

holiday vouchers make the perfect gift for

your travel agent.

value sections on each hotel page highlight

transfers if you let us know the arrival and

friends and family; call our customer relations team for details.

When to travel

hotels particularly suited to honeymooners with many offering complimentary room

Some of the resorts in this brochure feature

upgrades, flowers and sparkling wine to

Last minute bookings

hotels which provide year-round holidays

newly-weds; they may ask for proof of the

Owing to the individual character and

although during quieter holiday months, you

happy event so do carry a copy of your

popularity of many of our properties, all the

may find that there are fewer facilities and

marriage certificate!

best rooms and suites do tend to get

attractions available in some areas. Similarly,

booked well in advance although, if you are

restaurant choices in hotels may be limited

looking for a last minute short break or

during less busy times and amenities may be

holiday, do give us a call to see what’s

restricted by seasonal demand so, if specific

available.

hotel facilities or events or attractions are important to you, please get us to check their availability before confirming your holiday booking.

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Tailor-made for you

Caldera

Pico do Arieiro

Porto Santo

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Welcome to Madeira & Porto Santo Enjoying an excellent year round climate, stunning scenery and superb quality hotels, Madeira is the perfect holiday destination for those wanting to escape the stresses of everyday life. The people are friendly and there are few places where you would enjoy better or more courteous service. The Island of Eternal Springtime, Lovers’ Isle, Pearl of the Atlantic and Floating Garden of the Atlantic are just a few of the epithets awarded to Madeira, the largest of the islands in the Madeiran Archipelago which also includes the sand and sea worshippers’ island of Porto Santo, and the uninhabited islands of the Selvagens and Desertas. Located 400 miles west of Morocco and 600 miles from the European mainland, the islands are located on similar latitudes to Bermuda and Los Angeles and enjoy a good year round climate; perfect for visitors seeking adventure on the mountains and thrills on the water.

Porto Santo

Funchal

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Madeira Madeira is the tip of a gigantic mountain protruding from the ocean depths and the variations in altitude provide a variety of natural habitats from stunning coastal scenery to soaring mountainous peaks. The island is 35 miles long and 16 miles wide, the central area is volcanic in origin and its subtropical climate and moderate rainfall provide an environment where lush vegetation prevails and exotic flowers bloom all year. The water temperature is also pleasant year round due to the warming influences of the Gulf Stream. Although there are no natural golden sands, the island boasts a couple of manmade beaches and there are numerous lidos and wonderful hotel pools overlooking the ocean or situated in magnificent tropical gardens which make Madeira an ideal destination for sun worshippers. Madeira’s rich history provides many places of interest and amidst the natural beauty you can discover small traditional villages, seek out interesting churches and museums and enjoy various festivals with the locals who delight in sharing their many celebrations.

Porto Santo The tiny and delightful island of Porto Santo measures a mere seven miles by four and lies twenty-three miles to the north east of Madeira; easily reached by a twenty minute flight from Funchal airport or a two hour ferry crossing from Funchal harbour making it ideal for a two centre holiday. Although Porto Santo has a history of its own and still retains many fascinating vestiges of its past, it is the golden beaches that provide the major attraction, although the tranquil lifestyle enjoyed all over the island is also a reason why visitors return year after year. This island has remained largely undiscovered and with an indigenous population of just five thousand, you can be assured of a restful and peaceful stay.

Quintas & hotels

Clothing

From secluded coastal hotels to mountain

Warm-weather clothes are fine for the

hideaways, we offer a range of

summer, but pack a jumper for any trips to

accommodation from small and friendly to

the hills and mountains. Warmer clothes will

elegant and luxurious. In addition to a wide

be needed for the winter along with a

range of hotels, we feature a number of

shower proof jacket, but daytime

prestigious quintas, delightfully restored

temperatures are still very mild. Winter

manor houses (see pages 48-61). Particular

walkers will need waterproof, warm clothes

emphasis is placed on the character and

and sensible, stout footwear is

location of our properties so we are

recommended for any hill walking and can

confident that we can always find the

also be useful in tackling Funchal’s cobbled

perfect property for you.

streets, whilst hiking boots are worthwhile for

Heritage

some of the more challenging levada walks.

Madeira became part of the Portuguese

Shopping & souvenirs

empire in the 15th century and has a diverse

American whimsical poet Ogden Nash got it

cosmopolitan heritage resulting from various

just about right when he wrote, ‘Madeira is

invasions and occupations. In the 17th

the home of wineries and extremely

century the island became a significant part

expensive embroidered fineries’. Shop for

of the trading routes between Europe and

anything from the latest designer clothes to

the New World, specifically the Portuguese

exquisite embroidery, wickerwork, exotic

colony of Brazil, and there is a major British

flowers, Madeira cake and of course,

influence, which is a throwback to the

Madeira wine! The majority of Funchal’s

Napoleonic Wars when friendly occupation

shops are small and personal but there are a

by the British finally ended in 1814. The British

number of larger shopping centres offering

were particularly instrumental in Madeira’s

designer clothing and familiar brand names.

booming wine sales, a trade which was only

Funchal offers the widest selection of

overtaken in the 20th century by the tourism

shopping centres with Forum and La Vie in

industry. Today Madeira is an Autonomous

the heart of the city, whilst in contrast, Bazar

Political Region of Portugal and, together

do Povo, Madeira's oldest department store,

with Porto Santo, has a population of

has retained some of its traditional shopping

260,000 with approximately half living in

experience for more than a hundred years.

Funchal, the capital. Portuguese is the

The best established local markets are in

national language although English is widely

Santa (Porto Moniz), Ponta Delgada and

spoken.

Santo da Serra, and take place during the

When to go

weekends. Funchal’s most authentic market, Mercado dos Lavradores (workers’ market)

Given the temperate nature of its climate,

in the Old Town is filled with colourful and

Madeira is great to visit at any time of the

fragrant flowers, exotic fish, fruit and

year. The average temperature seldom falls

vegetables as well as delightful handicrafts

below 17˚C and rarely rises above 24˚C and

and is a ‘must-see’, especially on a Friday or

the warming effect of the Gulf Stream keeps

Saturday, when the ranks of the market’s

water temperatures between 17˚C and 22˚C

regular visitors are swelled by fishermen,

making swimming a pleasant experience

farmers and tradesmen.

the whole year round. When you choose to go might be dependent upon which flowers

Flowers

you want to see in bloom or which of the

Given that Madeira is known as a Floating

island’s many festivals and celebrations you

Garden, locally grown flowers are the

might like to witness. For warm, clear

natural choice for a holiday gift or

weather, ideal for hill and mountain walking,

memento. Orchids, flamingo and bird of

spring, summer and autumn are best, but

paradise flowers can be boxed (costs range

Madeira is also an ideal choice when you

from approx €35) and carried on to the

want to escape from the long, dull British

aeroplane or stored in the hold although

winter. The climate on Porto Santo is stable

some airlines charge for the latter. Most

and dry with little change from season to

flower shops will deliver boxed flowers to

season.

your hotel or to the airport for your departure

Travelling around Madeira Although just a small island, Madeira seems

although in order to get the best choice of flowers, it’s best to order them a few days beforehand.

much bigger due to its mountainous terrain. The island is extremely rugged and travellers should be prepared for long, winding roads full of twists and turns. You can easily explore by car, taxi, local bus or organised excursion.

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Sao Vicente

Discover Madeira There are plenty of places to visit outside the bustling capital Funchal. Madeira boasts delightful botanical gardens and unspoilt landscapes, numerous levada trails, a nature reserve and forests, dramatic mountain ridges and magnificent views from ocean cliffs, plus picturesque little villages and fishing ports, whilst, neighbouring Porto Santo enjoys five miles of golden beaches and can be visited on a day trip from Madeira.

Pico do Arieiro

Porto Moniz The highlight of Porto Moniz are its beautiful, natural swimming pools formed by volcanic lava and filled with crystal clear seawater.

Porto Moniz

Ponta do Pargo Sao Vicente Visit the island’s Volcanism Centre and caves in Sao Vicente for a guided walk through a series of lava tunnels formed 890,000 years ago.

Jardim do Mar Calheta Calheta A pretty spot with a marina and man-made beach with golden sands. A popular place in the summer with a selection of watersports and restaurants.

Ponta do Sol

Ponta do Sol The sunniest spot on the island, Ponta do Sol (Sun Point) is a pretty coastal town and holiday resort with a pebble beach and a small harbour.

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Camara do Lobos

Pico Ruivo & Pico do Arieiro mountain peaks

Queimadas Forest Park Set right in the Laurissilva Forest near Santana, the Quiemadas Forest Park is a lovely spot for a picnic and walks.

Boaventura An agricultural village with a mountainous landscape and a demanding levada walk closeby.

Santana

Ponta Delgada

Surrounded by beautiful landscapes with fruit trees and willow. Famed for its unique triangular thatched houses, and home to Madeira Theme Park.

Boaventura Santana

Sao Vicente

Canical

Queimadas Pico Ruivo

Pico Ruivo (1860) Encumeada (1007)

The highest point on the island, 6,109ft, can only be reached by foot.

Once the centre of Madeira’s whaling industry and now a marine mammal sanctuary; the whaling museum is well worth a visit.

Pico do Arieiro (1810)

Encumeada A pass at 3,300ft with superb views from Sao Vicente in the north to the Serra d’Agua valley to the south.

Canical

Pico do Arieiro

Madeira’s third highest mountain, tremendous views of dramatic mountain ridges.

Santo da Serra

Eira do Serrado (1095)

Jardim da Serra

Picturesque wooded region with excellent levada walks.

Camacha

Jardim da Serra Cabo Girao

Monte

Botanical Gardens

Camara do Lobos Funchal

Canico

Cabo Girao Do not miss the breathtaking view from the glass skywalk at the lookout point of the second highest sea cliff in the world (580m).

Monte

Machico

Santa Cruz

Historical fishing port where Zarco the Explorer first discovered Madeira.

Camacha Renowned for its wickerwork and colourful folklore traditions, Camacha is one of the most rural and picturesque villages in Madeira.

Botanical Gardens & Loiro Park

Picturesque village featuring Tropical Garden Monte Palace, a delightful garden full of rare tropical species. Visit by cable car and leave by toboggan!

Occupying the grounds of Quinta do Bom Sucesso, 3km from Funchal, these botanical gardens boasts some 3,000 plants, whilst nearby Loiro Park is home to exotic and rare birds.

Camara do Lobos This picturesque village is the centre of the fishing community; the fishermen are experts in catching espada from depths of up to 800 metres.

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Classic concierge To enhance and add authenticity to your holiday experience why not add a few extra items in advance with the help of our comprehensive concierge service. We can provide a full array of special services in Madeira. From private excursions in the company of a local expert to tickets for festivals, events, concerts, museums, galleries or a reservation at a highly rated gourmet restaurant to celebrate a special occasion.

Our concierge team in the UK constantly liaise with our local experts on the ground in Madeira, the renowned Blandy Travel company, to ensure that you’ll enjoy your holiday to the full. You might want to discover the area on an ad hoc basis when you arrive, which is fine but, if you would like us to recommend and book any specific experiences before you travel, we’d be more than happy to help. Just call our concierge service on 0800 008 7289

Calheta

Airport lounge

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Dolphin spotting

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Whale & dolphin spotting Boat trips are a must as, owing to its unique deep-sea location, Madeira is blessed with the presence of visiting whales and dolphins. Just 5km from the shore, the ocean floor reaches depths of more than 3,000m where common, and uncommon, species include fin, sei, pilot, beaked and humpback whales as well as bottle-nose, Atlantic-spotted and rough-tooth dolphins.

Walking tours Madeira is famed for its levadas; water channels with adjacent walkways. During the many local hiking and walking tours, you can take advantage of professional hikers’ knowledge and their love of their island.

Afternoon tea at Belmond Reid's Palace

Organised tours are available every day of the week and normally include transfers

Pre-bookable private tours

Sidecars

There’s lots to do and see in Madeira and a

URAL have been one of the world's leading

private tour by a local expert is a perfect

makers of sidecar motorcycles for more than

way to start. It’s a great idea to join a

75 years. Designed for exploration and

walking tour of the island’s capital, Funchal,

adventure off the beaten track, there’s no

to orientate yourself at the start of your

better way to discover the many charms of

holiday and alternatively, or additionally,

Madeira in a fun, different and hugely

you could book a private trip in a 4x4 to

memorable way. An experienced (and fully

discover the island’s highest peak,

licenced) guide drives you around leaving

sometimes above the cloud-line, plus the

you free to enjoy the scenery, and appeal

island’s hidden valleys and watercourses.

of these charming timeless vehicles.

For more information on our pre-bookable private tours please see page 15.

Afternoon tea

Tukxis For a different mode of travel why not try a TukTuk? Tukxis are a new and exciting way to

Belmond Reid’s Palace is one of the world’s

discover the charms and beauties of

most famous hotels and Afternoon Tea at

Funchal. Inspired by the Dolce Vita lifestyle,

Reid’s is to Madeira what the Changing of

the iconic three wheeled Ape Calessino

the Guard is to London. Served since the

vehicles offer visitors an intimate and unique

hotel’s opening in 1891, every afternoon,

perspective of the city’s history and culture.

tea, freshly baked scones, finger sandwiches

And talking of unusual modes of travel, a

and a choice of delicious fancies are

must-do whilst you’re in Funchal is to ‘cable-

savoured in sumptuous surroundings to

car’ up to Monte and then ‘toboggan’ back

delightful piano accompaniment. It’s an

down in the famed wicker baskets!

event worth dressing up for and advance reservations are recommended.

from, and back to, your hotel. Tours can be for a half day or a full day; it’s definitely worth booking a picnic lunch for the latter. We are happy to recommend and book walking tours for you before you travel, or you can easily book them once you are in resort where further details are available from our representative and from your hotel’s reception.

Airport lounges We can arrange airport lounge access in Funchal, allowing you to continue with your holiday right up until it’s time to fly home.

Other concierge services From personal shoppers to personal makeovers, for that special bottle of wine, cake or floral bouquet for a birthday or anniversary treat, for restaurant reservations, music concerts and festivals, our concierge service can arrange whatever you need before you travel. For those less mobile we can provide an array of equipment and nursing assistance.

Sailing You can charter an exclusive yacht with qualified, skilled crew members who will sail to the most stunning locations, either for a couple of hours, or a full day with lunch included. Catamaran sailing trips allow you to enjoy swimming and snorkelling in the deep blue ocean waters off the side of your craft. And a wide selection of day cruises and evening sunset cruises are available. Alternatively sail on a replica of Christopher Columbus’ 15th century galleon, the Santa Maria, whilst enjoying a treat of locally

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produced honey cake coupled with famous Madeira wine. Built entirely of mahogany, the Santa Maria replica is 22m long and boasts three masts the tallest of which is 16m.

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Experience Madeira Explore Madeira’s magnificent gardens, admire the views from the cable car to Monte and enjoy an exhilarating toboggan ride in a wicker carriage down again. In Funchal, join an open top bus tour taking in the historical sights, or enjoy a stroll along the palm lined coastal Lido promenade bordered by gardens and restaurants. Discover the untouched interior of hidden valleys and mountains on an offroad jeep safari, visit museums, churches and pretty villages, and

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for a family day out there is the aqua park in Santa Cruz. In addition a multitude of land and sea based activities are on offer; from a gentle swim and laze around the hotel pool to more active pursuits such as cycling, canyoning, horse riding, trail running, hiking and mountain climbing, and with its mild year round water temperatures, crystal clear seas and great surf Madeira is ideal for a whole host of watersports.

Cabo Girao view point

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Madeira Theme Park

Sao Vicente Caves

Mountain climbing

Santana has a reputation as being one of the most appealing villages on the island. It is home to several original examples of the distinctive and traditional blue, red and white thatched houses known as palheiros. It is also home to the 17 acre Madeira Theme Park which recounts the history, traditions and culture of Madeira. Cable-sliding, bungee jumping and wall-climbing are on offer. Adult from €6, child €4.

Visit the island’s Volcanism Centre and caves for a guided walk through a series of lava tunnels formed 890,000 years ago and watch a range of audiovisual displays.

The basalt rock plains of Madeira provide climbing challenges with varying degrees of difficulty and, although this is a sport for the adventurous, it is not treacherous. Join a small group of up to six climbers for an exciting day in the mountains.

Santa Cruz Aqua Park This family entertainment centre features five toboggan rides, four fast slides, two swimming pools, one reserved for children, and a lazy river running around the pools. Adult from €9, child €6 (aged 5-12).

Jeep safari An off-road jeep safari offering unique access to Madeira’s untouched interior of hidden valleys, mountains, watercourses and unique fauna and flora. From €48 per person.

Santa Maria cruise A cruise on board the Santa Maria is a chance to sail on a replica of Christopher Columbus’ 15th century galleon. Adult from €35, child €17.50.

Mountain biking The levadas and dirt roads through the forests and mountains provide a very enjoyable environment for mountain biking and keen riders can cover the same tracks as those used on the Madeira Round Island Cycling Tour. Half and full day courses are available or you could simply hire a mountain bike for a day or two. A mountain bike day’s excursion including hotel pick-up, lunch and tuition costs from €38 per person.

Paragliding Madeiran topography lends itself to paragliding with an abundance of ridges, mountains and cliffs from which to launch, and drifting in almost total silence, whilst watching the landscape, is breathtaking.

Fishing Straddling the deep blue Atlantic along the migratory routes of some of the most soughtafter game-fish, Madeira is one of the world’s best angling locations with some of the best equipped boats in the mid–Atlantic, manned by very experienced crews.

Watersports & diving Watersports clubs and some of the larger hotels offer a variety of watersports, sea kayaking is popular and the best time for surfers and windsurfers is during winter and spring. In addition to the island’s many natural marine reserves, and caves, ridges and volcanic reefs to explore, it’s possible to visit underwater wrecks around Madeira and Porto Santo in relatively shallow water. Daily diving is possible for both beginners and experienced divers and certificate courses are available during summer months.

Private tours We're delighted to introduce a series of exclusive Madeiran experiences which you can book privately for two. Whether you're interested in cookery, wine, chocolate, natural history or stunning views, you'll enjoy learning from a local expert. Simply confirm when you book or contact our concierge team before you travel.

Enjoy an exclusive experience on our pre-bookable private tours for two

A tropical grand tour (8 hrs) Visit a sugar cane mill, stroll through sugar cane fields and banana plantations with a traditional lunch in the village of Ribiera Brava. Stop at the sea cliff Cabo Girao for the views and cable car ride to Faja do Cabo Girao for a walk through its tropical fruit filled orchards.

£144* per person

includes visits to Ribeira Brava,

home of Maria Joao Barros.

endemic species of Trocaz

Sao Vicente valley and the

Make, taste and enjoy a variety

pigeon and Madeira Firecrest

viewpoint at Encumeada.

of flavoured chocolates.

amongst others, and depending

£72* per person

£91* per person

on time of year, a chance to

Levada do Norte walk (4 hrs)

A culinary experience (4 hrs)

This walk is just over 6km long

Join a local chef for a cooking

and is suitable for anyone who

experience. Start with a

enjoys walking. Start the day at

fascinating visit to a local market

the sea cliff Cabo Girao

to taste and pick your

admiring the spectacular views

ingredients amidst the freshest of

from its glass walkway, before

produce, then learn to prepare

reaching Levada do Norte for a

and cook a typical, seasonal

wonderful walk through a serene

Madeiran meal and finally enjoy

and, in season, wildflower filled

your efforts together with a glass

landscape.

of the local drink, Poncha.

£62* per person

£124* per person

spot some of the migratory birds.

£72* per person

The history of Blandy (6½ hrs) An all day tour of some of the properties owned by the island’s historic Blandy family including a visit to a vineyard and award winning Palheiro Gardens, before lunch at Casa Velho do Palheiro country house and a guided visit of the Blandy Wine Lodge.

Unique island flora (3½ hrs) Learn about the island’s unique flora and its habitats; a must for garden enthusiasts this tour

Art of chocolate (3½ hrs)

Birdwatching (3 hrs)

Learn the art of chocolate

A unique birdwatching tour to

making in an intimate and

four different sites, including the

comfortable atmosphere at the

Laurel forests, to observe the

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Gardens & levada walks Known as the Floating Garden of the Atlantic, Madeira is truly a paradise for garden and flora enthusiasts with an array of splendid gardens to discover, as well as an ecological park and forests including the Laurissilva Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The island’s sub-tropical climate and moderate rainfall ensures an environment where lush vegetation prevails and exotic flowers bloom year round.

One of the best ways to fully appreciate Madeira’s spectacular scenery and varied topography is to explore the island's network of levada trails and there are organised walking tours for all levels of ability taking in some wonderful panoramic views and beautiful scenery.

Pico do Arieiro

Monte Palace Tropical Gardens

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Botanical Gardens, Funchal

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Gardens, parks & forests For garden and flora enthusiasts there is an

Levada walking

abundance of gardens, parks and forests to

Levadas are irrigation channels which

explore in Madeira. Some of these include

were built by the first settlers to carry

Funchal’s Municipal Gardens (Dona Amelia

water down from the wet and

Gardens), the Do Monte Municipal Gardens

mountainous regions of the north of the

set at 550m above sea level, the Jardim dos

island to the drier sun parched regions of

Loiros or Loiros Garden with its colourful

the south. For maintenance purposes,

parrots, and Quinta das Cruzes Garden in

paths and steps were built alongside the

the park adjacent to the Museum of Quinta

levadas and it is these tracks that now

das Cruzes. Aside from the gardens, there’s

form the 500 mile island wide web of

the Ecological Park where the significant

levada paths. They are one of Madeira’s

variation in altitude allows Madeira’s varied

greatest tourist attractions and one of

indigenous flora to flourish. For those keen on

the best ways to appreciate fully

walking and getting away from it all, there is

Madeira’s spectacular scenery and

Ribeiro Frio Forest Park with its beautiful views

varied topography. You can simply buy

or the Queimadas Forest Reserve close to Santana. The Laurissilva Forest, thought to be more than 20 million years old, occupies a coastal strip from 300m to 1300m above sea level and almost all of it has been classified as part of the Madeira Nature Reserve, a

Palheiro Gardens

Palheiro Gardens Palheiro Gardens at Caminho da Quinta do Palheiro, Sao Goncalo, are arguably the

a map and follow your own trail but you might find it more enjoyable and easier to join a walking tour organised and led by professional hikers and guides. Levada walks are graded from simple strolls to more challenging and longer

UNESCO World Heritage Site.

most magnificent on the island. Set in

Botanical Gardens

Funchal, the gardens play host to a mass of

Created in the 1960’s the Botanical Gardens,

camellias, giant ferns, a sunken garden and

(open daily 9am to 6pm) contain examples

a Baroque chapel. Entrance fee: adults from

of almost every plant that grows on Madeira

€11, children free (open daily 9am to

Rabacal - Risco - 25 Fontes

alongside specimens imported from the

5.30pm). Classic guests staying at Casa

This walk is eleven kilometres long, climbs

Azores, the Canaries, the Cape Verde

Velha do Palheiro (page 49), are offered

to a height of over one thousand metres

Islands, South Africa and Brazil. Occupying

complimentary entry to Palheiro Gardens.

and takes between three and four hours.

the grounds of Quinta do Bom Sucesso, the

stunning surroundings in the hills east of

walks. Please note that stout walking shoes are recommended. Below are highlighted some examples of typical levada walks.

It offers some wonderful panoramic

quinta itself has become a museum of

Monte Palace Tropical Gardens

natural history and the neighbouring Jardim

The magnificent Monte Palace Tropical

plateau, with its streams flowing north

dos Loiros, incorporated into the Botanical

Gardens cover seven hectares near Quinta

and south towards the sea, and the

Gardens, is home to all manner of parrots,

do Monte (page 60), high above Funchal at

Ribiera da Janela Valley. This is a walk

parakeets and macaws.

the top of the cable car, and are filled with

suitable for beginners who enjoy

indigenous and tropical exotic plants and

beautiful scenery.

flowers including proteas, orchids and

A moderate walk suitable for beginners.

incredibly rare ferns. Lakes and waterfalls, plus an oriental garden and koi carp pond all add to these delightful gardens (open weekdays 9.30am to 6pm). Entrance fee: from €12.50 adults, children free.

views of the Calheta Ridges and

Ribeiro Frio - Portela This ten kilometre walk takes about four hours and is suitable for anyone who enjoys walking. The majority of the walk is over flat terrain through the Laurissilva Forest which has been declared a World Natural Heritage Site. This is a highly enjoyable walk for ornithologists and nature lovers alike. Suitable for beginners.

The Lakes of Madeira From forest trekking along unmarked routes to hiking up the oldest levada in the west of the island, this unusual levada walk has it all. The twelve kilometre walk takes just over four hours and passes by the magnificent waterfalls and deep valley terrain of the island’s western plateau. It is one of the most enjoyable walks that Madeira has to offer. A moderately testing walk but worth the effort for a delightful Madeiran experience.

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A taste of Madeira With a ready supply of superb fish, locally grown vegetables and no end of tasty fresh fruit you can eat healthily, heartily and relatively inexpensively in Madeira. From rustic style tipico eateries where a traditional Madeiran menu await, to classic restaurants with a more international flavour, hotel restaurants offering fine dining, and delightful afternoon tea served in sumptuous surroundings at the world famous Belmond

Reid’s Palace, even the most discerning palate will be spoilt for culinary choice. There are a number of culinary festivals and fairs held throughout the year on Madeira including the Black Scabbard festival in Camara de Lobos, the Machico Gastronomic Fair and The Stars Route, where award winning chefs come together to create wonderful tasting menus, hold a series of workshops and tastings.

Restaurant do Forte, Funchal

Villa Cipriani Restaurant at Belmond Reid's Palace

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Cuisine Restaurant recommendations

In addition to Portuguese specialities Madeira has its own typical dishes and as a

While it is true that some of the finest

rule food is simple, cooked using fresh

restaurants on the island are still found in

ingredients and served up in hearty portions.

the hotels, Madeira offers a wide variety

Typical starters include Portuguese

of restaurants from rustic style tipico

vegetable soup, caldo verde, and fish and

eateries - which limit themselves to

bread soup, acorda. Main courses for meat

traditional Madeiran dishes - to classic

lovers include lamb stew with fresh

restaurants where there is a more

vegetables and potatoes, estufado de

international flavour to the menu. Below is

carneiro, and skewered beef, espetada,

a sample of restaurants giving an idea of

which is normally served with milho frito (fried

menus, ambiance and guide prices. If

maize). The locally caught espada,

you have a particular restaurant

scabbard fish, can be enjoyed grilled with

requirement for an anniversary or specific

lemon, or, in a more traditional style,

celebration, please contact us.

battered and served with deep fried locally

Uva at The Vine

grown bananas. For dessert, it’s difficult to

Rua dos Aranhas from €68pp

beat the fresh fruit or the local bolo de mel, Madeira honeycake; made from molasses it’s squidgy, dark and absolutely delicious.

Afternoon tea

Inventive fusion cuisine by internationally acclaimed chef Tomas Faudry plus outstanding panoramic views of Funchal.

Belmond Reid’s Palace is undoubtedly one

O Regional

of the world’s most famous hotels and the

Rua Dom Carlos I from €38pp

Wine is undoubtedly the most famous of

elegant afternoon tea tradition at Reid’s is a

Madeira’s exports and make sure to sample

truly timeless affair. Every afternoon, a fine

the different types at one of the wine

selection of teas, freshly baked scones,

Located in the old town and always busy, Regional offers local dishes and a good selection of fresh fish.

lodges. There are five types of Madeira,

delicate finger sandwiches and a choice of

each named after the grape which gives

delicious homemade pastries can be

that style of wine its distinctive flavour and

enjoyed on the hotel’s cliff top terrace

characteristics: Sercial, pale in colour and

where the ocean views are spectacular and

very dry; Verdelho, golden colour with a

surroundings sumptuous. Advance

medium dry taste; Bual, dark gold and

reservation is recommended and the cost

medium sweet; Malmsey, the original grape

is approximately €36 per person.

Madeira wine

which produces a sweet wine with a rich chestnut brown colour, and Tinta Negra

The Old Blandy Wine Lodge

Mole, a red grape which occupies the

Set parallel to the oldest street in Funchal in

biggest percentage of vineyards on the

a cobbled courtyard is the Old Blandy Wine

island.

Lodge. Once the annexe to a 17th century Franciscan monastery, the lodge now houses some 800,000 litres of Madeira wine. There are daily guided tours of the wine lodge, a gift centre with many souvenir ideas and gifts, a main tasting bar with historic murals and a vintage sampling room where wines dating back a hundred years are available to purchase by the glass. Wine purchases start from about €7 a bottle and wine bought here will be delivered to their shop at the airport (just after security clearance).

Dress code A jacket and tie is the generally accepted dress code in the restaurants of luxury hotels and at the formal restaurants in Belmond Reid’s Palace men are required to wear a dark suit and tie. The Casino is relatively relaxed and although a jacket and tie is not out of place, it is no longer obligatory. Formal dress is normally required for gala dinners and if you’d like to find out further details of dress codes at a particular hotel, simply contact our reservations team. Espetada

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Adega da Quinta Estreito de Camara de Lobos from €38pp One of the best places to enjoy the Madeiran speciality espetada. The ambiance is suitably rustic and there are excellent views.

Casa Velha Rua Imperatriz Dona Amelia from €43pp A certain old world charm is present in this former private villa where lobster, duck and flambé dishes are the specialities.

Doca dos Cavacos Rua Ponta da Cruz from €33pp A gem of a local fish restaurant with a welcoming atmosphere located on a cliff face at the end of a row of fishermen’s huts. Good value for money.

Restaurant do Forte Forte Bela Sao Tiago from €38pp A stylish restaurant offering great food in a very dramatic setting. Set inside the ancient fort and overlooking the sea the restaurant shares its space with a museum of art.

Villa Cipriani at Belmond Reid’s Palace Estrada Monumental from €53pp Romantic and peaceful cliff top restaurant serving fantastically flavoursome Italian cuisine including numerous delicious pasta dishes.

William Restaurant at Belmond Reid’s Palace Estrada Monumental from €68pp Reid’s Michelin star restaurant offers the very finest haute cuisine combined with spectacular night time views over the bay of Funchal.

Mozart Restaurant Rua Dom Carlos from €38pp This classically styled and popular restaurant is located in the historic old town of Funchal and offers regional and international dishes.

Il Gallo d'Oro at The Cliff Bay Estrada Monumental from €73pp Madeira’s only 2 Michelin star restaurant. Mediterranean inspired cuisine, elegant surroundings and superb views over the Atlantic. Guide prices shown are for a starter, main course, dessert and half bottle of house wine per person.

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Join the carnival & festival celebrations The preference for festivals over work is perhaps nowhere so pronounced as on Madeira. In addition to the island’s four major festivals, Carnival, the Flower Festival, the Wine Festival, and its internationally renowned New Year’s Eve celebrations, the islanders have a busy schedule of public holidays, saints’ days, local parish festivals and small village celebrations. In fact, every town

on Madeira and Porto Santo enjoys an annual celebration, and although it's normally a Saint's Day, virtually any excuse will do! The biggest festivals include lots of dancing and parading, local live music, occasionally live bands even play a bit of contemporary rock, plus themed dress, colourful traditional costumes, and sometimes the celebrations go on for several days . . .

Flower Festival

Wine Festival

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New Year's Eve celebrations

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Carnival

New Year's Eve

Madeira comes alive as the islanders

Just before midnight on New Year’s Eve it is

celebrate their annual Carnival. The

traditional for all the householders in Funchal

beachfront promenade in Funchal becomes

to open their windows and switch on all their

a scene of almost Brazilian style revelry as

lights setting the town ablaze with light. At

elaborate floats, bands, scores of dancers

midnight the entire city erupts in a

and samba troupes in breathtaking

magnificent and unforgettable firework

costumes surge onto the streets of the

display best viewed from the harbour where

capital. The main parade takes place on the

many cruise ships anchor on the night of

Saturday before Shrove Tuesday but the

December 31 specifically for the event.

party celebrations and the atmosphere of

Given that Madeira’s most spectacular

contagious enjoyment continue through to

festival has acquired an international

Mardi Gras when the daring costumes and

reputation we recommend booking as early

caricatures of the ‘trapalhao’ parade bring

as possible if you would like to visit Madeira

the festivities to a close.

during the New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Flower Festival

The Festival of our Lady of Monte

Held normally during April but occasionally

Celebrated on the eve of the 15th of

in May (30 April-17 May 2020), Madeira’s

August, the festival of Nossa Senhora do

Festa da Flôr is a breathtaking affair.

Monte is considered to be Madeira’s main

Beautifully inventive floral sculptures and

public religious feast. Pilgrims flock from all

displays are paraded through Funchal’s

around the island to kiss the image of the

streets on floats accompanied by local

patron saint, and some ascend the final 68

bands and folk dancers. On the eve of the

steps to the church on their knees. For many

street procession thousands of children

Madeirans the pilgrimage is an obligation.

gather in the Municipal Square to make a

Once the devotions are over the wine flows,

wish while planting a single flower into the

the fireworks explode and two days of

Wall of Hope. Once the parade is over there

feasting transform the picturesque and

are several exhibitions of award-winning

romantic village of Monte.

floral displays.

Madeira Wine Rally

Atlantic Festival Throughout June classical music

Organised by the Madeira Sports Club, the

performances are held at several of

Madeira Wine Rally is where world-famous

Funchal’s churches and at the St Lawrence

rally drivers bring their cars to the island to

Palace, the fortress home of military

participate in the one of the most important

governors of Madeira. In recent years the

stages of the European Rally Championship

festival has been further enhanced by the

and thousands of spectators fill the mountain

introduction of the International Fireworks

slopes for a couple of days in August.

Competition in which contestants organise

Saints' Day Most churches manage to find two or three

firework displays to accompany the music every Saturday in June.

excuses a year for a festival. Coloured flags

Funchal Jazz Festival

and white banners decorate the houses,

Held at the beginning of July each year the

churches are laden with flowers and

open air Funchal Jazz Festival is a three day

candles, fairy lights are strewn across streets

event staged in the beautiful Santa Catarina

and in trees, and children, in their first

Park. It has become one of Madeira’s most

communion whites, join the clergy to parade

popular cultural events with performances

religious icons to a soundtrack of brass

by local artists as well as a number of

bands, church bells and fireworks.

internationally renowned jazz musicians,

Wine Festival Celebrated at the end of August and/or

such as Cassandra Wilson, Al di Meola, Esperanza Spalding and Dave Brubeck having performed in previous years.

beginning of September during the harvest of the grapes, Madeira’s wine festival aims to recreate the traditional ways of making wine. In Camara de Lobos and other villages around the island, islanders and visitors alike carry the harvest to the press as a prelude to jumping into the vats to squelch bare-footed in the grapes. Unsurprisingly perhaps, there is plenty of Madeiran music and dancing to accompany the festivities.

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Calendar of Events 2019/20 All events listed are held on Madeira unless specifically highlighted as Porto Santo. Events marked with an asterisk (*) are celebrated on both Madeira & Porto Santo.

MAY 1 May Workers Day National Holiday* May The Classic Motor Exhibition May/Jun Festas da Sé festivities 31 May Corpus Christi National Holiday* JUNE 10 Jun Portugal Day* 8, 15, 22, 29 Jun Atlantic Festival 12-29 Jun Festivals of St John, St Peter & St Anthony* 29 Jun-1 Jul Classic Car Rally JULY 1 Jul Madeira Day 12-14 Jul Funchal Jazz Festival AUGUST August Madeira Wine Rally 14-15 Aug Feast of the Assumption or the Festival of Our Lady of Monte 21 Aug Funchal Day 25 Aug-8 Sep Madeira Wine Festival SEPTEMBER 1-2 Sep Feast of Jesus and the Holy Sacrament in Ponta Delgada 12-14 Sep Columbus Festival on Porto Santo 27 Sep World Tourism Day OCTOBER 5 Oct Republic Day National Holiday* 1-6 Oct Madeira Nature Festival 8-9 Oct The Feast of Our Lord of Miracles 31 Oct Happy Halloween NOVEMBER 1 Nov All Saints Day National Holiday* 31 Oct-1 Nov Chestnut Festival DECEMBER 1 Dec Independence Day National Holiday* 1 Dec-6 Jan Christmas Illuminations 8 Dec Immaculate Conception National Holiday* 1 Dec-6 Jan Christmas decorations & exhibitions in Funchal 25 Dec Christmas Day National Holiday* 31 Dec New Year’s Eve celebrations* JANUARY 1 Jan New Year’s Day National Holiday* 5-6 Jan The Festival of the Three Kings FEBRUARY 19-26 Feb Carnival MARCH-APRIL 10 Apr Good Friday National Holiday*
 13 Apr Easter Monday National Holiday* 30 Apr-17 May Flower Festival 25 Apr Liberty Day National Holiday* The exact dates of festivals change from year to year. While we have taken every care to ensure that any dates printed are accurate, if a particular festival is important to your holiday enjoyment we recommend that you check the dates with our reservations team prior to booking.

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The best of both worlds We tailor-make every Classic holiday and we would be delighted to organise a two centre, multi centre or short break holiday for you to enjoy. You could spend a few days in elegant Lisbon, the town of Cascais or in stylish Porto before flying on to Madeira for a luxurious stay in a five star hotel or delightful quinta, or for a totally relaxing finish to your holiday choose the tiny island of Porto Santo.

We have highlighted a few two centre options, but don’t feel confined by our choices; you can combine any of our featured Madeira hotels with our hotels in Porto, Lisbon and on the Estoril Coast. For details of our hotels in Portugal please see our dedicated Portugal or main Summer brochure, visit www.classic-collection.co.uk or simply call our knowledgeable reservations team to discuss.

Porto Santo

Torrre de Belem, Lisbon

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Itinerary suggestions to inspire . . . Porto & Madeira

Estoril Coast & Madeira

Occupying a hillside location in Porto’s Vila

Created from the former residence of King

Nova de Gaia district amidst the city’s port

Humberto II of Italy, the extremely stylish

cellars, The Yeatman is one of Porto’s most

Grande Real Villa Italia Hotel & Spa is

distinguished and luxurious hotels. Elegant

located a short stroll from Cascais Marina

guest rooms and suites feature panoramic

and boasts Italian charm and elegance

views across the river Douro and the city’s

throughout. Combine a stay in this fine five

historic centre, whilst exquisite Portuguese

star hotel with the traditional charm of

cuisine can be savoured in the Michelin star

Quinta Jardins do Lago located in an

restaurant. Combine a stay at this splendid

elevated position above the Madeiran

five star hotel with The Cliff Bay, a luxurious

capital of Funchal. Set in exquisite botanical

and elegant property enjoying magnificent

gardens this elegant quinta has been

views over the Bay of Funchal and where

wonderfully transformed into a luxury

guests will delight in the fantastic spa facility

property whilst still retaining the character of

and the excellent two Michelin star Il Gallo

the original 18th century manor house.

d’Oro restaurant.

Spend 3 nights at Grande Real Villa Italia Hotel &

Spend 3 nights at The Yeatman in Porto and 7

Spa in Cascais and 7 nights at Quinta Jardins do

nights at The Cliff Bay (page 33) in Funchal. Prices

Lago (pages 50-51) in Funchal. Prices from £1,439

from £1,520 per person including flights and private

per person including flights and private transfers.

A city of hidden delights, romantic and

Madeira & Porto Santo

home of port wine and is a haven for

Contrast Madeira’s windswept mountain

wine aficionados. The city boasts scenic

Boasting fabulous city views and located

peaks, soaring cliffs and emerald valleys

riverscapes, a handsome quayside,

within easy reach of theatres, museums,

framed by stunning coastal views with Porto

traditional shops and elegant cafes, a

stylish boutiques and restaurants, five star

Santo’s miles of golden sandy beaches. This

wonderful mix of architectural styles, as

Altis Avenida Hotel is a superb choice for a

sleepy and largely undiscovered island has

well as lively squares and a buzzing

stay in central Lisbon. Built in 1940, the hotel’s

an appeal all of its own; not just golden

nightlife, and of course a plethora of

rooms are elegant and comfortable, and

sands, but a tranquil lifestyle and calming

port wine lodges.

visitors will love the stylish Restaurant Rossio

ambiance which encourages those visitors

with its delightful open air terrace. Combine

who discover the charm of Porto Santo to

a short break at this prestigious hotel with a

return again and again. In Madeira enjoy a

stay in Madeira at one of the world’s most

stay at the charming and very popular

famous hotels, Belmond Reid’s Palace in

Quinta da Penha de Franca, centrally

Funchal. Offering an ideal combination of

located and overlooking the port in Funchal,

old world charm, attentive service and the

followed by a stay at the Hotel Porto Santo

best in modern amenities, Reid’s will delight

& Spa set right on the beach on Porto Santo.

even the most discerning guest.

Spend 7 nights at Quinta da Penha de Franca

Spend 3 nights at Altis Avenida Hotel in Lisbon and

(page 56) in Funchal and 7 nights at Hotel Porto

7 nights at Belmond Reid’s Palace (pages 30-31) in

Santo & Spa (page 63) on Porto Santo. Prices from

Although a modern cosmopolitan

Funchal. Prices from £1,914 per person including

£1,227 per person including flights and private

capital, Lisbon likes to wear its heritage

flights and private transfers.

transfers.

on its sleeve creating an entertaining

transfers.

Lisbon & Madeira

Portugal guide Porto stylish Porto is best known as the historic

Lisbon As European capital cities go Lisbon is as understated as it is elegant. Built on many more hills than Rome along one bank of the River Tagus and with the Atlantic Ocean firmly in its sights, the combination of mountain, ocean and city makes Lisbon holidays immediately likeable and enchantingly attractive.

marriage of past and present.

Estoril Coast Located west of Lisbon is the stunning Estoril Coast. Famed for excellent beaches it is a fantastic choice of destination for beach-lovers, although also boasting brilliant golf courses, a motor-racing circuit and casino, it has something to entertain all its visitors. In the second half of the 19th century, when sea bathing became a popular activity, the town of Cascais was given the impetus which transformed it from a busy fishing port into a very fashionable holiday resort which today continues as a popular coastal destination for discerning British and mainland European visitors. Cascais, Estoril Coast

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Your perfect family holiday Reminiscences of childhood treats are life affirming and there’s nothing quite like a family holiday to create the fondest of life-long memories. We know how important it is to get everything right, especially when travelling with young children, and you can rest assured that we’ve got the knowledge, the experience and the support in resort to promise you a fantastic time.

Albatroz Beach & Yacht Club, Santa Cruz

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As we are able to book flights from any airport we can tailor individual travel arrangements to suit every member of your family and we’re often asked to arrange extended family celebrations when grandparents want to treat the whole family to a memorable trip abroad. Simply let us know the various details you’d like to include and leave the rest to us.

Porto Santo

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For children

up to 11 years (excluding infants), we’ll put

Facilities for younger guests are highlighted

you in touch with BubbleBum who will send

on the hotel pages and may include

your complimentary inflatable booster seat/s

separate pools, paddling pools or sections of

to you or your travel agent.

the main pool specifically for children,

Children's clubs

babysitting service, mini clubs for youngsters of varying ages, dedicated play areas, early meal times and special child-friendly menus.

Some hotels run supervised children’s clubs ranging from crèches, mini and maxi clubs

Family friendly Many of our featured hotels offer interconnecting rooms, children’s pools, play areas and children’s clubs, and we particularly recommend the following hotels for families with young children.

to activities for teenagers. Crèches and

Belmond Reid’s Palace provides

clubs are payable locally although some

interconnecting rooms, children’s pool,

hotels offer them on a complimentary basis.

kids club and teenagers club,

Dates of clubs vary from year-round to high

playground, children’s early suppers

season (summer, Christmas and Easter) only,

and a children’s menu, as well as

and we can advise regarding prices, dates

offering numerous child discounts.

of operation and if pre-booking is necessary.

See pages 30-31.

reservations team for details.

Babysitting

Vidamar Resorts Madeira has

Child prices

Some hotels have a babysitting service

Our featured hotels normally provide high chairs, and cots (payable locally), and many feature sports facilities designed to suit the whole family. Some hotels provide kettles, fridges and sometimes even microwaves, and if any of these additional facilities are important to you, simply contact our

Many hotels offer substantial reductions and sometimes free stays to the first child (normally 2-11 years) when they share a room with two full fare paying passengers. Children enjoying reduced prices can only be accommodated where there is sufficient space and it may be that a child price can only be given in a superior or deluxe room or suite because the standard room can only accommodate two guests. Where there is sufficient space in a room for four occupants, a reduction may be available for a second child. Many child-friendly hotels offer reductions to older children and children staying in separate rooms (i.e. not sharing with an adult), and some hotels are willing to give discounts or even free stays to children sharing a room with one adult (normally under these circumstances the adult will pay the equivalent of a sole use supplement).

Complimentary child seats We’re delighted to give our younger travellers a practical gift to take on holiday, and if your booking includes children aged

which is bookable and payable locally. Babysitting services do vary and sitters may be a member of hotel staff not specifically qualified in child care. It is advisable to check locally about the services offered

interconnecting as well as spacious family rooms, children’s pool and a babysitting service. The Aquatica Kids Club caters for children from four up to the age of 11 and offers a range of fun activities. See page 37.

including whether the sitter remains in the

The Cliff Bay features a children’s pool,

room, or makes use of a monitoring device.

playroom and interconnecting rooms.

Guaranteed interconnecting rooms Many of our hotels are able to offer interconnecting rooms and suites. Interconnecting rooms may be requested for

See page 33. Royal Savoy has a children’s splash pool and also offers junior suites with fully equipped kitchenettes and superior suites with full kitchens. See pages 34-35.

your arrival at the hotel, although wherever

Porto Mare offers interconnecting

possible, we will guarantee these at the time

rooms, children’s pool, playroom and

of booking.

playground, plus an entertainment

Single occupancy Whether travelling alone or with friends and family, some of our guests prefer not to share a bedroom or suite and wish to book a single room or a twin room or suite for sole occupancy. We can easily give you an instant price which, if applicable, will also include the additional charge levied for sole use of a private transfer.

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programme for four to 12 year olds in high season. See pages 42-43. Quinta da Penha de Franca is one of our most popular properties and boasts superior interconnecting rooms where two children can benefit from child reductions plus a children’s pool situated at the ocean wing of the hotel, Franca Mar. See page 56.

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Vidamar Resorts Madeira

Time to relax

algae wrap. Many of our hotels feature superb ranges of treatments and some offer complimentary spa circuits although these may be dependent upon a minimum holiday duration.

Belmond Reid's Palace

Quintinha de Sao Joao

Vidamar Resorts Madeira

For over a century this legendary hotel has been a standard-bearer for excellence and its oceanfront spa provides the perfect location for relaxation and rejuvenation with an indulgent menu of signature treatments featuring world-class brands.

The spa at Quintinha de Sao Joao features a wide selection of treatments, and facilities include three treatment rooms, a relaxation area, and a water zone including Jacuzzi, Vichy shower, tropical shower, sauna and hammam steam bath.

Vida Health Club and Mar Spa at contemporary Vidamar Resorts Madeira provides a wide variety of beauty and thalassotherapy treatments plus the luxury of indoor and outdoor massages.

The Cliff Bay

Quinta das Vistas Palace Gardens

The Spa at The Cliff Bay offers signature treatments promoting synergies between body and mind, plus an exclusive outdoor spa treatment area, and a private spa suite can be booked for truly romantic couples.

Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa The spa at Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa provides a comprehensive menu of treatments to reinvigorate and revitalise body and mind, with facilities including an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath, ice fountain and sauna.

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Relax, unwind and enjoy some pampering in a fantastic spa or health and beauty club where you can indulge in a range of treatments, enjoy a massage, take a dip in a thalassotherapy pool, or experiment with a full body exfoliation treatment or an

Quinta das Vistas features a superb spa and pool complex with an indoor heated swimming pool leading to a ‘hanging’ outdoor swimming area and it also offers guests the ability to spa-hop to sample its range of indulgent treatments.

Quinta da Casa Branca Quinta da Casa Branca is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World and a haven of peace and tranquillity. Its Phytocéane Centre offers a wide selection of treatments and massages and spa packages of one, two and three days duration are available.

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Quinta Splendida Wellness & Botanical Garden Set in beautiful gardens against a stunning Atlantic backdrop, Quinta Splendida Wellness boasts one of Madeira's largest spas. Featuring a beautifully serene relaxation room with heated stone beds, plus swimming pool, sensation shower, mud bath, ice fountain and hammam, the spa offers a wide range of treatments including specialist massages.

Spa areas are tranquil areas often reserved for adults and our reservations team are happy to discuss particular details of packages, charges and your own personal requirements.

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Great for golf

Madeira is home to two championship courses and both offer stunning yet very different views. The Palheiro course looks out over the Bay of Funchal and gardens, and the Santo da Serra course has views over the neighbouring islands and valleys

below. Visitors to the island of Porto Santo can enjoy a choice of two 18 hole courses, and a 9 hole pitch and putt course. Many of our hotels offer green fee reductions and some provide courtesy transport to golf courses.

Palheiro Golf

Palheiro Golf

Santo da Serra Golf

Nestling in the hills to the east of Funchal

Home of the PGA Madeira Island Open,

with fantastic views over the bay and city,

Santo da Serra Golf has been rated as

this 18 hole, par 72 championship course

one of the most spectacular courses in

was designed by Cabell B. Robinson, and is

Europe. Perched six hundred metres

skilfully set in gracious parklands. Remarkable

above sea level the course enjoys

tight fairways, fast greens and the judicious

staggering views from the mountains to the

use of the beautiful trees that once covered

ocean below and is surrounded by luxuriant

the hillside, the course is a worthy challenge

vegetation. Designed by Robert Trent Jones,

for even the most seasoned golfer.

it offers 27 holes with generous fairways, tight

Additionally the excellent clubhouse

undulating greens and a choice of tee

restaurant, famed for its first-class profiteroles,

positions to suit all abilities. The clubhouse

boasts great views over Funchal. The course

includes a large panoramic restaurant,

is set within the lush vegetation of the

ample changing rooms, a gym, Turkish baths

Palheiro Estate and adjacent to the five star

and an enviable training area.

Porto Santo Island Golf Designed by Severiano Ballesteros, the Porto Santo Golf Course on the island of Porto Santo is the largest golf course in the whole of the Madeira archipelago. There are two 18 hole courses and one 9 hole pitch and putt course. Porto Santo Golf also includes 8 tennis courts and is connected to the Horse Riding Centre at Pico Ana Ferreira.

Relais & Châteaux property Casa Velha do Palheiro (page 49); an ideal hotel for both golfers and botanical enthusiasts.

Carriage of golf clubs Please note: Green fees are payable locally. Golfers will be required to present handicap certificates and wear soft spike shoes on most courses.

Although scheduled airlines normally carry a half set of clubs free of charge, you may wish to carry a whole set, or you may choose to travel with a low cost carrier or on a charter flight. Simply contact our reservations team with your golfing and golf carriage requirements on freephone 0800 008 7288.

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Funchal Located on the south east coast of the island in a picturesque bay, Madeira’s capital, Funchal, lies between the deep blue of the ocean and the lush green of the mountains behind and most of our featured hotels are situated in or just above Funchal, close to everything this colourful working city has to offer.

Funchal aerial view

Approximately half the island’s population lives in Funchal and the centre is especially busy where the 16th century streets attempt to cope with 21st century traffic! Most of the hotels are located west of the city centre at Funchal Lido; an important tourist area with shops, restaurants and cafes. The style is changing, however, with colonial mansions being converted into luxurious hotels although many enclaves and the port still retain an old fashioned feel mixed with the commercial buzz of its working environment. The port area provides a fabulous vantage point to gaze at the rich (and sometimes famous) as cruise ships moor up for their overnight stops.

The city

Getting around

A short walk from the port is the old part of town, interesting to meander through during the day and excellent to visit in the evening when cafes and restaurants spill out onto the streets allowing you to enjoy al fresco dining. During the day the streets and old squares of Funchal are alive with flower sellers. With the blue sea in front, the greenery of the mountains behind, and the pavements a mass of vibrant colours of arum lilies, birds of paradise and amaryllis flowers, you can wander for hours. There is interesting 16th century architecture, a smattering of worthwhile museums and, if you love to shop, you can easily while away a morning or afternoon in the designer shops or at the local market which is well worth a visit as it is packed with local produce. A ‘must do’ during your stay in Funchal is to travel up in the cable car to Monte. The journey takes 15 minutes and there are wonderful views on the way up and from the top. A fun outing at the top is to visit Quinta do Monte for a typical Madeiran drink ‘Poncha’, then with a light head, toboggan back on one of the infamous wooden sleds!

Funchal, as with many capital cities, can suffer from busy traffic at times and in some areas traffic noise will be apparent. Car parking in the centre can sometimes prove difficult and many of our featured hotels in Funchal offer courtesy transport to and from the centre, saving visitors from the stresses of parking.

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Nightlife Spending relaxed evenings in great restaurants is a favourite pastime (pages 18-19), however, there are several nightclubs in the centre of Funchal with the younger crowd heading for Trap, live bands performing until late at Copacabana in the basement of the Casino, and opposite the freight harbour are Marginal and Jam, two smaller clubs where the music caters for all tastes. Vespas with its modern dance music is Madeira’s largest club and very popular with a younger, local crowd and for latin rhythms seek out Gloria Latina. Nini Design Centre is a high quality restaurant and bar set in a 17th century fortress in the harbour, whilst Qasbah Live Music & Cocktails and Scat Funchal Music Club & Restaurant both host live music performances.

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Sightseeing

Cable car to Monte Monte has been a favourite for visitors to Madeira since the 19th century when a rack and pinion railway was built to haul cruise liner passengers up the hillside from Funchal. It closed in 1939 but the route was reopened sixty-one years later thanks to the construction of a forty-one cabin cable car. The 15 minute trip offers magnificent views over Funchal. From €11 one way and €16 return per person.


Monte toboggan Originally designed to carry freight down the three mile slope between Monte and Livramento, Monte’s famous wicker baskets were re-engineered at some point in the 19th century to accommodate seating for a couple of passengers. Each wicker carriage is controlled by two conductors in traditional dress who push, pull and brake as required. The simple braking mechanism consists of the boots, with car tyre tread for soles, worn by the conductors! From €25 per person or €15 per person for two people sharing.

Funchal by double decker Join an open top bus tour visiting Funchal’s most impressive historical sights. Board and alight at any of the stops along the route allowing you the freedom to explore Funchal’s attractions at your own pace and continue the journey later in the day. From €17 per person.

The Best of Madeira A half day tour combining a trip on the cable car to Monte and a ride back down in a wicker basket toboggan. From €25 per person.

Fado Traditional Portuguese music is performed live in a number of clubs and restaurants and many of the hotels will host their own fado nights. Regular fado evenings are at Arsenio’s in the Rua de Santa Maria and Marcelino’s in the Travessa da Torre. Folk dancers are also a regular feature at hotels but the best folk dancers on the island are reputed to perform at the Café Relogio in Camacha.

Lido Promenade The coastal promenade in the capital is lined with palm trees and bordered by splendid gardens, and links the Lido area with the pebbled Praia Formosa beach at the western end of Funchal. Along the promenade there is a good range of restaurants and bars such as Qasbah and Scat with occasional live music as well as swimming pools, including Lido, Doca dos Cavacas and Ponta Gorda, with its range of leisure facilities.

Art of Open Doors As with any city, Funchal enjoys a café culture for people-watching by day, turning to a livelier bar culture at night, and nowhere is this more pronounced than in the Old Town’s Rua de Santa Maria. One of Funchal’s oldest, it is now the most colourful of streets having been transformed by a local council initiative started in 2014 named the Art of Open Doors project. Now, this cobbled street, wide enough only for pedestrians, is filled with restaurants, cafés and bars all spilling on to the cobbles; the painted doors are fun to photo and there’s a couple of galleries worth a peek.

The Casino

Monte cable car

CLASSIC CONCIERGE For further details of excursions and sightseeing possibilities, and to book prior to travel, please call our dedicated team on 0800 008 7289.

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The Casino da Madeira, just a few minutes walk from the centre of Funchal offers slot machines, gaming tables, black jack and roulette. An admission fee is charged and your passport is required if you wish to gamble on more than the slot machines. The Casino is also home to the Palm Bar, Copacabana night club, Rio Restaurant and the Bahia Restaurant and shows are staged weekly with song and dance from Broadway and West End musicals.

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BELMOND REID'S PALACE

Set in ten acres of beautiful gardens and with

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND

enviable views over the Atlantic, Belmond

H H H H H deluxe

Funchal. For more than a century Belmond

Superior garden or ocean view Decorated in delightful pastel shades to complement the traditional furnishings superior rooms offer ocean or garden views.

Funchal

Reid's Palace has been one of the world’s

HOTEL LOYALTY RECOMMENDED SPA IDEAL FOR FAMILIES

Reid’s Palace enjoys a superb location in

most famous hotels and for today’s discerning guest it offers the ideal combination of old world charm, attentive service and the best in modern amenities. The atmosphere has changed little and whilst retaining appeal for traditional guests, it has broadened its attraction to satisfy the everincreasing number of younger clientele and now features a wonderful spa and a range of clubs and activities for children. Guest rooms are elegantly furnished and there’s an excellent variety of fine restaurants including the Michelin star William a la carte restaurant, plus lounges and bars. Reid's famous afternoon tea has been served since the

Deluxe garden or ocean view Well-appointed and elegantly furnished deluxe rooms are slightly larger than superior rooms and feature covered balconies with gorgeous views to the Atlantic or semi-private patios overlooking the gardens. Deluxe junior suite garden or ocean view Spacious junior suites, decorated with light fresh colours and fabrics, feature a comfortable seating area, a luxurious, well-appointed bathroom and a large balcony with exceptional ocean or garden views. Garden junior suite Located in the garden wing and decorated in tranquil hues, these spacious junior suites offer semi-private terrace overlooking the lush gardens. Superior suite garden or ocean view Superior suites are elegantly furnished and comprise a bedroom and a sitting area. Located in the main building or garden wing, with outstanding views over the ocean or the lush gardens.

opening of the hotel in 1891. This is a truly magical place. Our guest experience rating: 90%

“LEGENDARY & HEAVENLY IN EQUAL MEASURE”

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MADEIRA I Funchal

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

 ll rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, free A internet, iPod speaker base, minibar and safe l 2 heated swimming pools, children’s pool l Sea level pool with direct ocean access l The Spa l Fitness room, sauna, steam room l 2 tennis courts l The Dining room (jacket required), Michelin star William a la carte restaurant, Ristorante Villa Cipriani Italian restaurant, Tea Terrace (no jeans, t-shirts or sporting attire), Pool Terrace daytime restaurant, buffet breakfast room, cocktail bar l Fun@Reid's Kids Club (3-9 years), playground, children's early suppers & menu l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 158 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 25 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board, 31 Dec included Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Offer upgrade to a superior suite and receive one complimentary moonlight private dining experience for two (excl. drinks, restrictions apply) Complimentary room upgrade from superior garden or ocean view to deluxe garden or ocean view, or from deluxe to junior suite garden or ocean view 1 Nov-21 Dec & 5 Jan29 Feb (subject to availability) Spa receive a €30 spa credit towards a 45 minute treatment Complimentary use of tennis, table tennis, sauna and fitness centre Complimentary honey cake and half a bottle of Madeira wine in room on arrival Dining half board bookable for entire stay Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 16

PERFECT FOR TEA ON THE TERRACE

Jess Gibson’s blog www.thetravelista.net details the 100 year celebrations and her enjoyment of warm perfectly baked scones during this landmark hotel’s world famous afternoon tea

Junior suite

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

Superior room

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £1502-£2335 Extra nights from £163 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a classic partial ocean view room, bath with shower and balcony or terrace (max 2), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Superior garden or ocean view (max 2+1) from £37-£62 Deluxe ocean view (max 3) from £96-£135 Garden junior suite garden view (max 3) from £169-£208 Deluxe junior suite ocean view (max 2) from £266-£306 Superior suite garden or ocean view (max 3) from £334-£427 Classic partial ocean view sole use from £168-£231 Half board from £85 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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LES SUITES AT THE CLIFF BAY H H H H H NEW for 2019/20 Funchal Exclusive suites in tranquil surroundings Due to open in 2019, the Les Suites at The

impressive infinity pool with Jacuzzi and

Cliff Bay promises to be a wonderful new

outdoor gazebos provide the perfect spot for

addition to The Cliff Bay and will offer

lazy moments in the sun and in addition

exclusive space, privacy and superior

guests will be able to make use of the

comfort within peaceful surroundings. Its cliff

facilities of The Cliff Bay hotel including the

top setting ensures breathtaking views and

spa, indoor pool, bars and restaurants and

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access to the sea is also through the main

spacious and stylishly furnished luxury suites

hotel. A member of the PortoBay Group.

set in two centuries-old houses; all boasting

Guest experience rating available in 2020

ocean views and featuring large balconies.

PERFECT FOR GOURMET DINING

There is an exclusive reception area, a fitness

For a memorable culinary experience reserve a table at 2 Michelin star Il Gallo d’Oro; expect exquisite dishes by Executive Chef Benoit Sinthon and carefully chosen wines by Sommelier Sergio Marques

room for guests’ use and a panoramic restaurant with a bar and lounge. The

Artist impression

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, smart TV, WiFi, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and safe l Outdoor infinity pool l Fitness room l Avista Restaurant & Lounge l Courtesy shuttle service to Funchal centre l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 23 suites

Gala dinners included 24 & 31 Dec (including wine & soft drinks) Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st child aged up to 12 (sharing room) Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £1469-£2386 Extra nights from £159 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in an artistic suite ocean view with bath and separate shower, sitting area, kitchenette and balcony (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Suite ocean view (max 3) from £32 Master suite ocean view (max 3) from £246 Artistic suite ocean view sole use from £158-£242 Half board from £45 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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MADEIRA I Funchal

THE CLIFF BAY H H H H H

HOTEL LOYALTY RECOMMENDED SPA IDEAL FOR FAMILIES

Funchal Luxurious and elegant In a superb location, perched on a cliff top

gourmet restaurant, awarded two Michelin

and close to the oceanfront promenade,

stars. The attractive, well-appointed guest

The Cliff Bay enjoys magnificent views over

rooms offer every comfort and the majority

the Bay of Funchal. This stylish and luxurious

of rooms overlook the ocean. A member of

hotel offers a wealth of facilities and

the PortoBay Group.

amenities and prides itself on its many repeat

Our guest experience rating: 94%

guests. Surrounded by beautiful gardens the hotel boasts an outdoor pool and direct access to the ocean, a tennis court and gym, plus a variety of restaurants and bars.

PERFECT FOR SERVICE WITH A SMILE

Guests will delight in the fantastic spa facility

Guests return year after year, sometimes more than once, not only because of the hotel’s five star ocean view location but because of the attentive staff who unremittingly aim to please

which ensures a relaxing and revitalising holiday, and the excellent Il Gallo d'Oro

Superior room with ocean view

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, smart TV, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and safe l Some interconnecting rooms l Outdoor sea water swimming pool, heated indoor pool with outdoor section, children’s outdoor pool l The Spa with treatments, spa suite, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi l Tennis court, table tennis, gym l The Rose Garden a la carte and buffet restaurant, Il Gallo d’Oro 2 Michelin star a la carte restaurant, Blue Lagoon offering light daytime meals, Le Cliff Bar & Bistro l Navigators Lounge with ocean views, Cactus indoor pool bar l Evening entertainment l Children’s playroom l Courtesy shuttle service to Funchal centre l Complimentary WiFi l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 202 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners included 24 & 31 Dec (including wine & soft drinks) Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Honeymooners complimentary flowers and sparkling wine, plus a room upgrade (subject to availability on arrival) Complimentary use of tennis court (1 hour per room per week), table tennis, fitness room, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room Complimentary afternoon tea, one per person per stay 1 Nov-30 Apr Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st child aged up to 12 (sharing room) Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £925-£1984 Extra nights from £96 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin land view room with bath and shower room and balcony or terrace and sitting area (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Twin side ocean view (max 3) from £17-£22 Twin ocean view (max 3) from £33 Twin funchal view (max 3) from £45 Superior upper floor ocean view (max 3) from £57 Superior upper floor funchal view (max 3) from £68 Junior suite ocean view (max 3) from £76-£80 Half board from £44, full board from £66 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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ROYAL SAVOY HHHHH Funchal

Situated on the oceanfront in the Bay of

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND

Funchal, Royal Savoy occupies an enviable

Junior suite ocean view Well-appointed and pleasantly furnished junior suites feature a generously sized bedroom with seating area and kitchenette.

position within extensive lush subtropical gardens with fountains, water cascades and swimming pools. All guest rooms and suites

HOTEL LOYALTY RECOMMENDED SPA IDEAL FOR FAMILIES

are ocean facing and provide a very high level of comfort. Delicious dining overlooking

Superior suite ocean view Spacious and elegantly furnished suites feature a bedroom, a separate living area with sofa bed and kitchen.

the ocean can be enjoyed in the Armada Restaurant whilst interesting themed evenings provide entertainment in the piano bar. There is a spa facility offering a range of beauty treatments as well as a fitness room, sauna, Turkish bath and an indoor heated pool. This stunning complex has been designed to offer elegance and sophistication with breathtaking Atlantic views and direct access to the ocean. The centre of Funchal is approximately 800m away. Our guest experience rating: 93%

“PRESTIGIOUS & LUXURIOUS RESORT HOTEL�

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FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, WiFi, tea & coffee making facilities, minibar and safe l Some interconnecting rooms l 2 outdoor seawater lagoon-style pools (1 heated), outdoor Jacuzzi, children’s splash pool , indoor heated pool l Spa facility with a range of beauty treatments, fitness room, sauna, Turkish bath l Armada restaurant offering buffet style and a la carte service l Cocktail piano bar with live music, pool bar serving light meals and refreshments l Weekly themed gala dinners l Hairdresser l Complimentary WiFi and parking l Direct access to the ocean l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 174 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Honeymooners complimentary tropical fruit basket and sparkling wine, plus romantic evening meal for two including Savoy selected wine Complimentary room upgrade to junior suite ocean view 1 Jun-31 Jul, 1 Nov-10 Dec & 5 Jan14 Feb Complimentary use of fitness room, sauna, Jacuzzi, table tennis Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 16 (sharing room)

Junior suite with ocean view

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

PERFECT FOR COCKTAILS

Guests love the proximity to Funchal’s centre, less than 15 minutes’ walk away, plus the hotel’s piano bar is famed for not only memorable cocktails but for its cheerful friendly staff

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £1385-£2295 Extra nights from £146 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin ocean view room, bath with shower and balcony or terrace (max 2), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers.

UPGRADES per person per night Junior suite ocean view (max 3 or 2+2) from £12 Superior suite ocean view (max 4) from £178-£225 Twin ocean view sole use from £123-£241 Half board from £47 Full board from £76 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

Superior suite with ocean view

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Artist impression

SAVOY PALACE H H H H H NEW for 2019/20 Funchal Luxurious and striking design hotel Located in the centre of Funchal and due to

and a coffee shop, an outdoor swimming

open in spring 2019, Savoy Palace is set to

pool stretching along the palm filled garden,

offer relaxation and luxury for the most

whilst the rooftop infinity pool with its

discerning guest with its blend of stunning

breathtaking views over the bay is aimed

interiors, modern comfort and warm

exclusively at adults. Further facilities include

hospitality. Generously sized guest rooms and

a state of the art fitness centre and a

suites present a striking contemporary décor,

luxurious spa, and for children, their own

bespoke furnishings and cutting edge

outdoor pool and unsupervised club. A

facilities, balcony and a variety of views.

member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

Dining choices include a signature and two

Guest experience rating available in 2020

buffet restaurants, plus the Galaxy Sky bar

Artist impression

PERFECT FOR AN INDULGENT STAY

For sheer indulgence choose an opulent pool ocean suite with living area, panoramic wraparound balcony, ocean views and private plunge pool

and restaurant for an unforgettable dining experience. In addition there are several bars

Artist impression

Double room with ocean view

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, satellite TV, WiFi, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and safe l Some interconnecting rooms l Outdoor swimming pool, adult only infinity pool, children’s pool l Spa with heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, ice fountain, sensorial showers, halotherphy room l Fitness centre l 2 buffet restaurants, 3 a la carte restaurants, Gastrobar, sunset bar, lobby bar, coffee shop, garden snack bar, entertainment bar l Children's club (non-supervised) l Complimentary WiFi l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 351 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Honeymooners complimentary petit fours and sparkling wine, plus a room upgrade (subject to availability on arrival) Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st child aged up to 12 (sharing room)

VIP terrace (artist impression)

1 Jun-30 Apr 7 nights from £911-£1605 Extra nights from £88 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in an avenue room, shower and balcony (max 2), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

UPGRADES per person per night Garden room garden & pool view (max 3) from £6-£12 Ocean room ocean view (max 2+1) from £18-£36 Superior ocean room ocean view (max 2+1) from £30-£47 Ocean suite ocean & city view (max 3+1) from £94-£112 Superior ocean suite ocean & city view (max 3+1) from £117-£129 Half board from £47, full board from £82 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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MADEIRA I Funchal

VIDAMAR RESORTS MADEIRA H H H H H

HOTEL LOYALTY RECOMMENDED SPA IDEAL FOR FAMILIES

Funchal Perfect oceanfront setting, beautifully styled Step in to the attractive reception area of

deck swimming pools offer a very relaxing

Vidamar Resorts Madeira and gaze through

spot to soak up the warm Madeira sunshine,

the impressive clear windows where there’s a

all of which are complemented by some fine

sensation that the hotel is situated almost on

garden areas. In the evenings a dine around

the ocean. A modern and stylish hotel it

concept allows guests to sample a wide

offers a very tasteful selection of reception

variety of cuisines at a selection of

areas with fine designer furniture and

restaurants throughout the resort.

impressive personalised service to match.

Our guest experience rating: 91%

Guest bedrooms continue the sophisticated theme and ocean view rooms are

PERFECT FOR SEA, SPA & SUSHI

particularly recommended for their

All guest rooms face the ocean as does the fantastically relaxing spa. For sushi lovers, Koi Japanese restaurant rates highly alongside delicious Italian and Madeiran a la carte options

marvellous views. The extensive spa centre really is a ‘must visit’ and the large ocean

Double premium ocean view room

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, tea & coffee making facilities and safe l 3 outdoor seawater pools, children’s pool l Thalasso Sea Spa with a wide range of treatments, sauna, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath l VIDA Health Club, fitness centre, aqua area with Jacuzzi, sauna and indoor pool, fitness classes l Squash courts l Dine Around concept with buffet restaurant, a la carte restaurants including Italian, Madeiran and Japanese, 2 bars l Aquatica Kids World (3-11 years) l Purpose built sundeck and ocean platform with direct access to the ocean l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 300 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec included Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Honeymooners complimentary sparkling wine 13 May-31 Oct, plus access to wet area of Thalasso centre per person per stay 1 Nov30 Apr (min 7 nights) Complimentary use of fitness room, squash courts and multi-sports field Dining half board included Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 11 (sharing room) Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £910-£1522 Extra nights from £79 per person per night Prices per person based on half board in a twin or double, garden or side ocean view room, bath with shower and balcony or terrace and sitting area (max 4), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Superior ocean view (max 3 or 2+2) from £15-£30 Premium ocean view (max 2) from £25-£39 Premium family ocean view (min 3, max 4+1) from £15-£30 Twin or double garden or side ocean view sole use from £54 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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GIRASSOL HOTEL H H H H

HOTEL LOYALTY

Funchal Well appreciated and traditional At the heart of the resort centre, Girassol

room. Set in delightful palm gardens the

Hotel is particularly noted for its thorough and

hotel features an attractive swimming pool

thoughtful service paying special attention to

area and the oceanfront with lido and rock-

guests’ needs including those of families with

bathing areas is reached by crossing the

young children. Pleasantly furnished and

main road then down a fairly steep descent.

comfortable suites feature a separate sitting

Funchal old town is about 2km away and

room. The restaurant serves a selection of

there is a selection of restaurants, bars and

regional and international cuisine whilst light

shops directly outside the hotel.

lunches and snacks can be enjoyed at the

Our guest experience rating: 81%

pool bar. The friendly Captain’s Cabin Bar is

PERFECT FOR ITS GREAT LOCATION

the ideal place to socialise at the end of the

Lots of local restaurants & bars nearby and close to the lido area, from the hotel it’s a 30 minute walk to the Old Town although buses are plentiful and inexpensive, and taxis reasonably priced

day. In addition there’s a small gym, sauna and massage area and an indoor games

Junior suite

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

Suites feature satellite TV, minibar, safe and separate sitting room l Outdoor heated swimming pool, separate heated children's pool l Fitness room, sauna and massage l A la carte and table d’hôte Seventy Restaurant serving regional and international cuisine, Captain’s Cabin Bar and lounge, pool bar serving light meals, First Lounge Bar l Indoor games room l Occasional evening entertainment l Hairdresser l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 136 suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec included Honeymooners complimentary fruit, flowers and sparkling wine, plus a room upgrade (subject to availability on arrival) Complimentary bottle of wine in suites on arrival Dining half board included Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 12 (sharing room)

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £654-£1141 Extra nights from £55 per person per night Prices per person based on half board in a suite, garden or side ocean view, bath with shower, balcony or terrace and separate lounge (max 4), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

UPGRADES per person per night Superior suite ocean view (max 4) from £12 Suite garden or side ocean view sole use from £24 Superior suite ocean view sole use from £36 Breakfast reduction from -£14 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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MADEIRA I Funchal

SE BOUTIQUE HOTEL H H H H Funchal Boutique charm in convenient location Set in the heart of the historic centre of the

Mediterranean gastronomy using seasonal,

capital, just a few minutes from the 15th

organic produce from the hotel’s own farm

century Se Cathedral and with several

in Camacha, with Cosi Scoozi serving tasty

museums, the farmer’s market and marina

Italian fare and Restaurant ‘O Calhau’

within an easy stroll, Se Boutique Hotel offers

offering a unique experience. The rooftop

a blend of contemporary comfort and

bar is a great spot for enjoying the views

traditional Madeiran charm together with

across the rooftops whilst the trendy lobby

friendly and attentive service. Well-appointed

café is perfect for a relaxed coffee and a

guest rooms are furnished in a modern style;

Pasteis de Nata, Madeiran custard tart. As

most face the colourful inner courtyard

the hotel is situated in a pedestrianised area,

PERFECT FOR LOCAL SHOPS

planted with tropical foliage, whilst others

guests will have a flat, four minute walk to

overlook the city. A buffet breakfast is served

the hotel; assistance with luggage available.

daily and the two restaurants specialise in

Our guest experience rating: 82%

Search out interesting local shops; quirky Livraria Esperanca for a vast selection of books, historic Fabrica de Santo Antonio for honey cakes and Patricio & Gouveia for the finest handicrafts

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, satellite TV, WiFi, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and safe l Cosi Scoozi Italian restaurant, Restaurant ‘O Calhau’, Esplanade rooftop bar, lobby café l Complimentary WiFi l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 54 bedrooms

Gala dinner 31 Dec optional Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Honeymooners complimentary bottle of champagne, plus a room upgrade to junior suite (subject to availability) Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st child aged up to 11 (sharing room)

Junior suite

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £662-£1073 Extra nights from £53 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a standard twin room, bath with shower (max 2), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

UPGRADES per person per night Superior (max 2+1) from £9-£19 Deluxe city view (max 2+1) from £16-£27 Junior suite city view (max 2) from £30-£57 Standard sole use from £30-£67 Half board from £28 Half board plus from £35 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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Funchal I MADEIRA

PORTO SANTA MARIA H H H H

ONLY ADULTS

Funchal Oceanfront location in the heart of the old town Porto Santa Maria is located on the

The restaurant serves a buffet breakfast with

oceanfront in Funchal next to a beautiful

a daily themed buffet or a la carte in the

17th century fortress and surrounded by sub-

evenings. This hotel is only suitable for adults

tropical gardens creating a relaxed

and does not allow children under the age

environment. The property has been skilfully

of 16 years. A member of the PortoBay

designed in keeping with the buildings in the

Group.

area with only a smart promenade

Our guest experience rating: 87%

separating the hotel from the ocean and is conveniently located for Funchal old town shopping and an abundance of restaurants.

PERFECT FOR OCEANFRONT SETTING

Studios and suites are well-appointed and

As an adults only property, this hotel proves popular with guests loyally returning year after year to enjoy its great location right beside the ocean and close to the Old Town

there is a health club with a range of leisure pursuits and an indoor and outdoor pool.

Studio with ocean view

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature kitchenette (2 rings - no oven), fridge, air-conditioning, smart TV, iPod docking station, WiFi and safe l Some interconnecting rooms l Junior suites have a sitting area l Outdoor pool , heated indoor pool l Health club offering a range of leisure pursuits, Jacuzzi, sauna, massage room, gym l Spacious lounge and cocktail bar, pool bar l Buffet restaurant l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 146 studios and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec included Honeymooners complimentary flowers and sparkling wine, plus a room upgrade 1 Nov30 Apr (subject to availability) Complimentary use of fitness room and Jacuzzi Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

Half board plus Available during Nov-Apr and includes half board meals plus a choice of a glass of house wine, beer or water/soft drink

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £786-£1490 Extra nights from £72 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a studio, bath with shower and balcony or terrace (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Studio ocean facing view (max 3) from £9-£12 Junior suite (max 3) from £26 Studio sole use from £40-£55 Studio ocean facing view sole use from £52-£64 Half board from £29 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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MADEIRA I Funchal

CASTANHEIRO BOUTIQUE HOTEL H H H H Funchal Elegant and stylish boutique hotel Located in Funchal city centre and

of Mediterranean cuisine, an informal a la

comprising five historical buildings spanning

carte menu and tasty cocktails are served at

three centuries, Castanheiro Boutique Hotel is

Iris, whilst light meals and snacks are

a wonderful blend of meticulous

available at Pretas Deck & Lounge Bar. The

architectural restoration, modern design and

rooftop outdoor lap pool and sun terrace

a welcoming ambiance. The hotel interior

affords fabulous views towards the ocean

includes period pieces and antiques linked to

and the serene spa is the ideal setting in

each of the buildings former use and

which to enjoy some soothing treatments.

spacious and comfortable guest rooms and

Our guest experience rating: 86%

suites are elegantly styled and overlook the

PERFECT FOR LOVERS OF AL FRESCO DINING

city or an inner courtyard. Restaurant

Inside this delightful property where five historical buildings merge, Tipografia restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine in a comfortable environment boasting an enchanting patio

Tipografia offers al fresco dining on its patio courtyard where guests can enjoy the finest

Deluxe room

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, satellite TV, WiFi, minibar and safe l Some interconnecting rooms l Outdoor rooftop lap pool l Til Spa with massage and beauty treatments, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, hydrotherapy pool, hairdresser l Fitness room l Tipografia a la carte restaurant for Mediterranean cuisine, Iris Bar for light meals, Pretas Deck & Lounge Bar l Complimentary WiFi l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 81 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec included Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Honeymooners complimentary bottle of sparkling wine in room on arrival Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st, 2nd & 3rd child aged up to 12 (interconnecting rooms only)

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £671-£1341 Extra nights from £51 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a standard city or courtyard view room with shower room (max 2), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

UPGRADES per person per night Deluxe city or courtyard view (max 2) from £12-£24 Junior suite city or courtyard view (max 3) from £12-£30 Suite city or courtyard view (max 3 or 2+2) from £30-£41 Standard city or courtyard view sole use from £40-£79 Half board from £27 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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Funchal I MADEIRA

PORTO MARE HHHH Funchal

Located in the main resort area of Funchal,

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND

the stunning Porto Mare is one of three

Superior ocean view Attractively decorated and elegant, spacious superior rooms with twin beds, en suite bathroom and furnished balcony or terrace enjoy views over the ocean and the lush gardens.

properties forming the Vila Porto Mare resort, a beautiful botanical oasis. Occupying the centre of this resort the hotel offers guests a

HOTEL LOYALTY RECOMMENDED SPA IDEAL FOR FAMILIES

wide range of amenities including a spa facility with a selection of indulgent treatments, a variety of fine restaurants and bars, and in addition guests have access to all facilities within the complex. Wellappointed guest rooms ensure a comfortable

Junior suite ocean view Bright and spacious junior suites are decorated to a high standard and comprise a twin bedroom, en suite bathroom, separate living room with comfortable seating and dining table, a kitchenette and a furnished terrace or balcony with lovely views of the ocean and the lush gardens.

stay and, set in extensive grounds, the hotel boasts large outdoor pool areas, superb Atlantic views and a selection of facilities including tennis, gym, mini golf and a putting green. A further outdoor and indoor pool can be found within the resort complex. Younger guests are well catered for with a children’s pool, playground, playroom, and in high season, a programme of entertainment. A member of the PortoBay Group. Our guest experience rating: 92%

“MAGNIFICENT RESORT HOTEL”

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MADEIRA I Funchal

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, smart TV, DVD player, WiFi, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and safe l Some interconnecting rooms l 2 outdoor pools, children’s pool l 2 indoor heated pools l Spa and health club, whirlpool, sauna, steam room, treatment rooms l Tennis court, gym, aerobics, mini golf, petanque, golf practice net l Buffet restaurant with show cooking, Mediterranean, Italian and Portuguese restaurants, cocktail bars, pool bars l Extensive gardens l Children’s playroom (unsupervised), playground, entertainment programme (seasonal) l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 198 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec included (wine & soft drinks included) Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Honeymooners complimentary flowers and sparkling wine, plus a room upgrade (subject to availability on arrival) Complimentary use of fitness room and whirlpool Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 12 (sharing room) Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

Twin room with ocean view

PERFECT FOR A GARDEN STROLL

Take a stroll through the grounds of the resort and discover a wonderful, botanical oasis with over 500 plant species including an orchid’s corner; the hotel organises a tour once a week

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £786-£1412 Extra nights from £72 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin land view room, bath with shower and balcony or terrace and sitting area (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers.

UPGRADES per person per night Twin ocean view (max 3) from £10 Superior ocean view (max 3 or 2+2) from £13 Junior suite ocean view (max 2+2) from £26 Twin land view sole use from £38 Twin ocean view sole use from £47 Half board from £29 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

Junior suite

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Funchal I MADEIRA

MADEIRA REGENCY CLIFF H H H H

HOTEL LOYALTY ONLY ADULTS

Funchal Delightful boutique hotel, personal service assured In an enviable location overlooking the

on the terrace, whilst tempting light lunches

ocean and the coastal strip of the popular

are served at the Mistral bar or at the

Lido area, the modern boutique style

poolside Bar Oceanus. Facing the ocean the

Madeira Regency Cliff enjoys direct access

outdoor pool area with its sun terrace and

to the seaside promenade, whilst the old

loungers is ideal for relaxing and the health

town of Funchal is 3km away. Guest rooms

club offers a range of massage and beauty

are elegant and tastefully decorated and

treatments. This hotel is only suitable for

boast all modern amenities and a spacious

adults and does not allow children under the

terrace or balcony. A tasty buffet breakfast is

age of 16 years.

served in the Mistral Restaurant where in the

Our guest experience rating: 89%

evenings guests may enjoy a variety of

PERFECT FOR SWIMMING IN THE OCEAN

Close to the promenade and the black pebble Praia Formosa Beach, for a small admission charge enter one of nearby public swimming baths with direct access to the ocean

gastronomic delights of local and international flavours in an al fresco setting

Superior twin room with ocean view

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, WiFi, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and safe (charge) l Some interconnecting rooms l Outdoor swimming pool l Health club Oceanus with fitness room, Turkish bath and massage room, indoor swimming pool l Mistral Restaurant serving international cuisine, Mistral bar serving light lunches, pool bar Oceanus l Courtesy transport to Funchal centre l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 59 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec included Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Honeymooners complimentary fruit and sparkling wine, plus a room upgrade (subject to availability on arrival) Complimentary use of fitness room and Turkish bath Dining flexible plan available see page 5

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £588-£1150

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

UPGRADES per person per night

Extra nights from £45 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a classic ocean view room, bath with shower and balcony or terrace (max 2), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

Superior ocean view (max 3) from £5-£9 Junior suite ocean view (max 3) from £23-£36 Suite ocean view (max 3) from £36-£47 Classic ocean view sole use from £34-£52 Superior ocean view sole use from £55-£82 Half board from £29 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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MADEIRA I Santa Cruz

ALBATROZ BEACH & YACHT CLUB H H H H H NEW for 2019/20 Santa Cruz Stunning ocean views from a unique cliff top setting In a cliff top location close to the airport and

evening dining, and guests can choose to

overlooking the ocean, Albatroz Beach &

dine al fresco on the restaurant terrace.

Yacht Club is a 20 minute drive from Funchal

There are two spacious sea water swimming

and a ten minute drive from Santo da Serra

pools at ocean level allowing for easy

Golf, with the town of Santa Cruz a ten

access to the water, as well as a heated

minute walk away. A mere 20 comfortable

swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and a

guest rooms and suites are set in the

children’s pool at hotel level. Guests have

traditional Manor House with views of the lush

use of a fitness room and a tennis court, and

gardens, or in the new wing where rooms

massage and beauty treatments are also

and suites benefit from ocean views. A buffet

available at an extra charge.

PERFECT FOR A VISIT TO CAMACHA

breakfast is served daily and the a la carte

Guest experience rating available in 2020

Around a 20 minute drive away, rural and picturesque Camacha village is famed for its wicker basket industry as well as its colourful folklore traditions and annual Apple Festival in October

restaurant offers a Mediterranean menu as well as local specialities for lunch and

Suite

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, satellite TV, WiFi, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and safe l 3 outdoor swimming pools, Jacuzzi, sauna, children’s pool l Spa with treatments, fitness room l Tennis court l Restaurant, pool bar l Reading room l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 20 bedrooms and suites

Offer stay 3 nights or more and save £6-£10 per adult per night, restrictions apply Honeymooners complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and canapes, fruit basket and mineral water, plus a three course meal for two (excl. drinks) Golf 30% discount on green fees at Santo da Serra and Palheiro golf courses (min 7 nights) Dining half board bookable for entire stay Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 12 (sharing room)

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £705-£1040

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

UPGRADES per person per night

Extra nights from £67 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a manor house garden view room, bath with shower (max 2), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 5 minutes.

Manor house sea view (max 2) from £6 Standard with balcony sea view (max 3) from £12-£24 Superior balcony sea view (max 3) from £30-£38 Suite balcony sea view (max 4) from £106-£141 Manor house garden view sole use from £56 Half board from £36, full board from £71 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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Calheta Tucked away beneath rugged green hills, the peaceful coastal resort of Calheta with its much-envied sandy beach is just perfect for reading, relaxing, swimming and walking. At the day’s end, whilst the sun sets, there’s always the opportunity to enjoy a typical Madeiran Poncha cocktail made from Calheta’s locally produced white rum.

Boasting calm waters and the island’s only golden, albeit man-made, sandy beach, the small coastal resort of Calheta lies in Madeira’s unspoilt southwest corner. In a sheltered spot at the base of rugged green mountainsides and purportedly enjoying the island’s best climate, this lovely area is blessed with warm summers and mild winters. There are pretty gardens to explore and a few restaurants and café bars at the marina and in the village, plus there’s a small supermarket in the local mall. For a greater choice of shops, restaurants and nightlife, Funchal is just 30 minutes’ drive away. One of Madeira’s oldest parishes, dating back to the early 16th century, Calheta, which means small bay or cove, was one of the island’s first areas to be explored by the early colonisers and, to this day, has some lovely historic churches to visit. If you’re wanting the peace and tranquillity associated with a small friendly resort, you’ll delight in Calheta with its sheltered golden beach and calm waters. For lovers of the arts and great views, Casa das Mudas Arts Centre, located on a cliff-top spot to the west of town, is a bold, striking building housing contemporary art exhibitions and

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featuring a varied programme of cultural events, shows and concerts; it also boasts numerous vantage points to enjoy magnificent views of the Atlantic ocean and rugged mountainsides. Another landmark worth a visit is Engenho da Calheta, a 19th century distillery which produces the island’s best white rum, Aguardente; the principle ingredient of Poncha, Madeira’s traditional cocktail. The mix of rum, lemon juice and honey to create Poncha, originally a medicinal remedy for seafarers, is now fashionably served in glasses rimmed with sugar creating a stylish aperitif. hidden valleys, waterfalls and Madeira’s famed

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subtropical flora. There are local waterchannel walkways, levadas, to discover and there are way marked trails throughout the UNESCO protected Laurissilva forests which can be explored on foot or by jeep or mountain bike and there are also boat trips available from Calheta; during a two hour trip along the coast you could be lucky enough to spot Bryde’s whales, dolphins and turtles. Deep-sea fishing, scuba diving and snorkelling are easy to book and, just along the coast at Jardim do Mar, there’s the opportunity for world-class surfing. At the Madalena do Mar viewpoint there’s hang and para gliding, whilst further west there are great views from the Achadas da Cruz cable car as it transports you down to the small pebble beach.

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MADEIRA I Calheta

SAVOY SACCHARUM RESORT & SPA H H H H H Calheta Contemporary and luxurious design hotel Built on the site of an old sugar cane mill and

and younger guests have their own separate

overlooking the Atlantic, the impressive

pool as well as a children’s club. In addition

Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa is a

there is a squash court and fitness club, plus

contemporary design hotel offering high

a wonderful spa with indoor pool. There is

quality service and comfort in scenic

direct access to the pebble beach, with

surroundings in Calheta. Stylish guest rooms

Calheta marina a mere 20m away and

and suites offer modern comforts, a buffet

Funchal centre a 25 minute drive away.

breakfast is served each morning and

Our guest experience rating: 90%

exquisite cuisine can be savoured at the a la carte restaurant Alambique. Fabulous views

PERFECT FOR A PREMIUM EXPERIENCE

can be enjoyed from the rooftop infinity

Book a suite ocean view or deluxe suite panoramic ocean and enjoy premium benefits including exclusive access to The Club lounge, premium sundeck area and unlimited entry to spa facilities

pool, spacious sunbathing terraces surround a second outdoor pool close to the ocean

Double room with ocean view

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, satellite TV, WiFi, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and safe l Some interconnecting rooms l 2 outdoor swimming pools, children's pool and indoor pool l Spa (16+) with beauty and massage treatments, sauna, Turkish bath, Jacuzzi, relaxation room, heated indoor pool (16+ years) l Squash court, fitness club, table tennis l Engenho buffet restaurant, Alambique a la carte restaurant, Barbecue Trapiche, Rhum lobby bar, Garapa cocktail bar, Fly Lounge Bar, Calhau beach bar l Children's club (non supervised), playroom l Complimentary WiFi l Daily shuttle bus (charge) to/from Funchal l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 243 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec, 12 Apr optional on b&b, included on half board Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Honeymooners complimentary chocolates and sparkling wine, plus a room upgrade (subject to availability on arrival) Complimentary room upgrade from double side ocean view to double ocean view 1-20 Dec & 5 Jan-14 Feb Dining half board bookable for entire stay Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 12 (sharing room) Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £742-£1150 Extra nights from £51 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a double courtyard view room with bath and shower room and balcony (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 40 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Double side ocean view (max 2) from £12-£24 Double ocean view (max 2) from £18-£31 Suite courtyard view (max 3 or 2+2) from £30-£36 Suite side ocean view (max 3 or 2+2) from £46-£53 Suite ocean view (max 3 or 2+2) from £88-£106 Deluxe suite panoramic ocean view (max 3 or 2+2) from £112-£129 Half board from £33, full board from £59 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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Quinta da Bela Vista

Quintas In addition to a wide range of hotels in Madeira we feature a number of prestigious quintas; gracious country manor houses or villas delightfully restored to give guests all the comforts of a sophisticated hotel combined with impeccable service and a traditional ambiance. Madeira is unique in offering quinta accommodation and, often set amidst splendid gardens and brimming with antiques and objets d’art, a quinta rarely fails to delight with its own character, charm, individuality and personal service.

Quinta Splendida Wellness & Botanical Garden

Quintas for well-being

Quintas for golfers

Quintas for gardeners

A Member of the Charming Hotels Madeira group, Quinta das Vistas Palace Gardens is situated on the brow of a hill surrounded by mature gardens and offers space to unwind and relax with guest rooms and suites homely and comfortable and the oldfashioned colonial-style restaurant featuring a veranda and terrace for al fresco dining. Located in the charming village of Canico, about 7km from the centre of Funchal, Quinta Splendida Wellness & Botanical Garden resides in truly stunning botanical gardens stretching over 30,000m2. This beautiful 19th century manor house has been very carefully restored and features one of the largest spas on the island.

Conveniently located for golf and botanical enthusiast, Casa Velha do Palheiro is a peaceful Relais & Châteaux country retreat nestled between the famous Palheiro Gardens and the magnificent 18 hole championship Palheiro Golf Course. Formerly a 19th century hunting lodge, Casa Velha do Palheiro has been transformed into an elegant country hotel for guests seeking a comfortable and peaceful retreat in beautiful and natural surroundings. Guests receive complimentary access to Palheiro Gardens as well as a discount on green fees at Palheiro Golf Course.

Quinta Jardins do Lago is a luxury property with the character of an original 18th century manor house. Overlooking Funchal, the property is situated within six acres of botanical gardens and most of the rooms overlook the exquisite gardens. Quinta do Monte Hotel & Panoramic Gardens can be found in the historical leafy village of Monte high above Funchal. Spacious rooms boast views over the surrounding gardens and close by is Parque Municipal do Monte and Monte Palace Tropical Gardens. Casa Velha do Palheiro offers complimentary daily access to the magnificent Palheiro Gardens with its abundance of camellias, giant ferns, roses and a sunken garden.

A quinta with a difference A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Quinta da Casa Branca stands away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre in a quiet residential area. A glass turret houses the lounge, reception and terrace bar and offers unique views overlooking the hotel’s extensive mature gardens within which the rooms are very cleverly concealed.

A quinta for cuisine Located in an elevated position with spectacular views over Funchal, Quinta da Bela Vista, formerly a traditional style manor house, has been restored to the very highest of luxury standards complemented by the finest antiques and has an excellent reputation for its first-class cuisine.

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HOTEL LOYALTY GOOD FOR GOLF RECOMMENDED SPA

Sao Goncalo, Funchal Peaceful and luxurious; ideal for Palheiro Gardens and golf In an elevated position some 20 minutes

treatments can be enjoyed at the spa. This

drive from Funchal, Casa Velha do Palheiro is

small country quinta is conveniently located

a peaceful hideaway nestling between the

for golf and botanical enthusiasts. A member

Palheiro Gardens and the magnificent

of Relais & Châteaux.

18-hole championship Palheiro Golf Course.

Our guest experience rating: 96%

MADEIRA I Sao Goncalo, Funchal

CASA VELHA DO PALHEIRO H H H H H

Once a 19th century hunting lodge, it has been transformed into an attractive country hotel for guests seeking a comfortable retreat in beautiful and natural surroundings. Charming guest rooms convey the history

PERFECT FOR GARDEN LOVERS

and elegance of the estate, delectable

From winter camellias through January daffs, via magnolia and wisteria, to white and blue agapanthus lining summer pathways; Palheiro Gardens are simply a haven for flowers

cuisine can be savoured in the fine dining room and a wide range of indulgent

Junior suite

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature sitting area, cable TV, minibar and safe l Some interconnecting rooms l Outdoor swimming pool with terrace l Spa with a range of treatments, indoor pool, fitness room, sauna, steam room l Tennis court (floodlit), badminton, table tennis, billiards, croquet l Elegant restaurant offering table d’hôte and a la carte menus, pool bar, lounge bar l Private motor yacht for coastal cruises, swimming, dolphin and whale watching and deep sea fishing (subject to seasonal demand) l Courtesy transport into Funchal and golf course (scheduled) l Complimentary daily access to Palheiro Gardens (9am-5.30pm) l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 37 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec included Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Offer half board stays 1-27 Dec & 3-31 Jan receive one complimentary half board evening meal per person (excl. drinks) Honeymooners complimentary flowers and sparkling wine, plus a room upgrade (subject to availability on arrival) Golf 30% discount on green fees at Palheiro Golf Course, packages include one week unlimited golf, guaranteed starting times, trolley for tee off from hotel, free use of bag storage and club cleaning, please call us for prices Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st child aged up to 12 (sharing room)

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £854-£1613 Extra nights from £75 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin or double garden view room, bath with shower and sitting area (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Deluxe garden view (max 2) from £11-£17 Superior garden view (max 3) from £26-£31 Junior suite garden view (max 3) from £70-£83 Twin or double garden view sole use from £57-£94 Half board from £47 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

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Funchal I MADEIRA

QUINTA JARDINS DO LAGO

Located in an elevated position overlooking

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND

Funchal, the elegant Quinta Jardins do Lago

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luxury property whilst retaining the character

Funchal

and beauty of the original 18th century

Junior suite Located in the 18th century part of the manor house, and decorated in a traditional and comfortable style, these spacious suites have private balconies and bathrooms with hand painted tiles.

HOTEL LOYALTY

has been wonderfully transformed into a

manor house. The swimming pool is situated within the six acres of botanical gardens along with an ornamental lake and the quinta's giant pet tortoise, Colombo. Whether you stay in the original building, or the new wing, you will find all rooms are furnished to a high standard with southern views overlooking the exquisite gardens.

Premier suite Decorated in warm colours and in an elegant and comfortable style, these delightful suites have large private balconies, a separate bedroom, and spacious marble bathrooms. Presidential suite Beautifully decorated to the highest standard, this spacious suite covers 90 square metres and has stunning views over the mountains, gardens and ocean. There is a separate sitting room, and a spacious furnished balcony and a bath with hydro-massage.

A charming breakfast room with garden terrace features a unique 16th century ceramic wall panel and dinner can be taken in the elegant evening restaurant where Madeiran specialities vie with international cuisine. Guests have full use of a fitness room, sauna, Turkish bath and Jacuzzi, and there’s a small paddling pool for children. Our guest experience rating: 95%

“BEAUTIFUL 18TH CENTURY QUINTA WITH SPECTACULAR GARDENS”

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FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, satellite TV, free internet access, minibar, safe, tea & coffee making facilities, sitting area and garden view l Part covered outdoor heated pool with terrace, children’s paddling pool l Fitness room, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath, sauna l Table tennis, billiards, croquet l The Beresford restaurant (no children under 8) offers local and international cuisine, The Pink Room for buffet breakfast plus family dining in the evenings with a special children’s menu for under 8 year olds l O Visconde cocktail bar, Colombo bistro by the pool l Games room, library l Baby listening service l Courtesy bus to Funchal, 4 times a day, 5 days a week l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 40 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board, 31 Dec included Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Offer 7 nights half board for the price of 6 meals 1-31 Jul Loyalty returning Classic guests receive complimentary fruit basket, bottle of sparkling wine, evening meal for two (excl. drinks), plus a room upgrade (subject to availability on arrival, min 7 nights) Golf 30% discount on green fees at Santo da Serra and Palheiro golf courses, plus complimentary transport on request Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 12 (sharing room)

PERFECT FOR A GIANT TORTOISE

For nearly 50 years, Colombo, the giant tortoise, has slept and eaten and roamed slowly around the beautiful gardens that surround this multi award winning and much-revered Quinta

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

Superior twin room

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £950-£1617 Extra nights from £94 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin or double garden view room, bath with shower, balcony or terrace and sitting area (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers.

UPGRADES per person per night Superior garden view (max 3) from £10-£29 Junior suite manor house garden view (max 3) from £38-£47 Premier suite garden view (max 3+1) from £72-£87 Twin or double garden view sole use from £94-£143 Half board from £39 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

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QUINTA DA CASA BRANCA

Located in a quiet residential area close to

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND

shops and restaurants, boutique hotel Quinta

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vegetation and boasts an award winning

Funchal

contemporary architectural design. There is a

Deluxe suite garden view Spacious and elegant deluxe suites comprise king size bedroom, separate lounge, Nespresso machine, balcony and a marble bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub and separate shower and enjoy views over the garden.

HOTEL LOYALTY RECOMMENDED SPA

da Casa Branca is surrounded by lush green

large heated pool in the garden, with a further adults only pool set in a secluded spot and a range of health and beauty treatments on offer in the spa. The bar features a large, stunning terrace with splendid views to the mountains of Funchal as well as over the hotel’s extensive mature gardens. Also

Manor house suite Spacious and lavish Manor House suites vary in size, are individually decorated and furnished, comprise a bedroom with twin beds, and separate lounge, Nespresso coffee machine, marble bathroom with bathtub and separate walk-in shower. In addition, they feature a furnished balcony or terrace and enjoy garden views.

enjoying views over the grounds is the Garden Pavilion restaurant which serves buffet breakfast and a la carte lunch. Formerly the private residence of the hotel owners, the Manor House features elegant and luxurious suites, and a dining room with an al fresco terrace serving a la carte and table d’hôte meals in the evenings. Quinta da Casa Branca is not recommended for those with walking difficulties. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Our guest experience rating: 95%

“RELAX & UNWIND IN A HAVEN OF PEACE AND TRANQUILLITY” Standard room with garden view

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MADEIRA I Funchal

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, WiFi, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, safe and sitting area l Premium interconnecting rooms available l Suites and premium rooms have CD & DVD player l 2 heated outdoor swimming pools, one an adults only l Phytocéane Spa with health and beauty treatments l Health Club with sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, gymnasium and relaxation area l Gourmet a la carte restaurant offering Mediterranean cuisine, Garden Pavilion restaurant by the pool for lunch, bar l Spacious and comfortable lounge in contemporary style, library lounge l Complimentary WiFi area l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 49 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board (soft drinks, wine, tea & coffee included) Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Offer upgrade to half board and receive one complimentary 3 course lunch (excl. drinks) in the Garden Pavilion restaurant (min 5 nights) Complimentary fruit and mineral water in room on arrival, plus premium, deluxe and Manor House suites also receive free minibar (replenished daily, soft drinks only) Complimentary use of fitness room, sauna, Jacuzzi and Turkish bath Dining flexible plan available see page 5 (min 3 nights) Family discount available for 1st child aged up to 12 (sharing room)

PERFECT FOR PEACEFUL GARDENS

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

A long standing favourite with Classic guests, this property nestles amidst extensive, beautifully lush and mature botanical gardens Deluxe suite garden view

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £802-£1266 Extra nights from £74 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a standard garden view room, bath with shower and terrace (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers.

UPGRADES per person per night Premium garden view (max 2+1) from £23-£30 Deluxe suite garden view (max 2+1) from £65-£79 Manor house suite garden view (max 3) from £103-£159 Standard garden view sole use from £74-£110 Half board from £39 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

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QUINTA DA BELA VISTA

Located in an elevated position with

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND

spectacular views over Funchal and the

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da Bela Vista has been restored to a luxurious

Superior Tastefully appointed and spacious superior rooms feature seating area, a private balcony and views over the lush gardens or Funchal bay.

Funchal

standard complemented by the finest

HOTEL LOYALTY

surrounding area the traditional style Quinta

antiques. Within the well-maintained grounds the main building and two garden wings house charming guest rooms furnished to a very high standard; twin deluxe rooms with balcony are highly recommended. This attractive manor house has an excellent reputation for its first-class cuisine with a buffet breakfast and a varied evening menu on offer in the Avista Navios restaurant and the elegant a la carte restaurant serving international cuisine. There’s a lovely outdoor

Deluxe Elegantly furnished and spacious, deluxe rooms feature king size or twin beds, large private balcony and views of the mountains or the established hotel gardens. Junior suite Classically elegant and located in the Manor House, junior suites feature restored antique furniture, a spacious bedroom and comfortable sitting area and overlook the gardens, Funchal bay or mountains. Penthouse suite Generously sized and located in the reception building, the penthouse suite features two elegant bedrooms with sitting area, living room and a fully equipped kitchenette, plus balcony overlooking the verdant gardens, Funchal bay and mountains.

heated pool, tennis court and small fitness room. Additionally, a courtesy bus into Funchal is provided six days a week. Our guest experience rating: 90%

“EXCLUSIVE & SOPHISTICATED WITH WARM MADEIRAN HOSPITALITY” Junior suite

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MADEIRA I Funchal

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning (except some junior suites), cable TV, WiFi, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and safe l Some interconnecting rooms l Outdoor heated swimming pool l Tennis court, small fitness room with Jacuzzi, sauna, games room, billiards l Bela Vista a la carte restaurant, Avista Navious restaurant for buffet breakfast and table d’hôte evening menu, poolside snack bar, 3 bars l WiFi throughout, small library l Courtesy bus into Funchal, 3km (Mon-Sat) l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 89 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Honeymooners complimentary sparkling wine in room on arrival, plus a room upgrade (subject to availability on arrival) Golf 20% discount on green fees at Santo da Serra and Palheiro golf courses (book & pay locally) Complimentary use of fitness room, sauna and Jacuzzi Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 12 Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

PERFECT FOR SPECTACULAR VIEWS

The fantastically memorable views over Funchal from this delightful Quinta appear to be surpassed only by the friendly efficiency of every single member of staff

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £815-£1411 Extra nights from £83 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin garden view room, bath with shower and sitting area (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Twin balcony garden view (max 2+1) from £8 Superior garden or bay view (max 3) from £24 Deluxe garden or mountain view (max 3) from £48-£59 Junior suite garden or ocean view (max 3) from £86-£96 Penthouse suite garden or bay view (min/max 4 or 4+2) from £199-£228 Half board from £40, full board from £80 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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Funchal I MADEIRA

QUINTA DA PENHA DE FRANÇA H H H H albergaria

IDEAL FOR FAMILIES

Funchal Centrally located and full of character Located in a central part of Funchal

hotel. Al fresco a la carte dining can be

overlooking the port and next to a tiny

enjoyed in Casa de Jantar Restaurant

church, the charming Quinta da Penha de

overlooking the gardens accompanied by

Franca, which is full of character, is one of

soft music from Joe’s Bar.

our most popular properties. Charming and

Our guest experience rating: 85%

Franca Mar pool area

comfortable guest accommodation is situated in the main building, the garden wings, or in the newer ocean wing, Franca Mar, which is situated across the main road with a small footbridge and lift link to the

PERFECT FOR A GREAT G&T

main hotel. Antique furnishings and

Always a favourite with our staff and our guests alike, this Quinta has rightly earned a loyal following not just because Joe’s Bar serves the best Gin & Tonic!

reproductions add a touch of elegance to the homely atmosphere of this delightful

Twin room in the main quinta building, with a garden view

Twin room in Franca Mar wing with ocean view

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

Nearly all rooms feature minibar and safe (charge), some rooms feature air-conditioning and cable TV l Some superior interconnecting rooms available l Outdoor heated swimming pool with sun terrace l Separate reception, bar and swimming pool with large sun terrace and children’s pool at Franca Mar l Private access to the ocean at Franca Mar l Joe’s Bar, Casa de Jantar Restaurant l Intimate lounge with cable TV, card tables and snooker table l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 76 bedrooms in the main building & garden wings and 33 bedrooms in the ocean wing

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Honeymooners complimentary sparkling wine in room on arrival Complimentary room upgrade 1 Nov-22 Dec & 1 Jan-29 Feb (subject to availability) Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 11 Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £555-£929 Extra nights from £41 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin garden view room, bath with shower (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Twin terrace garden view (max 3) from £8-£15 Superior balcony side ocean view (max 3) from £13-£21 Twin or double garden view (max 3) from £15-£25 Single garden view from £33-£38 Franca Mar sea view (max 3) from £8-£20 Junior suite Franca Mar sea view (max 3) from £19-£25 Half board from £26 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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MADEIRA I Funchal

QUINTINHA DE SÃO JOÃO H H H H H

HOTEL LOYALTY RECOMMENDED SPA

Funchal Traditional style quinta with modern comforts Nestling in the grounds of an historical estate

Morgadinha restaurant, housed in one of the

dating back to the 18th century, with mature

restored buildings, serves regional and

gardens of lush trees and shrubs and several

international dishes and the indoor pool area

comfortable and cosy seating areas, is the

and surrounding sundeck offer wonderful

small and friendly Quintinha de São João.

views over Funchal. In the main building the

The hotel has a relaxed atmosphere and

Vasco de Gama terrace bar, with views

offers easy access into Funchal and the

towards Funchal and the ocean, provides an

beautiful interior of Madeira by way of the

ideal venue to end the day.

main road nearby. Well-appointed guest

Our guest experience rating: 90%

rooms and suites are attractively furnished

PERFECT FOR FRIENDLINESS

and leisure facilities include indoor and

Always a favourite with our Resort Manager, Susan Smith; she’s so comfortable here she thinks of this friendly property as a delightful home from home

outdoor pools plus a spa with a range of soothing beauty treatments. The A

Twin room with balcony

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, flat-screen cable TV, DVD player, WiFi, minibar, safe and sitting area l Suites with garden view have a separate living room l Outdoor heated swimming pool, indoor heated pool l Spa with three treatment rooms, relaxation room and wet area including sauna, hammam, Jacuzzi, Vichy and tropical showers l Gym with personal trainer (reservation required) l Table tennis, pool table l A Morgadinha restaurant serving Goan and international cuisine, bar serving light lunchtime meals and drinks by the pool l Terrace bar, comfortable lounges and reception areas l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 42 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec included Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Honeymooners & anniversaries complimentary fruit, flowers and sparkling wine in room on arrival Golf 10% discount on green fees at Santo da Serra and Palheiro golf courses Complimentary use of exercise equipment and sauna, plus 10% discount on spa treatments Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st, 2nd & 3rd child aged up to 12 Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £732-£1225 Extra nights from £68 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin or double garden view room, bath with shower and sitting area (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Twin or double balcony garden view (max 3) from £4 Junior suite balcony garden view (max 3) from £15 Suite balcony garden view (max 3) from £23-£27 Twin or double garden view sole use from £45-£88 Half board from £34 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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Funchal I MADEIRA

QUINTA DAS VISTAS PALACE GARDENS H H H H H estalagem

HOTEL LOYALTY RECOMMENDED SPA

Funchal Panoramic views over Funchal, the mountains and the ocean Situated on the brow of a hill surrounded by

and beauty treatments and a swim-through

mature gardens, Quinta das Vistas Palace

indoor-outdoor pool which, although heated,

Gardens enjoys panoramic views and offers

may be a little chilly outside in the winter.

space to unwind and relax even though only

A member of Charming Hotels Madeira

a short drive from the centre of Funchal.

group.

Guest rooms and suites are homely and

Our guest experience rating: 84%

comfortable and the old-fashioned colonialstyle La Belle Terrasse restaurant features a veranda and terrace for al fresco dining. An evening dine around concept is also

PERFECT FOR SPECTACULAR CITY VIEWS

available at other Charming Hotels, including

As part of Charming Hotels’ Madeira, guests from the other four properties in the group can visit for evening dining (Mon-Sat) or simply to enjoy stunning city views

transport with small local charge (Mon-Sat). There’s a spa featuring a range of health

Double room

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, WiFi, tea & coffee making facilities (on request), mini bar and safe l Indoor-outdoor swim-through heated swimming pool l Chandra Spa with health and beauty treatments, fitness room, sauna, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath l Mini golf l La Belle Terrasse gourmet restaurant, bar with occasional live music, pool bar l Lounge, reading room l Courtesy bus to other Charming hotels (daytime Mon-Sat) l Dine around concept with evening dining available in other Charming hotels, including transport with small local charge (Mon-Sat) l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 71 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board, 31 Dec included (½ bottle of wine, water & coffee included) Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Honeymooners complimentary fruit basket and sparkling wine in room on arrival Golf 30% discount on green fees at Santo da Serra and Palheiro golf courses Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 11 Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £625-£1319 Extra nights from £62 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a standard garden view room, bath with shower and balcony or terrace (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Standard panoramic view (max 3) from £12-£33 Promo garden view (max 2+1)* Junior suite garden view (max 3) from £37-£59 Standard garden view sole use from £25-£59 Half board from £33 *please call us for prices ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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MADEIRA I Funchal

QUINTA BELA SAO TIAGO H H H H

HOTEL LOYALTY

Funchal Warm and welcoming with superb ocean views Originally built in 1894, Quinta Bela Sao Tiago

international dishes, whilst aperitifs can be

has been transformed into a good standard

enjoyed in the cocktail bar as the sun sets.

four star hotel retaining all of its traditional

Additionally an evening dine around

qualities. The location offers enchanting

concept is available in other Charming

views over the Bay of Funchal and is ideally

Hotels, including transport with small local

situated for exploring the old town. The

charge (Mon-Sat). Good traditional service is

grounds include well-kept gardens, an

on offer and nothing is too much trouble for

orchard and a banana plantation and the

the hotel staff. A member of Charming Hotels

outdoor pool offers a delightful spot in which

Madeira group.

to enjoy the sunshine. A buffet breakfast is

Our guest experience rating: 85%

served in the Winter Garden room and the

PERFECT FOR EXPLORING THE OLD TOWN

Close to the fish and flower markets and within easy walking distance of local restaurants and cobbled Rue de Santa Maria with its arty painted doors and trendy bars

hotel's elegant restaurant, set in the original building, serves both regional and

Twin room with inland view

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, WiFi, minibar and safe l Outdoor seasonally heated swimming pool with children’s pool, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath, sauna, fitness room l Winter Garden breakfast room, Restaurant O Portico with table d’hôte and a la carte menus, cocktail bar l Dine around concept with evening dining available in other Charming Hotels, including transport with small local charge (Mon-Sat) l Regular live music l Complimentary WiFi in reception areas l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 64 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board, 31 Dec included (½ bottle of wine, water & coffee included) Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Honeymooners complimentary flowers and sparkling wine, plus a room service breakfast 1 May-31 Oct (on request) Golf 30% discount on green fees at Santo da Serra & Palheiro golf courses Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st child aged up to 11 (sharing room) Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £650-£1316 Extra nights from £53 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin inland view room, bath with shower and some with balcony or terrace (max 2), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Twin garden view (max 3) from £5-£13 Twin ocean view (max 3) from £20-£31 Junior suite ocean view (max 3) from £59-£89 Deluxe suite ocean view (max 3) from £99-£130 Twin inland view sole use from £45-£74 Half board from £33, full board from £65 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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Monte I MADEIRA

QUINTA DO MONTE HOTEL & PANORAMIC GARDENS H H H H H estalagem Monte

HOTEL LOYALTY

Peace and tranquility overlooking Funchal Quinta do Monte Hotel & Panoramic

Charming Hotels. The hotel houses a library

Gardens is situated in the historical leafy

and reading room, a fitness room and an

village of Monte high above Madeira’s

indoor heated swimming pool, as well as a

capital Funchal. Spacious rooms boast views

small chapel within the grounds. A member

over the surrounding gardens and, although

of Charming Hotels Madeira group.

the centre of Funchal is easily accessed by

Our guest experience rating: 82%

cable car, relaxation and tranquillity is the order of the day. The a la carte restaurant serves Madeiran and international cuisine with light meals and refreshments available

PERFECT FOR CABLE CAR TRAVEL

at the café and the cocktail bar is ideal for a

High above Funchal, set within beautiful gardens and with a World Heritage protected Laurissilva Forest sloping behind, it’s fun to travel by the nearby cable car right down in to the city

drink in the evenings. An evening dine around concept is also available at other

Twin room

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and safe l Some interconnecting rooms l All suites are equipped with hydro-massage bath and separate sitting room l Indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, fitness room l A la carte restaurant serving Madeiran and international cuisine, café Pavilion serving light meals and refreshments, cocktail bar l Lounge, reading room, billiard room l Courtesy bus to other Charming hotels (daytime Mon-Sat) l Dine around concept with evening dining available in other Charming hotels, including transport with small local charge (Mon-Sat) l Large gardens l Complimentary WiFi in reception area l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 42 bedrooms and suites

Gala dinners 24 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board, 31 Dec included (½ bottle of wine, water & coffee included) Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Honeymooners complimentary fruit basket, flowers and sparkling wine, plus a room service breakfast 1 May-31 Oct (on request) Singles twin or double garden view sole use reduced supplement 1 Jun-31 Jul Golf 30% discount on green fees at Santo da Serra & Palheiro golf courses Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 11

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £552-£1138 Extra nights from £43 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin or double garden view room, bath with shower and balcony or terrace (max 3), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Superior garden view (max 3) from £6 Twin or double garden view sole use from £27-£47 Superior garden view sole use from £38-£58 Half board from £32 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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MADEIRA I Caniço

QUINTA SPLENDIDA WELLNESS & BOTANICAL GARDEN H H H H

HOTEL LOYALTY RECOMMENDED SPA

Caniço A charming spa retreat in a stunningly beautiful botanical setting Located in the charming village of Caniço,

fitting for a property which boasts one of the

about 7km from the centre of Funchal,

largest spas on the island. The quinta has a

Quinta Splendida Wellness & Botanical

long standing tradition in serving innovative

Garden resides in truly stunning botanical

and high quality gastronomic cuisine, plus

gardens stretching over 30,000m2 and

organically grown vegetables and herbs

boasting more than a 1,000 plant species. Its

harvested from the estate. Guests staying on

beautiful 19th century manor house has

half board can also upgrade at a

been very carefully restored according to

supplement to dine-around at a choice of a

the original plans and furnished with a

la carte restaurants including gourmet La

number of antiques. Guest bedrooms are

Perta, Thai Lounge & Mediterranean Galeria

PERFECT FOR HIGH QUALITY GASTRONOMY

located in low-rise annexes perfectly

with select menus (excludes drinks).

integrated into the garden estate, plus 25

Our guest experience rating: 81%

Surrounded by botanical gardens, it’s a haven for garden lovers, plus the organic produce is tenderly harvested daily and lovingly prepped for hotel guests

luxury spa suites are also available; only

Studio with side ocean view

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature satellite TV, safe (charge) and minibar (except studios and apartments) l Studios and apartments feature a kitchenette l Outdoor heated freshwater swimming pool l Spa area with a range of treatments and massages, indoor pool, hammam, sauna, steam sauna, wellness bar, vitality pool l 5 hole putting green, golf services l Gourmet restaurant La Perla with Mediterranean and international cuisine, Restaurant Galeria with buffet service and a la carte menu, Thai Lounge restaurant, 2 bars, wine cellar l Bus stop 20m from hotel with hourly service to Funchal and beach l Complimentary WiFi l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 166 bedrooms and suites

Flower festival gala dinner 5 May 2019 included on half board Gala dinners 24 & 31 Dec optional on b&b, included on half board Easter special dinner 20 Apr 2020 optional on b&b, included on half board Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Honeymooners complimentary fruit, flowers and sparkling wine in room on arrival Golf 20% discount on green fees at Santo da Serra & Palheiro golf courses, including cleaning and storage of clubs and shoes Dining half board bookable for entire stay Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 11 (sharing room)

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £712-£1195

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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Extra nights from £50 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a twin garden view room with bath or shower room and balcony or terrace and sitting area (max 2), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and include private transfers. Private transfer time approximately 30 minutes.

UPGRADES per person per night Studio garden view (max 2) from £2 Studio side ocean view (max 2) from £4-£10 One bed apartment side ocean view (max 4) from £17-£23 Spa suite sea view (max 2) from £50-£59 Twin garden view sole use from £28-£33 Half board from £29

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Porto Santo Island If it’s peace of mind and relaxation you require, the blue waters, golden beaches and calming ambiance of Porto Santo are sure to give you just that. The island is just seven miles by four and our featured hotel is delightfully situated on the island’s golden sandy beaches. Porto Santo Island lies twenty-three miles to the north east of Madeira and is easily reached by a twenty minute flight from Funchal airport or a two hour ferry crossing from Funchal harbour.

Although Porto Santo has a history of its own and still retains many fascinating vestiges of its past, it is the five mile ribbon of golden sand that provides the major attraction, although the sleepy capital of Vila Baleira and the tranquil lifestyle enjoyed all over the island are also reasons why visitors return year after year. This delightful island has remained largely undiscovered and with an indigenous population of just five thousand, you can be assured of a restful and peaceful time during your stay. With average daily temperatures between 19 C and 26 C the climate is stable and dry with little change from season to season so sunbathing and swimming is pleasant all year. o

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Two centre holidays

Beaches & watersports

Many of our guests choose to fly directly to Porto Santo via Funchal, but two centre or fly drive holidays combining hotels on Madeira and Porto Santo Island can easily be arranged. Please note that sometimes an overnight stop on Madeira may be necessary before the transfer to Porto Santo dependent upon the time of arrival at Funchal airport. Our reservations team will confirm details at time of booking.

As well as revitalising your body by soaking up the sun on Porto Santo, the beach is renowned for its therapeutic properties, and for those with rheumatic aches and pains, the sands are believed to have a curative effect. The long beach is divided into several different areas each with its own character. Both Penedo beach, one of the best and less crowded, and Calheta beach, a mixture of rock pools and sandy dunes, are awarded blue flags. Cabeco beach is located directly in front of the island’s hotels which provide bar and restaurant services for this area. Fontinha beach is the one that Madeirans love the most for its fine sand and clear, calm water and Pedras Pretas is very popular with the locals. Watersports include sailing, jet skiing, canoeing, water skiing and deep-sea fishing at certain times of the year and the clear, unpolluted ocean gives exceptional underwater visibility, excellent for scuba diving and snorkelling.

Activities & attractions The island can easily be covered on foot and there are several interesting look-out points commanding wonderful views. There is a golf course that also features tennis courts and a horse-riding centre, whilst Vila Baleira Thalassa hotel has a thalassotherapy centre (open to non residents) and the capital ‘town’ and the island’s only settlement of any notable size, Vila Baleira, is home to a small market, a town hall and a church. The island’s main claim to fame is its links to Christopher Columbus, and Casa de Colombo, a 15th century property, houses maps, paintings, engravings and details of Columbus’ life.

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PORTO SANTO ISLAND

HOTEL PORTO SANTO & SPA H H H H

HOTEL LOYALTY

Porto Santo Island For beach lovers . . . an oasis of calm and natural beauty Hotel Porto Santo & Spa is situated right on

serves local and international cuisine and the

the beach on the south side of the tiny island

spa features an extensive list of treatments as

of Porto Santo with the open countryside

well as a hammam and relaxation areas. The

surrounding the property accentuating its

island’s small capital, Vila Baleira, is 1.5km

airy and spacious feel. There is direct access

away and offers a choice of several bars

to the fine sandy beach via a large expanse

and restaurants, whilst the port is 5km and

of lawned gardens, or alternatively, the

the golf course 4km from the hotel.

outdoor pool offers a relaxing spot to swim

Our guest experience rating: 80%

and soak up the sun. Airy guest bedrooms are attractively furnished and in addition

PERFECT FOR ITS LONG LONG BEACH

there are luxurious two bedroom villas with

A long soft white sandy beach with an island attached’ accurately describes this delightful, relatively undiscovered Portuguese resort in the Madeiran archipelago

private gardens available. The hotel’s restaurant offers views to the ocean and

Standard room

FEATURES

CLASSIC VALUE

All rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, minibar and safe (charge) l Villas with 2 bedrooms, living room and private garden l Swimming pool and sun terrace l Spa with massage, hammam, Spa Experience with swimming pool, cascade tank, swan neck, Jacuzzi-Geyser, interior garden l Mini golf, table tennis l Restaurant with views to the ocean and serving local and international cuisine, Bar Tropical with spacious terrace, Atlantic beach bar (weather permitting) serving snacks, lounge l Direct access to the beach l Not all facilities are complimentary and are subject to seasonal demand l 94 bedrooms and 5 villas

Early booking offers please call us for early booking offers and savings Free night offers available for various durations, restrictions apply Honeymooners complimentary fruit and sparkling wine in room on arrival Complimentary use of fitness room Dining flexible plan available see page 5 Family discount available for 1st & 2nd child aged up to 11 (sharing room)

1 May-30 Apr 7 nights from £796-£1265 Extra nights from £36 per person per night Prices per person based on bed and breakfast in a standard garden view room, bath with shower and balcony or terrace (max 2), including flights from Gatwick to Funchal airport on Mondays (other departure days, flights & durations available) and includes inter island flight connection and private transfers Private transfer time approximately 15 minutes from Porto Santo airport.

Classic Value is subject to availability and as confirmed at time of booking

UPGRADES per person per night Superior garden view (max 2+1) from £9-£13 Villa suite garden view (max 2+1) from £64-£88 Family villa garden view (min 4, max 4+1) from £21-£31 Standard garden view sole use from £20-£64 Half board from £25 Full board from £45 ADDITIONAL UPGRADES AVAILABLE, PLEASE CONTACT US

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Booking conditions OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU 1. Provision of your holiday We will arrange for the provision to you of the services which make up the inclusive holiday as confirmed to you. These services will be provided either directly by us or by independently contracted suppliers. When you, or your travel agent, ask for your holiday booking to be confirmed, we allocate your chosen holiday to you and give confirmation of the booking at that moment. It is then that a firm contract exists between you and Classic Collection Holidays Limited (Registered in England no. 1512421) on the basis of these booking conditions. This also acts as your acceptance of our booking conditions and your holiday is secured from that moment. If your holiday includes flight arrangements, you will be issued with an ATOL certificate immediately and, in any event, you will receive a holiday confirmation invoice verifying the details. All holidays and offers, including but not limited to Classic Value offers, advertised in the brochure are subject to availability and are as confirmed to you by telephone or on your Holiday Confirmation Invoice. 2. Your holiday price A. When you book All prices, supplements and offers shown in this brochure are based on costs at time of printing (5 April 2019) although we reserve the right to amend all prices, supplements and offers (up or down) when we receive notification of new costs. Hotels practice fluid pricing which means that costs may significantly increase during periods of high demand. Classic Value may not be available where we have exceeded our contractually pre-allocated rooms at certain hotels. Prices in this brochure include airline rates applicable at the time of printing and are subject to change. The government charges a levy to cover financial protection in the event of an airline failure and we automatically add this to your invoice total at the booking stage. Once you have confirmed your holiday booking, the price is protected subject to clause 2D of these booking conditions. Please note that not all hotel features detailed are complimentary, and some are subject to seasonal demand. B. VAT and Exchange rates Our VAT Registration number is 503 944 749 and all prices quoted in this brochure include VAT where relevant (at 20% at time of going to press). The brochure prices of holidays were calculated using exchange rates quoted in the Financial Times Guide to World Currencies on 19 March 2019 in relation to the following currencies: Euro 1.1649 and US Dollar 1.3223 Please note a) these rates are not comparable with note or tourist rates which are quoted in national newspapers b) hotel costs, transfers, resort representation, excursions, local taxes and part of the flight cost are typically paid in the currency of your holiday destination country. Aviation fuel is paid in US Dollars. All of these costs are affected by changes in the cost of buying foreign currency, as per exchange rates listed above. We reserve the right to increase our prices in accordance with these booking conditions. C. Price Promise If you can find the same flight inclusive holiday at a cheaper price at the time that you book, we undertake to match the price and will give an additional £10 per adult saving off any competitor’s price. In order to take advantage of our Price Promise, the component parts of the relevant holiday must be identical and we reserve the right to request confirmation in writing of the relevant competitor’s holiday price. Our Price Promise cannot be actioned retrospectively after a booking has been made, and it is only available on new bookings made during the validity of this brochure. Unfortunately we cannot always match prices where we believe our competitors have made a pricing error or where they are offering the holiday arrangements at a price below their operating costs. If a competitor’s price is greater than £150 per adult and/or £50 per child below our

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price, we deem one of these two scenarios to be true and will not honour our Price Promise. D. Surcharges (after booking) Once you have booked, the price of your holiday travel arrangements may be varied due to changes in transportation costs such as fuel, scheduled airfares and any other airline cost changes which are part of the contract between airlines (and their agents) and the tour operator or organiser, and also in respect of government action such as changes in VAT or any other government imposed changes. In the case of any small variation, an amount equivalent to 2% of the price of your travel arrangements, and any amendment charges, will be absorbed or retained. For larger variations, this 2% will still be absorbed for increases but not retained from refunds. In either case there will be an administration charge of £1 per person together with an amount to cover agent’s commission. In the unlikely event that this means that you have to pay an increase of more than 8% of the price of your holiday travel arrangements, you may cancel your booking and receive a full refund of all monies paid, except for any amendment charges. Should you decide to cancel for this reason, you must exercise your right to do so within 14 days from the issue date printed on your final invoice. E. Tourist tax Some regions and cities impose a tourist tax. Amounts often vary between region and hotel star rating and often are payable by customers locally on departure from their hotel. Tourist taxes may be introduced or changed without prior notice and our reservations team are happy to advise current rates where applicable. 3. If your booking is changed It is unlikely that your booking will have to be changed, but we do plan the arrangements many months in advance, therefore we reserve the right to do so at any time. Most of these changes are very minor, but where they are major, we will inform you or your travel agent as soon as reasonably possible if there is time before your departure. A major change is one that is made to a major part of your holiday arrangements before departure, such as a change of your departure airport (except between London airports), resort area or time of departure or return by more than twelve hours, or offering accommodation with a lower category rating. If we have to make a major change you have the choice of the following: A accepting the changed arrangements as notified to you, B purchasing another available holiday from us, or C cancelling your holiday and receiving a full refund of all monies paid. Additionally, if we make a major change after you have paid the full balance of your holiday and you accept A, B or C you will be entitled to compensation on the scale shown below. Period before scheduled departure within which a major change is notified to you or your travel agent:

Compensation per adult

More than 56 days 43-56 days 29-42 days 15-28 days 0-14 days

Nil £20 £30 £40 £50

Important note Compensation payments do not apply to changes caused by reason of war or threat of war, riot, civil strife, terrorist activity, industrial disputes, natural and nuclear disasters, fire, or other circumstances that may amount to force majeure. 4. If your holiday is cancelled We reserve the right in any circumstance to cancel your holiday and, in this event, we will return to you all money you have paid us or will offer you an alternative holiday of comparable standard to purchase. In no case, except for those beyond our control, will your holiday be cancelled after the balance is paid and in such cases compensation will be paid per clause 3.

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5. What happens to complaints Disputes arising out of, or in connection with, this contract which cannot be settled amicably may be referred to arbitration if the customer so wishes, under a special scheme arranged by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) which is approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. The ABTA scheme provides for a relatively simple and inexpensive method of arbitration on documents alone with restricted liability on the customer with regards to cost. Under the scheme, customers must pursue their claim within 12 months of the date of return from their holiday. (Outside this time limit, arbitration under the scheme may still be available if the Company agrees, although the ABTA scheme does not require such agreement). The scheme does not apply to claims for amounts greater than £5,000 per person or £25,000 per booking, neither does it apply to claims which are solely in respect of physical injury or illness or their consequences. However, the scheme can deal with compensation claims which include an element of minor injury or illness subject to a per person limit of £1,500 on the personal injury or illness element of the claim. Full details can be provided by us or www.abta.com 6. Our responsibility for your holiday We accept responsibility for ensuring that all component parts of the inclusive holiday, limited to items included on confirmation invoice, and subject to the paragraph entitled Air Passenger Rights below, are supplied to you as described in this brochure and to a reasonable standard. If any such part is not provided to your satisfaction due to the fault of our employees, agents, or suppliers, we will pay you appropriate compensation if this has affected the enjoyment of your holiday (see Important note in paragraph 3 above). Our liability in this respect is limited to a maximum of three times the value of the holiday. We must ask you however, to be patient and understanding in the event of unforeseen alterations to your holiday made by our suppliers over whom we have no direct control. Air Passenger Rights Under EU law you have rights in some circumstances to refunds and/or compensation from your airline in cases of denied boarding, cancellation or delay to flights. Full details of these rights will be publicised at EU airports and will also be available from airlines. However reimbursement in such cases is the responsibility of the airline and will not automatically entitle you to a refund of your holiday cost from us. Your right to a refund and/or compensation from us is set out in paragraph 3. If your airline does not comply with these rules you can make a complaint via the Civil Aviation Authority www.CAA.co.uk 7. Excursions (whilst participating in arrangements made by us) Excursions or other tours that you may choose to book or pay for whilst you are on holiday are not part of the holiday provided by us. For any excursion or other tour that you book, your contract is with the operator of the excursion or tour and not with us and we are not responsible for the provision of the excursion or tour or for anything that happens during the course of its provision. 8. Personal Injury (whilst participating in arrangements made by us) We have taken all reasonable and proper steps to ensure that proper arrangements have been made for all the holidays which are advertised in this brochure and that the suppliers of the various services which will be provided to you as part of the inclusive holiday are efficient, safe and reputable businesses, and that they comply with the local and national laws and regulations of the country in which they provide those services. We have no direct control over the provision of services to customers by suppliers. However, subject to the Notes below, we will pay to our customers the equivalent of such damages as they would be entitled to receive under English law in an English Court for any personal injury to the customer, including

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illness or death, caused by the negligence, as understood in English Law, of the servants or agents of ourselves or of any of our suppliers contracted or sub-contracted by us to provide any part of the arrangements for your holiday as described in this brochure. With regard to any relevant international convention for example, the Montreal Convention in respect of travel by air, the Athens Convention in respect of travel by sea, the Berne Convention in respect of travel by rail, and the Paris Convention in respect of the provision of accommodation, which limit the amount of compensation that you can claim for death, injury, delay to passengers and loss, damage and delay to luggage, we are to be regarded as having all benefit of any limitation of compensation contained in these or any conventions. Copies of these can be made available on request. 9. Personal Injury (unconnected with travel arrangements made by us) If you, or any member of your party, suffer death, illness or injury whilst overseas arising out of an activity which does not form part of your holiday arrangements or an excursion arranged through us, we shall at our discretion, offer advice, guidance and assistance. Where legal action is contemplated and you want our assistance, you must obtain our written consent prior to commencement of proceedings. Our consent will be given subject to you undertaking to assign any costs or benefits received, under any relevant insurance policy to ourselves. We limit the cost of our assistance to you or any member of your party to £5,000. Under your travel insurance cover, you must make an insurance claim under the legal expenses section in respect of any legal fees incurred abroad for that purpose. Notes in respect of paragraphs 8 & 9 We would request that you (a) notify us of any claim for personal injury within 2 months of your return from holiday; (b) assign to Classic Collection Holidays any rights against a supplier or any other person or party you may have relating to the claim; and (c) agree to co-operate fully with us should our insurers wish to enforce those rights. This assignment is necessary to enable us to try to recover from suppliers any compensation paid to customers and associated costs as a result of personal injury to customers caused by the negligence of those suppliers. It is not our wish to profit from such assignment, and in the unlikely event of our recovering more than such compensation and costs, any excess will be paid to the injured customers.

they receive it until they pay it to us. Deposits and balances paid to us can be made by bank transfer, cheque or card. 3. If you change your booking If you want to change any details of your booking (eg transfer to a different holiday, substitution of a passenger, departure date or airport), we will do our best to help as soon as we receive your request in writing. We charge an amendment fee of £25 per person named on the booking form for each detail of the booking to be changed and, in addition to the amendment fee, we will charge for any additional costs we incur in making the amendment/s. You should give us reasonable notice of changes and please note that it is highly likely that amendment costs will increase the closer the change is made to your departure date. If amendments to a booking are made, and the booking is subsequently cancelled, we reserve the right to charge the original cancellation charges that would have been payable prior to the amendment.

YOUR COMMITMENT TO CLASSIC COLLECTION HOLIDAYS

Period before scheduled departure within which written holiday instructions are received by us

Amount of cancellation (% of total price)

More than 56 days 43-56 days 29-42 days 15-28 days 8-14 days 7 days or fewer

Deposit/initial payment 30% or deposit if greater 50% or deposit if greater 70% or deposit if greater 90% or deposit if greater 100%

1. Your holiday contract As soon as your holiday booking is confirmed, you must sign a booking form accepting our booking conditions. Your contract is made on the terms of these booking conditions which are governed by English law and the jurisdiction of the English Courts. You may however choose the law and jurisdiction of Scotland or Northern Ireland if you wish to do so. Any disputes arising will be heard in the English Courts unless you prefer the courts of Scotland or Northern Ireland. 2. Payment for the holiday You pay a deposit of £150 per person (or an agreed sum to cover non-refundable flight seats and/or hotel or other costs) when you book. This is your commitment until 8 weeks before departure when your final balance is due. You must pay the balance at least 8 weeks before departure. For bookings within 8 weeks of departure, full payment is required at time of booking. If payment is not received as above, we reserve the right to treat your booking as cancelled and your deposit/s would be forfeited. If you pay a travel agent for your holiday they will hold that money as our agent from the time

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Some arrangements (eg flights purchased from certain airlines and certain hotel bookings or other costs) may not be refundable or transferable after a reservation has been made and any alteration request may incur a cancellation charge of up to 100% of that particular part of the holiday arrangements. Where the price varies depending on the number of persons travelling and the numbers are amended, the price will be recharged on the basis of the new party size. Any increase in price per person payable as a result of a part cancellation is not a cancellation charge and will not normally be covered by your chosen insurance. A separate cancellation charge will be levied in respect of bookings cancelled in accordance with paragraph 4 below. A new confirmation invoice will be issued as appropriate on which the cancellation charges will be shown. 4. If you cancel your booking You or any member of your party may cancel your booking, or part of it, once it has been confirmed, but the instructions will only be valid if in writing and signed by the person who confirmed the booking. Your written instructions should go either to the travel agent you booked with, asking them to notify us immediately, or if you booked direct, to our address. To compensate us for the expense of processing your booking, payment of cancellation fees are on the scale shown. The amount payable depends on when we receive your written instructions.

5. If you have a complaint If you have a complaint about your holiday please refer the matter to the supplier immediately (airline, hotel, car hire company etc). If further assistance is required our agent/representative in resort should be contacted. Matters can most easily be resolved for you on the spot when the supplier can see and understand the exact nature of any problems you have. It is unreasonable to take no action whilst on holiday, then complain afterwards. In the unlikely event that matters cannot be resolved to your satisfaction our agent/representative will ask you to record details on a holiday report form of which you will be given a copy, and you must then follow up your report by writing to our Customer Relations team within 28 days of returning from resort.

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6. Holiday illness If you, or any member of your party, become unwell whilst on holiday you must consult a local doctor in order to receive appropriate treatment and to obtain a full medical report. You must also report your illness as soon as reasonably practicable to our local or telephone agent/representative, the contact details of whom can be found on your travel documents. Notes in respect of paragraphs 5 & 6 Failure to follow the procedures set out in paragraphs 5 and 6 above may reduce or extinguish any rights you have to claim compensation from us or any of our suppliers either in accordance with these booking conditions or otherwise. 7. Holiday participation We reserve the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a customer if their conduct is disruptive and affects the enjoyment of other holidaymakers, and we shall be under no liability for any extra costs incurred by such a person as a result of our doing so. Aircraft captains are legally entitled to deny boarding to any passenger presenting themselves at the aircraft who, at the captain’s absolute discretion, are unacceptably under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Any passenger who is denied boarding on the outbound flight for that reason, shall be deemed to have given notice of cancellation of his/her booking at that moment, and cancellation charges will apply in accordance with paragraph 4. 8. Your accommodation The accommodation provided is only for the use of passengers shown on the confirmation invoice as confirmed by us; subletting, sharing or assignment is prohibited. 9. Your travel ticket conditions When you travel with an air or sea or rail carrier, their conditions of carriage apply, some of which limit liability. These conditions are often the subject of international agreements between countries, and copies of the conditions which apply are available for inspection at the travel agent where you book your holiday. 10. Travel Insurance It is a condition of booking with us that you and all members of your booking are adequately insured on holiday and that the insurance is suitable for your needs and the type of activities you will be undertaking as part of your holiday. We reserve the right to request written details of such policy. You are responsible for indemnifying us in full in the event that we incur any losses or expenses arising out of your failure to take out adequate insurance cover. 11. Data Protection & GDPR Classic Collection Holidays is registered under the Data Protection Act 1988 and deals with all personal data in accordance therewith. It is, of course, necessary for us to pass personal data to airlines, hotels, transportation companies, insurers and other agents in order that we can arrange your holiday. By confirming a booking with us, you have consented to allow the passing on of such data as we determine necessary for that purpose. Under the Data Protection Act, you have the right to inspect relevant personal information held by us. From 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came in to force and relevant information including, our role as data controller, is detailed in the privacy policy statement on our website.

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Holiday information MAKING A BOOKING

If you book through a travel agent, they will check details and availability with us and if you accept these as satisfactory, a formal contract will exist between you and Classic Collection Holidays. If you make a booking directly with us, we will discuss and confirm the details of the holiday with you and, if you accept these as satisfactory, a formal contract will exist between you and Classic Collection Holidays and your credit card details will be taken at that time. In either event, you must pay the appropriate initial payment or, if within 8 weeks of departure, the full holiday price. The booking form (downloadable from our website) and payment must reach us within 4 working days of the booking being confirmed and we reserve the right to cancel the booking and apply full cancellation charges if they are not received within this time. Late bookings made within 8 weeks of departure require that the total balance is paid immediately. Normal cancellation charges apply to late bookings should you subsequently cancel. Recommendations can be made by our team although the final decision as to hotel and resort suitability is ultimately your choice and we cannot be held liable for our suggestions. To help maintain our high levels of service, calls may be recorded. Special requests such as adjoining rooms, dietary requirements etc, should be detailed under Special requests on the booking form. We will inform the property management and/or carrier of your requirements but we cannot guarantee that these will be met. Where additional local costs are involved, payment should be made directly to the supplier. If you have a disability or suffer mobility difficulties, please complete our Mobility Questionnaire before we confirm your booking. You may wish to research the suitability of your chosen property with Tourism for All 0845 124 9971/73 www.tourismforall.org.uk

BEFORE YOU TRAVEL

Passports, visas & travel advice Your passport, visa and immigration requirements are your responsibility and you should confirm these with relevant Embassies and/or Consulates. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel because you have not complied with any passport, visa or immigration requirements. For British Citizens, a full ten-year passport is required for travel and it is recommended that your passport is valid for six months from your return date to the UK. Children under 16 must hold their own five-year passport. Contact the UK Passport Agency 0870 521 0410 or www.gov.uk/browse/abroad/passports for details. Please note that your name and initials on your flight tickets/documentation must match those on your passport. For up-to-date advice from the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office about travel to, and within, your chosen destination, please visit www.gov.uk/foreigntravel-advice noting that, as advice can change, it is important to check regularly for the latest information. Vaccinations & health requirements In some countries it is wise, and sometimes obligatory, to have certain vaccinations. As regulations frequently change you should check with your GP’s surgery or www.travelhealthpro.org.uk for up to date information regarding health risks or vaccination requirements. Travel documentation Your flight tickets including e-ticket information and holiday itinerary will normally be dispatched approx 10 days prior to departure although very late booking confirmations and e-ticket details may be forwarded by email only. UK airport charges To cover the cost of development or improvement works, some UK airports charge an airport improvement fee

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which is payable within the relevant check-in area. For example, at Norwich International Airport a development fee of £10 per adult (16 years+) is payable.

OUR BROCHURE & HOLIDAY DETAILS

Brochure accuracy This brochure was printed on 5 April 2019. Details are valid for departures from 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2020 or until publication of any revised edition, or you are notified otherwise by your travel agent or our reservations staff. All the facts in this brochure are re-checked for accuracy by our staff and, where possible, our hoteliers, although of course it is always feasible, especially in low season, that facilities may be unavailable as hotels, especially those which are open all year round, will require maintenance (eg pools), redecoration and refurbishment. Service within hotels may change from time to time eg dining changes from traditional waiter service to buffet style. Such events are regrettably beyond our control although we will alert you to significant changes at time of booking, or if you have already booked, we will contact you as soon as is reasonably possible if there is time before your departure. Hotel details We are happy to advise hotel web addresses, but cannot accept responsibility for their accuracy. Room types and upgrades Single rooms normally carry a supplement which is for the convenience of having a room to yourself and location/facilities may be inferior to that of a twin room. In family rooms and twin or double rooms that take additional beds, do note that the extra bed/s could be of a folding or convertible sofa type and beds for children may not be full adult-sized singles. When additional beds are put in a room, floor space will be reduced and cupboard access may be limited. Junior suites normally have a sitting area, and suites have a sitting area or separate sitting room. Ocean or sea view rooms enjoy views of the ocean/sea although foliage, buildings etc may sometimes interrupt a full view. Ocean facing or sea facing rooms will face the ocean/sea but will normally be on lower floors where the view of the ocean/sea may be obscured through gardens/trees etc. Side ocean view or side sea view rooms tend to offer a restricted view of the ocean or sea. Please note that the main additional feature of any room category attracting a supplement may often be its view and that this will not necessarily include additional internal room facilities or amenities. Room upgrade supplements are normally detailed on the hotel pages, but occasionally you may see the phrase on request which means that we will have to contact the hotel for up-to-date prices. Hotel facilities normally incur a charge eg sun loungers, tennis, squash, mini-golf, pool table, watersports, entry to disco/nightclub, use of fitness/leisure and spa facilities, children’s clubs, cots, safety deposit boxes and car parking. Air-conditioning Most hotels offer in-room airconditioning although this may be controlled centrally and might only be available at certain times of the year or subject to the prevailing weather. Check in/out & duration of holiday On arrival at hotels, check in time is normally 4pm and check out 12 noon. Most hotels can provide luggage storage and changing room facilities if you arrive earlier or stay later, and you may be able to pay locally for a late check out from your room. The number of nights on your confirmation invoice refers to the number of nights reserved for you in your hotel. If you arrive very late at night or in the early hours of the morning, your accommodation is immediately available as it will have been reserved for the whole night and this will count as one of your holiday nights.

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Meal arrangements Full board normally consists of breakfast, lunch and dinner; half board is breakfast and dinner. Breakfasts are normally served buffet style. Full board or half board arrangements are generally served in the main dining room and are based on a standard table d’hote menu although this normally includes a choice of dishes. Many hotels offer buffet style meals and some a combination of waiter and buffet service. A full a la carte menu is available for an extra cost in most of our hotels and customers should note that when half or full board is offered as a la carte dining, exclusions such as lobster, prawns etc may be available for a local supplement. Most hotels offer the option of booking any number of nights on half or full board so that you can pay in the UK and decide which nights you wish to eat at the hotel when you arrive: simply ask our reservations staff for details. All inclusive arrangements vary widely between hotels and where this concept is offered, it is wise to check specific details at booking stage as many hotels only include local spirits and wines and may limit your choice of restaurant or dining room. As with meal arrangements (above), if a full a la carte menu or restaurant is not included within the all inclusive concept, it may be available for an additional cost and exclusions such as lobster, prawns etc may be available for a local supplement. Dress code Due to the sophisticated nature of many of our hotel restaurants, shorts and t-shirts are unacceptable for evening dining and slightly more formal attire is recommended. Formal dress is normally required for gala dinners and if you’d like to find out further details of dress codes at a particular hotel, simply contact our reservations team. Children & infants To take advantage of children’s prices, a child must normally be aged 2-11 years at the date of return and must share a room with two adults or full fare paying passengers, although some hotels offer special reductions for a second child sharing the room, or for older children, or for a child travelling with one adult, or where children share an interconnecting room. Children paying child prices can normally benefit from reduced half board supplements (when booking same board basis as adults) and will not normally be charged room supplements although if these are payable, relevant prices will be advised at time of booking. Normally children staying in their own room will be charged as full fare paying passengers including relevant room and half board supplements. Please note that infants and children’s dates of birth (on the date of return from holiday) must be advised on the booking form. Infants (under two years of age at date of return) pay a charge to cover our administration costs and additional charges may be levied for certain flights, inter-island connections or business class cabins. Hotels will charge locally for food and cots. Please note that the regulations applied to the manufacture of cots in other countries are not as high as those in the UK and may not conform to British safety standards. Child seats Although we can request child seats for private transfers in resort, they cannot always be guaranteed and in such cases we suggest that you bring your own. Babysitting arrangements are available at many properties although the service will vary and the sitter may not remain in the room with the child. If you wish to use a babysitting service, you must arrange and pay for it locally with the sitter who is frequently a member of the hotel staff not qualified in child care. Health & safety All our properties are checked regularly for compliance in respect of local regulations. However, guests must exercise caution particularly with regard to fire safety,

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swimming pools, balconies, lifts etc, where compliance may not be equal to British standards. Resort development may be in progress and occasionally the work involved will result in building work being in evidence. We cannot forewarn of all developments, however, if the works taking place, either through noise or other inconvenience, is felt by us to affect your overall holiday enjoyment, we will supply all such information to you directly or via your travel agent. Many of our resorts are in popular holiday destinations which invariably have busy road networks so you may encounter some traffic disturbance especially during peak season. Representation Due to the specialist nature of our programme it is not always practical to visit our guests in their hotel especially during multicentres, island hopping or fly drive holidays. All customers will be given emergency contact numbers and departure details will be confirmed on arrival in resort. Our resort representative or local agent will normally make contact within 24 hours of your arrival to ensure that everything is in order, although should you encounter any difficulties during your stay, please contact your hotel manager in the first instance, and if further assistance is required, simply contact our resort manager or local agent who will endeavour to resolve the problem.

see details of their work. Additionally we have recently formed an association with Travelife; a global sustainability organisation which works closely with hotels helping them to improve their social, economic and environmental impacts

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES 1. Return flights (or other transportation) between the UK and overseas (where applicable) 2. Luggage allowance as specified on your documentation 3. Private transfer or hire car between the overseas airport and your hotel (as detailed on our confirmation) 4. Accommodation and board basis as detailed on your confirmation 5. S ervices of our representative or local office/agent 6. Any additional items or pre-booked excursions as detailed on your confirmation Please note that refunds are not available for services provided but not utilised

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE EXCLUDES 1. Transport between your home and departure airport 2. Travel insurance (condition of booking)

100% FINANCIAL PROTECTION All the flight inclusive holidays within this brochure are financially protected by the ATOL scheme under ATOL number 5837. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL certificate (for further information about financial protection please see our booking conditions and www.atol.org.uk). For holidays and travel arrangements which do not include travel by air, your financial protection is administered by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) under membership number W5429. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the CAA and/or ABTA will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to us for an advance booking. ABTA members help holidaymakers get the most from their travel arrangements, and assist them in the unlikely event that things do not go according to plan. Under ABTA’s Code of Conduct, we maintain a high standard of service to our customers. For further information about ABTA, the Code of Conduct, and the arbitration scheme, contact ABTA tel 0207 637 2444 or www.abta.com

PLEASE NOTE Booking Conditions and Holiday details constantly change. Please see our website for up to date information.

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5. Cost of passports and relevant visas 6. Cots and local infant charges 7. Excess baggage including golf clubs etc 8. Locally payable tourist taxes (where relevant)

Flights

Upgrades British Airways’ flights offer a choice of cabin options dependent upon the route. Club Europe benefits include generous legroom and increased seat pitch, meals and snacks relevant to the time of day and flight duration, complimentary drinks (wine, beer and spirits), dedicated check-in desks and complimentary use of airport lounge facilities where you can relax before boarding. Club Europe passengers also enjoy an increased luggage allowance and two bags (each weighing a maximum of 23kg) per person are included in our prices.

Charter flights Through a range of charter airline partners, we are delighted to offer a choice of direct flights from many UK airports. These flights may restrict your holiday duration to 7 or 14 nights, but we know that to fly direct to your holiday destination from your local airport is normally preferable.

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Domestic flight connections via London So that our customers can take advantage of the flexibility and reliability of scheduled flights from London, we are pleased to offer domestic flights from all UK airports.

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These routes are available at time of printing. Please contact us for details of any additional flights (scheduled, charter or no frills) that may be available from your local airport.

No frills flights Often referred to as low cost airlines, these flights, which are often available from regional airports, do not provide complimentary drinks or meals although you may purchase refreshments on board.

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British Airways Many of our destinations are served by British Airways and we are proud of our Preferred Partner status with this airline. Two cabin options are available: Euro Traveller and Club Europe. British Airways’ Euro Traveller passengers in the main cabin enjoy the highest standards expected of British Airways including generous legroom and increased seat pitch. Enjoying a partnership with Marks and Spencer, British Airways offers customers in the Euro Traveller cabin the opportunity to purchase a range of delicious savoury snacks and sweet treats, plus alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks are available

to buy. On board payment must be by credit or debit card or you can use your Avios points (cash is not accepted). One bag (maximum weight 23kg) per person is automatically included in our prices.

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Choice of flights We know that our customers like to fly from a local airport that is convenient to them and because we tailor-make every holiday to suit you, we are able to book scheduled, charter or no frills flights from a wide range of UK airports. Please call our reservations team for further details regarding the services provided by different airlines.

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Private jets We enjoy partnerships with fully licensed airline companies specialising in the provision of private executive aircraft. For total flexibility, privacy and convenience, we can charter a private aircraft giving you the ability to create your own holiday timetable to any of our destinations. You can choose the aircraft type, the seating arrangements, the level of service, your departure airport and the flight timings that suit you best.

Flights may be on scheduled, charter or no frills airlines on a daily or weekly basis although some routes may not operate for the entire year. Flight durations differ from various UK airports and we're pleased to discuss all options and specific timings when you book. Business class seats are available on selected scheduled services, and premium and extra legroom seats plus speedy boarding options can be booked when available with relevant airlines.

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Reservations

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Admin & concierge

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Accounts

Freephone 0800 294 9326 or 01903 836654

Email

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